September

  • Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM Fall Events Engage Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni
    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.

  • Sep 28, 2015 2:42 PM Inaugural Orchard Guitar Festival brings legends to BGSU
    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.

  • Sep 28, 2015 7:00 AM Saving regional airports
    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.

  • Sep 25, 2015 2:15 PM Alumnus, faculty achieve first look at biochemical process
    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.

  • Sep 25, 2015 2:15 PM Domestic Violence victims to be honored at silent witness project unveiling
    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.

  • Sep 25, 2015 8:30 AM Business Analytics and Intelligence gaining worldwide recognition
    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.

  • Sep 25, 2015 8:00 AM Empowering Parents
    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.

  • Sep 25, 2015 8:00 AM Special forces
    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.

  • Sep 23, 2015 3:15 PM Coates captures California past and present in two new works
    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.

  • Sep 22, 2015 2:31 PM Weekend of Philanthropy
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 3:00 PM College Welcomes New Board Members
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:57 PM Women in Business Leadership Student Organization “Growing” Beyond Business As Usual
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:56 PM The Business Analytics and Intelligence program at BGSU is gaining worldwide recognition and graduate Trevor Bischoff is a testament to the program
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:54 PM Hatchling Elsa Vogel Continues Successful Ventures
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:52 PM CBA Teaches Student Artists to be Entrepreneurs
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:50 PM A Message from the Dean Braun
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 10:12 AM 2015 Falcon Family of the Year
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 7:00 AM An Ambassador of Math
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 7:00 AM Taking a World View
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 6:00 AM Decision made on WBGU, capital projects
    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.

  • Sep 21, 2015 6:00 AM Forte named national trustee
    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.

  • Sep 16, 2015 2:00 PM BGSU team pinpoints steps to save regional airports
    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.

  • Sep 16, 2015 2:00 PM Battle of the Decades to benefit University
    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.

  • Sep 14, 2015 3:30 PM A little literacy
    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.

  • Sep 11, 2015 10:00 AM Albert honored with professional award
    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.

  • Sep 11, 2015 10:00 AM Nardone works to make solar energy more reliable, cost efficient
    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.

  • Sep 10, 2015 7:00 AM From Honors student to Honors faculty
    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.

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

  • Sep 10, 2015 7:00 AM Rockin’ it out with the Falcon Marching Band
    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.

  • Sep 9, 2015 4:00 PM 15-Day Report: BGSU shows enrollment growth
    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.

  • Sep 9, 2015 4:00 PM Same-sex marriage champion Obergefell to speak
    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.

  • Sep 9, 2015 1:42 PM Students Living in Business District Enjoy Hands-on Events
    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.

  • Sep 7, 2015 7:00 AM Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Five Years
    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.

  • Sep 7, 2015 7:00 AM I interned at Big Cricket Farms
    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.

  • Sep 7, 2015 7:00 AM I was an RA for Columbia University’s summer high school program
    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.

  • Sep 2, 2015 3:35 PM Where's The Pork?
    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.

  • Sep 2, 2015 2:02 PM Alumnus brings Chinese art and technique home to BGSU
    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.

  • Sep 1, 2015 10:09 AM The numbers are in: BGSU education grads among top earners
    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.