2015

  • Portraits of Perspectives Jul 14, 2016 5:14 PM BGSU students in the Community Projects in Photography Class taught by School of Art Professor Lynn Whitney partnered with individuals served through Wood Lane, to capture photography of their lives from work and relaxation to sports and music. The photos are on display at Toledo Museum of Art's Community Gallery through July 24.

  • The GM/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition Dec 26, 2015 12:00 AM The General Motors / Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition was held on Oct 8 - 11, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Detroit's Renaissance Center. BGSU had a team of four attend the GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition. Nineteen universities from all over the US as well as three international universities (China, Mexico, and Poland) participated in the competition.

  • Focus on today Dec 22, 2015 10:26 AM BGSU alumnus Emanuele Conti offered some words of wisdom to BGSU’s most recent graduates during commencement ceremonies Dec. 18. Conti, who received a bachelor’s degree in finance in 1989, is now an operating partner for Providence, a premiere global asset management firm with over $40 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses.

  • Commencement speaker receives honorary degree Dec 21, 2015 3:46 PM Dr. Howard Aldrich didn’t let lack of experience stop him from trying new things at BGSU. But as he told the University’s newest graduates Dec. 19, he learned some valuable lessons along the way.

  • Learning by doing Dec 21, 2015 8:52 AM Dr. Howard Aldrich didn’t let lack of experience stop him from trying new things at Bowling Green State University. But as he told the University’s newest graduates Dec. 19, he learned some valuable lessons along the way.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Classes and co-ops deliver the skills Dec 21, 2015 8:49 AM In high school Collin Dozier was compelled by design, but wasn’t sure which college to attend or which program he was interested in until he heard about Bowling Green State University’s Visual Communication Technology (VCT) program and the co-op opportunities as part of the curriculum.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Musical Arts Dec 21, 2015 8:49 AM Maria Ziegman picked up the flute in fifth grade and knew it was the instrument for her. Now 22, the Bowling Green State University senior graduated with a 3.8 GPA and degrees in music education and music performance.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: The teacher-student connection Dec 21, 2015 8:48 AM As an educator, Carol Puder flipped the proverbial script in 2014 when she decided to enhance her education by enrolling in BGSU’s master’s degree program in education for classroom technology. The teacher became the student and Puder found herself studying right alongside her respiratory care students.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Long distance diploma Dec 21, 2015 8:40 AM On his first day at BGSU, Derrick Loy got an extensive tour of campus usually reserved for prospective students, followed by a reminder to not be late for his graduation. That’s right, Loy received his degree on Dec. 18, the same day he stepped foot on the Bowling Green State University campus for the first time.

  • A gas-powered sled Dec 21, 2015 8:33 AM Mike Hartman ’78 scored 114 goals and handed out 83 assists during his hockey career at Bowling Green State University. These days, Hartman scores in a different way. Every holiday season, the former Falcon standout dresses up as Santa Claus and hands out candy canes to children and other passersby as he cruises around Farmington Hills, Mich., and other Detroit area towns on his Rudolph-red Harley-Davidson.

  • Combating the masquerade parties of clandestine drugs Dec 18, 2015 2:54 PM Dr. Jon Sprague and undergraduate neuroscience student Greg Grecco are part of a crusade to protect the public from the harmful effects of synthetic drugs produced in clandestine labs. Their work is not on the street fighting drug crime, but in the laboratory working to understand how the chemical changes made to drugs in clandestine labs change how they affect the body.

  • BGSU receives grant for teacher training, College Credit Plus instruction Dec 16, 2015 3:51 PM Bowling Green State University, in partnership with Owens Community College, has been awarded a grant that will enable over 80 high school teachers to get their master’s degrees and teach college courses at their high schools as part of the College Credit Plus program. The courses will be offered starting in January 2016.

  • Clark helps open door to the worlds of puppetry Dec 16, 2015 3:30 PM There were several things that took Bradford Clark by surprise upon his final walk-through before festivities for the Nov. 14 opening of the Center for Puppetry Arts' Worlds of Puppetry Museum, in Atlanta. One was the sheer size of the bright green new addition to the center, and the other was visitors’ emotional reaction to the Henson puppets — familiar characters like Miss Piggy and Elmo.

  • International Graduate Student Describes Diwali Festival Celebrated in India Dec 16, 2015 11:42 AM In America, the holidays are highlighted with a lot of celebrating, shopping, and decorating in December. India celebrates a huge festival during November. Suresh Gajapathy, a Master of Applied Statistics student, describes the Diwali festival celebrated in his home country.

  • Graduate Accounting Students Reflect on Holiday Season in Puerto Rico Dec 16, 2015 11:29 AM Two international Master of Accountancy students - Limary Lopez-Ortiz and Antonio Soto Rodriguez - have fond memories of the holiday season from their home country of Puerto Rico. It is much different from American winter holidays.

  • Accounting Professor “Flips” His Classroom with Technology Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM Today’s lecturing environment is no longer a blackboard, lectern, and a teacher standing at the front of a classroom with PowerPoints. It is a video camera on a tripod, a green screen, and bright photography lights because faculty are capturing their lectures through video and posting the recordings online for students to watch as homework.

  • Class Assignment Promotes Team Building and Benefits Charities in Service Learning Project Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM A management class project this semester not only provided a real-world application that taught team work and business planning, but it also taught social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities. Dr. Sherry Sullivan, who teaches the MGMT 4700 - Leading for Success class, says this is not a typical team project. “It has real-life impact on people who need assistance. It is an opportunity to use business training and experience to benefit others and to showcase student talents and abilities.”

  • Employers Seek ISAC Students from one of Few Programs in the World Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM As the world of business becomes more and more reliant on technology, the fields within information technology (IT) are growing and prospering. BGSU’s College of Business is keeping up with this trend by providing students with a number of specializations related to business information systems and also encouraging students to get involved in the IT-related professional organization.

  • BGSU to cap off 2015 with commencement ceremonies Dec 14, 2015 9:29 AM Bowling Green State University will hold its 284th commencement ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18 and 19. The graduating class includes 52 international students from 13 countries.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: All Smiles Dec 14, 2015 7:00 AM Sarah Jasinski has not let adversity or poverty deter her from reaching her goals. The Vermilion, Ohio, native graduates Dec. 19 despite being told almost four years ago that she might not be successful in college. Not only did she finish in three and a half years, she also recently was accepted into dental school at The Ohio State University.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Tackling the future Dec 14, 2015 7:00 AM Kayla Tesmer is no stranger to adversity. The Barberton, Ohio, native has overcome multiple hardships in her short 23 years, giving her a level of maturity and balance well beyond her years. As a first generation college student and the first of her siblings to traditionally graduate from high school (one of her sister's received her GED), she came to Bowling Green State University on a mission to succeed.

  • Navy SEAL to pilot Dec 14, 2015 7:00 AM What do you do after serving as a United States Navy SEAL? You become a Bowling Green State University nontraditional student to start a third career, of course. After years of protecting dignitaries, instructing soldiers and conducting anti-piracy operations, Chris Kronovich decided it was time to settle down with his family and focus on his next career as a pilot.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development Dec 11, 2015 4:40 PM A unique component of the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program at BGSU is the semester-long client project, which is part of the capstone Mastering Change course. The program seeks field experience projects typically from the nonprofit or public sector. These projects support the community and augment the client’s often limited resources by providing specialized expertise that might otherwise be unavailable.

  • Organization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France Dec 11, 2015 4:33 PM One of the great experiences students have in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program is an international field study tour. An intensive one-week study abroad program was added in 2014 to provide a global perspective to the program.

  • College of Business Hosted “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom” Dec 11, 2015 4:16 PM The College of Business hosted an innovative teaching summit, “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom,” on Nov. 5 to introduce and share flipped learning with the University community and partners at other institutions.

  • New research shows gray divorced women are more likely to be poor Dec 11, 2015 3:15 PM More and more adults are entering their golden years alone, either through gray divorce, or by choosing to stay unmarried, and for older women, Social Security benefits often aren’t enough to stave off poverty.

  • Employee Assistance Program provides range of free services Dec 9, 2015 3:30 PM Today’s employees are faced with managing much more than their jobs, whether it’s caring for an elderly relative or deciding on the best financial plan for their family. BGSU offers a variety of helpful, free and confidential services through Impact Solutions’ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) — a valuable but often overlooked resource, said Lisa Dubose, manager of employee relations and training and development in the Office of Human Resources.

  • New research delves into perception of life expectancy among adolescents Dec 9, 2015 3:30 PM A new study of young people by Dr. Raymond Swisher, sociology, and Dr. Tara Warner, a recent BGSU graduate and assistant professor of sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, finds that African-American and Hispanic youth (particularly those born in Mexico) are considerably less optimistic about their chances of surviving to age 35 than are white youth.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Research and leadership lead to success Dec 7, 2015 10:08 AM At a young age, Lauren Yacapraro’s parents took a proactive approach when they had her visit a dietitian for a predisposed medical condition. Years later, when Yacapraro determined she wanted to work in the health care field, she looked into becoming a dietitian or a physician assistant (PA). She couldn’t pick one, so decided on both.

  • BGSU, Owens Community College create Falcon Express Dec 7, 2015 9:44 AM Incoming college students now have an express track to a four-year degree from Bowling Green State University, starting from Owens Community College. BGSU and Owens are partnering to create the Falcon Express Dual Admission Program, in which students apply once and then chart their course straight through to their bachelor’s degree.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Power Play Dec 7, 2015 7:00 AM Reid Mankowski’s day begins early and ends late. In fact, you might wonder when he finds time to sleep. Mankowski manages to fit classes, several jobs, student activities and coaching youth hockey into his day. Despite a schedule that often exceeds 80 hours per week, Mankowski will graduate summa cum laude Dec. 18 with his business administration degree and a specialization in accounting. And if that isn’t impressive enough, he is graduating a semester early and funding his college education.

  • Everyone has a story Dec 7, 2015 7:00 AM That life-changing moment doesn’t always arrive riding on a bolt of lightning. It is not necessarily delivered from the mountaintop, or at the end of the rainbow. For Steve Hartman ’85, it was just another day at college as he was sitting on the steps of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity house. Inside the house phone rang. It was a call letting Hartman know that he had landed an internship at a television station in Toledo.

  • Lee to study tourism in U.S., China Dec 4, 2015 3:26 PM National and global tourism are on the rise, and according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, are expected to contribute $11.3 trillion to the Gross Domestic Product over the next 10 years, and create more than 300 million jobs worldwide.

  • BGSU to offer new degrees in allied health, forensic sciences Dec 4, 2015 3:23 PM BGSU is responding to today's workforce needs with two new degree programs that will prepare graduates for additional career opportunities. Approved by the board of trustees Dec. 3 were a bachelor of science in allied health and a master of science in forensic science. In addition, the trustees approved an innovative support program for students with learning differences and attention challenges, named the Falcon Learning Your Way (FLY) Program.

  • BGSU faculty teaching, support have positive impact Dec 2, 2015 1:45 PM What do students think of their experience in college? How many are participating in high-impact teaching and learning practices? The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) asks students around the country to reflect on their learning activities, then correlates their responses to research on student success.

  • BGSU kinesiology graduate program ranked 10th Dec 2, 2015 1:45 PM Graduateprograms.com ranked BGSU’s graduate program in kinesiology 10th on its list of the top 25 kinesiology/exercise science graduate programs in the U.S. Rankings are based on 15 categories and cover a variety of topics from campus safety to return on investment.

  • Giving Tuesday Dec 2, 2015 8:00 AM BGSU students benefited from the generosity of Giving Tuesday supporters — a global day of philanthropy following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. 341 donors showed their Falcon pride and gave $105,474.23 within 24 hours. This was BGSU’s second year participating in the annual event. Last year, 164 donors participated raising a total of $31,346.97.

  • Finding light in the dark Nov 30, 2015 7:30 AM Brenda Hollis ’68 has seen the most wicked acts of mankind, often in graphic detail too hideous to repeat. Her work as an international prosecutor has brought her face-to-face with individuals involved in war crimes, genocide and a litany of heinous crimes against humanity.

  • Learn, earn and return Nov 30, 2015 7:30 AM In a 60-minute talk at Homecoming 2015, alumnus Derek Eiler ’93 brought a message to students to “learn, earn and return,” a message he clearly takes to heart. He urged young professionals to spend the first third of their career learning, the second earning and the third returning the good fortune by mentoring young professionals, lecturing at your alma mater and giving back to your profession.

  • Tom Specht ’63 Nov 30, 2015 7:30 AM Haggar Clothing Co. was going to advertise wrinkle-free cotton pants for the first time on Jan. 31, 1993, and Specht knew it was going to be a colossal hit.

  • Air Force ROTC cadet takes flight Nov 30, 2015 5:00 AM Joe Mullahey from Columbus, Ohio, had a couple of requirements when looking at colleges. One, he wanted to stay in Ohio, and two, the university had to have an ROTC detachment on campus.

  • BGSU 1910: First Year Seminar Nov 30, 2015 5:00 AM The class of 2019 started their career at BGSU with a new, unique immersive experience called the BGSU 1910: First Year Seminar. These classes allow new students to engage academically in a small class setting, helping them adapt to the academic expectations of college and learn how it’s different from high school.

  • BGSU Firelands opens new expansion Nov 23, 2015 3:46 PM Bowling Green State University Firelands College threw open the doors of its new $12 million Allied Health and Sciences Project expansion with a ribbon cutting event Nov. 20.

  • College Credit Plus Nov 23, 2015 8:32 AM At 20-years-old, Kathryn Knackstedt has already received her bachelor’s degree in biology and is now a first year master’s degree student. She was able to fast track her college education thanks to the College Credit Plus Program.

  • Beyond Bombshells Nov 23, 2015 7:00 AM The modern day action heroine is being redefined in movies, comic books, television and literature says a BGSU popular culture faculty member. In his new book “Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine In Popular Culture,” Dr. Jeffrey A. Brown looks at action heroines and addresses the shift in how female characters are portrayed in popular culture today.

  • Fashion Forward Nov 23, 2015 7:00 AM Last summer, six apparel merchandising and product development (AMPD) students took the advice of faculty and explored the world of high fashion resulting in experiences they will never forget. These students interned at notable brands such as Michael Kors, Elie Tahari, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Sephora, and up-and-comers Aluma Klein (Israel) and Shoshanna Lee (Chicago).

  • BGSU Ethics Bowl Team earns spot at nationals Nov 20, 2015 2:15 PM The BGSU Ethics Bowl Team continued its recent record of success at this year’s Upper Midwest Regional Ethics Bowl. Bowling Green fielded two teams at this year's competition, held at Northern Illinois University on Nov. 14.

  • Creating ‘content contributors, not content containers’ Nov 20, 2015 1:45 PM “Meeting time is sacred time. Class should be spent doing only the things that can only be done when those people are together in that classroom,” said Erin Hachtel, a student in the executive master of organization development program.

  • Schneider captures team, town spirit that led to 1984 hockey championship Nov 20, 2015 1:45 PM Many hockey fans believe the 1984 NCAA Division I hockey national championship game is the greatest game ever played. The lucky fans who were at the game between BGSU and Minnesota Duluth on that March day persevered through seven periods of action before the Falcons’ Gino Cavallini bested Duluth goalie Rick Kosti for the winning goal.

  • Students “Sell” Their Way to Advance to National Sales Competition Nov 19, 2015 1:29 PM The winners of the BGSU Sales Competition were announced at the Sales Awards Banquet held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Historically, the BGSU Sales Competition has been highly competitive because the top two winners earn an automatic berth to the National Collegiate Sales Competition where BGSU has a long tradition of excellence.

  • Family Is Forever Nov 18, 2015 3:45 PM The weather was perfect. There were calm winds and sunny skies Oct. 10 when the 1985 MAC Championship football team gathered for a day of memories, camaraderie, love and football. The crowd was filled with smiles, warm embraces, handshakes, and pats on the back. Many of these "Falcon brothers" had not seen each other in 30 years, but to any outsider it appeared time had stopped. These teammates have always been much more than a football team—they're a Falcon family.

  • Undergraduates join worldwide search for new antibiotics Nov 18, 2015 3:00 PM The work of students in biologist Dr. Hans Wildschutte’s microbiology lab class has taken on a special meaning this semester. While learning hands-on microbiology lab techniques, the students are also conducting research to identify potential new antibiotics.

  • Vice President and Vice Provost for Student Affairs search launched Nov 18, 2015 3:00 PM The University has launched a search for the next Vice President and Vice Provost for Student Affairs, President Mary Ellen Mazey announced Nov. 16. A University-wide committee has been named to assist with the process, chaired by Cecilia Castellano, vice provost for strategic enrollment and planning. The executive search firm of Baker and Associates LLC, of Winston-Salem, N.C., will be helping to manage the search.

  • Chinese Visiting Faculty Learn Our Teaching Methods by Taking Classes Nov 16, 2015 4:31 PM Four faculty members from Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China are here at BGSU learning how we teach our statistics, operations research, and MIS classes so they can return to their country and adopt similar teaching methods and materials in their classrooms. BGSU’s College of Business and TPU established a partnership that includes a new 3 + 1 educational program and an exchange of faculty members.

  • Symposium Provides Career Info About High Job Growth in Insurance Industry Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PM It is estimated there will be 50,000 insurance job openings, including the health care sector, over the next five years. Students had the chance to learn more about these career opportunities at the first annual Insurance and Risk Management Symposium, hosted by the finance department. The event’s theme was “Industry Trends & Career Opportunities” which featured a panel of seven insurance professionals who shared their career insights with students.

  • Two Highly Successful Alums Share Experiences with Graduate Students Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PM Business graduate students get a unique opportunity once a month to learn from already successful business people through the Graduate and Executive Programs in Business Leadership Lecture Series featuring different alumni. In October, the College of Business had alumnus John J. Riedl participate in the Leadership Series.

