Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM A Falcon Legacy
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.
Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM A Heart for Children in Crisis
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.
Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM I interned at Rugby Canada
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.
Aug 31, 2015 7:00 AM I interned with Drum Corp International
My internship with Drum Corps International allowed me to have a summer filled with traveling, filming and editing, every telecommunications student’s dream!
Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PM BGSU recognized for excellence in utility management
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.
Aug 26, 2015 3:00 PM Peña learns leadership lessons for women in higher ed
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.
Aug 26, 2015 2:45 PM Is fat the sixth taste?
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.
Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM From Firelands to the Far East
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.
Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM I participated in a Summer Science Fellowship
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.
Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM I was part of "The Best Day Crew" at Cedar Point
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
Aug 24, 2015 7:00 AM Luescher finds fertile ground in northern Sweden
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.
Aug 20, 2015 8:27 AM BGSU welcomes larger, academically strong freshman class
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.
Aug 19, 2015 3:16 PM Awards Presented to Faculty and Staff During Opening Day; O-I Professor Named
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.
Aug 17, 2015 10:12 AM College Announces Two Department Chairs and Welcomes New Faculty Members
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.
Aug 17, 2015 9:49 AM High School Teachers Can Earn Professional Development Credits through College of Business
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.
Aug 17, 2015 9:35 AM The Hatch™ Takes Flight Across the Globe
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.
Aug 17, 2015 9:30 AM Insurance Specialization Added to Business Program
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.
Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM A veteran newsman
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.
Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM Beautiful Music
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
Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM Falcon family welcomes incoming freshmen early
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.
Aug 17, 2015 7:00 AM Lights, Camera, Action!
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.”
Aug 14, 2015 2:50 PM 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.
Aug 13, 2015 2:05 PM Two engineering technology programs receive ABET accreditation
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.
Aug 10, 2015 10:08 AM BGSU partners to promote student co-ops and internships through state program
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.
Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Advocating for Social Justice
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.
Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Co-op to Coordinator
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.
Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Double major builds collaborations
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.
Aug 10, 2015 7:00 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: It all leads to this point
“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.
Aug 5, 2015 2:45 PM Tourist attraction
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.
Aug 5, 2015 9:42 AM Scholarships help senior stay debt free
Jessica Gregor attends Bowling Green State University thanks to the military, but small scholarships have helped the senior remain clear of student loans.
Aug 3, 2015 8:00 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Have Tuba Will Travel
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.
Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Building A Life
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.
Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development
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.
Aug 3, 2015 6:30 AM Goal Getter
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.