Feb 29, 2016 7:46 PM Excellence recognized
On Feb. 27, Bowling Green State University honored seven accomplished graduates at the 2016 BGSU College Alumni Awards. Held in the Mileti Alumni Center, the ceremony recognized the impressive professional and civic achievements of the graduates.
Feb 29, 2016 12:00 PM A non-traditional classroom experience
Dr. Tim Murnen, director of the School of Teaching and Learning, and a team of instructors, has been instrumental in getting BGSU teacher-candidates experience observing and participating in the unique learning environment created at Toledo School for the Arts. BGSU and TSA are in its second semester of the agreement and BGSU students are reaping big rewards.
Feb 29, 2016 12:00 PM The art of organization
Kristin DiBacco ‘06 was born to organize. Her passion for organization and helping people has evolved into her successful business, The Serene Space, which has been featured on the TV series “Hoarders.”
Feb 22, 2016 12:00 PM Facebook Falcon
BGSU business major Matt Kelly landed a job at Facebook working with big name companies to integrate the social media site onto their websites. After spending six years at the company, he decided to take some time off for himself.
Feb 22, 2016 12:00 PM Flying far from home
Incoming freshman with family ties to BGSU chooses BGSU over Auburn.
Feb 22, 2016 12:00 PM From the classroom to the interview room
Tyler Johnson was a student in the Master of Accountancy program and last fall, he was back on campus in a completely different capacity. Johnson is a staff audit associate at Rehmann and is now responsible for recruiting BGSU talent for his firm.
Feb 19, 2016 7:00 PM Board approves new undergraduate majors, sets room and meal plan rates
At its Feb. 19 meeting, the board of trustees approved three new undergraduate degrees, in forensic science; philosophy, politics, economics and law (PPEL); and biological sciences. The trustees also set room and meal plan rates for fiscal year 2017.
Feb 17, 2016 9:00 PM Chapman, La Comunidad to make journeys of discovery
With the help of the Klein Development Fund for Residential Learning Communities, one group of students will head to Harvard University to attend a social entrepreneurship conference and a second group will visit Havana, Cuba.
Feb 17, 2016 9:00 PM Hansen Musical Arts Series features Detroit Symphony Orchestra official
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Paul W. Hogle will bring his wit and wisdom to Bowling Green State University and the Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 with a talk titled “Music: Turning a Commodity into Community.”
Feb 16, 2016 4:59 PM ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers’ author to visit BGSU
Pulitzer-Prize winner Katherine Boo, author of “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,” will visit Bowing Green State University Feb. 23 for a talk and book signing. The event is free and open to the public.
Feb 16, 2016 3:29 PM BG Opera Theater presents 'Cavalleria Rusticana'
BG Opera Theater presents "Cavalleria Rusticana" by Pietro Mascagni Feb. 26 and 28 in the Donnell Theatre of the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Considered one of the classic "verismo" operas, “Cavalleria Rusticana” tells the story of Turiddu, a soldier who returns home to find that his fiancée, Lola, has married another man, Alfio.
Feb 15, 2016 6:16 PM A century on the court
The 2015-16 season marks the 100th year of intercollegiate men’s basketball in Bowling Green. As we continue to celebrate this landmark during the second half of conference play, we take this opportunity to remember the outstanding coaches, players and fans who have made Falcon Basketball great through the years.
Feb 15, 2016 12:00 PM Poised for the future
Bowling Green State University will begin offering three new health and science degree programs in the fall. A Bachelor of Science in Public Health with an environmental health concentration, a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, and Master of Science in Forensic Science with specializations in forensic investigation, chemistry and biology are the new degree programs.
Feb 12, 2016 9:30 PM Health and Human Services degrees meet student, community needs
The University will begin offering three new health and science degree programs in the fall. A Bachelor of Science in Public Health with an environmental health concentration, a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, and Master of Science in Forensic Science with specializations in forensic investigation, chemistry and biology are the new degree programs.
Feb 11, 2016 6:39 PM BGSU among top business schools for veterans
Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration is one of the best business schools in the country for America’s veterans, according to Military Times magazine. BGSU has been recognized in all four years of the survey.
Feb 10, 2016 8:45 PM College of Health and Human Services debuts fresh new spaces, facilities
The College of Health and Human Services will dedicate the newly remodeled spaces in the building on Feb. 15 with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. and open house and tour of the facilities from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Feb 10, 2016 8:45 PM FLY Program Scheduled to Soar in Fall 2016
BGSU’s newest learning community, the FLY Program (Falcon Learning Your-way), will provide students who have learning differences and attention challenges lifelong tools for academic success and workforce preparation.
