June

  • Jul 14, 2015 9:08 AM 2015 Hall of Fame
    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.

  • Jun 29, 2015 3:30 PM University mourns the loss of prominent alumnus, longtime supporter
    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.

  • Jun 29, 2015 7:00 AM Sports and stocks
    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.

  • Jun 29, 2015 7:00 AM Sprechen sie Englisch?
    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.

  • Jun 25, 2015 2:55 PM New bike racks sport green roofs
    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.

  • Jun 22, 2015 7:00 AM Internet weaves North and South
    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.

  • Jun 22, 2015 7:00 AM Sharing a love of language
    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.

  • Jun 19, 2015 7:00 AM Always close to home
    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.

  • Jun 18, 2015 2:50 PM Trustees address variety of issues
    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.

  • Jun 18, 2015 2:30 PM BGSU board approves 2016-17 budget pending state bill
    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.

  • Jun 18, 2015 9:44 AM BGSU students receive funds to study, research abroad
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PM Beyond the Scoreboard
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PM Call of the Wild
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 4:14 PM Daring Discoveries
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 2:06 PM Buckeye Boys State back at BGSU
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 2:05 PM Real Crime Scene Investigators
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM BGSU Launches New Optimal Aging Institute
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Bravo! BGSU
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM In the Spirit of Innovation
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center
    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.

  • Jun 16, 2015 1:56 PM The Power of One
    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.

  • Jun 15, 2015 2:00 PM 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.

  • Jun 15, 2015 7:00 AM Being a servant leader
    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.

  • Jun 11, 2015 1:49 PM Nursing programs ranked among best in the country
    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.

  • Jun 11, 2015 10:14 AM Building a business
    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.

  • Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AM Conference looks at history of alcohol and drug use
    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.

  • Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AM New student trustees appointed
    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.

  • Jun 9, 2015 7:00 AM WBGU-TV addiction series features Karen Kasich
    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.

  • Jun 8, 2015 7:00 AM Givens Fellowship Provides Perspective
    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.

  • Jun 8, 2015 7:00 AM World-class research experience
    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.

  • Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM Chemical weapons
    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.

  • Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM Muir novel named finalist for national award
    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.

  • Jun 3, 2015 7:00 AM The Power of One
    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.

  • Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM Aim High
    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.

  • Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM Healing with Horses
    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.

  • Jun 1, 2015 7:00 AM Thinking Globally
    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.