  • BGSU Alumnus and His Company “Make Noise” on NASDAQ Stock Market Nov 16, 2015 4:05 PM BGSU College of Business alumni are continuing to make things happen!” Those are the words of Brad Seaman, a 1982 alumnus who is now chairman of the board of directors at CPI Card Group (“CPI”). Seaman and the CPI’s management team celebrated the company’s initial public offering (IPO) on October 9th by ringing the Opening Bell on the Nasdaq in Times Square.

  • Culture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual Nov 16, 2015 4:01 PM The College of Business is creating a culture of engagement where students develop and sharpen essential business skills such as critical thinking, communication, presentation, collaboration and teamwork inside and outside the classroom. We continue to go beyond business as usual compared to other traditional business programs.

  • Economics Alumnus Credits BGSU for Successful Career Journey; Wants to Bring Electric Buses to Alma Mater Nov 16, 2015 3:54 PM Greg Davis’s undergraduate and graduate college education did not take a typical path as most students. He credits Bowling Green State University for helping to give him the fortitude to complete his education. “I would describe my educational journey at BGSU as a long one,” states Davis, who graduated with an undergraduate degree in economics in 2008 and a master’s in economics five years later.

  • Befuddled lovers and wedding day antics make for ‘A Perfect Wedding’ Nov 16, 2015 9:15 AM The welcome and unwelcome guests at a wedding set in a mystical forest are at the heart of “A Perfect Wedding,” by playwright Charles Mee. Their humorous antics carry the play, the second production of the season for Bowling Green State University’s Department of Theatre and Film.

  • A Career Pit Stop Nov 16, 2015 8:58 AM Paul Swan is once again sitting in a darkened room and studying film. After his long football career ended following his senior season with the Falcons in 2013, Swan thought the hours of meticulously reviewing style, technique and the tiniest nuances of his movements had ended.

  • Friday Night Lights reduces costs, carbon use Nov 13, 2015 3:15 PM Juniors Miranda (Mandi) Forsythe and Mitchell Peebles have a standing date for Friday evenings, but it’s nothing romantic or even for dinner. Instead, the two are committed to helping make sure BGSU is not wasting energy or increasing its carbon footprint by leaving lights on in empty classrooms.

  • The Economist ranks BGSU No. 1 of Ohio public universities for return on education Nov 13, 2015 3:15 PM BGSU ranks first among public universities in Ohio for boosting former students’ earnings 10 years after college, according to a national ranking by The Economist magazine. The college ranking is the first of its kind the magazine has conducted, and focuses on how much the colleges help their students succeed economically. In a review of 1,275 four-year, non-vocational colleges and universities, the ranking measures how much attendees earn compared to their peers from other schools.

  • Giving back to the program: Derek Eiler’s message to learn, earn and return Nov 13, 2015 11:00 AM In a 60 minute talk, alumnus Derek Eiler '93 brought a message to students to "learn, earn and return."

  • BGSU kinesiology graduate program ranked 10th in student poll Nov 13, 2015 8:50 AM Graduateprograms.com ranked Bowling Green State University’s graduate program in kinesiology 10th on its list of the top 25 kinesiology/exercise science graduate programs in the U.S. Rankings are based on 15 categories and cover a variety of topics from campus safety to return on investment.

  • UT and BGSU presidents wager on rivalry Nov 13, 2015 8:39 AM Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey and University of Toledo President Sharon L. Gaber will have more than bragging rights on the line when the Falcons and the Rockets take the field for the Battle of I-75 on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

  • 'Communication for Development' Nov 10, 2015 2:42 PM The world has changed dramatically since the first edition of Drs. Srinivas Melkote and Leslie Steeves' book on communication for development was published in 1991. Since then, globalization has revolutionized the basic way in which we conceptually divide the world, according to Melkote, School of Media and Communication, and Steeves, School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon.

  • Recognized with prestigious PGA award Nov 9, 2015 2:21 PM Bill Hughes left Bowling Green State University in 1979 to chase his dream of playing on the PGA TOUR. While he didn’t make the tour as a player, he is going on 10 years as the general manager at one of the PGA TOUR's premier courses, TPC Sawgrass, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. And he wouldn’t have it any other way.

  • BGSU continues trend of being ‘Best for Vets’ Nov 9, 2015 9:54 AM Bowling Green State University remains one of the top academic choices in the country for veterans and active duty military personnel.

  • Butterfly buffet Nov 9, 2015 7:00 AM In a small, warm room in the Life Sciences Building, rows of white mesh tepees housing monarch butterflies are lined up on tables. The fabled, orange and black insects are carefully tended and monitored by BGSU conservation biology students Paige Arnold, a second-year graduate student from Temperance, Mich., and Matthew Zach, a junior from Fairview Park, Ohio.

  • Cavallini From Kane Nov 9, 2015 7:00 AM Many hockey fans believe the 1984 NCAA Division I hockey national championship game is the greatest game ever played. The lucky fans that were at the game between Bowling Green State University and Minnesota Duluth on that March day persevered through seven periods of action before the Falcon’s Gino Cavillini bested Duluth goalie Rick Kosti for the winning goal.

  • The popular culture shock Nov 9, 2015 7:00 AM Amira Hassnaoui prepared for the final exams for her bachelor’s degree while listening to the sounds of gunshots. Her country, Tunisia, was the in the midst of a revolution that would lead to the ousting of its longtime president and the democratization of the government.

  • 'Winter Wheat' sows seeds of writing Nov 6, 2015 2:45 PM “Winter Wheat: The Mid-American Review Festival of Writing” celebrates its 15th anniversary Nov. 12-14. “Winter Wheat” is a celebration of literary camaraderie among writers and readers, and remains the only festival/conference of its kind in the region. The festival will draw 300 students, faculty, alumni, community members, and other writers from Ohio and beyond.

  • Master of Public Administration program aces accreditation Nov 6, 2015 2:45 PM BGSU’s Master of Public Administration program has achieved accreditation by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), recognized as the “gold standard” in graduate programs in public affairs accreditation. A Washington, D.C.-based, international nonprofit organization, NASPAA is the commission on peer review and accreditation.

  • Undergraduates embrace global education Nov 6, 2015 2:45 PM The second undergraduate research conference “Embracing Global Engagement: Internships, Service- and Experiential Learning in BGSU Education-Abroad Programs” on Oct. 7 was an opportunity to hear from BGSU students who “chose last year to leave their linguistic and cultural comfort zones here in Ohio in order to take advantage of BGSU’s education abroad programs,” said Dr. Christina Guenther, a faculty member in German, in her introduction.

  • A people person Nov 6, 2015 1:22 PM On the inside, you might expect the work with a federal law enforcement agency to be all about investigations and arrests, surveillance and apprehensions, and interrogations and court testimony—and it is—but there is one additional overriding element.

  • BGSU materials showcase excellence Nov 4, 2015 3:15 PM The University continues to make its mark in higher education with its marketing and advancement materials. BGSU was well represented in the 2015 Pride of CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education) District V Awards. The awards are a platform to celebrate the hard work and successes of colleagues in higher education. District V comprises Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. BGSU was recognized for photography, the BGSU Magazine, case statement/cultivation materials, the Admissions Viewbook and for special events materials, all produced by the Office of Marketing and Communications.

  • Senior named to national It’s On Us student committee Nov 4, 2015 3:15 PM BGSU undergraduate Mary Toth has taken the University’s It’s On Us campaign commitment to preventing sexual assaults on campus to the next level. She was chosen as one of 17 students nationally to serve on the inaugural It’s On Us Student Advisory Committee. Toth was selected from a pool of 100 applicants for the national committee. It’s On Us is part of Generation Progress's 2014 partnership with the White House to reduce sexual violence on college campuses by encouraging personal responsibility and taking an active stand. The advisory committee will work to bring the campaign to more campuses in an effort to bring about positive cultural change.

  • Culture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual Nov 3, 2015 11:18 AM The College of Business is creating a culture of engagement where students develop and sharpen essential business skills such as critical thinking, communication, presentation, collaboration and teamwork inside and outside the classroom. We continue to go beyond business as usual compared to other traditional business programs.

  • Alumna finds career happiness Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM As she headed toward graduation and her future post-college, alumna Corrie Jones knew who she wanted to be her first employer—Owens Corning. Jones had done an internship there and appreciated the company's values and how they shared a passion for her favorite cause—Habitat for Humanity.

  • Critical thinking outside the classroom Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM The Honors College provides experiences to prepare students for life beyond the classroom. Teaching students to think critically and exposing them to unique experiences are an important part of the curriculum.

  • Fishing and Fine Art Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM When the season is right, she ties tiny fishing flies on to angel hair thin line and helps her clients cast them about the cool, clear streams that drain the Rocky Mountains. Detail is crucial—the selection, the presentation, the movement—in order to fool the wary rainbow trout that live in those pristine waters.

  • BGSU engages with Native American Heritage Month Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM Native American culture past and present will be explored at BGSU throughout November during Native American Heritage Month. Discussions, film screenings, traditional arts and a Native American lunch are planned by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) in collaboration with other campus areas.

  • Community joins to ‘Live United’ Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM With a population the size of many towns, the University can be a powerful force for good when all community members join together. The 2015 United Way Campaign with Northwest Ohio Community Shares is the opportunity to harness our resources in support of those in need.

  • Natvig helps carry on 100-year family tradition of church music Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM In many larger communities and cities, church organists move locations frequently. But the small hamlet of Caro, Mich., is celebrating 100 years of organ playing by only two organists — one of whom was the grandfather of Dr. Mary Natvig, assistant dean and professor of musicology, composition and theory in the College of Musical Arts.

  • Toledo Symphony Orchestra featured in BGSU’s composer reading session Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM Orchestral compositions written by Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts students will be read, rehearsed and recorded by Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) musicians on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 3:30-6 p.m. in BGSU’s Kobacker Hall. Michael Lewanski, a prominent figure on the international contemporary music scene, will lead the orchestra while acclaimed composer, conductor author and educator Samuel Adler will be present to observe the session and give comments in an evening masterclass.

  • Black Hawk Down Hero to Share Extraordinary Story Oct 28, 2015 3:45 PM First Sgt. Matt Eversmann, one of the heroes from the 1997 Battle of Mogadishu portrayed in the epic movie “Black Hawn Down,” is the featured speaker for the 2015 Ordinary People, Extraordinary Stories dinner event.

  • Harnessing Technology For Student Success Oct 28, 2015 3:45 PM BGSU was one of three universities selected to receive a Student Success Collaborative (SSC) Award from EAB, a division of The Advisory Board Company. The awards, announced at the collaborative’s annual summit, held Oct. 27- 28 in Washington, D.C., recognize institutions and leaders who create the cultural change necessary to embrace technology and implement innovative ideas that help more students to persist and graduate.

  • Alumni Update Oct 26, 2015 10:32 AM Several of our readers reached out to us after our last newsletter to let us know what’s happening in their lives. Here is what some of our alumni have been doing.

  • Colloquium Series for 2014-2015 Oct 26, 2015 10:29 AM Dr. Sebastian Roelands served as colloquium coordinator and invited a variety of speakers to BGSU. Below is a list of our colloquia for 2014/15.

  • Econ Club Update Oct 26, 2015 10:27 AM During the spring semester, the Econ Club welcomed several interesting speakers to their meetings covering a variety of topics. BGSU professors Dr. Quinn, Dr. VanderHart, and Dr. Benedict, spoke to the club members about their research thesis/papers in Economics.

  • Student Achievements and Awards Oct 26, 2015 10:18 AM We had several students win department and college awards at the fall 2015 Honors and Awards Banquet.

  • Congratulations ODE Inductees Oct 26, 2015 10:13 AM The Economics Department inducted several new members into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the Economics Honorary Society.

  • Drinking with the Dead Oct 26, 2015 7:00 AM Inside a former mortuary with a dubious past is a brewery that serves libations with names like Embalming Fluid Imperial IPA, which comes with the apt description—“available when you least expect it.”

  • One Grey Dress, 30 days Oct 26, 2015 7:00 AM Imagine being challenged to wear the same article of clothing for 30 days in a row. That is exactly what 140 women in the BGSU Panhellenic community have been doing since Sept. 24 by participating in The One Grey Dress Project. By making the promise to wear the same grey dress for 30 days, the women are committing to raising awareness about the realities of sex trafficking and oppression that many women and children in the world are facing today.

  • The frozen volcanoes Oct 26, 2015 7:00 AM Before she receives her bachelor’s degree, Jenna Reindel will visit a place that few people will ever see in their lifetime. The senior from Maumee, who is majoring in geology, is part of a National Science Foundation-funded research trip going to Antarctica to study two remote volcanoes. The team will try and figure out why they’re there, as well as study the changing dynamics of the Antarctic ice sheet.

  • Living the Life of a Market Analyst Oct 23, 2015 4:34 PM When I first met Kevin Fowler, I was fairly new as department chair, worried about making mistakes, but loving one part of the job, advising all of the economics majors. Kevin was one of those individuals I started to advise early on. He was a bit on the quiet side, but I could tell immediately that here was a person who was interested in learning. After graduating from BGSU with a BS-Economics degree in May of 2014, Kevin has certainly used the skills developed as an economics major to find a job that suits him very well.

  • I Spent the Summer Eating Bugs. Crickets to be Specific Oct 23, 2015 4:25 PM In the last year I have had the honor of representing Bowling Green State University in the Ohio Export Internship Program. A selective classroom/internship experience hosted through a partnership between The Ohio State University and The Ohio Development Services Agency.

  • Erik Dupont and the BAT: SMOKIN’! Oct 23, 2015 4:18 PM If you go to the Bloomberg Institute website and look at their Hall of Fame for the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) for February 2015, you will see Erik Dupont as the third place finisher, IN-THE-WORLD. For those of you who know Erik, it should come as no surprise. Razor-sharp intelligence and a deep understanding of economics and finance are what Erik brings to any arena, but especially when he dons his finance hat.

  • Ben Zauski Win’s the Karl Vogt Award Oct 23, 2015 4:11 PM The Karl E. Vogt Award is presented to the student who is considered THE outstanding graduating senior in the College, demonstrating superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. This award was named in honor of a former dean of the College of Business Administration.

  • Economics Professors Retire Oct 23, 2015 4:00 PM Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict retired from BGSU on June 30, 2015 and was granted Emeritus status upon retirement. Mary Ellen joined the Economics Department in 1991 as an assistant professor, was promoted to full professor in 2002, and served as department chair from 2011-2015. Dr. Kyoo Kim, retired from BGSU on June 30, 2015 and was granted Emeritus status upon retirement. Dr. Kim joined the Economics Department in 1978 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor in 1989.

  • Berger named fellow of American Psychological Association Oct 23, 2015 2:15 PM Dr. Bonnie Berger, sport management, was granted the status of fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA) this month in the 47th Division – Exercise and Sport Psychology. She was the only fellow named in the division at the national level.

  • John Waters brings ‘This Filthy World” to BGSU Oct 23, 2015 2:15 PM Waters will bring "This Filthy World," his rapid-fire, one-man, spoken word "vaudeville" act celebrating his film career and joyously appalling taste to BGSU. His presentation begins at 8 p.m. Nov. 5 in Kobacker Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center and is for mature audiences. The program is free, but tickets are required and are moving quickly, the box office reports. Tickets are available at the Wolfe Center for the Arts or online.

  • Kern-Blystone honored for business technology education Oct 23, 2015 2:15 PM DJ Kern-Blystone, business education, has been named the winner of the 2015 Collegiate Educator Distinguished Service Award by the Ohio Association for Business Technology Educators (OBTA). She was honored earlier this month at the 88th OBTA Conference in Hamilton, Ohio.

  • Dr. Kevin Quinn Promoted to Full Professor Oct 23, 2015 10:50 AM Kevin Quinn has been with the Department of Economics for twenty-five years. Most of you tell the “Quinn” stories about how he continually gets chalk on his back or how interesting his office is decorated. However, as most of you know, Dr. Quinn is so much more: highly intellectual, immensely funny, and highly engaging as a professor and colleague. He recently advanced to full professor, a promotion well-deserved due to his service to the University, his research, which includes articles on history of thought and teaching economics, and teaching a variety of courses for the Department.

  • Musical celebrates hopes foibles of young spellers Oct 21, 2015 3:15 PM Everyone remembers the emotions of being in a spelling bee at some point in their schooling. Those memories of laughter, tension and competitiveness abound as the Department of Theatre and Film kicks off the 2015-16 theater season with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 8 p.m. tonight (Oct. 22).

  • Student researchers seek optimal diet for monarchs Oct 21, 2015 3:15 PM In a small, warm room in the Life Sciences Building, rows of white mesh tepees housing monarch butterflies are lined up on tables. The fabled, orange and black insects are carefully tended and monitored by BGSU conservation biology students Paige Arnold, a second-year graduate student from Temperance, Mich., and Matthew Zach, a junior from Fairview Park, Ohio.

  • BG Memories Oct 20, 2015 3:22 PM Most college students start their first months after graduation creating the next path in their lives. From first jobs, to starting fresh in a new city, to starting a family… that time spent in college helps to prepare graduates for what’s next. But they never forget the special memories made during their time on campus. That is especially true for Ryan Fowler and Kevin Goldner, who graduated in 2003 and have created an online t-shirt business called BG Memories to keep their college memories alive.

  • 1980s claim Battle of the Decades crown Oct 20, 2015 2:01 PM BGSU’s Battle of the Decades has concluded with 145 alumni showing their support for current and future Falcons by joining the Battle and being counted for their decade.