Feb 10, 2016 8:45 PM I/O Psychology
An updated edition of “Essentials of Personnel Assessment and Selection,” first published a decade ago, has been published by Dr. Scott Highhouse. Originally considered a go-to resource for those studying industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology, the second edition addresses current issues.
Feb 8, 2016 12:00 PM A family legacy
When twin sisters Alyssa and Katie Almendinger move about the BGSU campus, they view the history, the traditions and the architecture from a little different perspective than most of the other sophomores at the University.
Feb 8, 2016 12:00 PM Falcon feat
The Bowling Green State University Class of 1965 has continued building on its legacy by providing more than $1.9 million in support for BGSU and its students at the conclusion of its 50th reunion giving campaign.
Feb 8, 2016 12:00 PM Leading for success
A management class service learning project provided a real-world application that taught teamwork, business planning, social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities.
Feb 5, 2016 6:15 PM Black Issues Conference features Rosa Clemente
Rosa Clemente, the 2008 Green party vice presidential candidate, will be the keynote speaker for the 17th annual Black Issues Conference at BGSU.
Feb 5, 2016 6:15 PM Diehl's 'Wasted' book is personal
Addiction. The term is often aligned with waste. Dr. Heath Diehl, a lecturer in English and Honors, takes that wasted metaphor to task in his first published book, “Wasted: Performing Addiction in America.”
Feb 3, 2016 6:45 PM Clinical psychology Ph.D. program nationally ranked
The University’s clinical psychology Ph.D. program is among the best in the nation, according to two recent reports. On the list compiled by counselingpsychology.org, BGSU is ranked second in the nation for its success in preparing students for careers in professional counseling.
Feb 3, 2016 6:45 PM Steinway Artist headlines Dubois Piano Festival
BGSU will host American pianist and Steinway Artist Spencer Myer for the annual David D. Dubois Piano Festival and Competition Feb. 12-14. Lauded for “superb playing” and “poised, alert musicianship” by the Boston Globe, Myer is one of the most respected and sought-after pianists on today’s concert stages. During his visit to BGSU, Myers will sit on a panel of judges for the Dubois piano competition; work with piano students during a master class, and present a community concert at 8 p.m. on Feb. 13 in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center.
Feb 2, 2016 2:18 PM BGSU raises more than $25,000 for childhood cancer research
Bowing Green State University far surpassed its $20,000 goal at the fourth annual St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event Jan. 31, and set a new record in the process.
Feb 1, 2016 7:00 PM National trustee Bruce Nyberg
A Birmingham, Mich., resident, Bruce Nyberg supports his alma mater by serving as a national trustee for the University. National trustees are alumni who do not live in Ohio but who can advocate for higher education and are nationally prominent in their fields. Earlier, from 2003-09, he served on the BGSU Foundation Board, helping to guide the University’s investment strategy.
Feb 1, 2016 2:47 PM The greatest game
The Super Bowl will celebrate a half century of existence Sunday, Feb. 7, with Super Bowl 50, which will again be so much more than just another football game. It has become a spectacle, one of the most watched annual sporting events in the world, and one where former Falcons have been involved from its inception through last year’s championship.
Feb 1, 2016 12:00 PM Falcon BEST gets a boost
The crowd inside the “Stroh” is animated and energized. As the competitors battle it out on the arena floor, the mascots go through their machinations, the bands fill the air with brass tones and drum beats, and the cheer squads chant support. Are they watching the next basketball star headed for the NBA? No, this is the Falcon BEST Robotics Competition.
Feb 1, 2016 12:00 PM Jumping through hoops
As a member of several championship basketball teams during her days at BGSU, Simone Eli '12, moves with ease inside the world of athletes, competition and high-pressure situations. “Money can’t buy the advantage I have in this industry,” said Eli, who is a sports anchor for the NBC television station in Houston, one of the top 10 television markets in the country.
Feb 1, 2016 12:00 PM Simulated business
BGSU business students are showing they've got the right stuff when it comes to running a multi-million dollar company. A team made up of four accounting majors qualified as a "Top 6" finalist for the 2015 Fall Capsim Challenge, a biannual competition hosted in the fall and spring that allows teams to run a simulated company.
Jan 29, 2016 6:00 PM Africana Studies Conference uses film as focus
The 18th annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference will feature a look at Caribbean culture through film and documentary along with three panel presentations by student researchers from BGSU and other universities.
Jan 29, 2016 6:00 PM BGSU springs ahead
The University had positive news to share when this semester’s 15-day head count was released Jan. 25. Enrollment is up among both undergraduate and graduate students on the Bowling Green campus, and overall enrollment is up by 4 percent over last spring.
Jan 29, 2016 6:00 PM Office of Service-Learning expands to Center for Community and Civic Engagement
The Office of Service-Learning is expanding its role on campus. The office will be called the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) and will be positioned to better support the goals of the University.