BGSU christened a new research vessel that will support the University’s water quality research efforts on Lake Erie through the Center for Great Lakes and Watershed Studies. The vessel was made possible by a generous gift from BGSU alumni Patrick L. and Debra Scheetz Ryan and the Ryan Family Foundation.
Celebrate Terrie Cook’s retirement
Terrie Cook, program manager for TRIO programs, is retiring from BGSU after 34 years of service. Please join us for a retirement celebration on today in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, room 202B. The event will be from 4 to 6 p.m., with remarks at 5.
Cultural and media professor discusses Indian media communities and gender in new book launch
Dr. Radhika Gajjala, professor in the School of Cultural and Critical Studies and School of Media and Communications, has released her third book. “Digital Diasporas” discusses digital communities and gendered Indian online networks.
ICS faculty fellow and history professor to lecture on British Caribbean Arts Movement
Dr. Nicole M. Jackson, associate professor of history and a faculty fellow of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society (ICS), will share her work on the British Caribbean Arts Movement of the late 1960s-1970s during a presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St. The event is free and open to the public.
Art education professor receives Ohio Art Education Association award
Dr. Barbara Bergstrom, assistant professor and division chair of art education, has been awarded the Supervision, Policy & Administration Division Award for 2019. This award is given by the Ohio Art Education Association. Bergstrom is being recognized for her commitment to students and visual arts, as well as her innovation of activities to stretch the imagination and visual skills of students.
Creative writing alumna nominated for National Book Award
Carolyn Forché ’75, who graduated from BGSU with a Master of Fine Art in creative writing, has been nominated for a 2019 National Book Award for her nonfiction book, “What You Have Heard is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance.” The book discusses her personal story of her time in El Salvador during the civil war that spanned from 1980 to 1992.