  • The Business District Inspires Passion for Business and Lifelong Friendships Oct 19, 2015 3:24 PM In its inaugural year, The Business District has been highly successful through inspiring student interest in business careers and by creating the friendly atmosphere of a close-knit community.

  • Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium Oct 19, 2015 3:18 PM Company representatives and students attended the Business Analytics Symposium at Bowling Green State University where they learned the impact of combining marketing with analytics to create leading-edge business practices.

  • 4th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Another Success Oct 19, 2015 3:07 PM “The power of diversity is so great, that diverse teams outperform smarter teams,” Sallie Krawcheck, respected Wall Street executive said to a ballroom filled with more than 600 people at Bowing Green State University’s Women in Leadership conference on September 30.

  • SCMI Networking Dinner Oct 19, 2015 2:56 PM More than 250 students, faculty, staff, and company representatives gathered for the Fall SCMI Networking Dinner which was a joint meeting with Toledo APICS. The program featured speakers from the newest SCMI member companies who shared their supply chain expertise.

  • Dr. Gremler Travels Around the Globe Sharing Research Experience with Young Scholars Oct 19, 2015 2:42 PM He has been honored for his research and teaching expertise and his contributions to the service marketing field by international marketing associations. Now the BGSU service marketing professor is assisting up-and-coming scholars globally to succeed in their research endeavors by sharing his own experiences.

  • New members initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Oct 19, 2015 2:28 PM Twenty-two BGSU students and three faculty members were inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective honor society, Oct. 18. Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, the society’s mission is to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.

  • 2015 Academy of Distinguished Alumni Oct 19, 2015 7:00 AM The Academy of Distinguished Alumni was created in 2011 by Bowling Green State University and its Alumni Association. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the University and was established to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of alumni who have made significant contributions to their chosen professional field and/or through their community involvement. The University is proud to honor those alumni who have inspired their country, state, community and BGSU.

  • BG Alternative Breaks Oct 19, 2015 7:00 AM Picking up garbage, cooking meals, raking leaves and organizing food pantries. Instead of spending their fall break at the beach or with family, some BGSU students traveled to Indianapolis and Detroit to do community service as part of BG Alternative Breaks (bGAB). In Detroit, students worked with two different service groups: Cass Community Social Services and Motor City Blight Busters.

  • From LA to BG Oct 19, 2015 7:00 AM Maurice Gregory knew he wanted to return to his Los Angeles roots once he completed his degree from BGSU. He found an internship at STARS (Strength Training and Rehabilitation Services) in Anaheim, Calif,. and worked diligently to impress his colleagues. Now, three months after completing his internship, he is a full-time employee at the strength training and rehabilitation center and working with professional athletes.

  • Calligraphy scrolls exhibition opens at Fine Arts Center Oct 16, 2015 3:30 PM “Shodo/Brush Writing: Calligraphy Scrolls from the BGSU Asian Studies Collection” opens today (Oct. 18) and will be on display through Nov. 15 in the Willard Wankelman Gallery in the Fine Arts Center. The exhibition features 30 calligraphy scrolls by contemporary Japanese masters of the traditional art.

  • Falcon BEST Robotics set to compete Oct. 24 Oct 16, 2015 3:30 PM Teams from 15 area high schools and middle schools and one from Indiana will demonstrate their robotics skills during the third annual Falcon BEST Robotics Game Day on Oct. 24 at the University.

  • MSA ranked high by TFE Times Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PM Bowling Green State University’s Master of Business in Analytics (MSA) was ranked 23rd in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). The MSA rankings were based on GMAT scores, starting salary and bonus, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate and full time graduates employed at graduate and three months after graduation.

  • Master of Financial Economics ranked 6th in country Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PM Bowling Green State University’s Master of Business in Analytics (MSA) was ranked 23rd in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). The MSA rankings were based on GMAT scores, starting salary and bonus, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate and full time graduates employed at graduate and three months after graduation.

  • College of Business hosts ‘Demystifying the Flipped Classroom’ Oct 14, 2015 3:45 PM Every day is “opposite day” in a number of BGSU College of Business classrooms. Students are doing their homework in class after viewing their lessons at home. And their homework does not look anything like the traditional sort. Instead, they are working in teams to solve problems based on what they learned at home, with assessment activities built in and educational technology on hand for sharing their solutions.

  • Students get up-close view of science at Kids’ Tech U Oct 14, 2015 3:45 PM Registration is open for the 2016 Kids' Tech University (KTU) program at BGSU. The novel science-outreach program brings children between the ages of 9 and 12 together with nationally and internationally recognized scientists who present exciting, interactive sessions — including BGSU’s Dr. Bob Midden, chemistry faculty and associate vice provost for experiential and innovative learning, and Dr. Vern Bingman, Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology.

  • 2015 Hall Of Fame Class Inducted Oct 12, 2015 4:17 PM Five individuals were inducted into the Bowling Green Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, October 9, in a ceremony at the Stroh Center. Dan Bylsma ’92 (Hockey), Kelly Hunt ’14 (Baseball), Bill Jones ’66 and ’68 (Athletic Training), Jim Lessig ’57 and ’67 (Administration) and Marcia Saneholtz ’64 (Basketball, Administration) were honored for their tremendous contributions to Falcon Athletics over the years.

  • A global business perspective Oct 12, 2015 8:41 AM Sarah Zibbel, director of human resources for global manufacturing at Owens-Illinois, has a lot of stamps on her passport thanks to the travel required by her job. But, she said the trip to South America required for graduation from Bowling Green State University’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, still opened her eyes.

  • The evolution of technology Oct 12, 2015 8:41 AM The journey that brought Seshadri Tangutur ’87 to BGSU was more than transoceanic and lengthy, it was transformational. He arrived on campus in 1985 after a marathon international flight from his native India to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, and then an additional leg to Detroit, and finally an airport shuttle ride an hour-and-a-half south to Bowling Green, reaching town in the wee hours of the morning.

  • An accidental activist Oct 8, 2015 10:07 AM What do I stand for? What’s important to me? What am I willing to fight for? For most of his life, Jim Obergefell never considered those questions. This “accidental” activist discovered the answers when he became the face of marriage equality in America. They were simple—love, marriage and honor.

  • Moore book reveals wonders of our sense of smell Oct 7, 2015 3:00 PM Our noses are trying to tell us something — a lot of things, in fact, says Dr. Paul Moore, biology. The problem is that we often aren’t getting the message because, as humans, we don’t process smell the way we do sight and sound. Nevertheless, smells are having a powerful, unconscious influence on us every day.

  • Students illustrations enhance Moore book Oct 7, 2015 3:00 PM It was an exciting day when the package containing Katie Wilson’s copy of “The Hidden Power of Smell: How Chemicals Influence Our Lives and Behavior” arrived in her mailbox. “My parents and other family and friends came over to watch me unwrap it,” she said, “and we had a little celebration of my first published illustrations.”

  • BGSU to welcome Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden Oct 6, 2015 11:12 AM Bobby Bowden, longtime coach of Florida State University football and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, will speak at Bowling Green State University as part of the Setting the Pace Lecture Series hosted by the College of Education and Human Development.

  • From BG to the Big Apple Oct 5, 2015 8:00 AM Manhattan’s Upper West Side is a place where life and commerce move at breakneck speeds. In contrast, nearby the spacious Central Park provides some solitude, and the opportunity to downshift from that frenetic environment.

  • #FALCONFAMILY Oct 5, 2015 7:00 AM The brothers of Bowling Green State University’s Kappa Sigma have lived up to their family moniker. Eight years ago, fraternity alumni from 1971-76 got together for a golf tournament and a barbecue in the Cleveland area. It was so much fun it turned into a yearly tradition, meeting on the third Saturday in July.

  • A Dictionary for the Modern Conductor Oct 5, 2015 7:00 AM How did Dr. Emily Freeman Brown, professor and director of orchestral activities, conducting and ensembles, approach writing her recent book, "A Dictionary for the Modern Conductor?" “My thought was simple: if something is not interesting for me to research and write, it wouldn’t be interesting for anyone to read,” said Freeman Brown. “And if it wasn’t going to be interesting, I wasn’t going to do it!”

  • Supply Chain Management student wins international award Oct 5, 2015 7:00 AM Robert Everard, a senior majoring in supply chain management and applied economics, was honored with one of the most esteemed awards from the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), a leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world.

  • BGSU Alumnus Donates Polka Collection Oct 2, 2015 3:15 PM BGSU alumnus Steven Harris ’71 has an affinity for polka music. He grew up in northwest Ohio listening to the music and playing it in his family’s band. His interest in the central European-born music was further ingrained during his BGSU study abroad experience in Salzburg, Austria, over 40 years ago.

  • October is the time to think Sustainability Oct 2, 2015 3:15 PM BGSU has joined other universities nationwide to designated October as Sustainability Month. A number of events and opportunities are planned for students and the University community to learn about the issues and participate in helping BGSU meet its goal of carbon neutrality by 2040.

  • Sport Management students experience game day in a whole new way Oct 1, 2015 7:00 AM The sport management program at BGSU has a long-standing tradition of excellence. The program is the largest and most diverse in the country, and students come from all over the United States to study at BGSU. Faculty are further enhancing classroom learning by finding new ways to offer additional field experience for their students, making them more attractive candidates to employers.

  • Fall Events Engage Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM The academic year kicked off with a series of exciting events hosted by the College of Business and the Dean. Students, faculty and staff enjoyed the Dean’s Picnic on the Green with hot dogs and hamburgers while participating in outdoor games in a festive atmosphere.

  • Inaugural Orchard Guitar Festival brings legends to BGSU Sep 28, 2015 2:42 PM Three internationally acclaimed jazz guitarists will headline the inaugural year of the Orchard Guitar Festival at Bowling Green State University. Guitarists Peter Bernstein, Howard Alden and Romero Lubamdo will be performing in concert and presenting workshops on Saturday, Oct. 3.

  • Saving regional airports Sep 28, 2015 7:00 AM When it comes to attracting and retaining airline service to a community, offering incentives to carriers is not enough, a study by Bowling Green State University researchers has found. A strong, united community commitment is necessary to not only entice carriers but to create sustainable service. And even then, regional airports are at the mercy of the economy and the airlines’ overall plans.

  • Alumnus, faculty achieve first look at biochemical process Sep 25, 2015 2:15 PM Dr. Dennis Stuehr knew he had received an unusually strong undergraduate education in chemistry at BGSU when he got to graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and found himself more than prepared. Almost 35 years later, his faith in his alma mater was reconfirmed when he found at Bowling Green just the expert he needed to continue his research into the critical biological process of nitric oxide (NO) production.

  • Domestic Violence victims to be honored at silent witness project unveiling Sep 25, 2015 2:15 PM In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Women’s Center has announced the unveiling of the 2015 collection of the northwest Ohio chapter of the Silent Witness Project.

  • Business Analytics and Intelligence gaining worldwide recognition Sep 25, 2015 8:30 AM Bowling Green State University alumnus Trevor Bischoff continues to make his alma mater proud, strengthening the Falcon reputation of producing top students who are prepared for a successful career.

  • Empowering Parents Sep 25, 2015 8:00 AM Even though Maddi Georgoff is barely out of college, she’s creating an innovative program to help parents of K-12 students get involved in their education.

  • Special forces Sep 25, 2015 8:00 AM Dr. Dennis Stuehr knew he had received an unusually strong undergraduate education in chemistry at BGSU when he got to graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and found himself more than prepared. Almost 35 years later, his faith in his alma mater was reconfirmed when he found at Bowling Green just the expert he needed to continue his research into the critical biological process of nitric oxide (NO) production.

  • Coates captures California past and present in two new works Sep 23, 2015 3:15 PM Two books by Dr. Lawrence Coates, chair of the English department, are being published this fall to acclaim. One a full-length novel and the other a novella, both are set in his native California, and both reveal veiled aspects of the Golden State, though in very different times and places.

  • Weekend of Philanthropy Sep 22, 2015 2:31 PM More than 300 members of the Falcon Family joined BGSU for the 2015 Celebration of Philanthropy weekend on Sept. 18 and 19. On Friday evening, the University welcomed members of The Presidents Club, which recognizes donors with lifetime giving of $15,000 or more. A highlight of the evening was a tribute to nine generous BGSU supporters who have provided more than $1 million in lifetime giving to the University.

  • College Welcomes New Board Members Sep 21, 2015 3:00 PM The College of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to the College’s Leadership Council and Young Alumni Board. The Leadership Council is comprised of successful alumni who advise the dean on curricula, alumni affairs, student mentorship, internships and co-ops, job placement and faculty engagement with industry.

  • Women in Business Leadership Student Organization “Growing” Beyond Business As Usual Sep 21, 2015 2:57 PM Women in Business Leadership (WBL) was established as a student organization in 2013 with the mission of providing a forum for educating, engaging, connecting and promoting women to become successful leaders. Since its inception, WBL has grown from 20 to 50 members with the goal of reaching 100 members by the end of the 2015-16 academic year.

  • The Business Analytics and Intelligence program at BGSU is gaining worldwide recognition and graduate Trevor Bischoff is a testament to the program Sep 21, 2015 2:56 PM Bowling Green State University alumnus Trevor Bischoff continues to make his alma mater proud and strengthen the Falcon reputation of producing top students who are prepared for a successful career.

  • Hatchling Elsa Vogel Continues Successful Ventures Sep 21, 2015 2:54 PM Elsa Vogel had a very successful evening presenting her business idea, Pieces of Me, during the 2014 Hatch event. She walked off the stage with investor support and a hunger for entrepreneurship.

  • CBA Teaches Student Artists to be Entrepreneurs Sep 21, 2015 2:52 PM The College of Business is helping BGSU art students gain an understanding of the business side of art through an art entrepreneurship class. The class is an offshoot of the entrepreneurship minor, offered through the College of Business Administration to students from any major.

  • A Message from the Dean Braun Sep 21, 2015 2:50 PM I am pleased to announce that U.S. News and World Report just released their annual rankings, and the College of Business at BGSU is among the top tier of business schools in the country.

  • 2015 Falcon Family of the Year Sep 21, 2015 10:12 AM Being a mother of three, a full-time employee and a full-time student makes for a demanding schedule. To juggle this type of constant motion requires a very supportive and loving family. That is why the Yarger family was chosen as the 2015 Falcon Family of the Year, an honor presented to them at the Sept. 19 home football game, during Falcon Family Weekend.

  • An Ambassador of Math Sep 21, 2015 7:00 AM If you suspect Alyssa Lustgarten sees the world through brown and orange colored glasses, she will happily admit that is indeed the case. For her, mascots, fight songs, school colors, history and traditions are as much an essential part of BGSU as the classrooms, office buildings and dormitories.

  • Taking a World View Sep 21, 2015 7:00 AM Shelby Eng is a big picture person, and one who is keenly aware that it is the small pieces that ultimately make the masterpiece. As she assembles her career foundation at Bowling Green State University, she looks well beyond the horizon and dreams about connecting with the rest of the planet.

  • Decision made on WBGU, capital projects Sep 21, 2015 6:00 AM After months of study and consultation with constituents and advisers, the BGSU Board of Trustees took action at the Sept. 18 meeting on WBGU-TV and the upcoming FCC auction of broadcast spectrum, initiated by the commission to increase the airwaves available for wireless communications.

  • Forte named national trustee Sep 21, 2015 6:00 AM Detroit business leader Linda Forte has been named a BGSU national trustee. The board of trustees approved her appointment to a three-year term at its Sept. 18 meeting.

  • BGSU team pinpoints steps to save regional airports Sep 16, 2015 2:00 PM When it comes to attracting and retaining airline service to a community, offering incentives to carriers is not enough, a study by BGSU researchers has found. A strong, united community commitment is necessary to not only entice carriers but to create sustainable service. And even then, regional airports are at the mercy of the economy and the airlines’ overall plans.

  • Battle of the Decades to benefit University Sep 16, 2015 2:00 PM In conjunction with its Homecoming celebration, the University has launched a “Battle of the Decades” alumni participation challenge. The challenge, which pits graduates from the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s against one another, runs through Oct. 15. The winning decade will be recognized at a Homecoming celebration event based on highest alumni participation, measured through BGSU’s new “Falcon Funded” website. The winning decade will also have the opportunity to participate in a long-standing BGSU tradition: painting the spirit rock.

  • A little literacy Sep 14, 2015 3:30 PM In July, the four graduates – Erin Morley ‘10, Jen Brandt ‘99, ‘01, Patrick Hansford ‘83 and Nick Hansford ‘15 – were on a committee responsible for the installation of a Little Free Library at School House Park, just outside of the Dayton suburb of Centerville in Montgomery County.

  • Albert honored with professional award Sep 11, 2015 10:00 AM Dr. James Albert, mathematics and statistics, has received the prestigious Founders Award from the American Statistical Association (ASA). Albert was among three people honored with the award last month at the association’s presidential awards ceremony at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings, held in Seattle.

  • Nardone works to make solar energy more reliable, cost efficient Sep 11, 2015 10:00 AM Energy from the sun —it sounds so abundant, clean and sustainable. However, actually translating solar energy into electrical power is a fairly complicated and expensive process. Dr. Marco Nardone, a theoretical physicist in the School of Earth, Environment and Society, is working with the U.S. Department of Energy to make materials used in solar electricity technology more durable and less costly.

  • From Honors student to Honors faculty Sep 10, 2015 7:00 AM In 1982, the class was called Evaluating Social Controversies and 18-year-old Dawn Shinew, an honors student majoring in social studies, was one of the first students to take the course.

  • From the Bike to the Board Room Sep 10, 2015 7:00 AM It’s a long, difficult ride in the search for a cure for cancer, but those are miles Steve Daley considers well spent.

