Mission to Mars

BGSU student majoring in electronics and computer engineering technology in line for NASA career

Matt Burmeister used to think that his chances of excelling as a nontraditional student were about the same as sending a man to Mars. Now, those scenarios seem so far fetched. Burmeister on the cusp of graduating from BGSU and may be employed by NASA by the end of summer.

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Ray Marvin ’60, ’17 (Hon.) leads by example

Ray Marvin ’60, ’17 (Hon.) exemplifies leading with integrity, fosters  active engagement and invests in the success of others for the  betterment of our global society. These pillars are what he hopes to  impart to BGSU students through the University’s newly renamed C.  Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership.

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BGSU Class of 2019 has developed lifelong skills, friends

They’ve made lifelong friends, tried new activities, visited new countries and developed skills to take into the workforce or the next phase of their education. We checked in with five students we first met in August of 2015 as they prepare for Bowling Green State University’s May commencement ceremonies.

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Q&A with Dr. Joe Whitehead

 Dr. Joe B. Whitehead Jr. came to BGSU from his position as professor of  physics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University  and senior adviser for research with the University of North Carolina  System, North Carolina’s state office of higher education, where he  managed extensive research initiatives.

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BGSU Sports Teams Make their Mark in 2018-19

With excellence as their mutually expressed goal, the type of playing  surface did not seem to matter. Several Falcon teams achieved  exceptional success recently. The BGSU hockey, men’s basketball, women’s  soccer and volleyball teams all played at a championship level, making  their mark in conference action — and in the postseason.

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Jayaraman Sivaguru makes a difference in lab, classroom

Dr. Jayaraman Sivaguru’s ascent in the world of chemistry and  photochemistry has been rapid. He is the Antonia and Marshall Wilson  Professor of Chemistry and associate director of the Center for  Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University. His research  is based on how light interacts with matter.

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Doing the math

David O’Brien serves on the BGSU Board of Trustees and has endowed a professorship in the math department in his father’s name: Dr. Thomas V. O’Brien Distinguished Professorship of Actuarial Mathematics. Tom O’Brien taught mathematics at BGSU for 30 years, impacting the lives of many students.

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Updated: 03/24/2020 10:27AM