November

  • Nov 30, 2015 7:30 AM Finding light in the dark
    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.

  • Nov 30, 2015 7:30 AM Learn, earn and return
    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.

  • Nov 30, 2015 7:30 AM Tom Specht ’63
    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.

  • Nov 30, 2015 5:00 AM Air Force ROTC cadet takes flight
    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.

  • Nov 30, 2015 5:00 AM BGSU 1910: First Year Seminar
    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.

  • Nov 23, 2015 3:46 PM BGSU Firelands opens new expansion
    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.

  • Nov 23, 2015 8:32 AM College Credit Plus
    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.

  • Nov 23, 2015 7:00 AM Beyond Bombshells
    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.

  • Nov 23, 2015 7:00 AM Fashion Forward
    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).

  • Nov 20, 2015 2:15 PM BGSU Ethics Bowl Team earns spot at nationals
    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.

  • Nov 20, 2015 1:45 PM Creating ‘content contributors, not content containers’
    “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.

  • Nov 20, 2015 1:45 PM Schneider captures team, town spirit that led to 1984 hockey championship
    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.

  • Nov 19, 2015 1:29 PM Students “Sell” Their Way to Advance to National Sales Competition
    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.

  • Nov 18, 2015 3:45 PM Family Is Forever
    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.

  • Nov 18, 2015 3:00 PM Undergraduates join worldwide search for new antibiotics
    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.

  • Nov 18, 2015 3:00 PM Vice President and Vice Provost for Student Affairs search launched
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:31 PM Chinese Visiting Faculty Learn Our Teaching Methods by Taking Classes
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PM Symposium Provides Career Info About High Job Growth in Insurance Industry
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PM Two Highly Successful Alums Share Experiences with Graduate Students
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:05 PM BGSU Alumnus and His Company “Make Noise” on NASDAQ Stock Market
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:01 PM Culture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 3:54 PM Economics Alumnus Credits BGSU for Successful Career Journey; Wants to Bring Electric Buses to Alma Mater
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 9:15 AM Befuddled lovers and wedding day antics make for ‘A Perfect Wedding’
    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.

  • Nov 16, 2015 8:58 AM A Career Pit Stop
    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.

  • Nov 13, 2015 3:15 PM Friday Night Lights reduces costs, carbon use
    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.

  • Nov 13, 2015 3:15 PM The Economist ranks BGSU No. 1 of Ohio public universities for return on education
    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.

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

  • Nov 13, 2015 8:50 AM BGSU kinesiology graduate program ranked 10th in student poll
    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.

  • Nov 13, 2015 8:39 AM UT and BGSU presidents wager on rivalry
    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.

  • Nov 10, 2015 2:42 PM 'Communication for Development'
    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.

  • Nov 9, 2015 2:21 PM Recognized with prestigious PGA award
    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.

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

  • Nov 9, 2015 7:00 AM Butterfly buffet
    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.

  • Nov 9, 2015 7:00 AM Cavallini From Kane
    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.

  • Nov 9, 2015 7:00 AM The popular culture shock
    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.

  • Nov 6, 2015 2:45 PM 'Winter Wheat' sows seeds of writing
    “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.

  • Nov 6, 2015 2:45 PM Master of Public Administration program aces accreditation
    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.

  • Nov 6, 2015 2:45 PM Undergraduates embrace global education
    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.

  • Nov 6, 2015 1:22 PM A people person
    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.

  • Nov 4, 2015 3:15 PM BGSU materials showcase excellence
    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.

  • Nov 4, 2015 3:15 PM Senior named to national It’s On Us student committee
    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.

  • Nov 3, 2015 11:18 AM Culture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual
    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.

  • Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM Critical thinking outside the classroom
    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.

  • Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM Fishing and Fine Art
    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.

  • Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM BGSU engages with Native American Heritage Month
    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.

  • Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM Community joins to ‘Live United’
    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.

  • Oct 30, 2015 3:00 PM Natvig helps carry on 100-year family tradition of church music
    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.