Mar 26, 2020 8:20 PM BGSU temporarily waives GRE and GMAT requirements
Bowling Green State University is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and make the critical decisions necessary to safeguard students, faculty, staff and the broader community and to ensure that the University learning community has the support and resources needed to adapt to an all online learning environment.
Mar 26, 2020 4:55 PM BGSU supports local agencies
BGSU campuses in Bowling Green and Huron, as well as BGSU at Levis Commons, are supporting local health and safety agencies by donating PPE supplies and providing facilities to organizations in both communities.
Mar 25, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU virtual concerts offer music to the public
During the COVID-19 isolation, a series of 10 musical concerts from Bowling Green State University’s College of Muscial Arts will be offered online twice a week starting Friday, March 27, through Monday, April 25.
Mar 24, 2020 1:30 PM BGSU’s graduate programs continue to be ranked among very best in U.S.
Bowling Green State University’s graduate programs continue to be ranked as some of the best in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Grad School Rankings. BGSU’s fine arts program is ranked No. 73, speech language pathology No. 63, clinical psychology No. 88 and education No. 112.
Mar 23, 2020 8:20 AM CURS 2019 Symposium on Diversity award ceremony
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) recognized its winning students from the November 2019 Undergraduate Symposium on Diversity during a recent ceremony. With help from their faculty mentors, BGSU students’ presentations focused on their research surrounding marginalized and underserved groups in the United States and our community.
Mar 16, 2020 4:10 PM Bowling Green's peregrine falcon eggs spotted on camera
More falcons are getting ready to call Bowling Green home, as new peregrine falcon eggs have made their appearance on the Falcon Cam.
Mar 16, 2020 2:42 PM Givens Fellowship allows student to learn about protests, human trafficking in India
Bowling Green State University multiplatform journalism major Abby Shifley studied abroad in New Delhi, India, during winter session in January. She went on this trip to research human trafficking in India, a country where she spent 10 years of my life.
Mar 6, 2020 1:22 PM Quinn Eberhard, 2019/2020 Hoskins Global Scholar
The Hoskins Global Scholarship enabled Quinn Eberhard, a junior in Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences, to develop an algorithm, or set of rules, so scientists worldwide could make faster progress in their research.
Mar 6, 2020 1:22 PM Audra Gill, 2019/2020 Hoskins Global Scholar
Audra Gill didn’t know she would find her life’s passion here; the Hoskins Global Scholarship inspired this Wooster, Ohio native to take her ambitions all the way to South Africa.
Mar 6, 2020 1:22 PM Kenzie Moss, 2019/2020 Hoskins Global Scholar
Kenzie Moss learned about the Hoskins Global Scholarship in a “Critical Thinking about Great Ideas” class. She hesitated, but an idea was growing in her mind, and the scholarship would help make it happen.
Mar 5, 2020 8:30 AM BGSU and Northwest State Community College announce nursing articulation agreement
BGSU and Northwest State Community College have announced a new partnership designed to help nursing students seamlessly transfer their credits from an RN degree to a BSN degree.
Mar 4, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU board approves new degree, facility renovations
At its February meeting, the BGSU Board of Trustees approved the University’s new Bachelor of Science in systems engineering. Trustees also approved the first steps in developing a nursing skills lab in the Business Administration Building once the College of Business moves to the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center.
Mar 4, 2020 3:50 PM BGSU graphic design program recognized at 2020 at ADDY Awards
Anna Kiesewetter and Emily Feaster of BGSU’s graphic design program were recognized in February at the 2020 Toledo American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards. The awards recognize local websites, video, advertising, and cross-platform design from local agencies and companies. The organization also recognizes local college students.
Mar 4, 2020 3:45 PM Digital arts students use art, animation to contribute to public good
Fourteen BGSU digital arts students put their skills to work to promote environmental causes; six nonprofit environmental organizations reaped the benefits. The class project, which earned BGSU’s Kurt E. Hofmeister Outstanding Student Group Award in Spring 2019 for exemplary community-based learning experiences, was developed by digital arts Professor Bonnie Mitchell.
Mar 4, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU's Master of Architecture professional degree receives NAAB accreditation
Bowling Green State University’s Department of Architecture and Environmental Design in the School of the Built Environment announced the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) accreditation of the Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) professional degree.
