Mar 30, 2012 7:52 PM BGSU names Fuerst Distinguished Research Professor
Bowling Green State University economist Dr. Timothy Fuerst was celebrated at the March 29 Faculty Recognition Reception for having been named Distinguished Research Professor. The title was conferred on him by the BGSU Board of Trustees at its February meeting.
Mar 30, 2012 7:52 PM Years of Service honorees
Years of Service honorees
Mar 30, 2012 7:51 PM Broido honored for collaborative research
Dr. Ellen Broido, an associate professor in the Department of Higher Education and Student Affairs, received the President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work at the Faculty Recognition Awards March 29.
Mar 30, 2012 7:51 PM Rao lauded for career of distinguished BGSU service
“Distinguished Service” has characterized Dr. Madhu Rao’s tenure at Bowling Green State University since he arrived as an assistant professor in the Department of Operations Research in 1982, according to those who nominated him for the Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award.
Mar 30, 2012 7:50 PM BGSU names chemist Outstanding Young Scholar
Dr. Ksenija Glusac’s potential as a research scientist was recognized early in her academic career by national science organizations, and she has consistently proven them right. Bowling Green State University has recognized her with the Outstanding Young Scholar Award, given to enhance the academic career of junior faculty by providing discretionary funds for the support of future scholarly activities.
Mar 30, 2012 7:50 PM BGSU Master Teacher brings Shakespeare to life for wary students
A faculty member with an infectious passion for British literature has been chosen by the students as the 2012 Master Teacher. Dr. Stephannie Gearhart, an assistant professor of English, has taught at Bowling Green State University for six years, sharing her love of Shakespeare and inspiring students to tackle difficult texts to find the meaning within.
Mar 30, 2012 7:50 PM Thoughtful guidance earns Booth Faculty Mentor Award
When in 2002 it was time for Dr. Jean Gerard, an associate professor of human development and family studies at Bowling Green State University, to choose a faculty mentor, she took the unusual step of reaching out to someone outside her discipline.
Mar 30, 2012 7:49 PM University Libraries receives Unit Recognition Award
University Libraries was recognized March 29 for its outstanding contributions to education at Bowling Green State University with the BGSU Faculty Senate Unit Recognition Award.
Mar 30, 2012 7:48 PM Hendricks, Rüedi Ray recognized for leadership
Tireless” was just one of the many terms used to describe the co-winners of the Chair/School Director Leadership Award.
Mar 30, 2012 7:48 PM Leontis recognized for lifetime achievement
His world-class research focuses on the building blocks of life: DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) and RNA (ribonucleic acid). But Dr. Neocles Leontis, a professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of biology, is also deeply involved in the life of Bowling Green State University.
Mar 30, 2012 7:48 PM Sociology professor receives Olscamp Research Award
In 2006, Dr. Susan Brown, a professor of sociology, was awarded Bowling Green State University’s Outstanding Young Scholar Award. Six years later, she is being recognized for her research once again. Brown was presented with the Olscamp Research Award during the University’s annual Faculty Recognition Dinner March 29.
Mar 29, 2012 7:53 PM Campus cherry trees signify Japanese-U.S. ties
Since 2001, a sure sign of spring on campus has been the flowering of the cherry trees on Alumni Mall, between Harshman and Kreischer quadrangles at the corner of Alumni Drive and Mercer Road. The University community has been enjoying the delicate blossoms’ annual display thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends in Japan, and the long-ago friendship between then-President William Howard Taft of Ohio and the government of Japan.
Mar 29, 2012 7:53 PM Sororities ‘extreme coupon’ for charity
With stacks of coupons in hand, 40 Bowling Green State University sorority members set out March 23 for a little “extreme” shopping for charity. Their purchases will help restock the food pantry at Nightingales Harvest, which helps low income families who are battling cancer.
Mar 27, 2012 7:54 PM ‘Hercules’ opera presented on BGSU stage
Bowling Green State University Opera Theater presents “Hercules,” adapted from George Frederic Handel’s oratorio, with libretto by Rev. Thomas Broughton and based on the writings of Sophocles and Ovid.
Mar 26, 2012 7:54 PM Campus tornado siren test planned for March 28
A test of the tornado warning sirens will occur at 9:50 a.m. on Wednesday (March 28) for Bowling Green State University's Bowling Green campus along with other Wood County sirens.
Mar 26, 2012 7:54 PM ‘Guitar Stories: On Fender’ caps BGSU popular culture conference
Highlighting the inaugural Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture at Bowling Green State University this weekend will be a free performance and lecture by Dr. Matthew Donahue, an instructor in the popular culture department.
Mar 23, 2012 7:56 PM Falcon Forensics and Debate Team makes school history
Bowing Green State University’s Falcon Forensics and Debate Team proved once again it is one of the top teams in the country. For the first time in school history, they placed as a team in all six team divisions at the NCT (National Comprehensive Tournament) held March 15-19 in Kansas City, Mo.
Mar 23, 2012 7:55 PM State of the Region Conference looks into economic future
Economic experts and regional business and civic leaders will converge on Perrysburg April 9 for the State of Region Conference hosted by Bowling Green State University’s Center for Regional Development. About 300 representatives from the 27-county northwest sector of Ohio are expected to attend the event, slated from 8 a.m. to noon at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd.
Mar 23, 2012 7:55 PM BGSU hosts architecture lecture CANCELED
Imagine living in a building where you could ride your bike up to your 10th floor apartment and back down on a looping ramp. Now under construction, the 8 House in Copenhagen, Denmark, was designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), of Copenhagen and New York City.
