May 9, 2008 12:58 PM How a star athlete became a major player at Nike
Howard “H” White, vice president of the Jordan Brand for Nike Inc., will visit Bowling Green State University on April 16 to discuss how success on the basketball court became the foundation for his success in the business arena.
May 9, 2008 12:56 PM 14th annual Latino Issues Conference planned
Dr. Diana Marinez, a biochemist and longtime college administrator who has devoted her life to the advancement of women and minorities in science, will be the keynote speaker April 16 at the 14th annual Latino Issues Conference at Bowling Green State University. The theme this year is “Gender and Empowerment of Latino/as in Contemporary America.”
Apr 30, 2008 11:31 AM BG student receives Ping Student Services Award
A Bowling Green State University junior majoring in social work has received the Charles J. Ping Student Services Award from the Ohio Campus Compact.
Apr 30, 2008 11:30 AM Falcon basketball fan gives $2 million to BGSU
For 60 years, Bowling Green State University men’s basketball has provided William “Bill” Frack plenty of memorable games and a sense of community. In appreciation for a lifetime of enjoyment, the Findlay resident has given $2 million to BGSU Intercollegiate Athletics for a new basketball court.
Apr 30, 2008 11:29 AM Summer Music Institute offerings set
Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts is offering music camps in June for students in seventh to 12th grade during its annual Summer Music Institute.
Apr 23, 2008 11:28 AM Jazz faculty member releases first solo CD
Popular local jazz pianist Russell Schmidt has released his first solo album, titled “Season of Change.” Recorded in 2006, the CD is a compilation of American songbook standards and classic jazz tunes that will appeal to the general jazz audience.
Apr 23, 2008 11:26 AM Findlay woman named BGSU’s Outstanding Senior
Stephanie M. Swiger of Findlay is the 2008 Outstanding Senior at Bowling Green State University. The award was announced Monday night (April 21) at Beyond BG, the senior farewell.
Apr 22, 2008 11:26 AM Kinko’s founder discusses entrepreneurship
Delivering the keynote address to a crowd of more than 470 people at Bowling Green State University’s fifth annual Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship, Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinko’s, listed the qualities he possesses that make him a great entrepreneur. He said, “I’m a terrible reader, I don’t have any mechanical ability whatsoever, I am extremely restless, and was raised by parents who didn’t worry about school.”
Apr 22, 2008 11:24 AM Grab your pillow and help break a world record
Bowling Green State University students are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the world’s “largest pillow fight.” The current record, set by the University of Albany in April 2005, stands at 3,648 people.
Apr 21, 2008 11:23 AM Bioinformatics emerges as new field of study
With the help of $235,000 in funding from the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program, Bowling Green State University will encourage students to study and use bioinformatics to solve important medical, biological and environmental problems.
Apr 18, 2008 11:22 AM BGSU inducts nine to Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame
Nine highly successful entrepreneurs who hold academic or honorary degrees from Bowling Green State University comprise the first class of inductees into BGSU’s Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame.
Apr 17, 2008 9:05 AM Spring graduation May 2-3
Bowling Green State University will hold spring graduation ceremonies on May 2 and 3 in Anderson Arena at Memorial Hall. To accommodate the large graduating class, which numbers more than 2,300 students, four separate ceremonies are planned, each with its own commencement speaker or speakers.
Apr 17, 2008 9:04 AM Mock Trial Team finishes in top 10
Bowling Green State University’s Mock Trial Team won an eighth-place trophy at the National Championship Tournament April 4-6 in Minneapolis. More than 600 intercollegiate mock trial teams took part in the competition.
Apr 17, 2008 9:03 AM BGAMA ranks in top 5 percent of chapters
Bowling Green State University’s chapter of the American Marketing Association (BGAMA) has been named one of the top 16 chapters of the association and in the top 5 percent of AMA student chapters in the world.
Apr 17, 2008 9:01 AM Saturday event aims to inspire 'global thinking'
American college students tend to fall behind when it comes to global competition, according to Bowling Green State University senior Jake Gallardo, an international studies major from the Philippines. On Saturday (April 19), BGSU students will have the opportunity to learn how they can shape their education to meet the challenges of the new world environment, at the second annual Students Initiative for Global Competitiveness conference.
Apr 10, 2008 1:30 PM College of Musical Arts schedules June workshops
Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will host three June workshops: Conducting and Rehearsing for Better Bands on June 5-7; Piano Pedagogy on June 16-18, and Talent Development on June 23-27.
Apr 10, 2008 1:24 PM BG Philharmonia celebrates 90th anniversary
The final event of the 90th anniversary season of the Bowling Green Philharmonia at Bowling Green State University will feature a joint concert with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and the University Choral Society.
Apr 10, 2008 1:16 PM New Alumni Laureate Scholars selected
Five incoming freshmen have been selected to be the next class of Bowling Green State University Alumni Laureate Scholars.
Apr 10, 2008 1:12 PM Kinko’s, Bulldog Group founders headline series
Paul Orfalea, who founded Kinko’s, and Ellie Rubin, co-founder of The Bulldog Group, will be the featured speakers for the fifth annual Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship, April 18 at Bowling Green State University.
Apr 10, 2008 8:59 AM BG, Ashland sign agreement for accountancy program
Ashland University graduates with a bachelor’s degree in accounting can now pursue a master’s degree, and prepare for the Certified Public Accountant exam, at Bowling Green State University.
Apr 9, 2008 1:06 PM Ohio Arts Council honors Beerman’s body of work
During his lengthy recovery from a life-threatening accident in June 2003, Dr. Burton Beerman found new insights into his work as a musician. Among them was rediscovered recognition of tunes from his childhood in Atlanta.
Apr 8, 2008 12:54 PM Honorary Alumnus named; two others also get awards
Three individuals, including a Bowling Green resident, were honored by the Bowling Green State University Alumni Association at its annual alumni awards ceremony April 5.
Apr 8, 2008 12:52 PM Akiko Jones honored for teaching foreign language
A Bowling Green State University lecturer has been named Ohio’s outstanding college language instructor
Apr 7, 2008 12:51 PM 27 distinguished alumni honored by BGSU
Bowling Green State University lauded 27 accomplished graduates during the BGSU Alumni Association’s awards banquet on April 5.
Apr 4, 2008 12:46 PM Racing with renewable energy at BGSU Grand Prix
Bowling Green State University’s third annual Grand Prix to promote a cleaner environment and energy independence will be held Saturday, April 12. The track opens at noon and the race begins at 2:30 p.m.
Apr 3, 2008 12:22 PM Conference looks at global food complex issues
The environmental, political, ethical and cultural implications of contemporary food production and distribution are the subject of “Fast Food World: Food and Globalization in the 21st Century,” a conference April 11 at Bowling Green State University.
Apr 3, 2008 12:10 PM Recent graduate’s article wins national award
The Academy of Management has recognized a journal article based on a doctoral dissertation in industrial-organizational psychology by a recent Bowling Green State University graduate.
Apr 1, 2008 12:08 PM AAC&U official to speak Wednesday at BGSU
The leader of a nationwide effort to expand the teaching of personal and social responsibility in colleges and universities will speak Wednesday (April 2) at Bowling Green State University.