2010

  • Dec 16, 2010 9:06 AM ‘Forward Falcons’ celebrates women's sports
    Long before women’s sports were governed by the NCAA, long before Title IX changed the face of school athletics, women at Bowling Green State University were energetically and enthusiastically participating in sports, from basketball and swimming to field hockey and fencing.

  • Dec 13, 2010 9:46 AM BGSU celebrates December commencement
    Bowling Green State University will recognize its newest class of graduates on Friday, Dec. 17, and Saturday, Dec. 18. The commencement ceremony marks the 269th graduation at BGSU, with 1,034 diplomas being awarded, including 203 degrees granted through the Graduate College.

  • Dec 9, 2010 9:50 AM Younger Family Fund benefits WBGU-PBS
    Local public programming is getting a serious financial boost thanks to the generosity of a Findlay couple. Charles and Mariann Younger have donated $260,000 to WBGU-PBS to establish the Younger Family Fund. The money will be used to finance local television productions.

  • Dec 7, 2010 9:55 AM BGSU Ethics Bowl team prepares for nationals
    Should the Brazilian government flood a valley to create a hydroelectric power plant that will displace thousands of indigenous people? Should it be legal for avatars in Second Life to have child cybersex?

  • Dec 7, 2010 9:53 AM Celebration concert closes Centennial events
    Bowling Green State University will close out its centennial year with a concert and program at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Dec 7, 2010 9:51 AM Prominent alumna makes donation to Popular Culture
    Eileen O’Neill, one of Bowling Green State University’s 100 Most Prominent Alumni, is giving back in a big way. O’Neill, the president and general manager of the cable network TLC, and her partner, Karen Stoddard, have given the University a $100,000 gift to establish “the Stoddard and O’Neill Endowment for Studies in Popular Culture” as well as another $10,000 to the department that can be used immediately to assist students and faculty. Both Stoddard and O’Neill have master’s degrees in popular culture from BGSU.

  • Nov 24, 2010 10:00 AM Former TPS superintendent to speak at BGSU
    Dr. Eugene Sanders, CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District since 2006 and former superintendent of Toledo Public Schools, will speak about "Transforming America's Schools" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Bowling Green State University’s Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater. A former BGSU faculty member, his talk is part of the College of Education and Human Development’s Centennial Lecture Series.

  • Nov 24, 2010 9:58 AM Experience Arts Extravaganza at BGSU
    The Bowling Green State University School of Art will host its sixth annual Arts Extravaganza from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at the campus Fine Arts Center. Showcasing BGSU’s arts programs, the evening offers community members a chance to do some holiday shopping while enjoying demonstrations, performances and hands-on activities.

  • Nov 23, 2010 10:01 AM Patterns in the brain topic of BGSU lecture
    Do you ever have a song that gets stuck in your head, or a series of thoughts or memories that seem to keep playing over and over in your mind, like a broken record? These out-of-control mental patterns are thought to be due to learned activity patterns in sets (assemblies) of neurons.

  • Nov 22, 2010 10:04 AM BGSU Festival Series presents 'Sound of Christmas'
    Bowling Green State University celebrates the holidays with “The Sound of Christmas” with the Empire Brass and Elisabeth von Trapp, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The performance is the Louise F. Rees Memorial Concert.

  • Nov 17, 2010 10:09 AM BGSU Philharmonia gives final fall concert
    The Bowling Green Philharmonia will present its final concert of the fall season at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Dr. Emily Freeman Brown, director of orchestral activities, will conduct the performance, which will include works by Samuel Adler, Samuel Barber and Hector Berlioz.

  • Nov 13, 2010 11:25 AM Learn about firefighting, safety, at expo
    Ever dream of being a firefighter? This Saturday (Sept. 18), you can see what it feels like to wear firefighting gear and learn about the job from local firefighters at the Firefighting and Safety Expo, from 3:30-6 p.m. outside Doyt Perry Stadium.

  • Nov 11, 2010 10:11 AM BGSU marks Native American Heritage Month
    n honor of Native American Heritage Month, Bowling Green State University will offer a glimpse into contemporary Native Americans' lives with a series of programs Friday (Nov. 12).
The event is organized by BGSU’s Native American Unity Council.

  • Nov 4, 2010 10:15 AM Community invited to BGSU Academic Convocation
    Bowling Green State University would like to extend an invitation to the community to attend the Centennial Anniversary Academic Convocation at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Anderson Arena.

  • Nov 4, 2010 10:14 AM Cartwrights donate $50,000 to BGSU
    Bowling Green State University President Dr. Carol Cartwright and her husband, Dr. G. Phillip Cartwright, have made a $50,000 contribution to the University.

  • Nov 4, 2010 10:13 AM BGSU Honors Program hosts Tuition Raffle
    The Bowling Green State University Honors Program is holding a raffle with some unusual prizes — a full semester’s and half-semester’s tuition for BGSU Honors students. The Honors Program is hosting its 28th annual Tuition Raffle now through the end of January. Tuition Raffle is the second-largest student-run fund-raiser on campus.

  • Nov 4, 2010 10:12 AM Veterans get in free to BGSU-Miami game
    Bowling Green State University is offering free tickets to community veterans and service members for the Nov. 10 home game against Miami, in honor of Veterans Day. In addition, veterans’ family members can buy tickets at the group rate of $8.

  • Nov 1, 2010 10:19 AM BGSU sociologist examines child well-being
    In an article on "Marriage and Child Well-Being: Research and Policy Perspectives,” published this month by the Journal of Marriage and Family, Bowling Green State University sociologist Dr. Susan Brown states that children today are less likely to be born into a “traditional” family structure, defined as two biological married parents.

  • Nov 1, 2010 10:17 AM Baseball and American identity focus of new book
    Long considered America’s “national pastime,” baseball can also be used to define the country’s identity post-9/11 and during the ongoing War on Terror. That’s the focus of a new book by Dr. Michael Butterworth of Bowling Green State University. “Baseball and the Rhetorics of Purity” was published last month by the University of Alabama Press.

  • Oct 28, 2010 10:20 AM WBGU-PBS hosts live premiere of documentary
    The live broadcast premiere of the WBGU-PBS documentary “Bowling Green Women’s Basketball: A Legacy of Excellence” will take place at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, on WBGU-TV HD channel 27.1, Bowling Green State University’s Public Broadcasting System television station.

  • Oct 27, 2010 10:21 AM BGSU opera students to perform 'Iolanthe'
    Students and alumni from Bowling Green State University Opera Theater will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera “Iolanthe” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, and Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Wooster Center, 1124 E. Wooster St. in Bowling Green.

  • Oct 26, 2010 10:23 AM Award-winning teacher speaks at BGSU
    LouAnne Johnson, author of My Posse Don’t Do Homework and Teaching Outside the Box, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 28) in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater. Johnson, whose My Posse book was made into the 1995 film “Dangerous Minds” starring Michelle Pfeiffer, is a nationally acclaimed teacher who previously was an award-winning U.S. Navy journalist and Marine Corps officer.

  • Oct 26, 2010 10:22 AM ‘Latino Images’ theme of BGSU Conference
    Latino images will be explored tomorrow (Oct. 27) at Bowling Green State University during the 17th annual Latino Issues Conference. Comprising discussion sessions, a keynote speaker and a Mexican and Puerto Rican-themed luncheon, the conference will provide a daylong look at the lives of Latinos in America.

  • Oct 21, 2010 10:26 AM BGSU in ‘constructive’ relationship with city park
    The new Simpson Garden Park on Wintergarden Road in Bowling Green is being enhanced, thanks to Bowling Green State University students in construction management classes. Their work represents the first formal affiliation between a BGSU academic department and an outside organization for the purpose of service-learning.

  • Oct 20, 2010 10:28 AM BGSU rallies to ‘Take Back the Night’
    Bowling Green State University students and community members are joining with their counterparts around the world on Friday, Oct. 22, to “Take Back the Night.” Women and men will join in solidarity for a rally, march and speak-out to promote ending violence against women.