Mar 4, 2020 2:30 PM David Hainline ’83 mentors entrepreneurship, tourism students
Bowling Green State University alumnus David Hainline recognizes students in Entrepreneurship in Event Management, a course he created as an event professional, along with leaders from the College of Business and the College of Education and Human Development. Hainline recognized the top students from the latest class.
Mar 2, 2020 11:36 AM NSF grant allows BGSU to add lab-based astronomy course
Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant, Bowling Green State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy were able to add a new astronomy course to its lineup. A lab-based course, ASTR 1010 is offered to undergraduate students to fulfil their Bowling Green Perspective science lab requirement.
Mar 2, 2020 8:30 AM First university in Ohio to offer autonomous delivery
Starship’s fleet of 30 autonomous, on-demand robots will deliver from nine campus eateries: Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Jamba Juice, Marco's Pizza, Panda Express, Chickendippity, Mondos Subs, Kreischer Late Night and BGSU Dining convenience stores.
Feb 26, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU’s Food & Nutrition Faculty Honored
Three members of BGSU’s food and nutrition programs have been recognized by the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for excellence in the industry.
Feb 24, 2020 8:00 AM Kickin' it With Club Sports: Men's Soccer
The BGSU Men's Soccer team provides a competitive soccer experience for committed soccer players. The team has been on campus for more than 10 years. Learn about the men's soccer club team and find out how you can join.
Feb 21, 2020 3:01 PM BGSU aviation major Noah Pyle selected for American Airlines aviation internship
Bowling Green State University aviation major Noah Pyle was selected for an internship with American Airlines at the company’s world headquarters in Dallas for Spring 2020. The internship, which began in January, is a six-month hands-on learning experience. As a flight operations Intern, Pyle’s work is geared toward pilots in training.
Feb 19, 2020 3:00 PM Online MBA program exceeds enrollment expectations
Bowling Green State University’s online MBA program exceeded the enrollment expectations by 7%. The new program enrolled 32 students during its first cohort that started in January. The online MBA program is expecting even more growth with the possibility of more concentrations added to accommodate more students and meet demands.
Feb 18, 2020 12:15 PM Bowling Green State University to join re-established CCHA for 2021-22 season
Bowling Green State University will play in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association starting in the 2021-22 season. BGSU will join six other Div. I universities that previously announced they would explore the formation of a new hockey conference. That league will be re-established and branded as the storied CCHA.
Feb 17, 2020 8:59 AM Kickin' it With Club Sports: Women's Soccer
The BGSU Women's Soccer team provides a competitive soccer experience for committed soccer players. The team plays in a women's league that competes throughout the Midwest, mostly with other universities in Michigan. Learn about the team and find out how you can join
Feb 14, 2020 11:39 AM Thomson family has a lot of love and spirit for BGSU
Helen Thomson’s family’s love and spirit for Bowling Green State University spans more than 35 years. Members of the family have earned degrees from many different colleges, including the College of Musical Arts, College of Education and Human Development, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Business.
Feb 14, 2020 11:29 AM BGSU Center for Regional Development creates Toledo Region Data Center
Created for the Toledo Chamber of Commerce by the Bowling Green State University Center for Regional Development, the Toledo Region Data Center provides economic and workforce information for the Greater Toledo region; data being calculated for the Toledo MSA includes Lucas, Wood and Fulton counties.
Feb 12, 2020 2:45 PM BGSU to offer film screenings as part of Film Series, International Film Festival
BGSU will screen more than a dozen films in the coming months as part of the Spring 2020 Film Series and International Film Festival 2020. Screenings in the Spring 2020 Film Series will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the BGSU Film Theater, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Feb 12, 2020 2:30 PM Dr. Valeria Grinberg Pla to present BGSU College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Bowling Green State University’s Dr. Valeria Grinberg Pla will present the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Lecture “Making Sense of the Lack of Sense: Filming in Post-War Guatemala” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the BGSU Film Theatre, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Feb 10, 2020 9:46 AM BGSU named among the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs
For the second year in a row, Bowling Green State University has been named among the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs. Winners will appear in the March issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The award will be presented at the American College Personnel Association’s (ACPA) annual meeting in March.
