Apr 28, 2014 12:00 AM Dynamic mapping
“Anytime you ask the question ‘Where?,’ that’s GIS,” said Dr. Charles Onasch of Bowling Green State University. Whether it’s mapping tigers in India or tracking the distribution of natural gas or the production of manufacturing components, it’s necessary to know where and how what you’re looking for is distributed in space. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is one of the tools BGSU students in a new master’s degree program in Applied Geospatial Sciences will learn to use, along with remote sensing and GPS, or Global Positioning System.
Apr 28, 2014 12:00 AM Falcon Family
When it was time for Max Williamson to go off to college, there was no doubt about where he would be going. A well-worn path to a great education had been laid out for him, as the last in a family of 12 children. A parade of his siblings had attended Bowling Green State University and they showed the way, while a generous aunt with a lifetime investment in higher education made certain that Max and his brothers and sisters had a home away from home during their time at the campus.
Apr 25, 2014 11:34 AM BGSU 2014-15 Festival Series will wow the crowd
The Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts has announced the performers for the 2014-15 Festival Series. Performers range from elite ensembles to rousing soloists.
Apr 25, 2014 11:34 AM ‘Rookie Award’ winner Dunn-Harris rocks BGSU
The University is definitely happy that Marie Dunn-Harris has joined its ranks, and Administrative Staff Council has presented her the Rookie of the Year Award. In the 11 months since Dunn-Harris joined the Office of Marketing and Communications, she has made incredible strides in creating buzz and engaging current and prospective students and the BGSU community through social media, said her nominator Dave Kielmeyer, senior communications director.
Apr 25, 2014 9:17 AM Carroll Feasel named BGSU ‘Ferrari’ winner
It’s a rare person who possesses sterling qualities both personally and professionally, but Carroll Feasel is one such person. Her colleagues in Bowling Green State University’s College of Health and Human Services want the rest of the world to appreciate her as they do. Their nomination earned Feasel the 2014 Michael R. Ferrari Award — the highest honor given to administrative staff.
Apr 25, 2014 9:16 AM Webb, Colvin named ‘BG Best’
Two administrative staff members named among the “BG Best” by their peers were recognized at the Administrative Staff spring reception April 24.
Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM Nobel-winning scientist to give Lamb Peace Lecture
Atmospheric scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, a co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, will give the 2014 Edward Lamb Peace Lecture on Monday, April 28, at Bowling Green State University. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at 7:30 p.m. in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM Peace Corps announces expanded Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with BGSU
The Peace Corps recently announced the launch of eight new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs in partnership with Bowling Green State University. The programs will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue their studies.
Apr 21, 2014 3:54 PM BGSU listed again in Princeton Review guide to green colleges
When Bowling Green State University was named last year to the Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges, Campus Sustainability Coordinator Dr. Nicholas Hennessy said, “We don’t want to rest on our laurels; we want to keep getting better.”
Apr 21, 2014 12:00 AM Breaking away to serve
“Our aim is to work side by side with our community partners, learn their story and take it on as our own,” said sophomore Jayna Clemens before leaving on an alternative spring break trip to Goshen, Ind., to promote affordable housing and community development. While the Goshen group donned hardhats and coveralls to renovate an old warehouse into a community art gallery, a second group of students was wading through green fields and forest floors in North Carolina fighting invasive plants. Together they contributed 1,304 hours of service.
Apr 18, 2014 12:02 PM Outstanding Young Scholar Nomaguchi providing insight into family dynamics
From a very early stage in her career as a sociologist, Dr. Kei Nomaguchi has had an impact on the discipline, on students and on the public’s understanding of the issues she primarily studies: parental and child well-being and gender and families.
Apr 18, 2014 10:39 AM Sondergeld named BGSU ‘Outstanding Young Scholar’
In the field of education, assessment plays an increasingly important role. Dr. Toni Sondergeld’s work is helping to address many fundamental related questions and make the answers available and usable.
Apr 18, 2014 10:37 AM Photochemical scientist receives Olscamp Research Award
In the short six and a half years since he began his work on nanomaterials, Dr. Mikhail Zamkov has compiled an impressive record of achievement that has propelled him to the forefront of his field. Bowling Green State University recognized his success and the potential his research holds by presenting him the Olscamp Research Award.
Apr 18, 2014 10:20 AM Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition winners announced
Bowling Green State University’s undergraduate art students were honored for their work at the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. The exhibition, displayed between March 22-April 6, attracted numerous visitors to the Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM Marilyn Shrude honored for a lifetime of achievement
The Faculty Senate at Bowling Green State University has honored one of the University’s most accomplished and dedicated faculty members with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM Scherer named Distinguished Research Professor
Dr. Ronald Scherer, a Bowling Green State University professor of communication sciences and disorders, has earned an international reputation for his pioneering work on the aerodynamic and acoustics of the human vocal tract.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM Fugett honored for service to students
Laney Fugett, a lecturer and faculty adviser for the visual communication technology (VCT) program at Bowling Green State University, received the President's Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 16.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM Demuth lauded for career of distinguished BGSU service
In their nominating letter, colleagues of Dr. Steve Demuth, director of graduate studies in the Department of Sociology, praised his commitment to graduate education at both the department and University level. His dedication was recognized on April 16 at the annual Faculty Excellence Awards when he received the Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award. Demuth received $1,000 and a reserved parking space for the year.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM Community involvement earns Johnson BGSU recognition
Dr. Paul Johnson, an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University, received the Recognition for Community Involvement at the Faculty Excellence Awards on April 16.