  • Rockin’ it out with the Falcon Marching Band Sep 10, 2015 7:00 AM Get ready to rock this season with the Falcon Marching Band! The band is under new direction this year. Dr. Michael King was selected to replace Dr. Carol Hayward, who retired after 12 years at BGSU. King comes to Bowling Green from the University of South Carolina where he received his doctorate of music in June. He considers BGSU the ideal place for him to start his collegiate professional career.

  • 15-Day Report: BGSU shows enrollment growth Sep 9, 2015 4:00 PM BGSU’s freshman enrollment has risen significantly this year, according to the fall semester 15-day report released Sept. 9. Freshman enrollment is up 12 percent over last year, with 3,392 new freshmen. Last year’s fall 15-day count was 3,036.

  • Same-sex marriage champion Obergefell to speak Sep 9, 2015 4:00 PM Jim Obergefell, the man behind the landmark Supreme Court case that resulted in the right for same-sex couples to legally marry, will speak at the University on Oct. 7. Obergefell, who attended graduate school at the University in 1992, returns to share the story of his long, but ultimately triumphant, battle for marriage equality.

  • Students Living in Business District Enjoy Hands-on Events Sep 9, 2015 1:42 PM Since the start of fall semester, students living in The Business District in Kreischer Darrow Hall have participated in a number of fun, interactive activities.

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Five Years Sep 7, 2015 7:00 AM More and more exceptional, motivated students are finding BGSU’s accelerated, five-year bachelor’s and master’s program to be a very attractive option.

  • I interned at Big Cricket Farms Sep 7, 2015 7:00 AM In the fall of 2014, I had just returned from studying abroad in Nantes, France. During my international experience I found a multitude of American companies struggling to do business with other countries. I returned to the United States determined to focus my studies towards aiding American businesses in the international market.

  • I was an RA for Columbia University’s summer high school program Sep 7, 2015 7:00 AM Simply visiting New York has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, so when I was offered the summer internship position at Columbia, I was overwhelmed with excitement knowing that I was finally getting the chance to travel, explore, and experience the city that never sleeps.

  • Where's The Pork? Sep 2, 2015 3:35 PM The pork in Congressional spending is no more. Or at least it is not recognizable as the earmarking of the past, according to political science faculty Drs. Russell Mills and Nicole Kalaf-Hughes.

  • Alumnus brings Chinese art and technique home to BGSU Sep 2, 2015 2:02 PM Internationally acclaimed artist Xinle Ma has curated an exhibition of established Chinese painters whose work weaves a graceful thread between modern Western and traditional Chinese influences. The exhibit, “Fluent Expression: Modern and Traditional Chinese Painting,” will be on display from Sept. 4-30 in the Willard Wankelman Gallery in the Fine Arts Center at Bowling Green State University.

  • The numbers are in: BGSU education grads among top earners Sep 1, 2015 10:09 AM Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development has a long-standing reputation of producing some of the nation’s best teachers — and now a recent survey shows they are also among the best paid. In its 2015-16 Education Salary Report, PayScale, a compensation data firm based in Seattle, ranked BGSU seventh on its list of highest paid education majors, and first in the state of Ohio. On average, BGSU graduates earn an average of $32,000 starting out and climb to an average salary of $56,000 later in their careers.

  • A Falcon Legacy Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM If you visit Mount Blanchard, Ohio, and mention the name Lucille Burrell to anyone in town, there is a good chance he or she was taught by this longtime educator. In the 1930s Burrell headed to Bowling Green to earn a teaching certificate from the Normal College. A trailblazer in her day, Burrell earned her degree at a time when most women managed households instead of heading to college.

  • A Heart for Children in Crisis Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM When sophomore neuroscience major and volleyball player Nicole Slimko was first in Bowling Green on a recruiting visit, she immediately felt a comfort level and recognized the opportunity for a transformative learning experience.

  • I interned at Rugby Canada Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM After finishing my junior year as an economics major at BGSU, I was fortunate enough to intern at Rugby Canada as the National Programs Assistant for the national men's 7's and 15's rugby teams.

  • I interned with Drum Corp International Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM My internship with Drum Corps International allowed me to have a summer filled with traveling, filming and editing, every telecommunications student’s dream!

  • BGSU recognized for excellence in utility management Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PM BGSU has been recognized as a leader in the measurement, allocation and management of utility costs. The Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) has awarded the University and Bob Swanson, associate controller, first place in the organization’s Best Practices competition for 2015.

  • Peña learns leadership lessons for women in higher ed Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PM Dr. Susana Peña understands the role of faculty administrators. As director of the School of Cultural and Critical Studies and a faculty member in the Department of Ethnic Studies, Peña has experienced the progression from faculty to administrator and admits this transformation at colleges and universities across the globe often occurs without sufficient training.

  • Is fat the sixth taste? Aug 26, 2015 2:45 PM High-fat foods are known for their textures—the smooth, creamy feel of ice cream or the crunch of a crispy French fry. The fatty acids in high-fat foods may also possess a taste. If so, is the ability to detect fatty acids in foods associated with weight problems? As obesity levels around the world continue to rise, researchers are looking for causes. Dr. Robin Tucker-Falconer is part of a team that explored whether people’s ability to taste fatty acids was related to their weight status.

  • From Firelands to the Far East Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM Is there a route that will take you from the tiny Ohio community of Willard and the Firelands campus of BGSU to Japan, China, Singapore and the rest of the world and beyond? The answer is profoundly in the positive from Mike Crawford’s perspective.

  • I participated in a Summer Science Fellowship Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM Over the summer, I was selected to participate in the Summer Science Fellowship with the American Psychological Association (APA). I stayed six weeks on George Mason University’s campus in Fairfax, Va. I was a mere metro ride outside of Washington D.C. and took full advantage of this! Not only was I challenged as a researcher and future graduate student, I was given many opportunities to think outside the realm of the career path of the “expected” psych students, and also afforded the opportunity to explore a culturally rich area.

  • I was part of "The Best Day Crew" at Cedar Point Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM I never thought I would end up at Cedar Point as a 3rd year intern—three unforgettable summer experiences! Where to begin? A little history on my first two summers interning at Cedar Point

  • Luescher finds fertile ground in northern Sweden Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM Dr. Andreas Luescher, architecture and environmental design, was away from BGSU for a year on faculty improvement leave, but a list of his publications, collaborations and projects during that time would lead one to think it had been much longer.

  • BGSU welcomes larger, academically strong freshman class Aug 20, 2015 8:27 AM On Thursday, Aug. 20, over 3,300 new freshmen will move into their Bowling Green State University residence halls. This is an increase of more than 300 over last year’s incoming class. And for the third straight year, the group of new students is one of the strongest academically in BGSU’s history.

  • Awards Presented to Faculty and Staff During Opening Day; O-I Professor Named Aug 19, 2015 3:16 PM The College is proud to have such outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the College of Business, and to their fields of study. Each year faculty and staff are nominated for awards and the winners are announced at the Opening Day Luncheon held prior to the start of fall semester classes.

  • College Announces Two Department Chairs and Welcomes New Faculty Members Aug 17, 2015 10:12 AM With the new academic year comes some changes to the College of Business with two new chairs and several full-time faculty. Dr. Peter VanderHart, professor, was appointed chair of the economics department, replacing Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict who retired in the spring. Dr. Susan Kleine was named the interim chair of the marketing department, replacing Dr. Bob Wu who also retired. Dr. Kleine is an associate professor and has been serving as the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at the University.

  • High School Teachers Can Earn Professional Development Credits through College of Business Aug 17, 2015 9:49 AM BGSU’s College of Business continues going beyond business as usual. We have initiated many programs and activities that differentiate us from other business schools. One of these new programs allows high school business teachers to earn two professional development units by attending a workshop being offered at locations around the state on the topic of financial literacy. This initiative is in collaboration with the BGSU College of Education which will oversee the workshop content.

  • The Hatch™ Takes Flight Across the Globe Aug 17, 2015 9:35 AM With the huge success of BGSU’s unique entrepreneurial program The Hatch™, other universities across the globe have contacted our Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership about assistance in starting up a similar program at their institutions. As a result of the high interest, the Dallas-Hamilton Center is beta testing a Hatch licensing program with ten other universities - two in Asia, two in Europe, four in the U.S. and two local community colleges.

  • Insurance Specialization Added to Business Program Aug 17, 2015 9:30 AM Due to a projected strong job growth in the insurance industry, the Department of Finance is now offering a new specialization in insurance, along with a minor in insurance. At the national level, more than half of insurance professionals are projected to retire by 2025, creating ample opportunities for entry and career advancement for insurance graduates. According to a recent workforce study by Regionomics, based in Columbus, the insurance industry in the state of Ohio alone will require approximately 26,000 new workers to fill positions open between now and 2020. The state of Ohio ranks seventh in the nation with over 250 insurance companies and 100,000 employees.

  • A veteran newsman Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM Veteran news reporter Roger Weber ‘73 was astounded when his colleagues at Channel 4 in Detroit presented him with the Roger Weber Award on his final day.

  • Beautiful Music Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM The strings of Charles Gorsuch ’52 went silent about a year ago when the 84-year-old former music teacher and violinist with the Anchorage Symphony passed away in Alaska, where he had lived, performed and taught for nearly 50 years. But those beautiful, whimsical and hypnotic notes Gorsuch coaxed from the thread-like strands will entertain audiences once again

  • Falcon family welcomes incoming freshmen early Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM Incoming students consistently remark on the welcoming atmosphere at BGSU and say feeling at home on campus is one of the reasons they chose to become part of the Falcon family. Getting students involved early in their academics is critical to their success. Several programs on campus have established summer bridge initiatives to accomplish this goal.

  • Lights, Camera, Action! Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM It’s all about networking. Just ask Emily Dick, a senior majoring in theatre and film, who has had serious work experiences in her chosen field even before graduating. “I met an assistant director, working in the industry for 20 years now, who was friends with the mom of my friend who I met here at BGSU on the Quidditch team,” said Dick. “As you see, connections can come from the strangest of places.”

  • Two engineering technology programs receive ABET accreditation Aug 13, 2015 2:05 PM The University's bachelor's degree programs in Engineering Technology and Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology now have the added distinction of being accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, becoming the first ABET-accredited programs at BGSU.

  • BGSU partners to promote student co-ops and internships through state program Aug 10, 2015 10:08 AM Bowling Green State University is taking the Ohio Means Internships and Co-ops (OMIC) grant program to a new level. The University is leading a collaboration among northwest Ohio public colleges and universities to develop a robust workforce through experiences that prepare students for the world of work. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, more than 50 percent of interns transition into full-time employment with their companies.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Advocating for Social Justice Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Like many high school seniors, Rachel Allen wanted to get away from home after she graduated from high school. Allen’s family moved to Bowling Green from Terre Haute, Ind., when she was five years old.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Co-op to Coordinator Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Brooke Mobilian always knew she wanted to be in the health care field, so when she decided she didn’t want to be a doctor or nurse, her interests quickly turned to health care administration. Mobilian is thrilled with her career choice. On Aug. 8, she received a degree in applied health science with a specialization in health care administration. She already has a job as program coordinator with Canton Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Double major builds collaborations Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Douglas Furia from West Chester, Ohio, near Cincinnati, knew he wanted to study architectural engineering, but when it came to deciding between Bowling Green State University or the University of Cincinnati, he chose BGSU. Even though BGSU didn’t specially offer architectural engineering, it did offer architecture and environmental design, and construction management programs. BGSU also provided Furia more scholarship support than Cincinnati, so he decided to take double majors. He would learn the artistic and design background from architecture and the technical background from construction management.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: It all leads to this point Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM “So many different things led me to this point in my life,” said Viola Ratcliffe, who will receive her Master of Fine Arts degree in art history at the August commencement ceremonies.

  • Tourist attraction Aug 5, 2015 2:45 PM The new wealth being generated in China has resulted in a surge of interest in tourism, both at home and abroad. At the same time, increasing numbers of Americans are visiting China.

  • Scholarships help senior stay debt free Aug 5, 2015 9:42 AM Jessica Gregor attends Bowling Green State University thanks to the military, but small scholarships have helped the senior remain clear of student loans.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Have Tuba Will Travel Aug 3, 2015 8:00 AM It doesn’t matter that BGSU was 2,360 miles from his hometown of Portland, Ore.; Joseph Ready knew it was a good fit to continue his tuba studies. Ready will receive his master’s of music in performance during the University’s historic 100th commencement ceremony on Aug. 8.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Building A Life Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AM David Neely ’14, ’15 came to BGSU in the fall of 2010 to develop his leadership skills and receive an education that could help him for the rest of his life. Originally from Perrysburg, Ohio, he was very familiar with Bowling Green and the northwest Ohio community. But, graduating for the second time in five years, he could not have predicted the impact the University would have on him.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AM The Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program at BGSU is among the top programs in the country. Since the inaugural class graduation in 1976, College of Business faculty members have spent nearly four decades cultivating and perfecting a curriculum designed to help individuals effectively lead and manage organization development and change efforts.

  • Goal Getter Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AM Phil Schoen ’87 loved soccer long before it was cool to love soccer. Growing up in south Florida, Schoen discovered the sport that has defined his professional life by watching, of all things, public television. It was there, on PBS, that Schoen stumbled across two weekly highlight shows—“Soccer Made in Germany” and “Star Soccer”—that introduced him to the beauty, passion and intricacies of the global game.

  • BGSU announces Bowling Green public forums on FCC Incentive Auction/WBGU-TV Jul 30, 2015 2:46 PM Bowling Green State University has scheduled additional forums on WBGU-TV and the upcoming FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction. The University is seeking public input as it weighs if, and how, it may participate in the auction, which is slated to be held in early 2016.

  • BGSU to mark 100th anniversary of first commencement Jul 30, 2015 7:00 AM For the hundredth year in its history, BGSU will hold commencement exercises. The milestone ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. Aug. 8 in the Stroh Center.

  • Dubow named editor of Developmental Psychology Jul 30, 2015 7:00 AM Dr. Eric Dubow’s already packed scholarly life is about to become even more intense. Dubow, a professor of psychology at BGSU, has been named incoming editor of the journal Developmental Psychology. He will assume the role in January 2016.

  • BGSU donors provide the gift of opportunity Jul 27, 2015 5:00 AM Members of the Falcon Family provided more than $21 million to the University in fiscal year 2015 which ended on June 30, 2015. More than 13,808 individuals (including alumni, friends, current and former students and groups) and 648 corporations and foundations strengthened BGSU with their philanthropic support.

  • Creative Peaceful Resistance Jul 24, 2015 9:19 AM Dr. Lorna Gonsalves has lived in the United States for more than 40 years, but she still holds a special place in her heart for her birthplace, Mangalore, India. Gonsalves, who earned her doctorate in social psychology from Bowling Green State University, recently spent six weeks as a Fulbright specialist at the School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya in Mangalore utilizing her signature Creative Peaceful Resistance (CPR) approach to help initiate participatory education, equal justice and social transformation.

  • College of Business Hatches Entrepreneur Jul 20, 2015 2:43 PM Jerrod Witt was destined to become an entrepreneur. “Jerrod was the little kid who got into everything!” exclaimed his mother. “He was always taking things apart and putting them back together in an unusual way but with a purpose. I knew from the time Jerrod was very young that he was going to become an entrepreneur,” she added.

  • Dr. Sullivan Selected for 2015 Award for Excellence Jul 20, 2015 2:40 PM Management Professor, Dr. Sherry Sullivan, has again been honored for her scholarly contributions. She has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for Career Development International in the Emerald Literati Network 2015 Awards for Excellence. Only two reviewers were chosen for this honor.

  • Organization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France Jul 20, 2015 2:28 PM One of the great experiences students have in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program is an international field study tour. An intensive one-week study abroad program was added in 2014 to provide a global perspective to the program. Similar to last year, the cohort of executive graduate students was impressed with what they saw and learned from this unique experience.

  • College Helps Organize Business Analytics Symposium in China; Educational Program Created Jul 20, 2015 2:14 PM BGSU’s business analytics program is being recognized internationally as a U.S. leader in this data driven field of study because of its annual business analytics symposium and the specialization the College of Business offers. Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China asked BGSU professor and chair of the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research, Dr. Arthur Yeh, to assist that university in organizing a business analytics symposium similar to ours as well as present as a speaker.

  • BG Falcon Family Jul 17, 2015 12:07 PM No way! But this is what the algae-choked water from Lake Erie looked like in August 2014. Scientists from around the world recently gathered at BGSU in a race to mitigate the algae bloom crisis that threatens Lake Erie, which contains 20 percent of the world’s surface freshwater, as well as other vulnerable global water sources.

  • Building Bridges Jul 17, 2015 12:07 PM Concepts that may be difficult to grasp in the classroom are sometimes easier to understand in a real-world setting. According to the National Survey of Student Engagement, BGSU is a national leader in providing opportunities in service-learning and experiential education, plus BGSU is the first institution in Ohio to offer an internship guarantee to incoming students.

  • Redefining the Classroom Jul 17, 2015 12:07 PM Bill Nye, also known as “The Science Guy,” said, “There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.”

  • Business, Campus Operations reorganized, moving Jul 16, 2015 7:00 AM The offices of Business Operations and Campus Operations are undergoing a bit of reorganization in conjunction with a physical move for some offices.

  • 2015 Hall of Fame Jul 14, 2015 9:08 AM The 2015 inductees into the Dallas-Hamilton Center Hall of Fame were Drew Forhan ‘81, Kathy Hunt ‘84, Richard Kappel ‘69 and Gene Novak ‘74.

  • BGSU announces public forums on FCC Incentive Auction/WBGU-TV Jul 14, 2015 8:00 AM Bowling Green State University has scheduled two forums on WBGU-TV and the upcoming FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction. The University is seeking public input as it weighs if, and how, it may participate in the auction, which is slated to be held in early 2016.

