April

  • Apr 28, 2016 12:44 PM Faculty Senate Presents Community Involvement Award to Emilio Duran
    Dr. Emilio Duran, associate professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University, received the Community Involvement Award at the Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception April 14.This award, presented by the Faculty Senate, recognizes a faculty member for outstanding contributions to the community or to other local, state, national or international communities and includes a $1,000 prize.

  • Apr 27, 2016 2:45 PM Student Recreation Center renovation garners national recognition
    The Student Recreation Center has been recognized for its renovations with the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Outstanding Sports Facilities Award. The award was presented jointly to BGSU Recreation and Wellness and Toledo architects The Collaborative Inc. at the NIRSA Annual Conference and Recreational Sports Expo.

  • Apr 27, 2016 2:30 PM Sprague receives Pharmacy Good Government Award
    Dr. Jon Sprague, director of the Ohio Attorney General’s Center for the Future of Forensic Science at BGSU, received the 2016 Good Government Award from the Ohio Pharmacists Association. The award honors pharmacists who have produced major contributions to the public through government and/or legislative service/education at the local, state or national level.

  • Apr 25, 2016 8:59 AM The K.I.N.G.S. of BGSU
    Since the student organization’s founding in 2012, K.I.N.G.S. focuses on academic and social excellence of men of color. From campus programming to study tables, this brotherhood is making a positive impact on campus for all students.

  • Apr 25, 2016 7:00 AM 2016 Newman Civic Fellow
    Sophomore Marjorie (Meg) Burrell, a President’s Leadership Academy student, has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow, an award that honors undergraduate and graduate students who have taken action in pursuit of long-term social change and who engage and inspire others in their communities.

  • Apr 25, 2016 7:00 AM BGSU hosts media training NFL boot camp
    For the fourth year, the NFL Boot Camp: Sports Journalism and Radio was held April 14-17 at BGSU. The boot camp offered an opportunity for current and former players to strengthen their writing and on-air skills, while also picking up insightful feedback and mentoring from media and University sources.

  • Apr 25, 2016 7:00 AM Putting up a good fight
    Kaleb Page, a graduating BGSU senior from Wapakoneta, Ohio, got a firsthand look at 21st century gladiators this spring when he served as a public relations intern at the Ultimate Fighting Championship headquarters in Las Vegas.

  • Apr 22, 2016 2:30 PM ‘Rookie’ Trinidy Jeter no amateur in student, community engagement
    Trinidy Jeter, BGSU Firelands coordinator of student and campus activities, was named the Administrative Staff Rookie of the Year at the Administrative Staff Council reception April 19. She has changed the campus climate to one that fosters student engagement, diversity and inclusion, say her nominators.

  • Apr 22, 2016 2:00 PM Ellinger brings humanity to technology management
    CIO John Ellinger’s meticulous nature, work ethic, longstanding care about the broad educational mission of BGSU, and commitment to consensus building at all stages have earned him the 2016 Michael R. Ferrari Award, from Administrative Staff Council.

  • Apr 21, 2016 2:30 PM Top historic ranking for CBA from Bloomberg
    Bloomberg Businessweek's newest rankings of undergraduate business programs place the BGSU College of Business Administration among the top 5 percent of programs in the nation and the top 2 percent in the world.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM 2016 Master Teacher Melissa Miller shares her love of learning with students
    Dr. Melissa Miller, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, was named the 2016 Master Teacher at Bowling Green State University. Miller believes the most important aspect of teaching is sharing a contagious enthusiasm for learning.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Bullerjahn named Professor of Research Excellence
    For making important contributions to the field of environmental microbiology that have helped position Bowling Green State University as a leader in this discipline in Great Lakes research, Dr. George Bullerjahn, department of biological sciences, was named a Professor of Research Excellence at the Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Crandall lauded for extraordinary efforts in behalf of students
    Eve Crandall, academic adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences, has seized numerous opportunities to enhance student success and retention in the School of Art. In recognition, she received the 2016 President’s Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students. Crandall’s advisees described her as encouraging, inspiring and supportive.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Department of Biological Sciences receives Unit Recognition Award
    The Bowling Green State University Department of Biological Sciences was recognized April 14 for its outstanding contributions to education with the Faculty Senate Unit Recognition Award. The nomination of the department highlighted several ways in which the department contributes to recruitment, retention and overall student success.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Emily Freeman Brown named Professor of Creative Arts Excellence
    Dr. Emily Freeman Brown, director of orchestral activities and professor of orchestral conducting in the College of Musical Arts, has been named the 2016 Professor of Creative Arts Excellence. Over her 33-year career at BGSU, she has maintained a national and international profile as an orchestral conductor and music educator.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Flick honored for thoughtful, dedicated advising
    Rachel Flick, academic adviser in the College of Arts and Sciences, is thoughtful and intentional when serving her students. For executing and enhancing the advising mission in this way, she received the 2016 President’s Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students at the Faculty Excellence Awards Ceremony April 14.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Hanasono wins Blinn, undergraduate advising awards
    Dr. Lisa Hanasono’s exceptional ability to work with and inspire students to achieve has earned her two awards: The Elliott K. Blinn Award for Faculty/Undergraduate Student Basic Research/Creative Work and the President’s Award for Academic Advising of Undergraduate Students by Faculty and Staff.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Mruk engages, inspires students and colleagues
    Dr. Christopher Mruk of BGSU Firelands’s psychology department was named a professor of teaching excellence at the April 14 Faculty Excellence Awards. In all his activities Mruk brings a level of commitment, caring and connection that has made him a role model for others.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Selim recognized for involving undergraduates in basic research
    Dr. Farida Selim, Department of Physics and Astronomy at Bowling Green State University, says she has been privileged to mentor nine undergraduate students in her two years at the University. In recognition, she received the 2016 Elliott L. Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Student Innovative Basic Research/Creative Work.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Smith named Professor of Service Excellence
    Dr. Dale Smith, professor of physics and astronomy and BGSU Planetarium director, has committed himself to service for more than 30 years – developing curriculum, overseeing the Planetarium and advancing the planetarium field and profession domestically and internationally. Smith was named the 2016 Professor of Service Excellence at the Faculty Excellence Awards.