  • Oct 18, 2010 10:46 AM Real estate seminar focuses on customer service
    In this tough housing market, area real estate professionals need a competitive advantage. The Institute for Excellence in Services (IES) at Bowling Green State University will focus on the importance of successful customer service skills in its annual marketing seminar. “Successfully Service Real Estate Customers” will run from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Oct 18, 2010 10:45 AM Sustainability expert keynote speaker for event
    A pioneer in the sustainability movement will be the keynote speaker for the Ray Marvin Leadership Summit to be held at Bowling Green State University on Oct. 25. Darcy Winslow will discuss “Sustainable Inspiration – Leading from the Edge” at 4 p.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Oct 18, 2010 10:42 AM Conference to provide forum for sustainability
    From the food we eat to the buildings we build and the ways in which we teach, the concept of sustainability permeates our lives but is not always a conscious part of our education.

  • Oct 12, 2010 10:53 AM New Music Festival draws eclectic mix
    Bowling Green State University’s 31st annual New Music Festival will showcase the work of more than 25 guest composers and performers October 21-23. The international festival includes concerts, lectures and workshops.

  • Oct 12, 2010 10:51 AM BGSU, UT study wind turbines’ impact on birds, bats
    Just six miles outside Bowling Green, off Route 6, four wind turbines rise into the sky. They are the largest turbines in the state that feed into an electric grid, and the focus of a massive collaborative research project between Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo. Faculty and students from both schools are looking at the effects of these turbines on bird and bat migration.

  • Oct 12, 2010 10:51 AM ODK students lead University ‘back to our roots’
    Students in Bowling Green State University’s Omicron Delta Kappa chapter are leading a campus “Back to our Roots” fund-raising effort to help keep St. John’s Wood in Wintergarden Park a nature preserve—and out of the hands of developers.

  • Oct 11, 2010 10:56 AM BGSU hosts Musical Discovery Day
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will hold its annual Musical Discovery Day on Monday, Oct. 18, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Oct 11, 2010 10:55 AM BGSU Young People’s Concerts series begins
    This year’s Young People’s Concerts series at Bowling Green State University will begin Saturday (Oct. 16) with “Wishing on a Star,” a presentation by the musical theater program in the College of Musical Arts.

  • Oct 9, 2010 10:40 AM Acclaimed opera educator presents master class
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will host nationally heralded opera educator Ann Baltz, the founder of OperaWorks, from Oct. 24-26.

  • Oct 5, 2010 10:59 AM 'Silent Witnesses' to be unveiled
    In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Bowing Green State University Women's Center will host the unveiling of the 2010 collection of the northwest Ohio chapter of the Silent Witness Project. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Zoar Lutheran Church, 314 E. Indiana Ave.,
in Perrysburg.

  • Oct 5, 2010 10:59 AM BGSU faculty authors guide for architects
    For an architect, a standard resume or portfolio is not an adequate introduction when presenting him- or herself to potential clients. Not only are the finished products important to share, but also the process by which the architect works—and that is more difficult to convey.

  • Oct 4, 2010 11:02 AM BGSU and Arbor Day Foundation plant trees
    Bowling Green State University and the Arbor Day Foundation are coming together to make campus look a little greener.

  • Oct 4, 2010 11:01 AM Firefighters enhance skills at State Fire School
    More than 100 firefighters will be coming to State Fire School at Bowling Green State University this week to get the most up-to-date, hands-on training.

  • Oct 1, 2010 11:03 AM Same-sex partners to receive health benefits
    The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees voted at its Oct. 1 meeting to extend health care benefits to same-sex partners of University employees beginning Jan. 1. In addition, children and same-sex domestic partners will have access to the same BGSU educational fee waiver and leave programs, such as sick leave and Family Medical Leave, as do employee spouses and dependent children.

  • Sep 30, 2010 11:12 AM BGSU donates Electric Falcon
    In 1994, Bowling Green State University’s Electric Vehicle Institute built an electric-powered race car. A prototype for zero-emission vehicles, the Electric Falcon won the Lightning Electric Car Championship, and served as a research platform for the development of motor, controller and drive train components for many University projects.

  • Sep 30, 2010 11:09 AM BGSU celebrates Homecoming 2010
    Homecoming week at Bowling Green State University is full of traditions, spirit and many activities. While various events have taken place on campus during the week, Friday and Saturday’s (Oct 1 and 2) activities will involve alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends as they gather for the parade, pep rally, football game and tailgating.

  • Sep 28, 2010 11:13 AM BGSU alumnus to address mental health issues
    One of Bowling Green State University’s Prominent Alumni is the featured speaker for the College of Health and Human Services Centennial Homecoming Lecture on Friday, Oct. 1.

  • Sep 21, 2010 11:15 AM BGSU, PNC celebrate financial services center
    Bowling Green State University and PNC Bank, N.A., will celebrate the opening of PNC’s new financial services center in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow (Sept. 22) with a ribbon-tying event. The opening of the services center is part of the university banking relationship between BGSU and PNC announced in July.

  • Sep 17, 2010 11:17 AM BGSU opera students perform Mozart, Handel
    From stage lights to sunlight, audiences at Bowling Green State University’s next Opera Theater production will see a double bill of Mozart and Handel. Mozart’s “The Impresario” and Handel’s “Acis and Galatea” will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Sep 17, 2010 11:16 AM Expanded green tailgating starts Saturday
    Falcon fans enjoying a little tailgating before tomorrow’s (Sept. 18) first home football game will have more ways to help keep the campus “green.”

  • Sep 14, 2010 11:22 AM Book is first in U.S. on Chicago landmark
    They’re Chicago landmarks, their signature round towers highly visible from the waterfront and shown in innumerable films, advertisements and billboards around the world. Yet Marina City has been strangely overlooked by architecture writers. A new book by Igor Marjanović of Washington University in St. Louis and Dr. Katerina Rüedi Ray, director of the Bowling Green State University School of Art, sets the iconic complex in its context, architecturally, historically and socially.

  • Sep 14, 2010 11:21 AM Get information at BGSU Graduate College Fair
    All those interested in pursuing graduate education are invited to Bowling Green State University’s Graduate College Fair, from 3-7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Sep 14, 2010 11:19 AM TLC leader, alumna returning to BGSU
    Eileen O’Neill is living proof that an internship can lead to your future career. While earning a master’s degree in popular culture at Bowling Green State University, O’Neill interned at Discovery Communications. Twenty years later she is the president and general manager of The Learning Channel (TLC), a division of Discovery. Under her direction, TLC has added a number of popular reality series including “Cake Boss” and “19 Kids and Counting.”

  • Sep 9, 2010 11:27 AM Conference looks at Kenya
    The Kenyan ambassador to the United States, Elkanah Odembo, will give the keynote address at this year’s Kenya Scholars and Studies Association (KESSA) conference, to be held Sept. 17 and 18 at Bowling Green State University.

  • Sep 9, 2010 11:26 AM BGSU film series spotlights Ohio actors
    Why has Ohio spawned so many prominent actors, from Lillian and Dorothy Gish to Paul Newman to Katie Holmes? No one knows, but a special Sunday matinee series in the Gish Film Theater and Gallery at Bowling Green State University will feature some famous screen stars from years past, all of whom have stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.

  • Sep 8, 2010 11:28 AM Prize-winning composer to speak at convocation
    Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award-winning composer Jennifer Higdon will be the special guest speaker for the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts’ annual “All College Convocation” at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 10 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Sep 7, 2010 11:37 AM BGSU releases 15-day enrollment numbers
    The 15-day numbers are in and Bowling Green State University is celebrating its record-setting fall 2010 enrollment. All state colleges and universities are required to report enrollment data to the state of Ohio on the 15th day after the start of classes.

