Sep 30, 2011 2:26 PM BGSU named Ohio Center of Excellence
Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro today announced an Ohio Center of Excellence in the category of Cultural and Societal Transformation, the Center of Excellence in Developing Effective Businesses and Organizations at Bowling Green State University.
Sep 28, 2011 2:29 PM Arlington Midwest at BGSU to honor lives lost
Bowling Green State University will have a chance to pause and consider “The Human Cost of 10 Years of War 2001-2011” during Arlington Midwest at BGSU Oct. 2-8. The memorial will be set up on the Bell Tower Lawn between Jerome Library and the Education Building
Sep 26, 2011 2:33 PM Nwauwa is editor of new Africana studies journal
A new, peer-reviewed scholarly journal edited by Dr. Apollos Nwauwa of Bowling Green State University will provide an additional outlet for scholars of Africana and transatlantic studies worldwide. “Its uniqueness is that it is transnational, transatlantic and interdisciplinary,” said Nwauwa, a professor of history and director of the University’s Africana Studies Program.
Sep 26, 2011 2:31 PM Owens-Illinois chief to speak at BGSU
The community is invited to hear about “Leading in a Global Economy” from the head of a truly global company. Al Stroucken, chairman and chief executive officer of Owens-Illinois, Inc., will speak at 4 p.m. Oct. 4 in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union at Bowling Green State University. He is the first speaker in the College of Business Administration’s 2011 Executive Lecture Series.
Sep 23, 2011 2:35 PM Silent Witness unveiling ceremony
Each year, women who lost their lives at the hands of husbands, boyfriends, dating partners or stalkers are remembered during the Silent Witness unveiling ceremony. More than 50 northwest Ohio women became victims during the last decade. This year’s event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett St. in Maumee.
Sep 21, 2011 2:40 PM New Music Festival explores ‘Method in Madness'
The 2011 Bowling Green New Music Festival – now in its 32nd year — will showcase the work of more than 25 guest composers and performers Oct. 12-15. The international festival includes concerts, lectures and workshops, organized around the theme “Method in Madness,” celebrating music for unusual or exceptional groups of instruments and innovative modes of presentation.
Sep 21, 2011 2:39 PM Regional development center receives grant
Bowling Green State University’s Center for Regional Development has received $800,000 in federal funding for a project to help businesses find and develop the workforces they need to succeed.
Sep 21, 2011 2:37 PM Education lecture looks at student learning
“Radically Improving Student Learning” is the topic of the first free lecture of Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development 2011-12 Lecture Series.
Sep 21, 2011 2:36 PM Rep. Gardner to lead BGSU series on leadership
State Rep. Randy Gardner (R-6th District), a Bowling Green State University alumnus, will host a fall Leadership and Civic Engagement Series at BGSU. The three sessions will be led by Gardner and will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. in the McFall Center Gallery. They are free and open to the public.
Sep 16, 2011 2:49 PM Alumni ‘don’t stop BGing’ at BGSU Homecoming
Homecoming 2011 is just a month away, and Bowling Green State University is gearing up for the celebration. “Don’t Stop BGing” is this year’s theme, and the weekend promises nonstop activities from Oct. 12-16, from class and Greek reunions to pep rallies and of course, the game.
Sep 15, 2011 2:51 PM Director visits BGSU to discuss art, architecture
Dr. Brian Kennedy, director of the Toledo Museum of Art, will share his vision for the museum with the community on Sept. 19 as the next speaker in Bowling Green State University’s ARTalk series. Kennedy will present “Toledo Museum of Art: Temple and Forum” at 7:30 p.m. in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater. The event is co-sponsored by the BGSU architecture department.
Sep 14, 2011 2:53 PM BGSU lauded again in U.S. News and World Report
For the sixth straight year, Bowling Green State University has been recognized for its focus on the undergraduate experience in U.S. News and World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”
Sep 12, 2011 2:54 PM Pargament named Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence
Dr. Kenneth Pargament, a Bowling Green State University professor of psychology, will spend his sabbatical year sharing his expertise in the psychology of religion as Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute for Spirituality and Health, part of the Texas Medical Center in Houston.
Sep 8, 2011 2:57 PM Student falls from Centennial Hall
Around 3 p.m. today (Sept. 8), a Bowling Green State University male student fell from a fourth floor window on the east side of Centennial Hall.
Sep 8, 2011 2:56 PM ‘The Stroh Show’ kicks off Sept. 10
The pre-football game activities of Bowling Green State University’s Falcon Marching Band have a new home inside the Stroh Center. The College of Musical Arts and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics have named the new tradition the Stroh Show.
Sep 7, 2011 2:59 PM BGSU’s Gish Film Theater hosts series
The Gish Film Theater at Bowling Green State University this fall will include the Sunday Matinees, Tuesdays at the Gish and Thursday Night International Film series.
Sep 7, 2011 2:58 PM String quartet to open Festival Series
The music of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix is the inspiration for the first concert in Bowling Green State University’s 2011-12 Festival Series. The Turtle Island String Quartet opens the season with a program titled “Have You Ever Been …?” at 8 p.m. Sept. 23 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Sep 1, 2011 3:23 PM Alumna inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame
Col. Brenda Joyce Hollis (Ret., U.S. Air Force) was among nine women inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame Aug. 25 during a closed ceremony in Columbus. She was selected by a committee of the Ohioana Library Association based on a nomination by former Bowling Green State University President Carol Cartwright.