  • Blue Brides Jul 13, 2015 6:30 AM Planning a wedding can be exciting, joyful and especially stressful. But what happens when the wedding is over and the marriage begins? Dr. Laura Stafford, director of the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, conducted a study that takes a closer look at the experience of postnuptial depression.

  • Brewed for success Jul 13, 2015 6:30 AM Taylor Rees majored in pop culture at Bowling Green State University, but he also had an unofficial minor: home brewing. His brewing hobby got him in the door at one of the premier breweries in the country, but it was his knowledge of subcultures that helped him successfully open his own brewery this spring.

  • Beneath the surface Jul 9, 2015 7:00 AM Denzel Washington is more than 1996’s “Sexiest Man Alive” or a pretty face on the screen. Ask Dr. Cynthia Baron, theatre and film. Baron’s latest book, “Denzel Washington,” takes an in-depth look at the actor and his impact on both art and society.

  • Streichler, Dean Emeritus of the College of Technology Jul 6, 2015 8:00 AM Dr. Jerry Streichler, former professor of technology and the founding dean of the College of Technology at Bowling Green State University, passed away on July 3, 2015.

  • College of Business hatches entrepreneur Jul 6, 2015 7:30 AM Jerrod Witt was destined to become an entrepreneur. “Jerrod was the little kid who got into everything!” exclaimed his mother. “He was always taking things apart and putting them back together in an unusual way but with a purpose. I knew from the time Jerrod was very young that he was going to become an entrepreneur,” she added.

  • BGSU researchers go high tech to study toxic algae Jul 2, 2015 2:21 PM This summer, Drs. George Bullerjahn and Mike McKay, biology, are leading a team studying harmful algal blooms in Sandusky Bay. It’s part of an overall $2 million Lake Erie water quality initiative by the Ohio Board of Regents.

  • Chaplains group honors Pargament Jul 1, 2015 2:30 PM Dr. Kenneth Pargament, professor emeritus of psychology, was presented the 2015 Distinguished Service Award on June 6 by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) during the organization’s annual conference, In Louisville, KY.

  • University mourns the loss of prominent alumnus, longtime supporter Jun 29, 2015 3:30 PM William Primrose Jr., director emeritus of the BGSU Foundation Board of Directors, passed away June 28. He was 94. Primrose was the retired chairman of The Dickey-Grabler Company, a full-service metal stamping facility in Cleveland. He received his bachelor’s degree in marketing research from BGSU in 1942.

  • Sports and stocks Jun 29, 2015 7:00 AM Financial adviser or pro rugby player? Most students won’t face the “What should I be when I grow up?” question with two such different career paths in mind. But for Mitch Sora, both options seem equally appealing. Both seem quite possible for the 20-year-old BGSU junior, too.

  • Sprechen sie Englisch? Jun 29, 2015 7:00 AM When recent Bowling Green State University graduate Rebekah Nelson of Wapakoneta arrives in Berlin later this summer as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, she will bring with her an unusual wealth of experience for someone her age, along with a great deal of enthusiasm. Nelson is one of three BGSU students chosen for the Fulbright program this year.

  • New bike racks sport green roofs Jun 25, 2015 2:55 PM Dozens of bikes around campus can now rest comfortably beneath a sustainable roof. Two green-roofed bike shelters have been fully installed outside the Student Recreation Center and the Wolfe Center for the Arts. The shelters are topped with a canopy of living plants.

  • Internet weaves North and South Jun 22, 2015 7:00 AM Dr. Radhika Gajjala will be leaving the School of Media and Communication in July for a year in Norway as a Fulbright visiting professor at the University of Bergen.

  • Sharing a love of language Jun 22, 2015 7:00 AM Two BGSU students will be trading their American classrooms for others in Mexico and Rwanda this August as recipients of Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Fellowships. For both, it will be the next step in a series of international experiences.

  • Always close to home Jun 19, 2015 7:00 AM This year, Megan Koons made the 1,200-mile gap between Ohio and Denver a little smaller. When the 2004 BGSU graduate realized her dream of moving to Denver in 2011, she didn’t know a soul. But thanks to her, when former Falcons and other Ohio transplants make the same trek, it won’t be so daunting.

  • Trustees address variety of issues Jun 18, 2015 2:50 PM Furthering the University's goal of promoting high-impact programs that help define the undergraduate experience, the board approved initial design and preconstruction services for University Hall of $2.17 million.

  • BGSU board approves 2016-17 budget pending state bill Jun 18, 2015 2:30 PM The BGSU Board of Trustees approved educational and operating budgets for the University at its meeting June 18, with the understanding that some revisions may be necessary when Ohio's biennium budget is finalized by the state legislature and approved by the governor later this month.

  • BGSU students receive funds to study, research abroad Jun 18, 2015 9:44 AM A second group of Bowling Green State University students will be able to study and conduct research abroad next semester thanks to the generosity of an alumnus with a strong belief in the value of international experiences.

  • Beyond the Scoreboard Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PM BGSU athletics victories stretch beyond the championship rings, wall-to-wall trophies, All-American honors, and former Falcons who have gone on to success in professional sports as student-athletes draw on lessons learned to succeed beyond the field of play.

  • Call of the Wild Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PM BGSU athletics victories stretch beyond the championship rings, wall-to-wall trophies, All-American honors, and former Falcons who have gone on to success in professional sports as student-athletes draw on lessons learned to succeed beyond the field of play.

  • Daring Discoveries Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PM BGSU athletics victories stretch beyond the championship rings, wall-to-wall trophies, All-American honors, and former Falcons who have gone on to success in professional sports as student-athletes draw on lessons learned to succeed beyond the field of play.

  • Buckeye Boys State back at BGSU Jun 16, 2015 2:06 PM Over 1,200 of the most outstanding young scholars in Ohio are at Bowling Green State University this week for Buckeye Boys State. The American Legion hosts the event. Students taking part learn about city, county and state government by creating a mock government.

  • Real Crime Scene Investigators Jun 16, 2015 2:05 PM The complex and critical world of solving crimes gets a boost with BGSU’s new academic programming in forensic biology, forensic chemistry and forensic criminal investigation and collaboration with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation facility that opened on campus in fall 2014.

  • BGSU Launches New Optimal Aging Institute Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Can one person make a difference? BGSU faculty and staff prove you can as they challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes with extraordinary results.

  • Bravo! BGSU Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Can one person make a difference? BGSU faculty and staff prove you can as they challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes with extraordinary results.

  • In the Spirit of Innovation Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Can one person make a difference? BGSU faculty and staff prove you can as they challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes with extraordinary results.

  • Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Can one person make a difference? BGSU faculty and staff prove you can as they challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes with extraordinary results.

  • The Power of One Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Can one person make a difference? BGSU faculty and staff prove you can as they challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes with extraordinary results.

  • Being a servant leader Jun 15, 2015 7:00 AM While many of her fellow students spent spring break vacationing in tropical climates, Allison Palmer spent her time brushing children’s teeth in Peru. The 19-year-old BGSU sophomore traveled to the South American country through the group MEDLIFE to help set up mobile clinics, where Peruvians could access health services that are typically out of reach.

  • Nursing programs ranked among best in the country Jun 11, 2015 1:49 PM Both degree tracks of Bowling Green State University’s Bachelor of Science in nursing were named among the best in the country according to Value Colleges.

  • Building a business Jun 11, 2015 10:14 AM What Michael Dustman ’73 saw in the Alpha Tau Omega house more than 40 years ago was not just the fraternity’s chapter president. His close friend Rick DeSilva ’74 was a leader who could organize groups of people with a variety of talents and get things done. DeSilva had that unique ability to energize the room.

  • Conference looks at history of alcohol and drug use Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AM History often teaches lessons that help us understand the present and think about the future. Lessons about alcohol and drug use will be discussed, dissected and debated when the University hosts “Borders, Boundaries and Contexts: Defining Spaces in the History of Alcohol and Drugs” June 18-21.

  • New student trustees appointed Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AM Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced the appointment of two student trustees to the BGSU Board of Trustees. Margaret Burrell was named undergraduate representative to the board, and Rolf Ritchie the graduate student representative.

  • WBGU-TV addiction series features Karen Kasich Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AM As part of the WBGU-TV series “Addiction: Heroin and Pills,” Producer/Director Marcus Harrison sat down with Karen Kasich, wife of Ohio Gov. John Kasich, to talk about education’s role in prevention of prescription drug abuse and its importance in combatting the opiate/heroin addiction epidemic in Ohio.

  • Givens Fellowship Provides Perspective Jun 8, 2015 7:00 AM As an officer in the Air Force with broad-based training and education, Jessica Gregor had a good grasp of military strategy and tactics, and the basic elements of conflict, but she struggled to process what took place in the Vietnam War. Her grandfather had served during that war, but had shared very little about his experiences, piquing her interest even more and compounding her curiosity.

  • World-class research experience Jun 8, 2015 7:00 AM Learning is second nature to Paul Husband. He makes databases and spreadsheets for fun and admittedly will read and do anything that intrigues him. Husband recently graduated from BGSU with a degree in physics and is staying at the University to earn his graduate degree in the same field, with more of a focus on astrophysics.

  • Chemical weapons Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM Of all the weapons of war, toxic chemicals are in some ways the most frightening and the least well known among the general public in the United States, said Dr. Walter Grunden, a history faculty member and expert on military history. From mustard gas to napalm to Agent Orange, many countries have used them at some point or are still using them, and there remains a disturbing number of them still sitting in storage today.

  • Muir novel named finalist for national award Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM The accolades continue for Dr. Sharona Muir’s 2014 novel, “Invisible Beasts: Tales of the Animals That Go Unseen Among Us.” It has been named a finalist for the 2015 Orion Book Award for fiction. Conferred by Orion Magazine since 2007, the annual award is “presented to books that deepen the reader’s connection to the natural world through fresh ideas and excellence in writing,” according to the publisher.

  • The Power of One Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM BGSU faculty and staff embrace their role in preparing students for meaningful futures. They are accessible, willing to share their time and knowledge, and eager to work in partnership with students. Faculty and staff challenge students with tough questions, open doors to internship and international opportunities, and guide them through research and publishing processes. Sometimes it is simply a helping hand or sympathetic ear that makes a difference for students.

  • Aim High Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM Jacksonville, Fla. – Bowling Green State University senior Brooke Pleger will return to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championships for the third time after setting meet and stadium records to earn a bid Saturday at the NCAA East Region Preliminary Round at the University of North Florida.

  • Healing with Horses Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM Tracy Rusch set out last year hoping to explore and discover, and possibly open a few doors along the way during a lengthy healing exercise. She and her horse Leroy would compete against some of the best barrel racers in the country in a series of equestrian events that Rusch believed could help her shake off a bout of social anxiety that had troubled her for years.

  • Thinking Globally Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM Thinking globally is a big part of Ebonee Johnson’s life. But acting locally is just as important. From the mission trip she took to the Dominican Republic at the age of 16, to the semester she spent studying abroad at the Institut Catholique de Paris last year, Johnson takes seriously her role of acquainting herself with the world.

  • College of Business Spotlights May 28, 2015 1:00 PM

  • E-Week Celebrated Innovation and Passion May 26, 2015 12:00 PM The spirit of entrepreneurship was evident during Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) as thousands gathered for a variety of outstanding events. The week kicked off with a breakfast featuring Jamie Zulch, owner of Jamie's Seams to Fit & The Formal Detail, who discussed her small business startup.

  • Bikers for BGSU May 25, 2015 7:00 AM The question posed to Karen Hoffert is a logical one. While following the Falcon hockey team to distant rinks across the continent with her husband, and all decked out in her orange-on-orange ensemble, she is often asked which one of the players is her son. “All of them,” Karen replies.

  • CSC Team Award May 25, 2015 7:00 AM Thanks to BGSU Plumbing Shop classified employees, the University’s utility budget did not go up in steam last year, and campus maintained its heat and hot water throughout the bitterly cold winter.

  • Colwell named to 30 most influential education deans May 25, 2015 7:00 AM Dr. Brad Colwell, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, has been named among the 30 most influential deans of colleges of education in the United States by Mometrix Test Preparation.

  • Finding Inspiration May 25, 2015 7:00 AM As a first generation Arab-American, Zeinab Saab has often found herself trying to blend two lives into one, and be respectful to both while maintaining her own distinct identity.

  • Outstanding Service Award May 25, 2015 7:00 AM “BGSU is a better place to work because of Steve Lashaway!” wrote one of Lashaway’s colleagues in nominating him for the Classified Staff Outstanding Service Award. Lashaway was honored both for his service to the University as lead electrician and his advocacy in behalf of classified staff.

  • Summer Faculty Research Awards Announced May 19, 2015 2:00 PM The College of Business sees how critical it is for faculty to conduct scholarly research, so each year the College, along with the Supply Chain Management Institute, financially supports projects through Summer Research Awards. Members of the College’s Faculty Achievement Committee and Dean Raymond Braun are pleased to announce the following 2015 award winners and their research project titles:

  • Departments Honor Their Top Graduating Seniors May 18, 2015 1:45 PM This spring, three departments in the College of Business honored their top graduating seniors. The Department of Management recognized the year’s outstanding graduating senior for each specialization. Recipients of the award are based on overall GPA, leadership in student professional organizations, campus or community organizations, co-op/internship experience and positive contributions to the respective programs. The 2015 winners include the following:

  • Seniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced May 18, 2015 1:45 PM Graduating seniors gathered for their Graduation Luncheon and Time Capsule Ceremony with one last opportunity to enjoy conversations with their classmates. The seniors heard their “Last Lectures” from two professors they selected – Dr. Dan Klein, finance, and Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict, economics.

  • Supply Chain Institute Welcomes New Member Companies May 18, 2015 1:45 PM The Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) at BGSU has a tradition of engaging the business community and cultivating strong relationships with supply chain professionals to enhance the field of supply chain and to connect BGSU students with supply chain recruiters. SCMI membership for 2015-2016 has grown to include 20 companies, including three new companies - Worthington Industries, Dana Holding Corporation, and United Technologies Aerospace Systems.

  • Faculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council May 18, 2015 11:00 AM The College of Business Leadership Council created Faculty Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty accomplishments in teaching, engaging with industry to provide experiential learning, and using technology to improve learning outcomes. This was the second year for the Leadership Council to honor the outstanding contributions made by faculty to achieve the Council’s vision. The award selections were made by a committee from the Leadership Council.

  • Faculty Promotions Approved By BGSU Board of Trustees May 18, 2015 10:30 AM Congratulations to the following individuals promoted by the Board of Trustees. We appreciate their service to the University and their commitment to students.

  • A global perspective May 18, 2015 7:00 AM Since 2008, over 45 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) have attended BGSU as Paul D. Coverdell Fellows. These students have brought geographical diversity to the BGSU campus, representing the East and West Coasts, the Midwest and even Hawaii. Additionally, their combined Peace Corps experiences as educators, health workers, community organizers and small business developers overseas have enriched BGSU’s classrooms with a global perspective.

  • Supporting Student Success May 18, 2015 7:00 AM When Dr. Paul Stiffler started BGSU as a freshman in 1961 he knew it was a turning point in his life. Even as an undergraduate student, Stiffler understood the value of education, hard work and learning resources offered by the University.

  • Teen Mentors Program earns A&S Diversity Award May 13, 2015 4:17 PM Dr. Sherona Garrett-Ruffin, psychology, and a number of BGSU students spend many Saturday mornings each semester at the Juvenile Residential Center (JRC) of Northwest Ohio. Garrett-Ruffin has developed a service-learning project for first-year students that takes them into the facility to serve as peer mentors for male youth offenders between 12 and 18 years of age.

  • Malcolm D. E. Forbes to lead Center for Photochemical Sciences May 13, 2015 4:02 PM A new director for BGSU’s Center for Photochemical Sciences plans to raise the visibility and outreach of the center at the local, regional, national and international levels.

  • Embrace the unexpected May 11, 2015 9:05 AM Dr. Thomas Snitch said he found his life’s passion standing in the middle of the Serengeti plains in Kenya. After working for decades as a nuclear weapons negotiator, and then with some of the world’s largest companies, he was given a choice.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: All the world is a stage May 11, 2015 7:00 AM Katie O’Leary believes that if you are flexible enough to believe that anything can go wrong at any time, but it can also go incredibly right, things will probably turn out okay.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Criminal justice nabs motivated student May 11, 2015 7:00 AM Senior Matt Dove, a criminal justice major from Columbus, is already planning to return to BGSU for his master’s degree in criminal justice after graduating this May and gaining some work experience in law enforcement.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: True Grit May 11, 2015 7:00 AM When Tanya Schardt accepted her diploma from Bowling Green State University on Saturday (May 9), she defied many odds. The Army veteran from Fremont, Ohio, who was critically injured in 2008 while deployed in Iraq, wasn’t expected to live, let alone graduate from college.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Using Art to Bridge Cultures May 11, 2015 7:00 AM When Federico “Rico” Cuatlacuatl left his home in a tiny Mexican town at age seven, he had no idea what lay ahead of him. He had not even seen his father for over a year. “My father left one year for America. My mother left to join him later and finally my brother and I came,” said Cuatlacuatl. “When we landed and saw New York, it was complete cultural shock!”

  • Emeritus status conferred upon retiring faculty May 8, 2015 11:20 AM At its May 9 meeting, the BGSU Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 33 faculty planning to retire, in honor of their service to the University.

  • Faculty rise through the ranks May 8, 2015 10:41 AM The BGSU Board of Trustees recognized the achievements of a number of faculty at the May 9 meeting, granting promotion and, for some, tenure.