  • Sep 7, 2010 11:36 AM BGSU Firelands fall enrollment achieves record
    Bowling Green State University’s Firelands campus reached a new milestone with a fall 2010 headcount enrollment exceeding 2,500 for the first time in the college’s 42 year history. All state colleges and universities are required to report enrollment data to the state of Ohio on the 15th day after the start of classes.

  • Sep 7, 2010 11:31 AM ‘Women’s Work’ and ceramics open exhibit season
    Bowling Green State University Galleries kicks off the fall season with two group shows, “Reimagining the Distaff Toolkit” and “The Aaron Macy Legacy Exhibition” in the Fine Arts Center.

  • Aug 31, 2010 11:38 AM BGSU named ‘veteran-friendly campus’
    Transitioning from life on a military base to life on a college campus can be a mission in itself.

  • Aug 24, 2010 11:45 AM WBGU-PBS chronicles BGSU women's basketball
    Women’s basketball at Bowling Green State University has come a long way since its earliest beginnings in 1918, when two literary societies began playing against each other.

  • Aug 24, 2010 11:44 AM BGSU names interim Chief Information Officer
    Bowling Green State University has named an interim Chief Information Officer (CIO). John Ellinger will begin his two-year appointment Sept. 1.

  • Aug 23, 2010 11:46 AM BGSU breaks enrollment records
    Classes started today (Aug. 23) at Bowling Green State University’s main campus and BGSU Firelands, and thanks to substantial enrollment gains there is plenty of news to celebrate at both locations.

  • Aug 19, 2010 11:47 AM BGSU freshmen start move-in Friday
    Tomorrow (Aug. 20), Bowling Green State University will welcome the second largest freshman class in its history to campus. Move-in begins at 8 a.m. and will continue throughout the day.

  • Aug 17, 2010 11:54 AM BGSU seminars offer tools to help leaders succeed
    “Contextual Intelligence for Leadership Development,” half-day seminars offered by Bowling Green State University at its Levis Commons site, will help leaders learn to manage the business environment so their organizations can survive and succeed amid rapid change. The seminars, led by Dr. Matthew Kutz of BGSU’s College of Education and Human Development, will focus on leadership skills for medical and health, business and industry, and public administration professionals.

  • Aug 17, 2010 11:53 AM State Fire School returns to BGSU campus this fall
    For more than 35 years, firefighters have been coming to State Fire School at Bowling Green State University to get the most up-to-date, hands-on training.

  • Aug 17, 2010 11:48 AM BGSU lauded again in U.S. News and World Report
    The undergraduate experience is a primary focus for Bowling Green State University, and once again its efforts have been recognized in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”

  • Aug 16, 2010 11:58 AM BGSU offers professional development programs
    Today’s business world presents a specific set of challenges. Bowling Green State University’s Continuing and Extended Education offers classes to help supervisors, managers and trainers meet those challenges.

  • Aug 16, 2010 11:56 AM BGSU artist’s necklace now part of art museum
    The Toledo Art Museum has recently purchased something of “Substance” for its permanent collection. BGSU artist Masako Onodera’s oversized necklace of oblong glass globules strung on silk cord is part of the 92nd annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition. It was selected to be part of the collection by Dr. Jutta-Annette Page, TMA curator of glass and decorative arts.

  • Aug 13, 2010 12:00 PM Community Education classes scheduled
    Bring out your inner glass artist, put on your dancing shoes and let your kids get their hands dirty this fall by taking one of the many classes offered through Continuing and Extended Education at Bowling Green State University.

  • Aug 12, 2010 12:02 PM BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Aug. 25-Sept. 1, 2010
    BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Aug. 25-Sept. 1, 2010

  • Aug 11, 2010 12:04 PM University Choral Society seeks members
    The College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University is holding open auditions for the 2010-11 season of the University Choral Society.

  • Aug 11, 2010 12:03 PM BGSU board chooses firm for presidential search
    The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees has chosen the executive search firm of Heidrick and Struggles to lead the search for its next president. The trustees approved the choice at their annual retreat Aug. 6.

  • Aug 10, 2010 12:05 PM BGSU donates dining hall to Lake Schools
    The construction of another new dining hall on Bowling Green State University’s campus is benefitting Lake Township Schools. Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, which runs dining services at BGSU and Lake, is donating the contents of the now defunct Commons Dining Center to Lake. The school will receive everything from a double convection oven to tables and chairs and even serving spoons. Commons is being demolished later this year to make way for a new dining center.

  • Aug 5, 2010 12:07 PM K-3 teachers learn students are ‘RIPE’ for science
    Elementary-grade schoolteachers from Toledo and Lima are on campus this week beefing up their knowledge of the physical sciences and learning age-appropriate, active teaching strategies for imparting that knowledge to their young students.

  • Aug 5, 2010 12:06 PM BGSU students participate in leadership retreat
    Every year since 2001, a group of select Bowling Green State University students have participated in a Student Leadership Retreat. The students are chosen from various campus organizations. This year’s retreat starts Monday, Aug. 9, and runs through Wednesday, Aug. 11, in Lakeside.

  • Aug 3, 2010 12:13 PM Medical Mutual of Ohio gift enhances BGSU health, wellness programs
    Bowling Green State University and its Center of Excellence in Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan received a huge shot in the arm recently with a donation of nearly $500,000 from Medical Mutual of Ohio.

  • Aug 2, 2010 12:16 PM New public art work installed at Huntington Arena
    The Maumee River is flowing on the wall of the new Huntington Center in downtown Toledo — a river of colorful recycled plastic toys, kitchen utensils and more. Titled “Re-surgence,” the new public artwork was created by a team from Bowling Green State University and is being installed this week. The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo selected the BGSU proposal through a competitive national process as part of its Art in Public Places program.

  • Aug 2, 2010 12:15 PM BGSU celebrates 268th summer commencement
    On Saturday, Aug. 7, Bowling Green State University will honor its summer graduates with a commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. on the University Hall lawn. Over 1,200 diplomas will be awarded, including 641 degrees granted through the Graduate College.

  • Aug 2, 2010 12:14 PM Inspiring students prepare for summer commencement
    On August 7, more than 1200 students at Bowling Green State University will receive their diplomas as part of summer commencement. The ceremony is at 9 a.m. on the University Hall lawn.

  • Aug 1, 2010 12:13 PM $1.3 million grant boosts BGSU RNA research
    A group of Bowling Green State University researchers is immersed in a project that expands our knowledge base about genes. Their work translates existing information into a form that tells biologists more about the organisms they study.

  • Jul 29, 2010 12:22 PM BGSU Firelands expanded summer course offerings
    Student enrollment swelled to record levels at BGSU Firelands this summer, affirming the college’s decision to offer more course sections in response to interest by students to continue their education during the “third semester.”

  • Jul 22, 2010 12:24 PM Jazz group New York Voices to perform at BGSU
    Area audiences will have the opportunity to enjoy the unique vocal style and harmonies of the New York Voices when the a cappella group returns to Bowling Green State University in August. They will be giving three concerts, at 8 p.m. Aug. 3, 5 and 7, in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The concerts complement the vocal jazz camp taught by members of the multiple Grammy Award-winning ensemble that week.

  • Jul 19, 2010 12:26 PM FitzGerald named VP for legal affairs
    Sean FitzGerald, Bowling Green State University’s general counsel, has been appointed vice president for legal affairs and government relations.

  • Jul 12, 2010 12:25 PM BGSU students helping with Lake Schools cleanup
    The rebuilding continues in Lake Township after a deadly tornado ripped through the town earlier this summer. This Friday (July 23), a group of 35 Bowing Green State University students will help with the cleanup at Lake High School.

  • Jul 7, 2010 12:27 PM BGSU art galleries announce NOWOH art show
    The work of area artists will once again be on display at Bowling Green State University’s Fine Arts Center as part of the Northwest Ohio Art Show (NOWOH). The exhibit runs from July 16-25. Show hours are noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday with extended hours on Thursday from 5-8 p.m.

