Nov 28, 2011 4:46 PM BGSU projects take home Build Ohio awards
Two Bowling Green State University construction projects were honored at the 20th annual Build Ohio Awards in Columbus on Nov. 18. The awards were presented by The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Ohio.
Nov 21, 2011 4:48 PM BGSU prepares to inaugurate 11th president
Friday, Dec. 2, marks the installation of Mary Ellen Mazey as the 11th president of Bowling Green State University. A series of events are planned throughout the week leading up to this historic event.
Nov 16, 2011 4:50 PM BGSU artist narrows focus for ‘Small Worlds’
Charles Kanwischer is among a small group of artists chosen for an exhibit of small things.
Nov 15, 2011 4:53 PM Flute and percussion duo Due East to perform at BG
Due East, a flute and percussion duo, will perform two concerts of new works, on Nov. 29 at the Clazel Theatre in downtown Bowling Green and Nov. 30 in Bryan Recital Hall of Bowling Green State University’s Moore Musical Arts Center.
Nov 15, 2011 4:51 PM BGSU names provost
Dr. Rodney Rogers, interim senior vice president of academic affairs and provost at Bowling Green State University, has been appointed to the position permanently.
Nov 14, 2011 6:12 PM Forensics and Debate Team continues winning streak
For the third weekend in a row, the BGSU Falcon Forensics and Debate Team celebrated victory. The team bested the competition by winning first in invitational competition.
Nov 14, 2011 4:55 PM Alissa Czisny returns to BGSU
Two-time U.S. national champion figure skater and Bowling Green State University graduate Alissa Czisny returned to the BGSU Ice Arena Nov. 12.
Nov 11, 2011 6:16 PM Guldbeck’s ‘Presence’ displayed in New York
Among the lush and leafy hills of upstate New York, painter Mille Guldbeck has found a compatible forum in which to share her art — or rather the forum has found her. An associate professor of art at Bowling Green State University, Guldbeck last year received support to create a body of work to be shown at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. — the 19th-century country estate of Samuel Morse, portrait painter, founder of the National Academy of Design and inventor of the telegraph and the Morse Code. His estate today is a museum, gallery and nature preserve.
Nov 11, 2011 6:14 PM BGSU welcomes future scientists at Kids’ Tech
Why are tomatoes red? What can fossils tell us about the past and future of our planet? Kids’ Tech University at Bowling Green State University is designed to let kids explore scientific concepts through hands-on activities as they discover more about the world and nature.
Nov 8, 2011 6:21 PM BGSU to rededicate military memorial
November is a time of anniversaries and remembrance for Bowling Green State University’s Air Force (AFROTC) and Army ROTC. They will commemorate fallen BGSU alumni and former students with the rededication of a campus memorial on Saturday (Nov. 12). In addition, AFROTC Detachment 620 will celebrate its 60th anniversary and BGSU Army ROTC its 63rd anniversary at the 60th annual joint military ball on Nov. 18.
Nov 8, 2011 6:19 PM Author of ‘The New Jim Crow’ to speak at BGSU
In “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” Dr. Michelle Alexander says the “War on Drugs” and “tough on crime” policies of the last 30 years have created a generation of young, black men under the control of the criminal justice system.
Nov 7, 2011 6:23 PM BGSU Festival Series continues with New York Voice
The Bowling Green State University Festival Series welcomes Grammy Award-winning vocal jazz ensemble New York Voices, in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Nov 4, 2011 5:28 PM BGSU remains a ‘best for vets’
The numbers are in and Bowling Green State University has moved up in the rankings of the 2011 Best for Vets: Colleges in Military Times EDGE. BGSU was ranked 24th among four-year institutions, improving considerably on last year’s ranking of 77th.
Nov 4, 2011 5:25 PM Falcon Marching Band brings its big sound inside
Bowling Green State University’s Falcon Marching Band will present ”The Best of Times,” its annual “Sounds of the Stadium” concert, at 3 p.m. Nov. 13 in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Nov 3, 2011 5:35 PM BGSU researchers harness power of genome institute
A project by three Bowling Green State University biologists and a colleague is expected to unleash a virtual tsunami of information that will be usable for years to come not only by them but also by scientists worldwide studying greenhouse gases and lake ecosystems.
Nov 3, 2011 5:33 PM First-time divorce rate tied to education, race
New research from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University shows there is substantial variation in the first-time divorce rate when it is broken down by race and education. But, there is also evidence that a college degree has a protective effect against divorce among all races.
Nov 3, 2011 5:31 PM Transition Expo helps students with disabilities
Bowling Green State University will host the Postsecondary Transition Expo for students with disabilities and their parents, educators and transition providers from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Nov 2, 2011 5:38 PM Silk soymilk founder, alumnus returns to BGSU
Natural foods pioneer and Bowling Green State University alumnus Steve Demos will be back on campus Nov. 7 for a presentation hosted by the College of Business Administration. “A Conversation with Silk Soymilk Founder Steve Demos” is at 4:30 p.m. in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Nov 1, 2011 5:41 PM High-tech clothing, theatre design topics
Imagine a garment that can stiffen to a thin protective shell as one enters a crowded subway, or a dress that gradually changes to a more flattering color as one moves through sunlight to incandescent or fluorescent light.
Nov 1, 2011 5:40 PM BGSU exceeds expectations on graduation rate
Bowling Green State University is among a group of national universities that outperform expectations for student graduation rates. According to U.S. News and World Report, BGSU’s actual vs. expected graduation rate puts it in the top five of similar public universities nationwide, including Penn State, Michigan State and Illinois State universities.