The Peace Corps recently announced the launch of eight new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs in partnership with BGSU. The programs will provide graduate
school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue
"The Peace Corps is excited to extend this opportunity to returned volunteers in partnership with Bowling Green State University to support continued
public service and education," Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet said. "The Coverdell Fellows Program gives returned volunteers the chance
to build on their classroom experience by sharing their unique knowledge and skills with local organizations in need."
BGSU LISTED AGAIN IN PRINCETON REVIEW GUIDE TO GREEN COLLEGES
When BGSU was named last year to the Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges, Campus Sustainability Coordinator Dr. Nicholas Hennessy said, "We
don't want to rest on our laurels; we want to keep getting better."
That ongoing commitment to energy conservation and education has once again landed BGSU a spot on the guide to the most environmentally responsible
colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada. Published April 17, a few days before the April 22 celebration of Earth Day, the 216-page guide is the
only free comprehensive resource of its kind: it can be downloaded at Green Guide and Center for Green Schools.
"Now that BGSU has been recognized in the publication for a second consecutive year, it represents a solid trend in its emergence as a leader in
sustainability both in practice and the classroom," Hennessy said.
NOBEL-WINNING SCIENTIST TO GIVE LAMB PEACE LECTURE
Atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the 2014 Edward Lamb Peace Lecture on Monday, April 28, at
BGSU. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at 7:30 p.m. in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
As director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University and founder and CEO of ATMOS Research, Hayhoe has dedicated her life to researching
climate change and communicating its realities to those who will be affected by it.