  • Jul 6, 2010 12:29 PM New York Voices Vocal Jazz Camp returns to BGSU
    Following rave reviews from last year’s participants and concert attendees, the New York Voices Vocal Jazz Camp returns to Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts Aug. 2-8. The camp will once again provide a blend of the group’s style of ensemble singing and soloist virtuosity in both teaching and performing. The multiple Grammy Award-winners return with several new releases in tow.

  • Jul 2, 2010 12:31 PM BGSU breaks ground on new dining center
    Bowling Green State University students will be able to eat a little greener next fall. On July 1, the University and Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services broke ground on the new McDonald dining center. The building will be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified.

  • Jul 2, 2010 12:30 PM BGSU President part of Wilson search committee
    Bowling Green State University President Carol Cartwright is part of the committee tasked with finding a new director for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Center’s current director, Lee Hamilton, is retiring.

  • Jul 1, 2010 12:34 PM BGSU announces 2010-11 Festival Series
    In observance of Bowling Green State University’s 100-year centennial, the 31st season of the College of Musical Arts Festival Series 2010-11 promises to be a year of music worth celebrating.

  • Jun 28, 2010 12:39 PM BGSU celebrates centennial with group photo
    Throughout its 100 year history, Bowling Green State University has celebrated its milestones with aerial photographs featuring students, staff and alumni. Tomorrow (June 29), hundreds of Falcons will stand together to form the number “100” on the lawn in front of University Hall.

  • Jun 21, 2010 12:41 PM BGSU and Chartwells unveil the future of dining
    Bowling Green State University and food-service provider Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services will break ground and unveil plans for the new McDonald dining center, their upcoming Leadership in Energy and Design (LEED)-certified building, at 11 a.m. on July 1. The event will be held at the construction site on the corner of Thurstin and Ridge streets.

  • Jun 17, 2010 12:48 PM BGSU receives grant for green renovations
    One building at Bowling Green State University is getting a green makeover and students and faculty will reap the benefits. The project is the result of BGSU’s successful application for an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant.

  • Jun 14, 2010 12:52 PM Gathering planned in remembrance of Ray Browne
    A memorial tribute to Dr. Ray B. Browne, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Popular Culture, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday (June 18) in Prout Chapel on the Bowling Green State University campus.

  • Jun 14, 2010 12:51 PM Concert features men’s chorus, summer tour choir
    The Bowling Green State University Alumni Men’s Chorus and members of seven Summer Tour choirs will come back to campus for an alumni celebration concert on June 27. The event is at 3 p.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Jun 14, 2010 12:49 PM BGSU hosts OSCHE summer conference
    Bowling Green State University and its Classified Staff Council will host the Ohio Staff Council of Higher Education’s (OSCHE) 20th Anniversary Summer Conference on June 17 and 18.

  • Jun 10, 2010 12:53 PM BGSU names dean of education college
    Dr. Brad Colwell, a professor and associate dean at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been appointed the next dean of Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Kenneth Borland, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement June 8 following a national search. Colwell’s appointment becomes effective July 19.

  • Jun 7, 2010 1:11 PM BGSU rugby places third at national tournament
    Bowling Green State University’s rugby team proved they are one of the best in the country. On June 6, the team won the consolation round of the National Collegiate Sevens Rugby Tournament in Columbus, beating Arizona State 32-12 in front of a national television audience. The win put them in third place for the tournament.

  • Jun 4, 2010 1:14 PM BGSU faculty recognized for their innovation
    Bowling Green State University dominated the list of 2010 Faculty Innovator Award winners. Given by the Ohio Board of Regents, the award recognizes college, university, and adult career center faculty who leverage technology and employ alternative learning materials in their courses.

  • Jun 3, 2010 1:17 PM New dean chosen to lead BGSU libraries
    Bowling Green State University has chosen Kay Flowers as its next dean of University Libraries, Dr. Kenneth Borland, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, has announced. Flowers, currently University Librarian and dean of the library faculty at Idaho State University, will begin her BGSU appointment as dean on July 12.

  • Jun 3, 2010 1:16 PM BGSU names Ice Arena director
    Bowling Green State University has named a director of the Ice Arena. Jamie Baringer will assume the position on July 1.

  • Jun 2, 2010 1:19 PM WBGU-PBS hosts free conference
    WBGU-PBS will host “Operation Reconnect,” a free conference on meeting the needs of military service members and their families. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. June 11 in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater. Free lunch will be provided to those who register by Sunday (June 6).

  • May 28, 2010 1:23 PM WBGU-PBS hosts kids extravaganza June 5
    For a ninth straight year, WBGU-PBS will have a giant dog and a red-eyed tree frog roaming around its building. It’s all part of the Kids Extravaganza on June 5. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. kids can meet Clifford the Big Red Dog and Ruby the Red-Eyed Tree Frog, as well as enjoy games, inflatable play areas, crafts and entertainment.

  • May 26, 2010 1:25 PM BGSU creates center for nontraditional students
    The path to college is not always a straight one. Many students at Bowling Green State University are considered “nontraditional”—students who are coming to college after a military career or time spent raising a family, or who are ready to get a college degree years after graduating from high school.

  • May 25, 2010 1:29 PM Autism Summit to explore the hidden curriculum
    The numbers are staggering—autism affects one in 110 children and one in 70 boys. Armed with those sobering statistics, parents, health-care professionals and educators will have an opportunity to explore the “hidden curriculum of autism” at the ninth annual Autism Summit of Northwest Ohio.

  • May 24, 2010 1:33 PM BGSU creates new center for nontraditional student
    The path to college is not always a straight one. Many students at Bowling Green State University are considered “nontraditional”—students who are coming to college after a military career or time spent raising a family, or who are ready to get a college degree years after graduating from high school.

  • May 24, 2010 1:32 PM BGSU looking to launch research
    Great ideas sometimes need a little help to become reality. The Commercialization Catalyst (CC) Award at Bowling Green State University aims to do just that—provide the funding necessary to bring the results of faculty and student research and creative activity to the marketplace.

  • May 20, 2010 1:38 PM Vice president for University advancement named
    Bowling Green State University has announced that Thomas Hiles has been named vice president for University Advancement and president of the BGSU Foundation, Inc. Hiles is currently vice president for institutional advancement at Western Kentucky University.

  • May 20, 2010 1:35 PM BGSU, Kent State celebrate their centennials
    This is a landmark year in the history of Bowling Green State University and Kent State University. One hundred years ago, the Lowry Bill was passed, creating two new teachers’ colleges in northern Ohio.

  • May 17, 2010 1:42 PM BGSU, Kent State celebrate centennial
    This is a landmark year in the history of Bowling Green State University and Kent State University. One hundred years ago, the Lowry Bill was passed, creating two new teachers’ colleges in northern Ohio.

  • May 17, 2010 1:40 PM Book studies legacies of crime
    As teenagers, they were locked up in an Ohio juvenile facility. Now adults and parents, many of these juvenile offenders continued traveling a criminal path.

  • May 13, 2010 1:49 PM Deadline nears for BGSU Summer Music Institute
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will offer music camps for students in grades 7-12 during its Summer Music Institute, which begins June 6. The deadline to register for all camps is May 20.

  • May 12, 2010 1:50 PM BGSU music faculty to visit SiChuan Conservatory
    The ties between Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts and the SiChuan Conservatory of Music in Chengdu, China, will be strengthened this month when 10 BGSU faculty members visit for “American Music Week.” The group will spend May 17-21 in Chengdu, performing at the school and with the Chengdu City Orchestra.

  • May 11, 2010 1:55 PM BGSU trustees present three scholarships
    Three Bowling Green State University students with outstanding records of leadership, academic achievement and social commitment have been chosen by the board of trustees to receive its Leadership Scholarship.

  • May 11, 2010 1:52 PM Emeritus status given to retiring BGSU faculty
    Bowling Green State University is losing a number of longtime faculty members this spring. In honor of their accomplishments and service, the University trustees on May 7 conferred emeritus status on 33 retiring faculty.

