May 27, 2013 1:55 PM Summer Reading List: Bill Schurk
For me, reading is more of a year-round marathon than a summertime sprint. I review piles of the best sound recordings-related books as a member of the Awards for Excellence Committee within the Association for Recorded Sound Collections.
May 27, 2013 1:53 PM Student-athlete Brooke Pleger hammers records
When she winds up and launches that hefty ball and chain in competition, BGSU student-athlete Brooke Pleger isn’t thinking about breaking records in the hammer throw. She isn’t thinking at all, actually. Plenty of that happens during practice.
May 27, 2013 1:10 PM Neighborhood change, violence focus of new study
Three faculty members in the Department of Sociology will be digging deeper into the issue of neighborhood change and violence in adolescence and early adulthood thanks to a $417,000 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
May 20, 2013 2:36 PM Alumna makes history
Being promoted to the rank of rear admiral in the United States Coast Guard is a great achievement. Being only the third woman to serve as the military aide to a U.S. President (Bill Clinton), and now to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, is making history.
May 20, 2013 2:35 PM The NFL comes to campus
Dick Maxwell '70 looked around the room and saw the makings of a pretty decent football team. But this collection of quarterbacks and linebackers and wide receivers was not there to work on passing and blocking and tackling. The group of 20 current and former National Football League players came to BGSU with their next career in mind.
May 14, 2013 7:22 PM Broadway’s Jody Madaras to join BGSU Musical Theatre Camp
High school singers with a love for musical theatre can get an insider’s perspective from Broadway performer Jody Madaras, guest artist at Bowling Green State University’s Musical Theatre Camp.
May 14, 2013 7:21 PM NFL players become BGSU ‘students’ at communications boot camp
Bowling Green State University has some unusual “summer school” students this week. Twenty-three current and former NFL players — including 12-year NFL veteran Charlie Batch, 2012 Patriots Hall of Fame inductee Troy Brown, and 2001 Heisman Trophy winner Eric Crouch — are attending the first-ever NFL Sports Journalism and Communications Boot Camp, from May 13-16.
May 13, 2013 7:25 PM Winning hearts and awards
“Bearing Witness: The Voices of Our Survivors,” a documentary film by Heather Elliott-Famularo of Bowling Green State University, had its world premiere on April 8 at the Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF), where it was one of the two winners of the Audience Favorite Award for Best Documentary.
May 13, 2013 7:24 PM The Growth of a Story
“It had wine. It had Prohibition. It had gangsters. It had money. And, it was about the history of California,” Dr. Lawrence Coates mused, when asked about the inspiration for his third novel, “The Garden of the World.” But, as is often the case when writing a novel, the maturation of the story took time, though the fruit of his labor has been sweet, as Coates recently accepted the 2013 Nancy Dasher Award for the work, presented by the College English Association of Ohio.
May 13, 2013 2:37 PM Falcon Flames create new four-year scholarships at BGSU
Paul Joseph Hooker was born in Orrville, Ohio in 1952. His mother died when he was 7 years old, and his father, who worked on the railroad, raised him and his four siblings. He matriculated to Bowling Green State University after graduating from Orrville High School in 1971. It was there that he met is partner for life, Nadine Margo Plasteras.
May 13, 2013 2:37 PM From football star to music man
Before running to gigs as Detroit's "blues man," Paul Miles '74 was running down field for the Falcons. The performer recently reflected on his award-winning music career, and how it accidentally started at Bowling Green State University.
May 6, 2013 2:42 PM Bleeding brown and orange
Philanthropist Bob Sebo '58 of Salem, Ohio was surprised and thrilled to be recognized with an honorary doctorate, the highest honor bestowed by the University, during commencement exercises in May.
May 6, 2013 2:40 PM A passion for teaching
"Manage each moment." Those three words seem to be the mantra of life and education for Kasey Hagemyer. Hagemyer is married with three small children, ages 5 to 9, and a May graduate with a degree in middle childhood education.
May 6, 2013 2:39 PM New outlook on life
Lohse, a senior, College of Business, from Defiance, Ohio knew that he wanted to attend BGSU, but finding a way to pay for tuition was very difficult. Both of his parents were diagnosed with cancer: his mother with melanoma and his father with liver cancer. With high medical bills Lohse couldn't ask on them to cover the bills. But, through a combination of BGSU scholarships, federal loans and grants, he was able to cover the costs of tuition and attend BGSU.
May 6, 2013 2:38 PM BFFs follow same path to nursing
Lifelong friends Tiffany Nagel and Jena Aichholz have a new milestone to celebrate together. As of May 3, they both have earned their Registered Nurse-Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from BGSU's College of Health and Human Services.
May 6, 2013 2:38 PM Youngest BGSU graduate of 2013 dreams of dental school
As other students his age claim their high school diploma, Logan Wolph is celebrating the bachelor's degree in biology he has earned cum laude at Bowling Green State University. He will turn 18 in August, and aspires to enter a graduate program in dentistry in the future.
May 1, 2013 7:30 PM BGSU students, faculty honored for making service part of learning
Bowling Green State University faculty, staff and students’ contributions to the community and engagement with community partners was honored at the Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Awards program hosted April 22 by the BGSU Office of Service-Learning and Civic Action Leaders Program.
May 1, 2013 7:29 PM Series tickets on sale for BGSU Festival Series
The College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University invites the community to “Experience the Top” during the 2013-14 Festival Series. Highlighting performances in a variety of categories, the series features artists who are rising to the top. Series tickets are available now online at the BGSU box office.
May 1, 2013 7:28 PM BGSU issues call for young musician applicants for ‘From the Top’
Accomplished young classical musicians from northwest Ohio are invited to audition for a chance to appear on National Public Radio’s popular program “From the Top.” Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts will host a live taping of the preeminent showcase for young musicians, to be recorded at the Moore Musical Arts Center Sept. 28. The event will lead off the college’s 2013-14 Festival Series.
May 1, 2013 7:26 PM Falcon Cheerleaders Bring Home Gold Medal
Four BGSU cheerleaders, along with assistant coach David Clemons, earned gold medals at the 2013 International Cheer Union World Championships April 15-26. Abbey Pilgrim, Rebekah Pastor, Michelle Bowles and Megan Gill represented BGSU in a field of 70 participating countries.