  • Apr 20, 2016 2:00 PM Thomas Gibson named student affairs leader
    Dr. Thomas Gibson has been selected as vice president for student affairs and vice provost. Gibson, currently associate vice president for student affairs at Ball State University, will join the University July 1, President Mary Ellen Mazey announced April 19.

  • Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AM Bacterial drones vs. tumors
    BGSU biologist Jill Zeilstra-Ryalls in Arts & Sciences is working with University of Wyoming researchers to develop a method to counter a cancer tumor’s ability to fool immune cells and deliver programmable nonpathogenic bacteria directly to the tumor.

  • Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AM Benefits of going green
    The Student Green Initiatives Fund has contributed more than $500,000 to various sustainability initiatives and projects, including green roof bike racks with matching grants, vehicle charging stations, LED lighting and composting.

  • Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AM Giving back to the CBA
    Mike and Mary Lee McGranaghan, Falcons Flames who graduated in 1980, have committed $475,000 in gifts to Bowling Green State University, which includes funds for two separate University scholarships and a quarter-million-dollar contribution for a new building for the College of Business Administration.

  • Apr 15, 2016 3:00 PM Successful collaboration plants seeds for sustainability
    Sustainability, the ability to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs, has two promoters on campus. The Department of Environment and Sustainability and BGSU’s Office of Campus Sustainability work together to support environmental and sustainability issues and projects across campus and in the local community.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM A lifetime of achievement
    Dr. Paul Moore, a professor of biological sciences, was honored with the Faculty Senate Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his scholarship and immense contributions to the academic life of the department and its students, the development of the marine biology and neuroscience programs, and to the Honors College.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Coates’ literary achievements earn Olscamp Research Award
    Dr. Lawrence Coates, a professor and chair of the English department, received the 2016 Olscamp Research Award at the annual Faculty Excellence Awards on April 14. The award is given annually by the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research to a faculty member for outstanding scholarly or creative accomplishments during the previous three years.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Early Career Award recognizes Mills’ achievements, potential
    Dr. Russell Mills, an assistant professor of political science, was recognized for his achievements April 14 with the Early Career Award, presented by BGSU’s Office of Sponsored Programs and Research.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Faculty Senate presents Community Involvement Award to Emilio Duran
    For his contributions to community partnerships and initiatives, Dr. Emilio Duran, associate professor in the School of Teaching and Learning, was recognized with the Faculty Senate Community Involvement Award at the annual Faculty Excellence Ceremony and Reception April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Faculty Senate presents Distinguished Service Award to Rebecca Skinner Green
    For her 20 years of enhancing the life of the University in myriad ways and across multiple disciplines, Dr. Rebecca Skinner Green, an associate professor of art history, was recognized with the Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award at the annual Faculty Excellence Awards held April 14.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Impactful mentorship by Musher-Eizenman garners recognition
    Dr. Dara Musher-Eizenman, a professor of psychology, mentors fellow faculty, and she also guides undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students whenever possible. She received the Faculty Mentor Recognition from Faculty Senate for outstanding professional support of colleagues in the development of teaching, research and service initiatives.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Leadership, attitude hallmarks of Stafford’s excellence
    Dr. Laura Stafford, director of the School of Media and Communication, was recognized with the 2016 Faculty Senate Leadership as a School Chair/Director Award on April 14. In her two years as director, she has been instrumental in leading enrollment efforts and the development of new degree and certificate programs.