  • May 11, 2010 1:51 PM Tenure, promotion of BGSU faculty
    In one of the most eagerly awaited annual events, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees granted promotion and, for some, tenure to a number of faculty at its May 7 meeting. The awardees were celebrated at a reception that afternoon.

  • May 8, 2010 2:47 PM Accomplished jazz pianist, composer and educator
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts celebrates Jazz Week with a visit from acclaimed pianist, composer and educator Arturo O’ Farrill.

  • May 7, 2010 2:02 PM Presidential search committee named
    The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees has formed a committee to help seek the successor to President Carol Cartwright, who will retire in June of 2011.

  • May 7, 2010 1:59 PM State Fire School starts May 10
    Hundreds of emergency responders will arrive at Bowling Green State University Monday, May 10, for State Fire School. The program runs until May 14.

  • May 7, 2010 1:58 PM Collegiate Chorale to embark on annual spring tour
    Dr. Sandra Frey Stegman, associate professor of choral education, will lead Bowling Green State University’s Collegiate Chorale on its annual spring tour May 9-13 to venues in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.

  • May 7, 2010 1:56 PM BGSU participates in STEM conference
    They are crucial fields of study, necessary for the future of Ohio’s students and the region’s economic success. On May 13, a panel of experts will discuss the importance of STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), and take viewer questions during a special broadcast airing on both WBGU and WGTE.

  • May 6, 2010 2:03 PM ‘Bring Back the Glory’ campaign tops $2 million
    Bowling Green State University’s “Bring Back the Glory Campaign” has surpassed $2 million in contributions, reaching an important milestone.

  • May 5, 2010 2:05 PM BGSU honors faculty excellence
    Tomorrow (May 6), Bowling Green State University will honor the people who helped BGSU earn its 11th place ranking for undergraduate teaching in the 2009-10 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”

  • May 5, 2010 2:04 PM Portion of E. Merry Closed For Move-Out
    East Merry Avenue between North College Drive and Thurstin Avenue will be accessible only to students and families moving out of Offenhauer and McDonald residence halls between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. today and tomorrow (May 6 and 7). This portion of the road has been closed to all other traffic.

  • May 3, 2010 2:06 PM BGSU celebrates 2010 commencement
    One hundred years ago, plans for a teaching college in northwest Ohio were set into motion. On Friday and Saturday (May 7 and 8), Bowling Green State University will mark its 267th graduation. A total of 2,288 diplomas will be awarded, including 360 degrees granted through the Graduate College.

  • Apr 30, 2010 2:09 PM BGSU to 'Top Off' Stroh Center
    Bowling Green State University will celebrate a milestone in the construction of the Stroh Center, its $36 million convocation center, with a traditional topping off ceremony on Monday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. Major donors — including Kerm Stroh — will join BGSU President Carol Cartwright, Director of Athletics Greg Christopher, construction workers and students to see the last structural steel beam placed at the top of the building.

  • Apr 30, 2010 2:08 PM Business and Marketing Education Program celebrate
    Bowling Green State University’s Business and Marketing Education Program will celebrate the University’s 100th anniversary during a special event from 1-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Apr 29, 2010 2:16 PM BGSU officials express support for Issue 1
    Bowling Green State University officials publicly expressed support for Issue 1 at a joint news conference this morning (April 29). Held at the Willard & Kelsey Solar Group in Perrysburg, the event brought together Provost Kenneth Borland and other BGSU representatives with University of Toledo President Lloyd Jacobs, Toledo Mayor Michael Bell, Perrysburg Mayor Nelson Evans and a number of county commissioners and other regional officials.

  • Apr 28, 2010 2:19 PM BGSU unveils ‘Century Trees’
    They witnessed Bowling Green State University take shape and come to life around them. As part of its Centennial celebration, on Friday, April 30, which is also Arbor Day, BGSU will unveil its “Century Trees,” trees that have been around for at least 100 years.

  • Apr 27, 2010 2:23 PM Title IX ‘godmother’ to visit BGSU
    Women attempting to pursue careers in science, engineering and math have historically experienced a “chilly climate” that discouraged them from persevering, in addition to real employment barriers. Now, Bowling Green State University is part of a $1 million National Science Foundation-funded IDEAL (Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership) partnership grant aimed at fostering a better environment for recruiting, retaining and advancing women and underrepresented minority faculty in those disciplines.

  • Apr 27, 2010 2:20 PM Grant to create more ‘IDEAL’ place for women
    Bowling Green State University is taking an important step toward improving prospects for women and underrepresented minority men in the fields of science, math and technology. It is a partner with five other northern Ohio universities in a three-year, nearly $1 million National Science Foundation (NSF) program called IDEAL— Institutions Developing Excellence in Academic Leadership.

  • Apr 22, 2010 2:25 PM ‘100 Years of Sport at BGSU’ on display Friday
    Bowling Green State University’s School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies will host “100 Years of Sport at BGSU,” a special centennial celebration event, starting at 4 p.m. Friday (April 23).

  • Apr 21, 2010 2:26 PM The ‘next big thing’ focus of Sebo conference
    In the world of entrepreneurship, timeliness is everything. Accordingly, the theme of Bowling Green State University’s upcoming seventh annual Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship event is “Trends: Capitalizing on the Next Big Thing.” The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday (April 23) in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Apr 20, 2010 2:30 PM BGSU honors prominent alumni
    They left Bowling Green State University and made their mark on the world. As part of its Centennial celebration, BGSU will recognized them as among the University’s Most Prominent Alumni on Friday, April 23, and Saturday, April 24.

  • Apr 20, 2010 2:29 PM BGSU business students among best in U.S., world
    Students in Bowling Green State University’s College of Business continue to excel both nationally and internationally.

  • Apr 20, 2010 2:28 PM Campus marks $1 million savings through recycling
    In a year of important dates—Bowling Green State University’s centennial, the 40th anniversary of Earth Day— BGSU is also celebrating another milestone: It has saved more than $1 million over the past 15 years of its recycling program.

  • Apr 20, 2010 2:27 PM Gouttierre to discuss Afghanistan war
    Afghanistan expert and Bowling Green State University alumnus Thomas Gouttierre will speak on "The Role of Pakistan in the War on Afghanistan" at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22, in 114 Business Administration Building on the BGSU campus.

  • Apr 16, 2010 2:32 PM BGSU celebrates Earth Week 2010
    Bowling Green State University will go “green” next week with a series of events to celebrate Earth Week 2010.

  • Apr 15, 2010 2:33 PM Final concert closes BGSU Philharmonia season
    The Bowling Green Philharmonia will present its final performance of the 2009-10 season at 3 p.m. April 25 in Kobacker Hall of Bowling Green State University’s Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Apr 14, 2010 2:41 PM Undergraduates to present research at Statehouse
    A busload of young scholars from northwest Ohio will be heading for Columbus this week to present their research to state lawmakers and Frances Strickland, wife of Gov. Ted Strickland. The event is the third annual Posters at the Capitol, showcasing the work of Ohio undergraduate researchers. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday (April 15) in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium. The program is modeled on the national Council on Undergraduate Research’s “Posters on the Hill” event in Washington, D.C.

  • Apr 14, 2010 2:38 PM Autism expert offers insight into language
    Bowling Green State University will welcome back one of its graduates for a special program about autism. Dr. Diane Williams, who received her Ph.D. in speech-language pathology in 1999, will present “Learning and Using Language with Autism: Insights from Neuroscience” from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday (April 16) in the Sebo Athletic Center.

  • Apr 14, 2010 2:34 PM Groundbreaking for residence halls April 17
    The landscape is changing at Bowling Green State University with the addition of two new residence halls. A groundbreaking will be held to celebrate the construction at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the former site of Rodgers Quadrangle.

  • Apr 13, 2010 2:42 PM BGSU alumna wins Pulitzer Prize in Music
    It’s been quite a year for BGSU alumna Jennifer Higdon. Just two months after receiving her second Grammy Award, Higdon learned yesterday (April 12) she was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Music for her “Violin Concerto.”