Apr 18, 2014 10:06 AM Master Teacher Michael Coomes views teaching as learning
According to Dr. Michael Coomes, winner of the 2014 Master Teacher Award at Bowling Green State University, the most important quality for a teacher is careful listening.
Apr 18, 2014 10:04 AM Blair honored for leadership of the English department
Dr. Kristine Blair, chair of the English department at Bowling Green State University, has received this year’s recognition for Chair/School Director Leadership. Blair was honored at the April 16 Faculty Excellence reception, where she also received $1,000 and a commemorative plaque.
Apr 17, 2014 10:07 AM BGSU to host Summer Music Institute 2014
Bowling Green State University’s critically acclaimed Summer Music Institute is open for registration. Presented by the College of Musical Arts, the institute features seven weeklong sessions, ranging from woodwinds to voice, brass and musical theater. Students will work with BGSU music faculty and guest artists who will challenge and inspire in a college setting. Register before April 30 for $50 off the registration fee.
Apr 17, 2014 10:07 AM Artists accepted for MFA Thesis Exhibitions
The Bowling Green State University School of Art will hold its second Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition from April 26-May 4.
Apr 17, 2014 10:06 AM 15th annual Conrad Art Song winners announced
Six singer-piano duos at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts won prizes at the 15th annual Dr. Marjorie Conrad Art Song Competition held earlier this month in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.
Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AM Fulbright Student Scholar to research healing in Indonesia
It’s the fourth most populous country in the world, and an important trading partner. Yet, like most U.S. citizens, Samantha Martin knew almost nothing of Indonesia until she served there in 2010-12 as a Peace Corps volunteer. She was part of the first cohort to serve there since 1964 following President Bill Clinton’s 2009 re-opening of relations with Indonesia.
Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AM Owens and BGSU announce new collaborations
Owens Community College (OCC) and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) have announced that they are pursuing a series of new partnerships that will expand opportunities for students.
Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AM Aspiring student entrepreneurs ‘hatch’ their businesses with investor support
Twelve Bowling Green State University students competed in “The Hatch” April 9, presenting their business plans to six investors as they vied for funds to launch their ideas.
Apr 14, 2014 8:00 AM Spring break in India
A spring break trip in a warm climate with diverse people, food and culture sounds like an exciting vacation. But for four University students, their trip to India was also a valuable learning experience that will further their education and careers.
Apr 14, 2014 7:30 AM $20 million gift to benefit BGSU men’s basketball and the Hancock County community
The generosity of Findlay native William Frack continues to grow. The value of his gift to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, benefiting the Bowling Green State University men’s basketball program and community needs in Hancock County, has nearly doubled to about $20 million since it was initially announced in 2011.
Apr 10, 2014 1:05 PM Dance Marathon makes miracles happen
The 19th annual ZiggyThon presented by BGSU Dance Marathon raised a total of $275,484.33. Students who participated on April 5 and 6 danced for 32 hours straight. The two-day event featured different activities or themes each hour to keep the more than 300 dancers motivated.
Apr 9, 2014 3:25 PM BGSU puts environmental concerns into action
The University will mark Earth Week 2014 (April 21-26) with activities and films designed to raise awareness of environmental issues and provide opportunities to help reduce the University’s carbon footprint.
Apr 8, 2014 10:08 AM Canine cuties cast in ‘Legally Blonde’
The two newest, furriest members of the cast of “Legally Blonde” have been chosen by the Bowling Green State University Department of Theatre and Film.
Apr 7, 2014 6:30 AM Liquid manure to solid gold
Large-scale dairy farms have been a divisive issue in Ohio since they started popping up in rural areas across the state. One of the main concerns is the large amount of diluted manure these farms produce. But what if the nutrients that make manure so good for the soil could be removed from this liquid and sold as a low-cost, high-yield fertilizer? It’s a question that Dr. Bob Midden, chemistry, and six of his undergraduate students are trying to answer.
Apr 4, 2014 12:00 PM BGSU celebrates E-Week
The entrepreneurial spirit comes alive at the University this week (April 7-11) as the College of Business Administration celebrates innovation in business during Entrepreneurship Week, or E-Week.
Apr 4, 2014 12:00 PM BGSU plans Veterans Center
Incoming student veterans can arrive on campus confident in the knowledge that fellow student veterans will be on hand to help them navigate the transition to college life.
Apr 2, 2014 3:25 PM BGSU telecommunication students get boost at Career Day
The Bowling Green State University Telecommunication Student Association, in collaboration with the Department of Telecommunications and the Career Center, will host the third annual TCOM Career Day on Friday (April 4) in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Apr 2, 2014 12:00 PM Akiko Jones scholarship to help students study in Japan
BGSU and the northwest Ohio community owe Akiko Kawano Jones a debt of gratitude for all she has done over the years, from teaching countless students Japanese to promoting business connections between the United States and her native country.
Apr 2, 2014 10:08 AM BGSU teacher workshops focus on Holocaust, civic engagement curriculum
“It is important to teach the Holocaust not only because it was a horrible time in world history, but because it provides an excellent opportunity to discuss the deeply moral issues of what it means to be a responsible citizen in the world today,” said Heather Elliott-Famularo, chair of the digital arts division in the School of Art at Bowling Green State University.