Nov 25, 2013 11:18 AM Pro athletes emerge during first 50 years of Falcon Club
Behind the past 50 years of unforgettable moments in BGSU athletics is a group of exceptionally devoted fans: Falcon Club. These Falcon loyalists support athletic scholarships, supply uniforms and training equipment, and cheer for their favorite teams.
Nov 25, 2013 10:04 AM Album bucket list checked off
As the assessment officer for the College of Education and Human Development at BGSU, David Raszka is surrounded by numbers, statistics, lists and data all day. Even in his leisure, he has a propensity for numbers, using them to set goals and reach achievements. One of his latest achievements is to have listened to all the available albums found in the book “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.”
Nov 18, 2013 11:24 AM ‘Dancing outside the box’ supports children in northwest Ohio
Megan Leiss led Dance Marathon to a record-setting year this past April, but her leadership and outside-the-box strategies will continue to generate dollars for the Children’s Miracle Network for years to come. And, because of the impact her contribution has made on local children and their families, the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has named Leiss the 2013 Youth in Philanthropy winner.
Nov 18, 2013 9:02 AM BGSU's outstanding community volunteer
If you’ve ever been to a BGSU football, hockey or basketball game, chances are you’ve seen or met Wil Hesselbart. The 86-year-old has been selling 50/50 raffle tickets for the past 16 years, raising more than $130,000 for the Falcon Club.
Nov 15, 2013 1:55 PM BGSU seeks return of pilfered peregrine
The Bowling Green State University Department of Biological Sciences is seeking the return of a valued peregrine falcon specimen, which was removed from a display case on the third floor of the Life Sciences building sometime between Nov. 8 and Nov. 13.
Nov 12, 2013 1:57 PM BGSU named among “best bang-for-the-buck” colleges
Washington Monthly magazine has named Bowling Green State University one of “America’s Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges.” BGSU was ranked 147th out of 349 schools and 50th out of 79 national universities.
Nov 11, 2013 9:15 AM Serving our country, helping one another
Veterans of the Korean War may hold the keys to helping veterans of modern-day conflicts learn to reintegrate back into society. Seven BGSU faculty and staff members are "Comparing Coping Strategies and Resiliencies of Korean War veterans, and Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans." The research earned the 2013 Elwood Interdisciplinary Research Award from the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions which provides seed money for the interdisciplinary research team to seek larger grants.
Nov 8, 2013 9:28 AM Heroes among us: Film faculty Jose Cardenas was combat photographer
BGSU faculty member Jose Cardenas is a favorite of film and telecommunications students for his hands-on teaching style and professional credibility as a film and documentary cinematographer. But Cardenas is an equally high achiever in his other, lesser-known career—the Air Force Reserve.
Nov 6, 2013 2:01 PM BGSU team studies impact of airline industry changes on airports, communities
Like many smaller and non-hub airports across the country, Toledo Express Airport has been seriously and negatively affected by the dramatic changes the airline industry has undergone over the last decade.
Nov 6, 2013 1:59 PM BGSU faculty story captures Barthelme fiction prize
Although Dr. Lawrence Coates, a Bowling Green State University professor of creative writing, is best known for his historical fiction rooted in the American West, a short story about women in northwest Ohio has earned him the $1,000 grand prize in the prestigious Barthelme Prize for Short Prose competition.
Nov 6, 2013 1:58 PM Manning leads amicus briefs supporting lawsuits to overturn gay marriage bans
A new examination into social science research on same-sex marriage shows that children do just as well whether same-sex or heterosexual parents raise them.
Nov 4, 2013 9:46 AM Suspension of disbelief
“The next time you go to a concert, look up,” said BGSU alumnus Bill Auld. The several tons of scenery and rigging you see has all been carefully planned and executed to seamlessly maintain the magic of theater. Auld has the unusual job of calculating how to make people and all types of things “fly” on stages ranging from small churches to theaters to large arenas. He is one of only a few hundred people in the world who work professionally at this.