Mar 29, 2013 3:22 PM Leadership is focus of 2013 Baker Lecture
“Leading the Way to Healthier Communities: How Leadership Can Strengthen Public Health” is the topic for the 14th annual Ned E. Baker Lecture in Public Health on April 4.
Mar 27, 2013 3:32 PM Global metal: scholars converge to explore musical culture
The Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green State University will welcome a host of “metal studies” scholars to share their research and celebrate the musical culture’s endurance at the Heavy Metal and Popular Culture International Conference, to be held April 4-7. The organizers believe it to be the largest academic heavy metal conference in history.
Mar 27, 2013 3:30 PM New music from Bowling Green comes to NYC
Considered by many the magnetic north for new music lovers, BGSU has been at the edge of the new music scene for over 40 years, and on April 3 the university will bring its renowned program to Le Poisson Rouge, in Greenwich Village. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m.
Mar 27, 2013 3:27 PM Hugh Masekela closes out BGSU Festival Series
The Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts concludes the 2012-13 Festival Series with renowned South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela. He will perform with his band at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in Kobacker Hall of Moore Musical Arts Center.
Mar 27, 2013 3:26 PM Public invited to view healthcare diagnostics truck
Bowling Green State University’s Medical Laboratory Science program is hosting the 80-foot long Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics truck on campus April 2-3.
Mar 27, 2013 3:24 PM Social media focus of entrepreneurship week at BGSU
The “Dale Carnegie of social media” will coach business people on how to make friends and influence people through online connections at the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship at Bowling Green State University on April 12. This year, the Sebo event caps off Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week), April 8-12, at BGSU.
Mar 27, 2013 3:23 PM Environmental activist to keynote BGSU Latino studies conference
Dr. David Cleary, director of agriculture at The Nature Conservancy, will be the keynote speaker for Bowling Green State University’s fourth annual Latin America and Latino/a Studies Conference on March 28.
Mar 25, 2013 10:05 AM Finding common ground
Although the languages they speak and the classrooms they use may be vastly different, when you put teachers from around the globe together they all want to focus on one thing-how to become better teachers. For the past six weeks, 20 teachers from 17 countries have immersed themselves in professional development workshops and American culture. The holistic program has enabled them to learn more about themselves as teachers and the way of life in the United States, but has also presented the BGSU community and several local schools the opportunity to learn about their cultures.
Mar 25, 2013 9:43 AM The heartbeat of new music
Pop, rock, country, alt country, classical, jazz ... today's music can usually be classified by genre. But what exactly is "contemporary" or "new" music? Defying musical definition, contemporary music composers often write pieces for classical instruments but take advantage of the technological advancements of today, creating sounds that can both emotionally move and challenge audience perceptions of what music can and should be.
Mar 25, 2013 9:07 AM CSI:BG
The announcement by the state last spring that it would build a Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation crime lab on campus prompted the creation of a new focus area at the University. Starting next fall, the departments of criminal justice, chemistry and biology will offer undergraduate specializations in forensic sciences.
Mar 20, 2013 11:30 AM Alumni honors professor for fueling his energy research
Upali Weerasooriya '77 of Austin, Texas has developed new ways to draw every precious drop of fossil fuels out of existing oil wells through his chemical research of surfactants.
Mar 18, 2013 10:09 AM New marketing frontier
The United States has seen a dramatic shift from a manufacturing-based economy to one centered on services, with nearly half of today's Fortune 500 companies considered service-based. In keeping with this shift, the College of Business Administration has created a specialization focused on sales and services marketing to prepare students for leadership in expanding service-based industries such as insurance, finance and professional services.
Mar 18, 2013 10:08 AM Meet scholarship recipient Mike Reilly
Thanks to scholarships, student loan debt won't limit Mike Reilly after graduation. He expects to graduate in May, 2014 with a bachelor's degree and debt less than $20,000.
Mar 18, 2013 10:06 AM On the hunt for 'super-killers'
Survival is the name of the game even among marine bacteria, research by BGSU biologist Dr. Hans Wildschutte shows. In the competition for food, some have genetically adapted to become "super-killers," able to fend off other unrelated populations of bacteria in their area while remaining "friendly" toward closer relatives.
Mar 15, 2013 3:33 PM I-O Psychology grad program third in nation: U.S. News & World Report
Bowling Green State University’s longstanding reputation in the area of Industrial and Organizational Psychology has garnered it the number three position in U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 listing of best graduate programs in the discipline, up a notch from last year.
Mar 13, 2013 3:34 PM Pro Musica hosts Bowling Green Chamber Music Competition
Pro Musica will host the seventh annual Bowling Green Chamber Music Competition on Saturday (March 16) and Sunday (March 17) at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts.
Mar 11, 2013 3:35 PM Ohio Supreme Court Justice to Address Honor Society Inductees
Outstanding Bowling Green State University students will hear from Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French, when she addresses inductees into five University honor societies on March 15.
Mar 11, 2013 10:10 AM Improving teacher quality
In response to the changing landscape of education, teachers need to change the way they teach. BGSU science and mathematics faculty are creating pathways for this change by modeling best practices. BGSU College of Education and Human Development faculty have received four Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) state grants from the Ohio Board of Regents, totaling more than $385,000.
Mar 11, 2013 10:09 AM Student to lobby Congress for juvenile diabetes research
Since she was 3 years old, diabetes has been a part of Angelica Fox's life. The senior from Bowling Green will now get the chance to lobby Congress for more funding for juvenile diabetes research during a trip to Washington, D.C., this week. Fox was chosen by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's (JDRF) Promise Campaign, which works to build relationships with members of Congress.
Mar 8, 2013 3:36 PM ‘The Merry Widow’ waltzes onto BGSU stage
Celebrate one remarkably romantic night in Paris in June of 1914 with “The Merry Widow,” performed March 22 and 24 in the Wolfe Center for the Arts at Bowling Green State University.
Mar 5, 2013 10:32 AM Bestselling author of ‘Llama Llama’ books visits kids’ literacy day
BOWLING GREEN, O.—Children’s author and illustrator Anna Dewdney, best known for her books starring Llama Llama, is the featured speaker at the Joseph and Judith Conda Family Literacy in the Park event on Saturday, March 16, on Bowling Green State University’s campus.
Mar 4, 2013 10:34 AM State of the State Conference focuses on equity, opportunity and diversity
Representatives across the spectrum will converge on Bowling Green State University March 21 for the annual State of the State Conference, where close to 200 Ohioans will come together to engage in conversation about issues in equity, opportunity and diversity. The event is slated from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Mar 1, 2013 10:36 AM Lessons from Fukushima nuclear disaster focus of Lamb Peace Lecture
On the second anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, prize-winning author Cecile Pineda will speak on “Nuclear Power and the Consequences of Fukushima” in this year’s Lamb Peace Lecture at Bowling Green State University.
Mar 8, 2012 10:30 AM The Exceptional Woman: Hail Her or Fail Her?’ at BGSU
“Women’s history is an inherent part of all history; however, our histories and knowledge are so rarely shared that way, even in today’s world. So until our histories are incorporated and understood to be part of the normative historical narratives, it’s important that we have at least a month to point it out,” according to Marne Austin, a Bowling Green State University doctoral student in communication studies.