Thursday, September 22, 2016  
Manning elected president of national association | BGSU students sing with Chenoweth


Dr. Wendy Manning
Dr. Wendy Manning, Distinguished Research Professor of sociology, is president-elect of the Population Association of America (PAA). She was elected to the position at the association’s recent conference.

She begins her term in January 2017 and will be president in 2018. Her key duties include organizing the 2018 annual meeting and delivering the 2018 presidential address.

Manning, who is director of BGSU’s Center for Family and Demographic Research and co-director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR), begins her term in January 2017 and will be president in 2018. Her key duties include organizing the 2018 annual meeting and delivering the 2018 presidential address.


Mazey op-ed on internships – The Blade

Simon on terror attacks – WTOL

Stinson on Albuquerque police killing of homeless man – The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Albuquerque Journal, Baton Rouge Advocate

Career Center relocates to Union – The Blade, BG Independent Media

Monica Moll to leave BGSU – WTOL, BG Independent Media

BGSU hosts forum on broadband initiative – BG Independent Media

BGSU forum looks at global response to 9-11 – BG Independent Media

Miller on Ohio’s role in election – BG Independent Media

New campus fire alarms – 13ABC


Eight BGSU musical theatre students performed two songs with actress/singer Kristin Chenoweth and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra Sept. 17 at the Stranahan Theatre in Toledo. Pictured from left are Justin Roth, Erica Harmon, Anna Parchem, Chenoweth, Morgan Maranto, Madison Zavitz, Tyler Strayer, Nathan Wright and Quintin Bouillon. Morgan Maranto set the process in motion to include BGSU students in the Toledo concert; Dr. Geoff Stephenson, musical theatre, was the BGSU faculty contact, and Jarod Dorotiak, musical coordinator, got the group in “musical shape.”


The Willard Wankelman and Dorothy Uber Bryan galleries in the Fine Arts Center are each hosting outstanding exhibits to open the fall season of the arts. Through Sept. 28, the 33rd annual juried exhibition of Ohio designer craftsmen continues in the Wankelman Gallery. The exhibit showcases works in clay, glass, fiber, wood, metal and mixed media by many nationally recognized Ohio artists.

Through Oct. 6, “Face It: Reimagining Contemporary Portraits” continues in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery. “Face It” explores an expanded definition of photographic portraiture. Curated by BGSU art faculty Lynn Whitney and Andrew Hershberger and BGSU Galleries Director Jacqueline Nathan, the exhibit features photos by 27 renowned and provocative artists such as Sally Mann and Yousuf Karsh.

Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free.

Joanne Campbell, 76, died Sept. 14 in Findlay. She worked as a library assistant in the University Libraries from 1957-65.


Chuck Coletta, popular culture, is the guest on the "Film & Water" podcast this week where he discusses Alfred Hitchcock's classic "North by Northwest" starring BGSU alumna Eva Marie Saint.

Cincinnati Enquirer sports columnist Paul Daugherty, author of “An Uncomplicated Life: A Father’s Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter,” will speak at BGSU Firelands Saturday (Sept. 24). His 2 p.m. talk in the Cedar Point Center will be preceded by a book signing at 1 p.m.

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