  • Trustees green light Moseley redevelopment, student fees, new degree program May 8, 2015 10:29 AM The BGSU Board of Trustees at its May 9 meeting gave the go-ahead to an important part of the transformation of the Academic Core identified in the Campus Master Plan. Moseley Hall, BGSU’s original science and agriculture building, will be restored to its original role — although in a form that would probably be unrecognizable to Dr. Edwin Moseley for whom it was named, and without the agricultural component.

  • Alumnus takes on world's toughest endurance bicycle race May 8, 2015 2:00 AM Former Falcon Baseball player Terry Bork ’70 recently visited campus at the end of a 120-mile training ride in preparation for the 878-mile Race Across the West in mid-June. He rode in from Hudson, Ohio, where he and his wife Kay had been visiting their son after another training ride from Cincinnati during which the endurance bicyclist had covered 221 miles in just over 12 hours.

  • Best Wishes to Retiring Faculty May 5, 2015 1:15 PM The College of Business is saying goodbye to nine faculty at the end of this academic year due to changes in the State Teachers Retirement System’s structure. This is the third and last article in a series spotlighting faculty who are retiring from BGSU.

  • Graduating International Student Finds His “Home” is BGSU May 5, 2015 1:00 PM For graduating senior Pedro Petribu, no distance is ever too far to travel toward his dreams.

  • Students Apply Services Marketing Concepts Through Real World Projects May 4, 2015 9:30 AM Each semester the Service Marketing Institute organizes a Service Blueprint Competition with students enrolled in Dr. Dwayne Gremler’s Service Marketing course (MKT 4050). Teams of students go out into the local community and find a services-oriented business or organization to study customer and employee interactions. Students prepare a detailed service blueprint as a graded assignment and have 10 minutes to present the highlights of their service blueprints and service improvement recommendations to a panel of judges.

  • Students Demonstrate Prowess in “Spirited” Business Olympics May 4, 2015 9:30 AM To earn the coveted “Golden Tie” award and a prize, 20 teams of business students competed in the 3rd annual Business Olympics.

  • Greek Housing Project underway May 4, 2015 8:55 AM The landscape is changing at Bowling Green State University with the addition of the Greek Housing project. A groundbreaking will be held to celebrate the construction at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at the building site south of Conklin Hall. The units are expected to open in August 2016.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: A dedication to those in need May 4, 2015 7:30 AM Adriana Darris is not one to sit back and let others take the lead. The senior is graduating from Bowling Green State University with degrees in biology and Spanish and a lengthy list of accomplishments that span leadership positions to community volunteering.

  • Undergraduate students show research prowess May 4, 2015 7:30 AM From medical research to investigations of literary theory, undergraduate students are conducting serious scholarly work with faculty mentors. On May 6, President Mary Ellen Mazey presented awards to some of the top presenters from the recent Northwest Ohio Undergraduate Symposium for Research and Scholarship.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: An Educational Journey May 4, 2015 7:00 AM Rokya Miller earned an associate degree in business management from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, a bachelor’s degree in business and communication from Pigier Ivory Coast, and a master’s degree in marketing from Pigier Ivory Coast—schools in Africa.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: From Brazil to BG May 4, 2015 7:00 AM For graduating senior Pedro Petribu, no distance is ever too far to travel toward his dreams. The Recife, Brazil, native has never been shy about seeking out success. Luckily for both him and BGSU, his personal success has gone hand in hand with that of the organizations with which he has become involved.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Google Grad May 4, 2015 7:00 AM Ever curious about the digital world, Rita DeRaedt discovered the fun of playing with computer programs at a young age. By 14 she owned her own copy of Photoshop and by 15, after teaching herself how to design and code websites, she was taking on freelance projects for both local and international companies.

  • BGSU celebrates 282nd commencement May 1, 2015 2:23 PM On May 8 and 9, Bowling Green State University will honor its spring graduates with commencement ceremonies in the Stroh Center. Over 2,100 diplomas will be awarded, including 404 degrees granted through the Graduate College.

  • Book explores succession of ineffective Nigerian leaders Apr 29, 2015 3:56 PM Nigeria has a history of inept and corrupt leadership exacerbated by ethnic, religious and sectional biases. As the country’s recent election has come to a close, ushering in a new leadership, a book co-edited by Dr. Apollos O. Nwauwa, history and director of the Africana studies program, examines 50-plus years of the country’s leaders.

  • National Poetry Month Apr 29, 2015 1:00 PM There are many ways to investigate the world and our relationships within it. For Dr. Sandra Faulkner, a specialist in relational communication, poetry sometimes serves in a way that more conventional methods used by social scientists cannot.

  • Employers Impressed with Student Performance at Speed Interviews Apr 29, 2015 12:15 PM Business students at BGSU get workforce ready by preparing for job interviews as part of the marketing curriculum. Each semester students enrolled in the Introduction to Marketing (MKT 2010) course learn how to “sell” themselves with a two-minute “elevator pitch” to business employers in an event called Speed Interviews. This event is the highlight of the course which teaches students how to “package” themselves much like the concepts they learn through the course in marketing a product. They move from employer to employer after their two-minute pitch and three-minute employer feedback.

  • BGSU unveils new electronic campus map Apr 28, 2015 4:12 PM BGSU has launched a new, interactive campus map in an effort to improve mobile accessibility and navigation for students and visitors. The new design includes a search tool, a detailed list of campus buildings and amenities, transportation services, construction notifications and a directions feature for mapping the quickest route to your destination.

  • Hitting all the high notes Apr 27, 2015 4:20 PM Graduating theatre and film student Mariah Burks is finishing her acting career at BGSU on a high note. Burks won the national Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship at the 47th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which was held April 13-18 in Washington, D.C.

  • Sales Education Foundation Names BGSU Among Top Sales Programs in U.S. Apr 27, 2015 10:45 AM In the upcoming 2015 edition of its annual publication, BGSU is named a “Top University Sales Program” by the Sales Education Foundation. According to the Foundation, these university programs are recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.

  • From head, to hands, to glass Apr 27, 2015 7:30 AM Adam Goldberg ’11 welcomes guests at the Toledo art gallery he owns with a couple of friends. Some are here for classes in glass blowing, while others inquire about purchasing the affordable contemporary glass pieces created by Goldberg and his colleagues.

  • Designing for prosperity Apr 27, 2015 7:15 AM Dr. Diane Frey never thought she would visit East Africa, much less become involved in educational partnerships with Kenyan schools for girls and women with HIV-AIDS. But a Christmas visit to her sister in Nairobi, Kenya, several years ago led first to a personal passion and now professional engagement with support organizations, plus mutually beneficial relationships between Kenyan and BGSU students.

  • Campus infrastructure project to begin in May Apr 24, 2015 3:16 PM Brace yourselves. The interior of campus will become quite the noisy construction zone as soon as commencement is over next month, according to Brian Swope, assistant director of the Office of Design and Construction. Some parking lots will be temporarily closed and pedestrian routes diverted.

  • Leontis invited to speak at European institute, Nanoscience Institute Apr 24, 2015 1:00 PM Dr. Neocles Leontis, chemistry, was a guest speaker April 21 at the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) in Cambridge, UK, and on April 24 at the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center at Denmark’s Aarhus University.

  • Stinson appears on national TV, major newspapers Apr 24, 2015 10:39 AM It’s been a whirlwind last few weeks for Dr. Phil Stinson, criminal justice. Stinson’s research into police who commit crimes has made him a sought-after commentator by media outlets worldwide, particularly after the recent rash of police-involved shooting deaths caught on tape.

  • Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon Apr 23, 2015 9:09 AM The deep bonds shared by Bowling Green State University alumni were honored at the inaugural Golden Falcons induction ceremony April 22. Golden Falcons are alumni who have been graduates for 50 or more years. BGSU welcomed 44 Golden Falcons to campus and inducted them as Golden Falcons with a medallion crafted exclusively for this group of esteemed alumni.

  • Bioethics Bowl Team makes it to Elite Eight Apr 22, 2015 4:19 PM The University’s four-member Bioethics Bowl team made it to the Elite Eight in the National Undergraduate Bioethics Bowl at Tallahassee, Fla., earlier this month.

  • BGSU, BG Flight Center open new facility Apr 20, 2015 2:43 PM The Bowling Green State University aviation program and Bowling Green Flight Center officially opened the new 16,800 square-foot facility today (April 17).

  • Fraternity Leadership Paves the Way to Success Apr 20, 2015 1:30 PM What Michael Dustman ’73 saw in the Alpha Tau Omega house more than 40 years ago was not just the fraternity’s chapter president. His close friend Rick DeSilva ’74 was a leader who could organize groups of people with a variety of talents, and get things done. DeSilva had that unique ability to energize the room.

  • Toxic Water Apr 20, 2015 8:58 AM In freshwater lakes around the world, a blue-green slick is often seen floating on the water. These algae blooms often result from an overabundance of what's known as cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, which may be toxic to humans and other animals.

  • Fighting for Detroit Apr 20, 2015 7:00 AM Juvenile probation officer, high school science teacher, airport worker and mortgage banker are just a few of the titles 2003 alumna Janee Ayers had to take on to make ends meet in the leaner years.

  • Student takes time to help kids struggling in school Apr 20, 2015 7:00 AM For Kelly Largent, the Alumni Laureate Scholarship program means she can spend less time worrying about finances and more time doing what she loves — working with children. Thanks to the full-tuition scholarship, the BGSU sophomore doesn't need to spend all her hours outside of class working a part-time job, allowing her time to tutor.

  • BG Best bring positivity, innovation to their workplaces Apr 17, 2015 4:39 PM Administrative Staff Council (ASC) recognized three outstanding members of the BGSU community April 16 with the BG Best Award. The recipients were Jeremy Joseph, math and statistics coordinator at The Learning Commons; Jason Janusziewicz, associate director of the BGSU Facilities and Operations areas; and Brigitte Green- Churchwell, interim director of Student Academic Enrichment and coordinator of disability services at BGSU Firelands.

  • Rookie Award winner Brewer was key to new program Apr 17, 2015 4:37 PM The Administrative Staff Rookie of the Year Award recognizes an employee who has been with BGSU between one and three years and who has played a key role in implementing a new idea, program or procedure designed to enhance student recruitment, retention or engagement. That description could have been written to describe this year's winner, Centennial Residence Hall Director Kristen Brewer.

  • Waddell makes diversity everyone's job Apr 17, 2015 4:35 PM Whether they have worked with Barbara Waddell for four years or 20, her colleagues are unanimous: she embodies the qualities celebrated by the Michael R. Ferrari Award: innovation and initiative, superlative performance, and strong relationship with the University community. Further, she has been a true change agent in transforming the campus climate.

  • Experts Advise How to Be a “Disruptive Force in Business” and Create Change Apr 17, 2015 10:30 AM With the largest audience since its inception twelve years ago, the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship featured experts who presented their insights on how to challenge the status quo and be a disrupter that results in changing the way business is done.

  • Student Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World Once Again Apr 16, 2015 11:00 AM They have done it again! For the second consecutive year, the BGSU chapter of the American Marketing Association has earned the Bronze Chapter Award. The Bronze status places our chapter in the top 5% of all chapters in the world (more than 350 chapters). This is also the tenth consecutive year the BGSU organization has been honored as an Outstanding AMA Chapter.

  • High School Business Teacher Has Passion for BGSU Business Program; One Reason is The Hatch Apr 16, 2015 10:45 AM Even though he is not a BGSU alum, high school business teacher Phil Forshey knows the quality of the business program at BGSU and encourages all of his students to enroll here, even his own daughters. Forshey teaches at Canton South High School in northeast Ohio, and “practices what he preaches.” His oldest daughter, Alivia, is currently a student at BGSU and his younger daughter, Savanna (“Vanni”), has been admitted to BGSU to study business in the fall.

  • Students “Hatch” a Deal with Investors to Launch Startups Apr 16, 2015 9:30 AM The Stroh Center was packed with 3,500 cheering fans anxious to see which of the nine student entrepreneurs would convince Falcon Alumni Investors to fund their business ideas at The Hatch™. After presenting their business ideas “Shark Tank-” style, two of the Hatchlings were successful in obtaining investments and four others received investor support to “hatch” their proposed business venture.

  • Earth Week Apr 16, 2015 7:00 AM The University will recognize Earth Week 2015 (April 20-25) with free events and films intended to raise awareness of environmental matters and offer opportunities to help decrease the University’s carbon footprint. A highlight on Earth Day itself, April 22, is the annual Eco-Fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Union Oval, featuring organizations, both on-campus and within the community, that deal with the environment and sustainability.

  • Krane prepares leaders in sport, social change Apr 15, 2015 2:40 PM Dr. Vikki Krane brings an interdisciplinary approach to the teaching of sport management, honed over 24 years of teaching and research, and always with the aim of empowering students to reach their goals.

  • Brown traces the changing American family Apr 15, 2015 2:36 PM Dr. Susan Brown, chair of the Bowling Green State University Department of Sociology, has been an exceptionally productive research scholar, helping to shape the national discourse on the contemporary American family. Her work in the sociology department and as founding co-director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) has shed new light on how demographic trends affect American families and earned her a national reputation for cutting-edge, high-quality research in the areas of family demography, sociology and gerontology.

  • Gremler engages students in scholarship, professional development Apr 15, 2015 2:34 PM Dr. Dwayne Gremler joined the Bowling Green State University College of Business Administration as an associate professor in 2000, charged with developing the marketing department’s emphasis in services marketing. He “hit the ground running” and has not stopped since, raising BGSU’s profile nationally and internationally, helping students prepare for careers in a growing area, and in the process becoming a sought-after expert teacher and lecturer on the subject. BGSU is now one of the few schools in the U.S. with a dedicated specialization in sales and services marketing.

  • Brahier ignites love of math, math education Apr 15, 2015 2:32 PM Dr. Daniel Brahier’s passion for teaching math and for preparing the next generation of math teachers has earned him the title Professor of Teaching Excellence, designated for Bowling Green State University faculty members who hold the rank of full professor and whose extraordinary achievements as effective teachers in their discipline or in interdisciplinary fields deserve special recognition. Brahier will hold the title for three years. The honor was conferred at the 2015 Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14.

  • Rainey receives President’s Award for Academic Advising Apr 15, 2015 2:30 PM Dr. Sarah Smith Rainey has a reputation for being a creative, proactive and generous adviser in Bowling Green State University’s School of Cultural and Critical Studies. Her work with nearly 175 students who major and minor in the school’s programs earned her the President’s Award for Academic Advising.

  • President’s Award for Academic Advising – Sally Walker Apr 15, 2015 2:27 PM When Sally Walker meets with students as the academic adviser for Bowling Green State University’s College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, she takes time to learn about and appreciate each student’s talents and backgrounds. Her connection to the students and her expertise at helping students through the advising process were among the reasons she earned the President’s Award for Academic Advising this spring.

  • Sung-Yeon Park earns Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award Apr 15, 2015 2:26 PM Dr. Sung-Yeon Park, an associate professor and graduate coordinator in the School of Media and Communication (SMC) at Bowling Green State University, has distinguished herself as a focused, dedicated professional who demonstrates the utmost integrity in everything she does. Her efforts have earned her the Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award, presented as part of the BGSU Faculty Excellence ceremony Tuesday (April 14).

  • Faulkner brings energy, expertise to BGSU mentorship Apr 15, 2015 2:24 PM As a communication studies faculty member and director of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Bowling Green State University, Dr. Sandra Faulkner generously shares her insight, guidance, and scholarly pursuits with her colleagues and students. She received the Faculty Mentor Recognition at the Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14.

  • Community involvement earns McGinley BGSU recognition Apr 15, 2015 2:13 PM Tracy McGinley, a lecturer in criminal justice at BGSU Firelands, received the Recognition for Community Involvement at the Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14.

  • Shinew wins school leadership award Apr 15, 2015 2:11 PM Dr. Dawn Shinew, an associate professor and director of the School of Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University, has received this year’s Faculty Senate Recognition for Chair/School Director Leadership. Shinew was honored at the April 14 Faculty Excellence reception, where she received $1,000.

  • Chalupa honored for lifetime achievement Apr 15, 2015 2:03 PM For his “profound and enduring contributions to the Romance and Classical Studies department and the wider University community,” Dr. Federico Chalupa has been presented Bowling Green State University’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.

  • Vickio named BGSU Master Teacher, fosters student learning, well-being Apr 15, 2015 1:54 PM Since joining Bowling Green State University in 1986, Dr. Craig Vickio has modeled caring and compassion for students in a variety of settings, from counseling sessions to the classroom. Students showed their appreciation for his commitment to them by naming him the 2015 Master Teacher, the highest award for faculty and the only one chosen by students.

  • Blinn Award goes to Pahapill for undergraduate collaborations Apr 15, 2015 1:51 PM Leigh-Ann Pahapill, associate professor in the School of Art at Bowling Green State University, received the 2015 Elliott L. Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Student Innovative Basic Research/Creative Work.

  • Magsamen-Conrad receives President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work Apr 15, 2015 1:49 PM Dr. Kate Magsamen-Conrad, an assistant professor in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, received a President's Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work at the Faculty Recognition Awards April 14.

  • Ha receives President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work Apr 15, 2015 1:48 PM Dr. Louisa Ha, a professor in the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, received a President's Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work at the Faculty Recognition Awards April 14.

  • BGSU honors Bostic for contributions to math education Apr 15, 2015 1:45 PM A quick read of Dr. Jonathan’s Bostic’s list of accomplishments since coming to BGSU would suggest he had been with the School of Teaching and Learning for quite some time, so extensive is it. But, in fact, Bostic has only been with the mathematics education department for less than four years.

  • Kline lauded for excellence as BGSU academic adviser Apr 15, 2015 1:42 PM Robert Kline, academic adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences at Bowling Green State University, received the 2015 President’s Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 14.