  • Apr 12, 2010 2:53 PM Luxembourg Ambassador visits BGSU
    Bowling Green State University and the College of Business Administration will host Luxembourg Ambassador Jean-Paul Senninger on Wednesday, April 14.

  • Apr 8, 2010 3:04 PM Asian popular culture explored in symposium
    Scholars from around the country will be at Bowling Green State University next week for the Asian Popular Culture Symposium hosted by the Department of Popular Culture. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. April 15 in 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union with “Time Continuity in Japanese Animation: A Media Theory of Anime.”

  • Apr 8, 2010 3:01 PM Latin American Studies Conference
    The artwork of Mexico’s Nahua community will be explored during the keynote event of the second annual Latin American and Latino/a Studies Conference at Bowling Green State University. Social anthropologist Dr. Martha García and Nahua artist Nicolás de Jesús will discuss “Representations of Migration in Nahua Art.” The event is at 6 p.m. Monday, April 12, in 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Apr 7, 2010 3:11 PM Leading expert to speak on ‘nuclear alarmism’
    One of the pre-eminent experts in the field of political science will deliver Bowling Green State University’s first Nakamoto Peace and Conflict Studies Lecture. Dr. John Mueller will speak on “Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Quaeda” at 7 p.m. April 13 in 115 Education Building.

  • Apr 7, 2010 3:08 PM BGSU to host author of book on tea, espionage
    Behind every seemingly innocuous cup of tea lies a tale of intrigue, stolen trade secrets and unscrupulous botany. Writer Sarah Rose, author of “For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History,” will share the results of her research into the subject during a visit to Bowling Green State University this week.

  • Apr 7, 2010 3:05 PM Leading young feminist to speak at BGSU
    Jessica Valenti, dubbed the “poster girl” for third-wave feminism, will speak at Bowling Green State University on April 14. An impassioned activist for women’s rights, Valenti is an author, journalist and founder of the feministing.com blog and online community. She has been seen on “The Colbert Report” and “The Today Show,” and has been featured in such publications as The Nation, The Guardian and Salon.com.

  • Apr 5, 2010 3:15 PM Political Science chair explores ethnic conflicts
    When ethnic conflicts arise, political scientists typically look at them from two different perspectives—international relations or comparative politics. A new book by Dr. Neal Jesse, political science chair at Bowling Green State University, and Dr. Kristen Williams, an associate professor of government and international relations at Clark University in Massachusetts, brings the two fields together to better explore and understand the complexity of these conflicts.

  • Apr 2, 2010 3:19 PM Baker Lecture looks at food and nutrition
    “A Growing Hunger: The Nation’s Demand for Food Safety and Nutrition Information” is the focus for the 11th annual Ned E. Baker Lecture in Public Health on April 8.

  • Apr 2, 2010 3:17 PM BGSU’s Wolfe Center named a top new facility
    The new building is taking shape, and architectural circles are starting to notice. Bowling Green State University’s Wolfe Center for the Arts has been named the second most notable new performing arts facility in North America in the Winter 2009 edition of Architype Review, an architecture publication that recognizes innovative design.

  • Mar 29, 2010 4:10 PM BGSU School of Art announces art winners
    The Bowling Green State University School of Art has announced the winners of the 2010 Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition. The exhibition is in the Dorothy Uber Bryan, Willard Wankleman and Bowen Thompson Student Union galleries until April 3.

  • Mar 29, 2010 4:09 PM BGSU fires up for Glass Olympics
    Glass curling, longest cane pull, make a cup in 10 minutes using only one tool —those are just some of the fiery competitive events that have made up past Glass Olympics.

  • Mar 29, 2010 4:08 PM Showcase features championship debate performances
    Bowling Green State University’s nationally acclaimed Speech and Debate Team will show-off this year’s championship performances in a special showcase of champions. The event is at 7 p.m., March 31, in the McFall Center Gallery.

  • Mar 29, 2010 4:06 PM BGSU scholar examines Mexico's development
    It is hard to imagine today that during the mid-18th century Mexico was in about the same state of economic and human development as today's developed nations. What happened to hinder its development while others were surging ahead?

  • Mar 26, 2010 4:05 PM BGSU Latino Student Union hosts blood drive
    The Bowling Green State University Latino Student Union (LSU) is raising awareness about the legacy of a civil rights leader and helping to save lives at the same time.

  • Mar 26, 2010 4:01 PM BGSU music education student wins national award
    A Bowling Green State University senior music education major took home first place in the brass category at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) national Young Artist Competition. The ceremony on March 22 was part of the MTNA annual conference in Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Mar 26, 2010 4:00 PM Fulbright lecture spans Guantanamo to Morocco
    Fulbright scholar Dr. Abdelaziz Nouaydi will discuss his time spent defending a Moroccan detainee falsely accused and held at Guantanamo Bay in his lecture “Seeking Justice at Guantanamo and After: Stories of the Trials of Moroccan Detainees.”

  • Mar 26, 2010 3:59 PM BGSU Latino Student Union hosts blood drive
    The Bowling Green State University Latino Student Union (LSU) is raising awareness about the legacy of a civil rights leader and helping to save lives at the same time.

  • Mar 25, 2010 3:57 PM BUDDING SCIENTISTS AT BGSU FOR STATE JUNIOR SCIENC
    Bowling Green State University is hosting the state’s top high school science students at the 47th annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium today and tomorrow (March 25 and 26).

  • Mar 24, 2010 3:55 PM BGSU students, faculty share ‘Voices and Values'
    Bowling Green State University students and faculty offer their thoughts on life in a new book, Voices and Values, published by the Honors Program.

  • Mar 24, 2010 3:53 PM  Lecture to discuss environment, security threats
    Struggles over water rights and other environmental issues are legendary sources of conflict around the world and can pose serious threats to national security. This year’s Edward Lamb Peace Lecture at Bowling Green State University will address those concerns.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:51 PM McQuarie honored for adroitness as BGSU leader
    “While the job of a departmental chair is challenging—now more so than ever—it pales in comparison to the complexities involved in successfully managing an interdisciplinary program—and a graduate program at that,” wrote Dr. Ellen Berry, a Bowling Green State University professor of English. And yet, she and others said, Dr. Donald McQuarie, director of the American Culture Studies (ACS) Program, has managed to be “a genuine leader who has directed the program with modesty, integrity and grace” for 10 years, building it into a signature program in the humanities at BGSU.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:49 PM Patraka honored for service as intellectual
    Dr. Vivian (Vicki) Patraka, director of the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society (ICS), was presented the Faculty Distinguished Service Award March 22 for her inspiring leadership and elevation of intellectual discourse at BGSU.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:46 PM School of Intervention Services professor honored
    Dr. Mary Murray’s extraordinary dedication to students and community agencies that serve individuals with disabilities was recognized March 22 when she received the Community Involvement Award during Bowling Green State University’s Faculty Recognition Dinner. Murray is an assistant professor in the School of Intervention Services.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:42 PM Computer science professor honored for mentoring
    “When I saw the announcement for the Faculty Mentor Recognition Award, I immediately thought of Laura Leventhal,” wrote Rachelle Hippler, a computer science instructor at Bowling Green State University’s Firelands campus, in her nomination letter. “She is the true definition of a mentor—a trusted friend, counselor, teacher and role model.”

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:40 PM BGSU students name Heath Diehl Master Teacher
    It is perhaps telling that Dr. Heath Diehl’s academic background is in not only English but more specifically in theater. “At its core, teaching constitutes an act of performance,” the Bowling Green State University faculty member said in his philosophy of teaching statement.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:36 PM  BGSU biological sciences professor honored
    Described as an outstanding researcher, a superb teacher and a cooperative colleague, Dr. Ronny Woodruff, a Distinguished Research Professor of biological sciences at Bowling Green State University, is the winner of this year’s Elliott L. Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Student Innovative Basic Research/Creative Work.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:34 PM BGSU bestows Lifetime Achievement Award
    In his 30 years in Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts, Dean Richard In his 30 years in Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts, Dean Richard Kennell has been a driving force behind tremendous growth and change. In recognition of his myriad contributions to the college and the University, Kennell received the Lifetime Achievement Recognition from Faculty Senate March 22 and with it, a $1,000 cash prize.