Feb 5, 2020 3:21 PM Three BGSU choruses will perform with Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Three Bowling Green State University choruses will perform with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra during Bowling Green Night at the Toledo Symphony on Feb. 15. Members of the University Choral Society, University Women's Chorus and University Men's Chorus will be among the 250 singers who will perform.
Feb 5, 2020 3:18 PM Registration opens for BGSU’s Kids’ Tech University
Aimed at area families, the BGSU program is made up of four sessions in February, March and April. Each day includes a morning interactive session with faculty followed by an afternoon of related learning activities. An online component continues students’ engagement after the campus activities have been completed.
Feb 4, 2020 9:28 AM Falcon Funded platform hits half million milestone
This crowdfunding effort at BGSU makes research projects, scholarships, service projects, student organization trips, specialized equipment, athletic department projects and many more programs possible. The Falcon Funded platform, started in 2015, has surpassed $500,000 in donations and has been supported by more than 3,000 individual donors.
Feb 3, 2020 2:30 PM BGSU digital arts alumnus finds success with board game Mental Blocks
Bowling Green State University digital arts, computer science alumnus Micah Sawyer has combined his graphic design and computer science fields to create a board game that encourages pausing, listening and elevating a situation to come to a broader perspective. Mental Blocks had a long journey from concept to co-op puzzle game.
Feb 3, 2020 2:00 PM Givens Fellowship aids BGSU student’s journey of self-discovery in Asia
BGSU Asian studies major Nautica Savage knew that she felt a connection with Asian cultures, but she didn’t know why. She wanted to discover what she so strongly connected with in those cultures and come to a better understanding of who she is as a person. The Givens Fellowship provided that opportunity.
Jan 31, 2020 4:02 PM Ryan Hunter ’18 to promote RallyCap Sports during Super Bowl LIV
Ryan Hunter, a 2018 alumnus of BGSU, is an offensive lineman on the Chiefs. Hunter supports RallyCap Sports by participating in the NFL charity My Cause My Cleats, and will wear green, yellow and red cleats that sport the RallyCap Sports name along with a fun design during the Super Bowl.
Jan 27, 2020 11:15 AM BGSU ranked ninth in Midwest for animation
Bowling Green State University ranks ninth in the Midwest and 15th nationally for animation among public universities and colleges, according to Animation Career Review’s annual rankings. In recent years, BGSU graduates have been hired by companies such as DreamWorks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Blizzard and Apple.
Jan 25, 2020 10:13 PM BGSU tops rival Toledo, stretching win streak to six games
The Bowling Green State University men’s basketball team defeated rival University of Toledo 85-79 on Jan. 25 at Savage Arena behind the strong backcourt play of Dylan Frye and Justin Turner, who combined for 42 points. The Falcons (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) won their sixth straight game.
Jan 24, 2020 10:27 AM BGSU cheer team wins back-to-back at the University World Cup Championship
The Bowling Green State University cheerleaders competed January 17-19 in the 2020 University World Cup Championship at Walt Disney World Resort, finishing in first place. The BGSU dance team also had a strong showing.
Jan 22, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU, Falcon Health Center studying sports-related concussions
Bowling Green State University’s club sports student-athletes are gaining another level of care, thanks to a partnership between the College of Education and Human Development, Division of Student Affairs — Department of Recreation and Wellness and Falcon Health Center. The University offers more than 30 intramural sports.
Jan 22, 2020 11:05 AM BGSU students donate their time, make furniture for Habitat for Humanity
Bowling Green State University students volunteered their time to build furniture for one of three Habitat for Humanity houses that are being built in Bowling Green. Learn more about this project for BGSU Builds, a three-year partnership between the University and Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio, Inc.
Jan 15, 2020 11:00 AM BGSU online criminal justice program ranks No. 1 in Ohio
BGSU’s online criminal justice master's program is ranked 12th in the country and No. 1 in Ohio in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released Jan. 14. The University’s online bachelor’s and education programs also remain nationally ranked and among the best in Ohio.