Mar 21, 2012 7:56 PM ‘Cyberfeminism 2.0’ surveys new online landscape
The world of cyberspace has changed significantly since 2004, when Dr. Radhika Gajjala wrote “Cyber Selves: Feminist Ethnographies of South Asian Women.” In that book, she revealed that while electronic communication had aided in globalization, it had not proved the hoped-for panacea for providing opportunity to women in disadvantaged areas of the world.
Mar 20, 2012 7:57 PM Elsewhere Theatre explores relevance of 1964’s ‘Dutchman’
Bowling Green State University’s Elsewhere Theatre presents “Dutchman,” playwright Amiri Baraka’s searing look at race relations in the United States during the civil rights era, in an exploration of identity and conformity.
Mar 20, 2012 7:57 PM ‘Bad Kitty’ author Nick Bruel visits BGSU Literacy in the Park
Children’s author and illustrator Nick Bruel, best known for his books featuring “Bad Kitty” is the featured speaker at the Joseph and Judith Conda Family Literacy in the Park event on Saturday, March 24, on Bowling Green State University’s campus.
Mar 19, 2012 7:57 PM Innovative chamber ensemble Alarm Will Sound closes BGSU Festival Series
Northwest Ohio audiences will not have to travel to New York City’s Lincoln Center to see one of the country’s most innovative chamber ensembles. Alarm Will Sound will perform at Kobacker Hall in Bowling Green State University’s Moore Musical Arts Center at 8 p.m. March 28.
Mar 16, 2012 7:59 PM Sorority scholarship created in honor of accident victims
Bowling Green State University today (March 16) announced the creation of a student scholarship established to recognize three students who were killed, and two others critically injured, in an automobile accident.
Mar 16, 2012 7:58 PM BGSU Men’s Chorus appears on national television
The members of the Bowling Green State University Men’s Chorus had a busy spring break. Not only did they perform in the New York and Massachusetts areas, they capped off the week with not one, but two national television appearances.
Mar 15, 2012 7:59 PM Attorney General DeWine and BGSU announce partnership for new BCI lab on campus
As part of the latest Capital Appropriations Bill, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced his office will receive $11.9 million to build a state-of-the-art crime lab and investigations facility for the Bowling Green Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) at Bowling Green State University.
Mar 14, 2012 7:59 PM Pro Musica hosts sixth annual Bowling Green Chamber Music Competition
Pro Musica will host the sixth annual Bowling Green Chamber Music Competition on Saturday (March 17) and Sunday (March 18) at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts.
Mar 13, 2012 8:02 PM I-O Psychology grad program fourth in nation: U.S. News & World Report
Bowling Green State University’s longstanding reputation in the area of Industrial and Organizational Psychology has once again earned it the number four position in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 listing of best graduate programs in the discipline
Mar 13, 2012 8:01 PM AmeriCorps forum to be held at BGSU
UGIVE.org, a nonprofit website that connects high school students to volunteer opportunities, along with Bowling Green State University’s Office of Service-Learning will hold an AmeriCorps forum tomorrow (March 14).
Mar 13, 2012 8:00 PM Givens trip inspires student-run business
It’s been a hectic few months for Skyler Rogers, a Bowling Green State University senior from Kenton majoring in marketing and entrepreneurship. In November and December, Rogers traveled through India and Kenya as part of a BGSU Stuart R. Givens Memorial Fellowship. A month later he helped launch NiceShirt.org, a website that supports nonprofit organizations and social causes in need.
Mar 12, 2012 8:03 PM Dave Mason to discuss ‘Canada by Design’ at 25th annual Reddin Symposium
Influential Canadian designer Dave Mason will speak on “Canada by Design” at Bowling Green State University’s 25th annual Reddin Symposium. The symposium is free and open to the public.
Mar 12, 2012 8:03 PM Going far beyond the classroom
Bowling Green State University undergraduate and graduate Spanish students are ditching the old-school format of turning in papers. Today, outstanding papers have the possibility of being published on the Blogoteca de Babel, a blog that highlights the students’ work
Mar 8, 2012 9:04 PM Baker Lecture addresses public health policy
"Telling the Public Health Story – How to Affect Policy, Engage Elected Officials and Inspire Citizens” is the topic for the 13th annual Ned E. Baker Lecture in Public Health on Thursday, March 29.
Mar 8, 2012 9:03 PM BGSU Africana Studies Conference to host actor, filmmaker Anthony Sherwood
Anthony Sherwood, one of Canada’s most successful black actors and documentary filmmakers, will give the keynote address Friday, March 16, for Bowling Green State University’s 14th annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference.
Mar 7, 2012 9:05 PM Conference to examine morality
The next BGSU Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy will address the topic of "Manipulation." The Department of Philosophy is bringing together leading scholars and experts in a variety of disciplines across the U.S. to explore the theoretical and applied issues concerning manipulation.
Mar 7, 2012 9:04 PM Media professionals share expertise
A number of successful media professionals and executives, including Ohio Association of Broadcasters President Christine Merritt, will share their experience and expertise with Bowling Green State University telecommunications students at the inaugural TCOM Career Day. Many of the participants are BGSU alumni.
Mar 1, 2012 9:05 PM Hearne, White to perform as ‘R We Who R We'
Award-winning composer/singer Ted Hearne and electronic musician Philip White will perform their collaborative project “R We Who R We” at 8 p.m. March 15 at the Clazel Theatre, 127 N Main St. in downtown Bowling Green. A $2-$5 donation is suggested.