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.