Mar 30, 2016 11:00 AM Engage with the environment
BGSU is mobilizing the community to get involved with sustainability efforts and issues during April. A full slate of Earth Month events and activities has been planned to raise awareness about and combat the effects of global climate change. Organized by the Office of Campus Sustainability, all the events are free.
Mar 30, 2016 11:00 AM Ray to appear on PBS’s ‘10 That Changed America’
Dr. Katerina Rüedi Ray, director of BGSU’s School of Art will speak about Chicago’s famous Marina City on a new PBS documentary, “10 That Changed America,” airing at 8 p.m. April 5 on WBGSU-TV and WGTE-TV. Ray is co-author of a book about the iconic buildings.
Mar 28, 2016 7:00 AM 'The Hatch' helped launch unique line
While attending BGSU and earning a degree in graphic design in 2015, Elsa Vogel took part in the entrepreneurial program “The Hatch”, which was the springboard for launching her own business, “Elsa Leigh Designs” and her innovative “Pieces of Me”, a platform for creating personalized clothing and accessories.
Mar 28, 2016 7:00 AM Breaking Through Service
Students involved in BG Alternative Breaks went on three service trips over spring break where they volunteered their time. The trips were in North Carolina and Illinois and each focused on a social justice issue: water quality, sustainability and animal welfare.
Mar 25, 2016 1:00 PM Emeriti faculty write book to help organizations ‘Grasp the Situation’
“Grasp the Situation: Lessons Learned in Change Leadership,” a new book by emeriti faculty Drs. Glenn Varney and James McFillen with co-author Scott Janoch, provides organizations a proven method to accurately diagnose problems, test their hypotheses and develop successful interventions.
Mar 25, 2016 9:14 AM BGSU ranks seventh in Midwest, 38th in nation for animation
Animation Career Review analyzed hundreds of animation schools and colleges, ranking BGSU seventh in the Midwest and 38th in the nation. The criteria used for the rankings were academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth and breadth of the program, and value as it relates to tuition and indebtedness and geographic location.
Mar 23, 2016 3:00 PM Presidents Panel unites Ribeau, Cartwright, Mazey
Three BGSU presidents shared their vision of higher education with the University community on March 21. Former presidents Dr. Sidney Ribeau and Dr. Carol Cartwright joined President Mary Ellen Mazey to discuss their achievements during their time in office and what they see as the major issues confronting higher education today.
Mar 21, 2016 10:00 AM From Falcon to Mud Hen
Alumna Ann Linenkugel, a tourism, leisure and event planning graduate, now works with many fellow Falcons in the Toledo Mud Hens organization, helping to develop the new Hensville project that goes beyond baseball in playing an important role in the revitalization of downtown Toledo.
Mar 21, 2016 7:00 AM Reaching for the stars at NASA
Alumna Maria Arredondo is an award-winning education program specialist at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, overseeing the development of educational content based on the work that NASA’s scientists and engineers are doing at the installation, and she serves as the conduit to carry that knowledge to teachers and students throughout this part of the country.
Mar 18, 2016 4:08 PM Students, faculty, staff bring home ADDY awards
BGSU students, art faculty and the Office of Marketing and Communications all won awards at the 2016 ADDY Awards sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of Toledo. Amy Fidler’s three-dimensional design class’s “Do Amazing Things” mural earned them top advertising awards at the local and district levels.
Mar 18, 2016 7:00 AM BGSU participates in Severe Weather Awareness Week
March 20-26 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Ohio. The week includes a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 23 at 9:50 a.m. BGSU’s Department of Pubic Safety is working to prepare the University in the event of a severe weather crisis.
Mar 16, 2016 12:00 PM Renowned opera expert comes to College of Musical Arts
Longtime opera stage director, administrator and teacher Jay Lesenger visits the College of Musical Arts March 21 and 22 to give master classes, work with students on building their resumes and auditioning, and teach about the music business, as part of the Helen McMaster Endowed Professorship in Vocal and Choral Studies.
Mar 16, 2016 7:00 AM On the campaign trail
BGSU senior Jarod Rose had the opportunity to help on Ohio Governor John Kasich’s campaign prior to the South Carolina primary, thanks to his summer internship with the Licking County Republican Party.
Mar 16, 2016 1:30 AM Undergraduates honored for their diversity research
Four winners — three individual and one group — were presented awards for excellence March 2 for their participation in the inaugural Undergraduate Symposium on Diversity: Opportunities and Challenges for the Inclusion of Diversity in Higher Education and Society. The symposium was hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.
Mar 14, 2016 3:45 PM BGSU Philharmonia, Planetarium explore ‘The Planets’
The Bowling Green Philharmonia at BGSU will take audiences on a musical and visual voyage through Earth’s solar system March 24 with two performances of Gustav Holst’s “The Planets,” highlighted by projections provided by the BGSU Planetarium.
Mar 14, 2016 10:50 AM Medical Mutual contributes $1 million to BGSU's wellness initiatives
Medical Mutual of Ohio is contributing $1 million to assist with the development of BGSU’s new Optimal Aging Institute (OAI). The new initiative is designed to help senior citizens live longer, healthier lives and will create new wellness programs for older adults on and off campus.
Mar 14, 2016 7:00 AM Culture and Learning course explores math education
Dr. Gabriel Matney, assistant professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, gives students the unique opportunity to see teaching and learning techniques in mathematics firsthand with his Culture and Learning in Thailand course.
Mar 11, 2016 1:50 PM A decade of supporting student success
The Teaching and Learning Fair will mark its 10th anniversary March 21-23 with special events and guest speakers. The agenda includes guest speaker Dr. Vincent Tinto, a panel of past BGSU presidents Sidney Ribeau and Carol Cartwright and current President Mary Ellen Mazey, and presentations by BGSU faculty and staff.
Mar 11, 2016 1:48 PM Women’s History Month
BGSU will celebrate Women’s History Month with the theme “Tackling Injustice: Sports as an Arena of Social Change.” The Women’s Center and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, along other campus departments and organizations, have created a slate of programming that explores the role of athletics — and athletes — in positive social change.
Mar 10, 2016 9:16 AM Pro Musica to host 10th annual Douglas Wayland Chamber Music Competition
Pro Musica will host the 10th annual Douglas Wayland Chamber Music Competition on March 19 and March 20 at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts. All events are in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free and open to the public.
Mar 10, 2016 9:08 AM Spektral Quartet to perform at BGSU
Spektral Quartet, an acclaimed string quartet based in Chicago, will perform at 8 p.m. March 14 in Bryan Recital Hall at Bowling Green State University’s Moore Musical Arts Center. Free and open to the public.
Mar 2, 2016 3:40 PM BGSU to host 28th annual TRIO Award Celebration March 24
BGSU students will be honored for their personal and academic achievements during the 28th annual TRIO Awards Celebration on March 24 from 4–6 p.m. in 101 Olscamp Hall. Faculty, staff and personnel from BGSU and Toledo area schools will also be recognized for their support of TRIO Programs.
Mar 2, 2016 3:00 PM Accomplished alumni join BGSU Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors
Three BGSU alumni joined the Bowling Green State University Foundation Inc. Board of Directors during the Feb. 20, 2016, meeting. Jan Heppe '74, "Charlie” Kowal '75 and Judith D. Pryor '85 will serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the BGSU Foundation Inc.
Mar 2, 2016 1:00 PM Retirement Fair offers value to all
Whether you’re in your early career or getting ready to retire, you will find helpful information at the inaugural Retirement Fair on March 14 in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Representatives from Human Resources, OPERS, STRS and Ohio Deferred Compensation will be on hand.