  • Biologist recognized for research success and innovation Apr 15, 2015 12:47 PM After a toxic algal bloom rendered much of northwest Ohio’s drinking water unusable last summer, the study of algae in our region’s waterways has taken on new importance. Dr. Robert Michael (Mike) McKay, Ryan Professor of Biological Sciences and winner of the 2015 Olscamp Research Award, is a regional and national leader in the study of toxic algal blooms and on microbial communities in frozen lakes and the open sea.

  • Book explores tradition of ineffective Nigerian leaders Apr 15, 2015 12:21 PM Nigeria has a history of inept and corrupt leadership exacerbated by ethnic, religious and sectional biases. As the country’s recent election has come to a close ushering in a new leadership, a book co-edited by Dr. Apollos O. Nwauwa, chair of BGSU’s Africana studies, examines 50-plus years of the country’s leaders.

  • Students “Sell” Their Way to National Sales Competition; Ludwig Finishes in the Top 12 Apr 15, 2015 10:45 AM BGSU has a long tradition of excellence when competing against the best sales talent in the country at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC). The top two winners of the BGSU Sales Competition, Andrew Ludwig and Amy Wolf, competed at Kennesaw State University in Georgia April 7-10 and performed very well again this year. In fact, Ludwig earned his way into the semifinal round and placed in the top 12 out of 147 students who competed for the national title.

  • Robert Kruse’ 49 Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM Robert Kruse has spent his whole life thinking about cars. The 88-year-old entrepreneur has worked for top-selling dealerships all over the U.S., from Ohio to Minnesota to Washington state, but there’s one car he’ll never forget — his first.

  • Retiring Faculty Provided Years of Teaching Excellence Apr 14, 2015 1:45 PM The College of Business will say farewell to nine faculty at the end of this academic year due to changes in the State Teachers Retirement System’s structure. This is the second article in a series spotlighting faculty who are retiring from BGSU.

  • Marketing Alumni Return to Campus to Reconnect and Network Apr 14, 2015 12:45 PM Marketing Alumni Day started three years ago with a one-day event for marketing department alumni to return to campus and network with fellow alums as well as current students. It has been such a success that it expanded to a two-day event and includes more networking opportunities.

  • MOD Program Contributes to Professional’s Career Success Apr 14, 2015 12:00 PM Ben Blanquera, Vice President of Growth Hacking for Pillar Technology, is a business and community leader in Columbus, Ohio. He has spent decades being a change agent and accelerator in roles such as: Vice President of Information Services, curator of Columbus Startup Digest, and founder of TechLife Ohio.

  • BGSU College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AM The College of Business at Bowling Green State University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • First Two Annual National Investor Awards Go to BGSU Finance Alumni Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AM Another BGSU finance alumnus has won a prestigious national award that honors the most outstanding and innovative Corporate Plan Sponsors in North America. Neil Roache ‘96, Vice President, Investment Strategy and Private Markets for Exelon Corp. in Chicago, was the winner of the 2nd Annual Investor Intelligence Award for Alpha Generation. The first year’s winner of this award was BGSU alumnus Leo Svoboda ’08, senior portfolio manager, UPS Group Trust.

  • From Broadway to the Small Screen Apr 13, 2015 8:58 AM Theatre alumnus Christopher Moeller ’08 is a production electrician who works on major live television shows. Those shows include the NBC productions of “The Sound of Music” and “Peter Pan,” as well as the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Times Square.

  • Against All Odds Apr 13, 2015 8:50 AM Duke Pieper was on top of his hockey world late in 2008, and headed even higher. As a 15-year-old freshman, he had skated into rarified air by making the varsity starting lineup for perennial Minnesota high school powerhouse Hill-Murray.

  • Newman Civic Fellows Award Apr 13, 2015 7:00 AM When in March about 50 BGSU students chose to spend their spring break helping others across the country instead of going on holiday, the fact that those trips were available to them is largely due to senior Madison (Maddi) Georgoff. Georgoff is the founder of bGAB, the alternative break program that this year sponsored four trips with six community partners, the most yet for BGSU.

  • Public forum Tuesday Apr 9, 2015 7:00 AM In August 2014, the city of Toledo issued a “do not drink” advisory on its water supply that directly affected over 500,000 people throughout northwest Ohio. A toxic algal bloom had polluted the water near the city’s intake in Lake Erie.

  • BG Learning Communities Apr 6, 2015 7:00 AM As the Greek writer Euripides once said, “Learning is more effective when it is an active rather than a passive process.” Here at Bowling Green State University, students are offered myriad opportunities to participate in engaging academic environments within residential learning communities that are located in various residence halls. Students experience the many facets of college life alongside individuals with similar interests within a community setting that fosters success in their personal, professional and academic lives.

  • Celebrating Sisterhood Apr 6, 2015 7:00 AM It wasn’t just another day on the campus of Bowling Green State University—it felt a little different. There was a sense of celebration in the air. A group of women had a spring in their step as they found their way back to campus, the place where they grew into mature, talented and capable adults.

  • Music Plus Apr 6, 2015 7:00 AM About two dozen high school students climb off a school bus one cold March evening lugging instrument cases of varying sizes. They head into Moore Musical Arts Center to receive free specialized music instruction from BGSU faculty and students.

  • BGSU College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation Apr 2, 2015 10:33 AM The College of Business at Bowling Green State University has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • Aggression and Addiction Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AM BGSU neuroscientist Dr. Robert Huber will be sharing his expertise with colleagues at Harvard University next year as a Fellow of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies. Best known at BGSU for his research into the neurochemistry of behavioral phenomena such as aggression and addiction in crayfish, Huber also has specialized experience in computer vision, which he will apply to Harvard’s quantitative behavioral study of Drosophila, or fruit flies.

  • Digital Humanities Lab Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AM Python, Ruby, Ruby on Rails and Mallet are some of the new names introduced recently at the University Libraries’ Digital Humanities Lab. The lab, now offered through the Student Technology Assistance Center (STAC) in 122 Jerome Library, has expanded its offerings to include a wide variety of technology tools for faculty and students working on digital humanities projects at BGSU.

  • Literacy in the Park Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AM Children’s author Laura Numeroff, best known for her "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "If You Give A Pig a Pancake" and "If You Give a Moose a Muffin" series, is the featured presenter at the 2015 Literacy in the Park event on Saturday (April 11) at the Stroh Center.

  • Model European Union Apr 2, 2015 10:12 AM BGSU students successfully participated in the 2015 Model European Union (EU) simulation, hosted annually by the University of Pittsburgh’s European Union Center of Excellence, on Feb. 27 and 28. During the two-day simulation at the 20th Century Club, the BGSU students (representing the U.K., Luxembourg and Latvia) had to discuss and negotiate subjects ranging from the EU’s handling of the Ukraine crisis to Great Britain’s possible retreat from the EU as well as the growing rise of right-wing parties across Europe. The team returned home with a top award for its performances.

  • Bravo! BGSU Apr 1, 2015 10:12 AM More than 200 people filled the internationally recognized Wolfe Center for the Arts on March 28 to raise scholarship funds for students in Bowling Green State University’s arts programs. “Bravo! BGSU” celebrated the quality and vibrancy of all the University’s arts areas. The event raised about $60,000.

  • Award-winning activist to speak on protecting global water Mar 31, 2015 2:57 PM “Blue Future: Protecting Water for People and the Planet Forever” is the topic of author and activist Maude Barlow’s Lamb Peace Lecture at Bowling Green State University. Her lecture will focus on topics from her recently released book by the same name, including water as a human right and the dangers to our water from farming and other sources.

  • Iraq-U.S. relations scholar to present BGSU lecture Mar 31, 2015 2:55 PM A research scholar who has specialized in the U.S. foreign relations in the Middle East will visit Bowling Green State University on April 7 as part of the Gary R. Hess Lecture in Policy History.

  • Freshman thrives on busy schedule Mar 30, 2015 7:00 AM Amanda Pack has crammed more experiences into her first semester of college than many of her fellow freshmen will their entire four years at a university. The 18-year-old Harrison native is a talented trumpet player who was just as likely to be found on the football field with the BGSU Falcon Marching Band as she was in class or doing homework. Just a few days before Christmas, she traveled hundreds of miles to play a bowl game at the University of South Alabama.

  • Teaching with passion Mar 30, 2015 7:00 AM Dedication. Enthusiasm. Passion. When asked to describe what Kathleen McGrady ’81 is like as a mentor and teacher, these are the three words most used by her students and colleagues. Her passion for teaching music is one of the many reasons McGrady was named Ohio Music Education Association’s (OMEA) Music Educator of the Year.

  • Designing Your Career Mar 27, 2015 4:04 PM Attendees of the 3rd annual Women in Business Leadership event, hosted by the BGSU College of Business, had the opportunity to hear from and network with successful women business leaders. The theme this year was “Designing Your Career.”

  • For love and money Mar 26, 2015 7:00 AM Moving people from wanting to see land spared from development to actually donating money to help conserve it requires a skill set that many grassroots land trust groups do not possess.

  • Public health symposium, Baker Lecture to explore uses of social media Mar 26, 2015 7:00 AM Social media is assuming increasing importance as a tool for sharing information and alerting the public about health issues.

  • TRIO programs welcome eminent speaker, present honors Mar 26, 2015 7:00 AM The Access Diversity and Inclusion Programs within the division of Student Affairs will host the TRIO Programs 27th annual TRIO Awards Ceremony from 4-6 p.m. April 2 in the Multipurpose Room of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Wood County Commissioners and BGSU launch new Falcon Cam Mar 24, 2015 7:00 AM A new partnership between the Wood County Commissioners and Bowling Green State University is providing a birds-eye view of the peregrine falcons that call the clock tower of the Wood County Courthouse home.

  • Bringing history to life Mar 23, 2015 7:00 AM When students decide they don’t want history class to end, their teacher must be doing something right. That’s the case at Waynesfield-Goshen Schools, a small K-12 school system in rural Ohio where Joe Foster teachers American History, World History, Government and Economics, Civil War, and Defining Moments in History. With a total enrollment of just 550 students, every high school student has Foster for at least one class and often leaves wanting more.

  • Experimental Design Mar 23, 2015 7:00 AM Bullying, murals, fast food, hammers, the graphic expression of Toledo—it’s a group of seemingly unrelated items. But for the students who have participated in a summer workshop run by graphic design faculty members Jenn Stucker and Amy Fidler, they are the topics that have allowed them to delve deep into experimental design work.

  • CNN host and correspondent to give Currier Lecture Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AM CNN senior media correspondent and “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter will visit the University March 23 and 24 to visit with journalism and public relations students and deliver the 2015 Florence and Jesse Currier lecture.

  • Conference to explore significance of improvisation Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AM Improvisation is not only central to music and art, in a world where the only constant is change, it has become a necessary tool to deal with society’s daily uncertainties. As rules, guidelines and planning becoming increasingly obsolete, qualities such as spontaneity, inventiveness and creativity become important to our lives.

  • Kenya-BGSU partnership connects learning with economic empowerment Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AM Dr. Diane Frey never thought she would visit East Africa, much less become involved in educational partnerships with Kenyan schools for girls and women with HIV-AIDS. But a Christmas visit to her sister in Nairobi, Kenya, several years ago led first to a personal passion and now professional engagement with support organizations, plus mutually beneficial relationships between Kenyan and BGSU students.

  • Taking a stand to be (carbon) neutral Mar 18, 2015 7:00 AM When President Mary Ellen Mazey signed the American Colleges and Universities Presidents' Climate Commitment in 2012, it set in motion a formal plan to move the University toward carbon neutrality. This built upon BGSU’s longtime efforts at becoming a more sustainable campus, from individual responsibility for conserving energy to institution-wide projects.

  • Michael McGranaghan Honored by University For Outstanding Achievements Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PM Bowling Green State University honored one accomplished graduate from each of the seven colleges at the 2015 BGSU College Alumni Awards held March 7. Michael McGranaghan, a 1980 business graduate, was the alumnus recognized for the College of Business. In a career at Johnson and Johnson spanning more than 32 years, McGranaghan made significant contributions to the enterprise, including senior finance leadership roles in each segment of the business as well as procurement.

  • New Peer Leaders Chosen to Transition Incoming Freshman Class Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PM After its inaugural year, the College of Business Peer Leader Program is a huge success. Twenty-five Peer Leaders went through four hours of training and made contact with incoming freshmen over the summer and continued their mentoring role throughout the academic year.

  • College of Business Has Several Faculty Members Retiring; Three in Marketing Mar 17, 2015 3:15 PM With changes to the State Teachers Retirement System’s benefit structure, the College of Business will see nine faculty retire this year. Over the next three issues of Biz News, we will provide brief summaries about these dedicated and inspirational teachers who have had a positive impact on the students.

  • BGSU Finance Team Finishes Third in National Competition Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PM BGSU has another team of students that finished among the top colleges and universities. Business students Alex Batt and James Knippen represented BGSU in the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals (FSP) 2015 Industry Issues Competition. The competition offers colleges and universities the chance to explore important hot topics in the financial services profession. The critical issue of this year’s competition was “Career Evolution…How Did You Begin, Where Are You Now, and Where Do You Expect to Wind Up?” The finalists were selected from written submissions exploring three professional career paths and the top teams presented at the FSP Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Dr. Gremler Named Distinguished Teaching Professor Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PM Business students at BGSU have the benefit of learning from faculty who are world-renowned for their expertise. These dedicated faculty members share their insight and research with their students and have received recognition for their teaching excellence.

  • Falcon Forensics and Debate Team wins a national championship Mar 17, 2015 11:58 AM The 20 members of the Falcon Forensics and Debate Team spent their spring break winning a national championship. The team beat out 127 other universities to win the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament held March 4-8 at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

  • New Theme Community Created for Business Students Mar 17, 2015 10:00 AM Coming to college can be a stressful time by leaving friends and family behind and finding new friends that have similar interests. BGSU has established a number of Learning Communities in residence halls to help in the transition and build a sense of “community” amongst the residents. Now freshmen and sophomores who are interested in studying business have the opportunity to live with other business students in a new theme community called The Business District.

  • Fourteen Students Chosen to Become Student Ambassadors Mar 16, 2015 4:00 PM The College of Business Student Ambassador Program utilizes a select group of knowledgeable, motivated, and enthusiastic student leaders to assist the dean and the College with engaging business alumni, current students, and prospective students. Student Ambassadors represent the College at events both on- and off-campus.

  • Commitment to Community Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AM It put BGSU at the forefront of an emerging trend in higher education and brought the University national recognition, but 15 years ago it was just an idea – enhancing learning by bringing students with similar interests together under one roof in “learning communities.”

  • There’s no place like home Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AM The rain forest of Costa Rica presents a jungle-esque maze of dense vegetation, with the ground under it a snarl of exposed roots and heavily matted decaying plant material.

  • Visual Communication Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AM As part of the Putnam Adolescent Response Team for Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.), Schroeder worked with other high schoolers across the county to create awareness campaigns on issues ranging from suicide prevention, underage drinking and peer pressure.

  • Buchanan lecture presents ‘A Tale of Toads and Men’ Mar 13, 2015 7:00 AM An American biologist known for his research about the impact of the herbicide atrazine in amphibian development will discuss his work in the 2015 Jean Pasakarnis-Buchanan Lecture on campus March 24.

  • In the eye of the beholder Mar 13, 2015 7:00 AM Over the last 200-plus years, the founders of the American Revolution have attained iconic status. But, like most icons, what they and the Revolution are used to symbolize depends perhaps more on who is vaunting them than on any objective reality.

  • Excellence recognized Mar 10, 2015 7:00 AM On March 7, Bowling Green State University honored seven accomplished graduates at the 2015 BGSU College Alumni Awards. Held in Olscamp Hall, the ceremony recognized the impressive professional and civic achievements of the following individuals:

  • College Loses Retired Economics Professor Mar 9, 2015 2:30 PM The College lost a retired faculty member and former chair of the economics department last month. J. David Reed, professor of economics, taught at BGSU for 37 years and served as chair for 8 years. He was hired in 1968 and appointed a full professor of economics in 1978. Dr. Reed retired from the University in 2005. During his tenure at BGSU, he traveled overseas where he helped to establish the environmental economic policy in Estonia.

  • BWC funding workplace safety research at BGSU Mar 9, 2015 9:25 AM Bowling Green State University has been awarded a $250,000 research grant from The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) and Ohio Board of Regents to improve workplace safety in nursing homes. BGSU is one of six higher education institutions in Ohio selected for $2 million in total funding for nine research proposals.

  • Blended for success Mar 9, 2015 7:30 AM Jodi Berg ’88 took her great-grandfather’s kitchen product company he founded in 1921 and fast-tracked the Vitamix Corporation into a market leader. Because of her innovative success, she was named a 2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of the Year Award for Family Business. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the nation’s most prestigious business awards and it goes to a leader and innovator who has grown a company without compromising values and tradition.

  • Walls book chronicles U.S. individualism Mar 5, 2015 7:30 AM Of the many ideas that inspired and shaped the American Founding Fathers' thought, individualism and a commitment to individual rights were primary among them. However, the concept of individualism that inspired the founders has transformed over time to reflect the changing economic and social landscape in the United States, according to Dr. Stephanie Walls, BGSU Firelands political science.

  • Electric guitar rocks BGSU conference Mar 3, 2015 9:53 AM The electric guitar will be the rock star at the “Electric Guitar in Popular Culture” conference at Bowling Green State University March 27-28.

  • BGSU honored with advertising awards Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AM The University brought home silvers and a bronze Feb. 26 in the American Advertising Federation of Toledo’s Addy Awards.

  • Bravo events celebrate arts, College of Musical Arts centennial Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AM BGSU will host a benefit celebration of all the arts and a special commemoration of 100 years of music at the College of Musical Arts (CMA) on March 28 during “Bravo! BGSU” and “Bravo CMA!”