Jan 13, 2020 3:05 PM Winter Break with Freddie and Freida
Freddie and Frieda Falcon have been spending their winter break at Bowling Green State University keeping an eye on campus and getting ready for students to return on January 27 for the start of the spring semester. We miss you, Falcons! See you in a couple of weeks!
Jan 6, 2020 2:37 PM Meet students who have committed early to the Class of 2024
Get to know some of the earliest members of Bowling Green State University’s Class of 2024. These high school seniors are already committed to BGSU and are excited to officially become Falcons in the Fall of 2020. Learn why they decided to call BGSU home.
BGSU Sport Management Alliance students make connections at Super Bowl LIV
For something this big, a lot of help is needed, and the Sport Management Allianceat BGSU doesn’t hesitate to help out. In helping with the events leading up to Super Bowl LIV in Miami and at the game itself, students get the chance to make many unique connections.
Dec 30, 2019 3:00 PM 2019 BGSU Year in Review
View our recap of an amazing 2019 at Bowling Green State University, including the top stories, videos, photos, a message from President Rodney Rogers and more
Dec 20, 2019 2:29 PM Winter 2019 Falcon Moments
What made Bowling Green State University special to members of the Class of 2019? Hear their Falcon Moments from the Dec. 13-14 commencement ceremonies at the Stroh Center. The December graduating class included 1,047 candidates — 89 associate degrees were presented, 731 bachelor’s degrees, 187 master’s degrees and 30 doctoral degrees.
Dec 20, 2019 1:00 AM Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU inspires dual major in construction management, architecture and environmental design
Drawn to historic buildings, Lauren Schmenk was determined to pursue a degree in architecture and environmental design program at BGSU. As a freshman, she also decided to major in construction management. As a dual major, she already is seeing the benefit of her dual-industry background on the job site.
Dec 17, 2019 4:15 PM Laurie Stevenson ’88: Get ready to 'roll up your sleeves and make a difference'
Laurie Stevenson ’88 said BGSU helped her find her path to public service as she addressed BGSU graduate candidates during its 296th graduation Dec. 14 at the Stroh Center. Stevenson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental health from BGSU, is the director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
Dec 17, 2019 4:15 PM Sheryl Maxfield ’81: 'Speak the truth. Share what is on your mind. Raise your hand.'
Sheryl Maxfield ’81 revealed the two major reasons for her success in her 40-year career as she addressed BGSU graduate candidates during its 296th graduation Dec. 13 at the Stroh Center. Maxfield, who earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from BGSU, is the director of the Ohio Department of Commerce.
Dec 15, 2019 4:32 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Third-generation Falcon graduates with third degree in less than two years
Many college graduates are thankful to get one degree in four years. As for Kyle Baker, one degree wouldn’t cut it and four years wasn’t quick enough. With the help of the College Credit program, he already holds two associate degrees from BGSU and earned his bachelor’s degree in December.
Dec 14, 2019 10:18 AM BGSU honors success at commencement
BGSU celebrated its 296th graduation in two ceremonies in the Stroh Center Dec. 13 and Dec. 14. Alumnae addressing the candidates included Sheryl Maxfield and Laurie Stevenson. The December graduating class included 1,047 candidates.
Dec 12, 2019 4:38 PM BGSU awarded Choose Ohio First grant supporting computer science, related fields
Bowling Green State University has received a Choose Ohio First scholarship award for more than $1.1 million. The funds will be used to support students in computer science and related fields, in turn strengthening Ohio's workforce. BGSU is one of 35 colleges and universities in Ohio to receive a grant
Dec 12, 2019 4:32 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Opera singer ends college career on a high note
A corrections officer who loves to sing sounds like it could be the premise for a stage musical. For Bowling Green State University graduate Nick Kottman, it’s a reality. His road to graduation, though, has been anything but straightforward. He majored in music education with specialization in choral performance.
Dec 12, 2019 4:28 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Three members of Detroit Police Dept. earn master’s degrees in criminal justice
Three students from the Detroit Police Dept. earn degrees in Bowling Green State University’s nationally ranked Master of Science in Criminal Justice program. Keeth Williams, Elaine Bryant and Elvin Barren credit program’s flexibility and best practices to position themselves as competitive individuals in their field for the future.