  • Apr 15, 2016 7:00 AM Office of Sponsored Programs and Research presents Outstanding Early Career Award to Robert Dyer
    For his research in software engineering and programming languages, Dr. Robert Dyer, professor in the Department of Computer Science, was recognized with the Outstanding Early Career Award at the annual Faculty Excellence Ceremony and Reception April 14.

  • Apr 14, 2016 10:36 AM Autism Advocates honored by BG City Mayor
    On Monday, April 4, Bowling Green city Mayor Dick Edwards read an Autism Proclamation to Associate Dean Mary Murray and the Titus family as part of April's Autism Awareness Month.

  • Apr 13, 2016 12:00 PM Watson to receive 2016 Educator of the Year Award in gerontology
    The Ohio Association of Gerontology Education will honor Dr. Wendy K. Watson as “Educator of the Year” April 15 at its 40th annual conference at Youngstown State University. Watson, an associate professor of gerontology, is the coordinator of the undergraduate and graduate programs in gerontology at BGSU.

  • Apr 12, 2016 9:00 AM Students abuzz about Austin Hunt ‘13
    Young BGSU alumnus Austin Hunt went from an undecided college student to writer and editor at internet media company BuzzFeed. He credits BGSU and a job at a small BG business for his success. Hunt returned to campus to share his story at TCOM Career Day.

  • Apr 8, 2016 4:00 PM Students ‘Hatch’ entrepreneurial ideas
    For the last 10 weeks, Hatchlings, BGSU students selected to participate in The Hatch, have been working on business presentations with alumni mentors. This effort culminated in the pitch of their ideas to alumni investors in hopes of obtaining funding to “hatch” their venture.

  • Apr 8, 2016 3:30 PM Hall of Fame
    Four BGSU alumni were inducted into the 2016 Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame on April 6 during Entrepreneurship Week: Larry Benz ’84, Lisa A. Clayton ’75, Michael Golden ’69 and Bruce Tucker ’70.

  • Apr 8, 2016 3:00 PM Taking the Leed
    The BCI building is just the latest to earn a LEED Silver certification on BGSU’s campus. There are far more, with even more on the horizon. LEED is a rating system used to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage market transformation toward sustainable design.

  • Apr 6, 2016 11:59 PM Buchanan lecture addresses ‘Resurrecting Ancient Proteins’
    Events that shaped the world in the historical past have been inaccessible to experimental science, until now. Dr. Steven Benner, Distinguished Fellow for the Foundation of Applied Molecular Evolution, discusses his work in the 2016 Jean Pasakarnis-Buchanan Lecture on campus April 14.

  • Apr 6, 2016 11:59 PM Returned Peace Corps volunteer prepares for new path to service
    Ariel Dodgson is pursuing a master’s degree in food and nutrition at BGSU following her experience as a Peace Corps volunteer. She was eligible for the Coverdell Fellows Program that offers financial assistance to graduate students. BGSU is the only school in the country to offer a master’s degree in food and nutrition through the Coverdell program.

  • Apr 6, 2016 2:15 AM South Hall Construction Update
    Video construction update from South Hall

  • Apr 4, 2016 4:53 PM Yearlong Dance Marathon efforts raise more than $450,000
    The 21st annual student-led Dance Marathon raised a total of $452,251, including about $50,000 from this weekend’s ZiggyThon and $151,712 from Bikes for Tikes. These philanthropic efforts benefit Mercy Children’s Hospital, which is part of the Children’s Miracle Network.

  • Apr 4, 2016 11:34 AM First responders for algae
    BGSU research sensors in Sandusky Bay are helping protect the Sandusky city water supply, according to “Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiative,” a recently issued report by the Ohio Department of Higher Education on the results on learning how to deal with Lake Erie's harmful algal bloom problem.

  • Apr 3, 2016 12:00 PM Encore for Bravo! BGSU
    The arts at Bowling Green State University celebrated the second annual Bravo! BGSU. Students, faculty and alumni from across the arts performed and demonstrated their talents throughout the Wolfe Center for the Arts.

  • Apr 1, 2016 1:39 PM Attorney General DeWine Announces BCI Lab in Bowling Green Earns LEED Certification
    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey announced April 1 that the BCI laboratory on campus has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification. The facility reflects BGSU’s goal of achieving carbon neutrality and being a good environmental role model for the citizens of Ohio.

  • Apr 1, 2016 1:00 PM Connecting the self to the world through writing
    Prominent researcher and 1971 alumnus Arthur P. Bochner will return to the University April 8 as the keynote speaker for the Media and Communication Graduate Student Association Conference. He will present “The Rise of Autoethnography: Stretching Boundaries, Fashioning Identities, Healing Wounds,” at 2 p.m. in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.