  • Driving toward a dream Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AM Basil Alholaily came from Saudi Arabia to Bowling Green State University to pursue his dream of a college degree. Little did he know that during his time in the United States he would get a chance to fulfill a childhood dream, as well.

  • Electric guitar rocks BGSU conference Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AM The electric guitar will be the rock star at the “Electric Guitar in Popular Culture” conference at BGSU March 27-28.

  • Practical Science Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AM At first glance it looks like your typical biochemistry lab. Groups of students are dressed in lab coats and safety glasses and are huddled around test tubes, notebooks and large pieces of scientific equipment. But, this wasn’t your average textbook lab. These undergraduates were working on genuine research where the outcomes were uncertain, and their results were forging new territory.

  • UAO president thrives on campus involvement Mar 2, 2015 7:00 AM Megan Largent knows how to make things happen. If there was an event planned at her Strongsville high school, most likely, Largent was involved. She helped organize a variety of activities, from the service-oriented, like blood drives, to fun, festive gatherings such as homecoming and prom.

  • Celebration of the arts to raise money for scholarships Feb 27, 2015 2:32 PM A new celebration of the arts at Bowling Green State University will raise funds for student scholarships in those disciplines.

  • Trio to present next concert in Music at the Forefront series Feb 26, 2015 10:16 AM Composer Neil Rolnick, violinist Jennifer Choi and pianist Kathleen Supové will perform at 8 p.m. March 2 at the Clazel Theater, 127 N. Main St., Bowling Green, as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series. Sponsored by BGSU’s MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music, the concert is free and open to the public.

  • Women’s History Month Feb 26, 2015 10:16 AM BGSU takes “girl culture” international this year for its celebration of Women’s History Month. “Global Girls” is the theme for the month’s events, which include girls and women from around the world. The month culminates March 30 with a research symposium, guest speaker and presentation of awards and scholarships.

  • Student Case Competition Team Headed to APICS District Semifinals Feb 23, 2015 10:30 AM The BGSU student team from the Department of Management qualified to advance to the semifinal round of the 2015 APICS-Mid-Atlantic District Student Case Competition – The Fresh Connection.

  • More women choosing living together over marriage Feb 23, 2015 10:16 AM If it seems like more women are choosing to live with a partner instead of get married, you’re right. According to researchers at the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, the percentage of women who have cohabitated with someone has almost doubled over the past 25 years.

  • Embracing Spanish culture Feb 23, 2015 7:30 AM Stacey Dickerson is anxiously awaiting her last semester to begin at BGSU. Instead of beginning classes on campus, she’ll be studying abroad in Spain for a second time. Studying overseas is not an easy decision to make, but being in the Spanish learning community, La Comunidad, has helped her to better prepare.

  • When opportunity knocks Feb 23, 2015 7:30 AM Jeff Witjas left college faced with the same quandary that many students encounter. With a degree in hand, he looked out at the world beyond BGSU and wondered, now what?

  • Scholarship winner finds career path in art Feb 23, 2015 7:00 AM While many high school students flip burgers or fold sweaters at their first after-school jobs, Brooke Breckenridge was flexing her creative muscle as an apprentice for The Arts Commission in Toledo. She was just 16 years old when she, along with a few dozen other students, was chosen for the Young Artists at Work apprenticeship program. Now, four years later, Breckenridge has returned to the Arts Commission as an intern this semester.

  • BGSU faculty receive grants to advance STEM teaching Feb 19, 2015 7:00 AM Area math and science teachers will learn new ways to improve student learning and add excitement to class thanks to grants issued by the Ohio Board of Regents to faculty in the Bowling Green State University Colleges of Education and Human Development and Arts and Sciences.

  • Board of Trustees approves BGSU eCampus, sets room and board rates Feb 18, 2015 8:46 PM The BGSU Board of Trustees took steps to expand the University’s services for working adults, approving the tuition and general fees for a new eCampus delivery model at its Feb. 20 meeting, held at BGSU Firelands.

  • Community mourns loss of retired professor, donor and student advocate Feb 18, 2015 8:46 PM Award-winning photographer, revered photojournalism professor and dedicated alumnus and donor James R. Gordon died Feb. 14 after a brief illness.

  • Business Career Day Prepares Students to Find Their Dream Job Feb 18, 2015 8:30 AM Students came away with valuable resume and interviewing advice after attending the Business Career Accelerator’s Business Career Day, held the day before BGSU’s Spring EXPO Job and Internship Fair. Business Career Day kicked off with a panel of six employers answering student questions regarding what they look for when recruiting employees.

  • Falcon Flames Tell Newlyweds’ Wedding Stories with Style Feb 18, 2015 7:15 AM For Ben Hartley, his oil painting background has provided a tremendous advantage to being a photographer. “My oil paintings were figure paintings; on top of it, they were photorealistic figure paintings. In order to make a really great painting, I had to take a really great photo because I based all of my work off of photographs. That’s really how my photography blossomed. I’ve always been fascinated with people. People are the most interesting things… the most important things on this world. To paint anything else but a person, I’ve always struggled with. I feel like photographing anything else besides a person is a struggle, too. I think that people in general – the connections we have – inspires me to keep taking pictures,” said Hartley, 28, who graduated from BGSU in 2009 with a BFA in 2-Dimensional Studies.

  • BGSU mourns the loss of longtime friend and supporter Feb 17, 2015 3:08 PM Bowling Green State University is mourning the loss of longtime friend and supporter Ruth Frost Parker, who passed away Feb. 15 in Sandusky, Ohio, at the age of 92.

  • Rebecca Solnit to offer workshop, lecture Feb. 23 Feb 17, 2015 3:08 PM Rebecca Solnit, a cultural historian, political activist and award-winning independent writer, will offer a workshop and a public lecture at Bowling Green State University on Feb. 23.

  • Corporate Executives to Present at Alma Mater’s Women in Leadership Event Feb 17, 2015 10:30 AM Some of the thousands of Bowling Green State University graduates take a career path that leads them to executive roles in high-profile corporations, and they drive these companies to success. These highly motivated business executives often return to campus and share their valuable insights with students, faculty, and the business community. This year’s Women in Leadership event on March 27 is an opportunity to learn from our outstanding alums.

  • Hundreds Attend Supply Chain Management Spring Networking Dinner Feb 16, 2015 1:15 PM More than 300 students, faculty, staff, and supply chain professionals attended the Spring Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) Networking Dinner, held jointly with the Institute for Supply Management NAPM - Toledo. The University’s SCMI hosts a networking dinner for member companies and students the evening prior to BGSU’s EXPO Job and Internship Fair.

  • Alumnus Uses Business Expertise to Launch Nonprofit For Advanced Cancer Patients Feb 16, 2015 12:30 PM We usually think of entrepreneurs as business school graduates that launch for-profit businesses, but a 1997 BGSU marketing graduate was faced with a profound, life-changing experience that led him to use his business expertise, marketing savvy, and passion to launch a nonprofit organization in 2012. Troy Haslinger founded a nonprofit called Life Is Good No Matter What to honor his 39-year-old sister, Holly, who died from colon cancer, leaving behind a husband and three children.

  • Teaching conference looks into future of education Feb 16, 2015 7:15 AM With online classes and new technology, the future of education presents a “Prism of Possibility” for teaching and learning. BGSU is hosting a conference by that name for faculty to explore these new resources, network and hear from leaders in the field of educational technology and active learning.

  • Winning Ways Feb 13, 2015 7:15 AM Dan DeSalvo sensed the expectations the first time he entered the BGSU Ice Arena as a Falcon, but he also was comfortable in a place where mediocrity is not part of the vernacular, where his role would be to help put the luster back on one of the University’s most decorated programs.

  • Injury recovery inspires career path Feb 13, 2015 7:00 AM For many young athletes, a dislocated shoulder or a broken leg could be the beginning of the end of a promising future in sports. For Aaron Flores, however, those exact injuries were the beginning of a new career path. The 18-year-old BGSU freshman is an applied health science major, studying to one day become a physical therapist.

  • Dallas-Hamilton Newsletter Feb 12, 2015 12:30 PM Greetings from the Dallas-Hamilton Center (DHC) for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Bowling Green State University! We are pleased to bring you our inaugural newsletter highlighting our recent accomplishments.

  • Married Mascots Feb 9, 2015 7:00 AM One couple’s story has another BGSU connection as they were the University’s beloved mascots, Freddie and Frieda. Alex ’06 and Kristen ’07 Wright are two out of only three Falcon mascot marriages. Alex was Freddie his senior year after completing a term as student body president the previous year. When asked what prompted him to become the mascot, he said, “My earliest memories and pictures of Bowling Green are with ‘the birds’. It looked like fun, a different way to give back, and a way to spread my childhood Falcon spirit to my fellow students.”

  • A Week of Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Innovation Feb 4, 2015 9:00 AM April 7 through 11 is a week packed with events to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship. New entrepreneurs, seasoned entrepreneurs, and yet-to-become entrepreneurs will be part of this celebration.

  • Adolescent lives Feb 2, 2015 7:00 AM A new study by BGSU researchers is providing a rare look into the lives of adolescents throughout their high school years. College of Education and Human Development faculty Drs. Margaret Zoller Booth, also associate dean of the Graduate College; Christopher Frey, leadership and policy studies; and Jean Gerard, human development and family studies, surveyed a thousand Fremont, Ohio, students in grades 7-10 twice a year for four years, beginning in fall 2009.

  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver grant Feb 2, 2015 7:00 AM A new study by BGSU researchers is providing a rare look into the lives of adolescents throughout their high school years. College of Education and Human Development faculty Drs. Margaret Zoller Booth, also associate dean of the Graduate College; Christopher Frey, leadership and policy studies; and Jean Gerard, human development and family studies, surveyed a thousand Fremont, Ohio, students in grades 7-10 twice a year for four years, beginning in fall 2009.

  • You snooze, you lose Feb 2, 2015 7:00 AM There's a popular saying that boils down the typical college student's top three priorities, then asks them to make an important decision. “Good grades, a social life or enough sleep,” the saying goes. “Pick two.” For Benjamin Zauski, the choice was an easy one. For him, a “good night's sleep” is about five hours. More often, however, the Alumni Laureate Scholar slumbers just two hours a night.

  • BGSU biologists lead project to protect Sandusky city water supply Jan 29, 2015 1:41 PM Bowling Green State University biologists will launch a study of harmful algal blooms in Sandusky Bay this spring as part of an overall $2 million Lake Erie water quality initiative by the Ohio Board of Regents.

  • Management Professor Elected to Lead International Business Organization in Midwest Jan 27, 2015 8:45 AM Dr. Man Zhang , associate professor of international business in the Department of Management, was elected president of the Academy of International Business (AIB)-U.S. Midwest Chapter. Dr. Zhang has been involved with AIB-Midwest since 2008. She served in different executive positions in this chapter, including secretary and program chair.

  • Innovation Celebrated During Global Entrepreneurship Week Jan 26, 2015 1:00 PM Agribusiness is one of the largest industries in northwest Ohio and it has a positive impact that stretches across the globe. Innovation in agribusiness as well as supply chain and logistics topics were part of the day’s celebration in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

  • Constructing a future Jan 26, 2015 6:00 AM Look up the Twitter hashtag #SelfieswithStanley and you'll find plenty of photos of BGSU students posing with Amey Hewitt's baby miniature pig. “He's blowing up on social media,” the Alumni Laureate Scholar said, laughing. “He's the cutest thing. People have been donating money to our service project to take a picture with him.”

  • Giving back Jan 26, 2015 6:00 AM For the last eight years, BGSU students, faculty and staff have spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday out in the community making a difference for the Day of Service challenge. This year, for the first time, BGSU Firelands also accepted the challenge. A group of 19 volunteered at the Victory Kitchen in Sandusky.

  • Master of criminal justice online program nationally ranked Jan 20, 2015 2:05 PM Bowling Green State University’s master’s of criminal justice online program is one of the best in the country according to U.S. News and World Report.

  • University Honors 1982 Business Graduate for Distinguished Achievements Jan 20, 2015 2:00 PM Alicia Fernandez-Mott did not take the traditional route to becoming successful. As a mono-lingual Spanish speaking first grader in a Texas school district that only spoke English, Fernandez-Mott dropped out of school in the 10th grade, traveling around the country as a migrant agricultural worker. She later received her general equivalency diploma at age 30 and enrolled and graduated from BGSU with a business degree at the age of 38.

  • Recruitment for Fall Enrollment Shows Strong Results; College of Business Day is January 23 Jan 20, 2015 12:30 PM With strong recruitment efforts continuing, the College is seeing an increased number of applications for fall 2015 with high school students who are performing academically higher. Applications from prospective students, and housing deposits are up in the College of Business compared to 2014.

  • 2014 Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium Jan 20, 2015 10:00 AM Companies learned how they can transform their organizations into data science-driven enterprises at the Business Analytics Symposium hosted by the College of Business Center for Business Analytics on October 17 in Olscamp Hall 101. “Big Data” has become an important buzz word for business executives who are taking data and learning how to utilize it so they can make better decisions.

  • BGSU Serves Jan 19, 2015 7:00 AM Bowling Green State University’s ongoing commitment to community engagement has again been recognized nationally. The University was selected as one of only 240 institutions to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation.

  • Wanted: Data science professionals Jan 19, 2015 7:00 AM Bowling Green State University is offering students with math and computer aptitude a new undergraduate program in data science. A limited number of $5,000 renewable scholarships are still available to help incoming freshmen get started on their degrees. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 31.

  • BGSU Alumnus to Lead California’s Business Development Efforts in China Jan 16, 2015 1:30 PM Ken Petrilla’s renowned international banking experience has led to California Governor Jerry Brown selecting him to lead his state’s business development efforts with China. Petrilla was recently named the executive director of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment, an agency Governor Brown created in conjunction with the Bay Area Council in 2013 to serve as a central office for California companies interested in entering or expanding in China as well as promoting and facilitating Chinese investment into California. According to a statement, the governor’s senior jobs advisor says Petrilla is “one of the most experienced international banking executives in California.”

  • CBA Rewards Point Program Continues to Engage Students; New Top Prize Added Jan 16, 2015 1:15 PM The intent of the College of Business Rewards Point Program is to motivate students to engage with the College through participating in designated activities and rewarding students with a prize depending on the number of points accumulated. After two and a half years, the results of the CBA Rewards Point Program continue to be highly successful.

  • President at Nationwide’s Property and Casualty Division is 1986 BGSU Grad Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PM Graduates from Bowling Green State University’s business program continue to go beyond business as usual and successfully lead highly notable companies. Their keen business expertise and strong leadership abilities have led to promotions to executive roles. Amy Shore is one of those BGSU graduates with nearly three decades of senior leadership experience and was recently promoted to president of Nationwide Insurance Property and Casualty Distribution – Exclusive.

  • Sultz Honored with Financial Executive International Award Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PM Chad Sultz is a senior finance and accounting student who was selected to receive the Toledo Chapter’s Financial Executive International (FEI) Award. Sultz is a 4.0 student from Fremont, Ohio, who is working this semester as a tax intern with Rehmann and will work at Cooper Tire this summer. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in August, Sultz will enter the BGSU Master of Accountancy program in the fall.

  • Mentor. Tutor. Peer facilitator. Jan 14, 2015 2:50 PM Hannah Burkhart's extracurricular activities seem like natural choices for an aspiring teacher. Yet the new graduate says there's a good reason she so carefully chose the causes and organizations she committed to during her time at BGSU.

  • BGSU continues trend of being ‘Best for Vets’ Jan 14, 2015 11:18 AM When it comes to offering the on-campus support and flexibility that veterans and active duty military personnel require when attending college, Bowling Green State University is once again one of the top choices in the country.

  • Hatchlings Selected for The Hatch 2015 Jan 13, 2015 2:00 PM Eighty student applications were narrowed to ten of the best business ideas to compete for investor funding in The Hatch™ 2015. The Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership announced the 10 Hatchlings at the Global Entrepreneurship Week event on November 20. These Hatchlings are paired with an Alumni Mentor to make a business presentation in April to a panel of Falcon Investors in an event similar to the hit television show “Shark Tank.”

  • #MACtion Jan 12, 2015 7:00 AM As the new assistant commissioner for communications and social media of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), Jeremy Guy ’03 has spent countless hours contributing to the front office operations. He graduated from BGSU with a degree in sport management, communications and marketing and has instantly made an impact on the collegiate sport industry.

  • Exploring sacred moments in therapy Jan 12, 2015 7:00 AM Research shows spiritual connection between therapists and clients play crucial role

  • BGSU recognized for outstanding community engagement Jan 8, 2015 10:47 AM Bowling Green State University’s longtime commitment to community engagement has again been recognized nationally. The University was selected as one of only 240 institutions to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation.

  • Lu elected fellow of leading scientific organization Jan 7, 2015 9:37 AM Dr. Peter Lu, Ohio Eminent Scholar in Photochemical Sciences at Bowling Green State University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), a preeminent scientific organization.

  • 2014 CAA Recipients Jan 1, 2015 12:00 AM Bowling Green State University is proud to recognize outstanding, notable and accomplished alumni at the 2014 College Alumni Awards. Please join us in congratulating the 2014 College Alumni Award recipients:

  • Arts/ESHP What will I do after graduation? It’s a big question faced by every student. It’s a particularly pressing question for art students, who after completing their studies often don't have well-defined career paths available to them. Tim Smith, President of the Medici Circle, a group that has long supported School of Art students and programs, recognized the problem and decided to do something about it.

  • Class of 2019 Begins College Education The College of Business is excited to welcome another incoming freshman class. The Class of 2019 is larger than last year’s, an increase of more than ten percent.

Updated: 12/02/2017 12:39AM