  • Mar 23, 2010 3:32 PM Office of Service-Learning wins Unit Recognition
    The passion and dedication of the Office of Service-Learning (OSL) was recognized March 22 during Bowling Green State University╒s annual Faculty Recognition Dinner. The office was awarded the BGSU Faculty Senate Unit Recognition Award.

  • Mar 22, 2010 3:31 PM Accomplished jazz pianist comes to BGSU
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts celebrates Jazz Week with a visit from acclaimed pianist, composer and educator Arturo O’ Farrill.

  • Mar 22, 2010 3:29 PM Young People’s Concerts concludes with Funharmonia
    The 2009-10 season of Young People’s Concerts at Bowling Green State University will conclude on Saturday (March 27) with “Funharmonia.” The performance begins at 11 a.m. in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Mar 19, 2010 3:28 PM Cuneen
    For the first time in its history, Bowling Green State University’s Student Alumni Connection (SAC) took home not one, but three regional Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awards, which were presented at a Feb. 27 ceremony.

  • Mar 18, 2010 3:26 PM BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, March 24-April 7, 2010
    BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, March 24-April 7, 2010

  • Mar 18, 2010 3:25 PM BGSU Student Alumni Connection wins CASE awards
    For the first time in its history, Bowling Green State University’s Student Alumni Connection (SAC) took home not one, but three regional Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awards, which were presented at a Feb. 27 ceremony.

  • Mar 18, 2010 3:21 PM  BGSU Celebrates Women's History Month 2010
    On Monday (March 22) Bowling Green State University will celebrate Women’s History Month with a special keynote event honoring women who have taken courageous stands for justice.

  • Mar 17, 2010 3:18 PM BGSU students outsell competition
    Bowling Green State University students Abby Brown and Matthew Vasko captured first place in the team category at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) held in Atlanta March 5-8. The duo collectively bested some of the top universities from across the country to take the top spot. Both are seniors majoring in marketing; Vasko is from Strongsville and Brown from New Philadelphia

  • Mar 16, 2010 3:16 PM ‘Working: A Musical’ shares lives of the people
    A musical based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers will be presented by the Bowling Green State University Department of Theatre and Film March 25-28. Performances of “Working: A Musical” will be held in the Joe E. Brown Theatre, located in University Hall on the BGSU campus. Evening performances Thursday through Saturday will begin at 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees will begin at 2 p.m.

  • Mar 15, 2010 3:14 PM Toledo’s mayor visits BGSU March 15 - NEW LOCATION
    When accidents happen on a construction job site, what happens after the call to 911? That’s the question Toledo Mayor Mike Bell and Toledo Fire Chief Mike Wolever will address at 7 p.m. Monday, March 15, at an event sponsored by the Bowling Green State University Student Construction Management Association (SCMA) in 115 Education Buildingl.

  • Mar 15, 2010 3:10 PM BGSU director, composer merge talents
    In a darkened room at Bowling Green State University, as silent images of dramatically lit, black and white close-ups of a man’s face appear on a monitor, the rhythm and soundtrack of a film are conceived. Intently watching the screen are filmmaker Angel Vasquez, an assistant professor of theatre and film, and Mihai Popean, a doctoral student in composition.

  • Mar 11, 2010 3:08 PM Africana Studies conference to examine slavery
    “Slavery, Colonialism and Africana Identities” will be the theme of the 12th annual Africana Studies Research Conference at Bowling Green State University on March 19.

  • Mar 10, 2010 3:03 PM Early Childhood Conference focuses on kindergarten
    Early childhood educators will learn new ways to organize their environment, energize teaching and bring fun and creativity into the classroom at Bowling Green State University’s first Early Childhood Conference focused on kindergarten through third grade.

  • Mar 8, 2010 3:01 PM Annual Peatee art song competition coming soon
    Forty duos will participate in the 11th annual Marjorie Conrad Peatee Art Song Competition at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts on March 27.

  • Mar 8, 2010 3:00 PM Accomplished jazz pianist, composer and educator
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts celebrates Jazz Week with a visit from acclaimed pianist, composer and educator Arturo O’ Farrill.

  • Mar 8, 2010 2:54 PM Author Bagert highlights kids’ literacy day
    Children’s author Brod Bagert will share his writings and stories with readers of all ages at a free literacy event on March 20 at Bowling Green State University.

  • Mar 8, 2010 2:52 PM BGSU announces 30th annual Summer Music Institute
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will offer music camps for students in grades 7-12 during its Summer Music Institute, which begins June 6.

  • Mar 5, 2010 2:46 PM Pianist Kirill Gerstein to give BGSU master class
    Four piano students in Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will have an opportunity to perform in a master class with leading pianist Kirill Gerstein when he comes to campus March 19. This year Bowling Green State University is celebrating Women’s History Month with the theme “Women’s Peace of the World.”

  • Mar 4, 2010 2:35 PM Artist to perform ‘Kafka Fragments’
    Two of the leading proponents of contemporary music will give the final concert of the Music at the Forefront series at Bowling Green State University. Soprano Tony Arnold and violinist Movses Pogossian will perform a single, hour-long work, “Kafka Fragments,” by the Hungarian composer György Kurtág. The work comprises 40 independent settings of short epigrams taken from Jewish-Czech writer Franz Kafka's letters, diaries and notebooks.

  • Mar 3, 2010 2:33 PM BGSU celebrates Women’s History Month 2010
    This year Bowling Green State University is celebrating Women’s History Month with the theme “Women’s Peace of the World.”

  • Mar 2, 2010 2:31 PM BGSU STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN GREEN ALTERNATIVE SPR
    BGSU STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN GREEN ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK

  • Mar 1, 2010 2:29 PM BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, March 3-17, 2010
    BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, March 3-17, 2010

  • Feb 28, 2010 10:38 AM Adolescent suicide topic of Ullman Conference
    The opera that launched the careers of such famous tenors as Enrico Caruso and Luciano Pavarotti will be performed by the Bowling Green State University Opera Theater. Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera “The Elixir of Love (L’elisir d’amore)” will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 26) and at 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 28) in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Feb 26, 2010 10:53 AM BGSU honors Burton Beerman
    By any measure, Dr. Burton Beerman has led a remarkable life. As a composer, performer, teacher and founder of musical institutions, his accomplishments are myriad.

  • Feb 26, 2010 10:51 AM Benedict named Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict is recognized by her Bowling Green State University students as well as her peers as a true teacher—someone who effectively helps others learn. Her ability and dedication were formally recognized by the University trustees Feb. 26 when they named her a Distinguished Teaching Professor.

  • Feb 23, 2010 10:46 AM Falcon Film Festival showcases campus life
    For a hundred years, Bowling Green State University students have lived through the novelty and sometimes trials of adjusting to campus life.

  • Feb 23, 2010 10:45 AM BGSU announces new scholarship for women
    A new scholarship for female, nontraditional students who have been out of high school at least five years and are from Mercer or Wood County has been established at Bowling Green State University. The Marlene A. Dietrich Purdy Scholarship will be awarded beginning this fall.

  • Feb 23, 2010 10:43 AM Regents name BGSU center of excellence
    The Ohio Board of Regents on Feb. 19 formally accepted Bowling Green State University as a center of excellence in “Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan.” Gov. Ted Strickland and OBOR Chancellor Eric Fingerhut made the announcement during a meeting in Cleveland at which Dr. Linda Petrosino, dean of BGSU’s College of Health and Human Services, presented the University’s programs.