Dec 11, 2019 3:00 PM BGSU trustees approve building project to support innovative approach to design and construction learning
$5.2 million project to include 12,000-square-foot expansion of Park Avenue building Description: The Board of Trustees of Bowling Green State University has approved a new $5.2 million expansion project that will support the University’s innovative School of the Built Environment. The school is recognized for its unique, integrated approach to training future architects and construction managers together.
Dec 6, 2019 3:00 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU marketing major launched his own ice cream business as a sophomore
Tyler McCann is graduating from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, but he already has blazed an entrepreneurial trail by applying what he learned in the College of Business by launching his own ice cream business in his hometown of Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Dec 5, 2019 11:00 AM Advancing across the gain line in the classroom, on the pitch
For this graduate, a College of Education and Human Development degree meant long nights and early mornings to excel in his combined roles as an employee, a dad, a student and a rugby teammate.
Dec 5, 2019 11:00 AM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Political science major utilizes multiple opportunities to grow as a leader at BGSU
Kyron Smith, a December 2019 political science graduate, is thankful for the many academic and leadership opportunities that Bowling Green State University has provided. However, what he is most grateful for is the extended family he’s developed over the past three and a half years at BGSU.
Dec 3, 2019 4:39 PM Flexible schedule, affordability big draws for BGSU Firelands
Melanie Myers, a communication major, chose BGSU Firelands because of its proximity to her hometown of Norwalk, Ohio, its affordability and because she was able to finish classes and work at the same time. It also helped her land a job as public information officer Huron County Public Health.
Nov 27, 2019 12:22 PM Dr. Scott Rogers of BGSU examines effects of ancient microbes in new book
The idea of freezing a life in ice and thawing it out years later has been used extensively in science fiction. According to Scott Rogers, biology professor at BGSU, this concept may be more fact than fiction, and the outcomes of this are just as worrying as they are exciting.
Nov 26, 2019 12:30 PM Pledges being accepted for 2019 United Way Campaign with Northwest Ohio Community Shares
The 2019 United Way Campaign with Northwest Ohio Community Shares is underway — an opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to again show their longstanding support for emergency services, health care, daycare and a host of other ways to improve lives in the region.
Nov 26, 2019 12:00 PM BGSU awarded Silver Seal for increasing student voter participation
Bowling Green State University received a Silver Seal Award for increasing its student voting participant rate at the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony. BGSU’s data reveals a near tripling of voter participation from 2014 to 2018, going from 11.9 percent to 35 percent, a 23.1 percentage point change.
Nov 26, 2019 11:30 AM BGSU students recognized for embracing global engagement
Their travels spanned 9,000 miles and five continents, but the BGSU undergraduate and graduate students shared a common experience; they embraced global engagement. Hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, the Embracing Global Engagement award ceremony recognized eight winners from 42 presentations by more than 50 students.
Nov 22, 2019 2:59 PM Lisbon internship points to benefits of Global Internship program
Internships can take people to other companies, other states, and through BGSU’s Global Internship program, even other countries. Business administration major Michael Grau was one of the first students to take part in an internship to Lisbon in Portugal, which he believes secured another internship at Marathon Petroleum Corporation.
Nov 22, 2019 2:54 PM Summer Experience: Greek piano festival opportunity to experience past, present at same time
Jiamo Zhang, a Master of Music candidate in piano performance, along with several other BGSU students, participated in the Corfu Summer Piano Festival this past summer. Not only did Zhang get to play in a world-class event, she and her classmates were immersed in historic and modern Greek life.
Nov 20, 2019 2:30 PM University survey process revised; faculty, staff asked to review new procedures
Surveys are an important tool at Bowling Green State University to collect data from students, faculty and staff for a variety of reasons. They include informing educational programs and instructional practice, evaluating meaningful initiatives and institutional priorities, providing important insights and collecting data to address a variety of questions.
Nov 15, 2019 3:32 PM BGSU I-O psychology and computer science celebrate 50 years
BGSU’s industrial-organizational psychology program, which is ranked second in the nation, and the computer science program, which was the first undergraduate program in Ohio, both celebrated a 50-year anniversary. Faculty, students and alumni also came together to celebrate the many successes of the program and to plan for the future.