  • Feb 22, 2010 10:42 AM BGSU to host Clarinet Conference for students
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will hold a Clarinet Conference on March 10 for high school and college clarinetists. Featured will be special guest Yehuda Gilad from the University of Southern California Thornton School. Gilad is also a master teacher at the Colburn School of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.

  • Feb 22, 2010 10:40 AM BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Feb. 24-March 10, 2010
    BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Feb. 24-March 10, 2010

  • Feb 19, 2010 10:37 AM Opera students to perform ‘Elixir of Love’
    The opera that launched the careers of such famous tenors as Enrico Caruso and Luciano Pavarotti will be performed by the Bowling Green State University Opera Theater. Gaetano Donizetti’s comic opera “The Elixir of Love (L’elisir d’amore)” will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 26) and at 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 28) in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Feb 18, 2010 10:35 AM BGSU to host Olympian at reception
    Ken Morrow, a member of the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team that defeated the Soviet Union en route to capturing the gold medal in 1980’s “Miracle on Ice,” will return to his skating roots at Bowling Green State University.

  • Feb 16, 2010 10:32 AM BGSU Newcomers Showcase presents ‘Almost, Maine’
    Appropriately for this time of year, Bowling Green State University’s Newcomers Showcase presents “Almost, Maine,” a tale of an enchanted midwinter night’s dream.

  • Feb 16, 2010 10:24 AM  Chanticleer Ensemble to close BGSU Festival Series
    The internationally acclaimed vocal group Chanticleer will be the final performers in the 2009-10 Festival Series at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts. The all-male ensemble, known around the world as an “orchestra of voices,” is making its second appearance at BGSU.

  • Feb 15, 2010 10:22 AM BGSU and public library hosts financial aid work
    Bowling Green State University’s Office of Financial Aid is teaming up with the Wood County District Public Library to present a free workshop on college financial aid. “Financial Aid 101” is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the library, 251 N. Main St. in Bowling Green.

  • Feb 15, 2010 10:21 AM Hundreds of students, parents to visit BGSU
    BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Feb. 17-March 3, 2010

  • Feb 11, 2010 10:18 AM ‘Miracle on Ice’ Olympian to return to BGSU
    Ken Morrow, a member of the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team that defeated the Soviet Union en route to capturing the gold medal in 1980’s “Miracle on Ice,” will return to his skating roots at Bowling Green State University.

  • Feb 9, 2010 10:16 AM “Accomplished African-American Men: A Rich Legacy”
    Three African-American men will share their experiences in a panel discussion at Bowling Green State University on Thursday, Feb. 11. “Accomplished African-American Men: A Rich Legacy” is part of BGSU’s Black History Month celebration.

  • Feb 9, 2010 10:15 AM CHANCELLOR FINGERHUT SPEAKS AT STATE OF THE REGION

  • Feb 9, 2010 10:14 AM Young People’s Concert
    Children and their families are invited to take a musical journey through African-American culture and history at “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” The concert begins at 11 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 13) in Bryan Recital Hall of Bowling Green State University’s Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Feb 8, 2010 10:12 AM BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Feb. 10-24, 2010
    Feb. 10—Bowling Green State University’s annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition of juried student work in all media continues in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries of the Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. The free exhibit will remain on display through March 7.

  • Feb 3, 2010 10:10 AM Annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition
    Looking for some fun in the midst of a dreary February? The Bowling Green State University School of Art presents the annual Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, opening Sunday (Feb. 7) and running through March 2 in the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, in the Fine Arts Center. The exhibition will include a juried selection of art in various media.

  • Feb 3, 2010 10:07 AM Nonprofit created to develop new residence halls
    BGSU has formed a nonprofit corporation – Centennial Falcon Properties – to facilitate a variety of potential development projects.

  • Feb 2, 2010 10:06 AM  BGSU to host State of the Region Conference
    Leaders from higher education, the business world and state government will provide insight into today’s turbulent economic climate at the eighth annual State of the Region Conference on Feb. 12. About 300 civic and business leaders from the 27-county northwest sector of Ohio are expected to attend.

  • Feb 2, 2010 10:05 AM Clarinetist Marianne Gythfeldt to perform at BGSU
    Clarinetist Marianne Gythfeldt will appear at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts on Monday, Feb. 8, performing contemporary works as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series.

  • Feb 1, 2010 10:02 AM BGSU alumna wins second Grammy
    Bowling Green State applauds alumna Jennifer Higdon, who last night (Jan. 31) received her second Grammy Award. Her "Percussion Concerto" won for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

  • Feb 1, 2010 10:01 AM BGSU art students brighten Toledo buses
    A breath of fresh air is blowing through the freezing streets of Toledo these days, thanks to the artistic vision of Bowling Green State University students and the poetry of area youth.

  • Jan 26, 2010 3:20 PM BGSU to host Viola Day for student
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will host its second annual Bratsche Bash (Viola Day) on Feb. 13 in the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Jan 26, 2010 3:18 PM Renowned pianist to offer free master class
    Pianist Margo Garrett returns to Bowling Green State University for a residency at the College of Musical Arts Feb. 1 and 2 as one of this year’s Helen McMaster Endowed Professors in Vocal and Choral Studies.

  • Jan 21, 2010 3:16 PM BGSU theatre department presents ‘Jump/Cut’
    Three young friends determined to make their mark on the world through a documentary film are the subject of “Jump/Cut,” presented by the Bowling Green State University Department of Theatre and Film.

  • Jan 21, 2010 3:14 PM Gift honoring Alissa Czisny to benefit business st
    Olympic hopeful and reigning U.S. women’s figure skating champion Alissa Czisny graduated with honors from Bowling Green State University in 2009. Now, a gift in her name will fund scholarships for business students interested in entrepreneurship.

  • Jan 21, 2010 3:13 PM  BGSU celebrating centennial with fanfare
    Ryan Nowlin has returned to his native Cleveland since earning two music degrees from Bowling Green State University. But a part of the teacher and composer remains at BGSU, as reflected in one of his recent works.

  • Jan 21, 2010 3:11 PM BGSU Black History Month calendar packed with even
    The pivotal role that four, first-year African-American college students played in history by refusing to move from a lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., in 1960 will be the touchstone of a Feb. 3 forum at Bowling Green State University on how students today can advocate for social justice. The peer-educators workshop will be held from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Jan 15, 2010 3:10 PM  Irish pianist to give Nitschke Memorial Concert
    Award-winning pianist Barry Douglas will perform the Lois M. Nitschke Memorial Concert as part of the 2009-10 Festival Series at Bowling Green State University.

  • Jan 15, 2010 3:09 PM  BGSU band clinic to host premieres
    The 52nd annual Band Music Reading and Directors Clinic at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 21-23, will feature the premieres of several works, including pieces by guest conductor Ryan Nowlin. All performances will be held in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

  • Jan 15, 2010 3:05 PM Reddin Symposium: 2010
    The government of Canada has long played a direct role in controlling and cultivating aspects of the nation’s culture, to an extent not seen in the United States. At the 23rd annual Reddin Symposium, to be held on Saturday (Jan. 23) at Bowling Green State University, three engaging speakers will address how this has played out in the areas of music, sports and the cultural expression of Native Peoples.

  • Jan 12, 2010 3:04 PM Pargament to build soldiers’ spiritual fitness
    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may ultimately affect as many as 35 percent of soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, researchers from Stanford University and the Naval Postgraduate School estimate in a September 2009 study.

  • Jan 12, 2010 12:48 PM BGSU to begin centennial year with day of service
    Bowling Green State University will make Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18, the kickoff service event for the University’s centennial celebration, which will honor its 100 years of education by contributing 1 million hours of service.

  • BGSU Lively Arts Calendar, Feb. 17-March 3, 2010
    The BGSU Faculty Artist Series continues with cellist Alan Smith and pianist Thomas Rosenkranz at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. The all-Chopin program celebrates the bicentennial of the composer’s birth and will feature preludes, etudes, mazurkas and nocturnes, as well as the “Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op. 65.” Free.