Jun 29, 2016 11:00 AM Data summit unites BGSU, high school educators
In response to districts’ requests for data on how their district graduates are doing at Bowling Green State University, seven northwest Ohio high schools were invited to a data summit in Bowling Green. Data was shared with those partnership schools to demonstrate how students from their schools performed at BGSU.
Jun 28, 2016 8:00 AM Swifter justice
With a $440,000 grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, BGSU is partnering with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to analyze results from Sexual Assault Kits to identify ways to streamline the testing process. Dr. Jon Sprague is heading the project, with Dr. James Albert, statistics, and graduate student D.J. Heckman collaborating with BCI scientists.
Jun 27, 2016 3:00 PM Legacy of BGSU lacrosse celebrated
Bowling Green’s varsity lacrosse program was in existence from 1965-79 and the Falcons were ranked in the top 25 nationally in five different seasons, and at one point in the mid-1970s won 27 straight league games. BGSU lacrosse won more than 75 percent of its games and three Midwest Lacrosse Association championships. The program celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding with a reunion at the new National Lacrosse Center in Maryland June 24-25.
Jun 23, 2016 2:00 PM BGSU board adopts budget, approves gerontology social work master’s
The BGSU Board of Trustees at its June 23 meeting set educational and general operating budgets for Fiscal Year 2017. The budget includes compensation increase pools for faculty and staff. Also approved was a master of social work, with a focus on gerontology.
Jun 23, 2016 2:00 PM Falcons flock to BGSU Firelands for Campus Family Campaign
BGSU Firelands employees have increased participation and the amount raised in the Campus Campaign through “Firelands Falcon Flockings,” in which employees donated to the Campus Campaign in $10 increments to “flock” other offices with Falcon heads and other bird-related balloons and materials.
Jun 22, 2016 2:30 PM Optimal Aging Institute names administrator, plans community fair
BGSU’s new Optimal Aging Institute (OAI), based in the College of Health and Human Services http://www.bgsu.edu/health-and-human-services.html, is moving ahead. Its inaugural project administrator has been named and a community fair is planned. Paula Davis has been named project administrator effective July 11.
Jun 22, 2016 2:00 PM Dzur’s concept is basis for U.K. health care seminars
Dr. Albert Dzur, a BGSU professor of political science, has developed a concept called democratic professionalism that is being used as a framework for a two-year series of seminars called “Re-imagining Professionalism in Mental Health: Towards Co-Production,” held at Leeds and Oxford universities in the U.K.
Jun 21, 2016 8:00 AM BGSU, Bowling Green ‘Not in Our Town’ earns national award
Not in Our Town Bowling Green, a partnership between Bowling Green State University and the city dedicated to combatting hate, has been honored by the International Town and Gown Association for improving the quality of campus and community life.
Jun 20, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2020: Cole Alexander
Incoming freshman Cole Alexander is looking forward to his time at Bowling Green State University, particularly meeting new people, taking intellectually challenging classes and getting involved in intramural sports and activities. The Award of High Distinction Scholarship recipient will also participate in Honors College.
Jun 20, 2016 7:00 AM International destination
Abdoulie Jaiteh discovered Bowling Green State University through a simple internet search. That may be how Jaiteh, Class of 2017, arrived at Bowling Green from Gambia, Africa, but the individual attention he’s received from faculty and many leadership opportunities on campus are what has kept him at BGSU.
Jun 20, 2016 7:00 AM No room for head games
BGSU’s Dr. Andrea Cripps’ main research concentration is sensory impairments following concussions: how vision, hearing and the somatosensory systems are impaired after a concussion. In addition, she looks at academic decline following a concussion to investigate whether a student’s GPA regresses afterward.
Jun 15, 2016 12:00 PM Student veterans receive grant to upgrade center
A new $10,000 grant from the Student Veterans of America and the Home Depot Foundation to the BGSU Student Veterans Organization will help the University make physical improvements to its Veterans Center. In addition to the funding, the local Home Depot may provide help with projects.
Jun 13, 2016 11:31 AM Boys State comes to BGSU for 38th year
More than 1,200 of the most outstanding young scholars in Ohio will be at Bowling Green State University through June 19 for the American Legion Buckeye Boys State. Buckeye Boys State was founded in 1936 and has been held at BGSU since 1978.
Jun 13, 2016 7:00 AM A Brilliant Career
Author Robin Yocum ’78 is thankful for his hometown of Brilliant, Ohio, and his alma mater, Bowling Green State University. Both have inspired and contributed to his career as an accomplished writer. He came from steelworkers, coal miners and railroaders and was the first in his family afforded the opportunity to attend college.
Jun 13, 2016 7:00 AM Workin' for the Benjamins
Tomeka Kolleh '12 hones her skills in marketing and public relations and actively networks with movers and shakers in New York City until she lands a job with Combs Enterprises, led by chairman, hip-hop recording artist, actor and entrepreneur, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs.
Jun 8, 2016 3:00 PM New BGSU research important to atmospheric photochemistry
A BGSU photochemical sciences research team led by Dr. Alexander N. Tarnovsky has shown that a new and unusual reaction path in chemistry occurs not only in the gas phase, but also in solution. The finding is important to atmospheric photochemistry.
Jun 6, 2016 4:00 PM Construction Update - Health and Human Services
The renovated Health and Human Services building, which is home to the College of Health and Human Services, features new classrooms, a new advising space, new labs and new student collaboration areas.
Jun 6, 2016 10:15 AM Aliyah Gustafson overcomes injury to qualify for NCAA Track & Field Championship
Not only did Aliyah Gustafson overcome a knee injury, but the redshirt sophomore from Iowa City, Iowa, was a MAC Champion this season and broke the BGSU shot put record May 28 at the NCAA Div. I East Regional Track and Field Championship in Jacksonville.
Jun 6, 2016 9:56 AM Master of Architecture’s first class graduates
Sean J. Bostater, Shilpa Mehta, Timur Rashidovich Valiulin, James Alexander Wilson and Matt Zix are the first students to have master’s degrees of architecture from Bowling Green State University. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) has granted BGSU's Department of Architecture and Environmental Design continuing candidacy for its Master of Architecture professional degree.
Jun 6, 2016 7:00 AM A Falcon connection
A Falcon connection brings together two alumnae in North Carolina who transform the lives of children around the world through their work with miraclefeet, a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating the disability caused by clubfoot. To date, the nonprofit has provided treatment to more than 16,000 children in 14 countries.
Jun 6, 2016 7:00 AM Air Superiority
The Bowling Green Flight Center added five new aircraft, all Piper Warriors, for BGSU Aviation students to pilot. Three of the Warriors are brand-new models purchased directly from the manufacturer, Piper Aircraft. The BG Flight Center also purchased a 2006 model and a 2002 model and completely refurbished them from tip to tail.
Jun 6, 2016 7:00 AM Kid at heart
BGSU alumnus Andy Dauterman ’98 secures, manages and oversees residential and commercial projects for Daniels Wood Land, a company in California that specializes in custom tree houses, carvings, shooting galleries, playgrounds, theming and more.
Jun 1, 2016 1:00 PM Students Share What Your Campus Campaign Gift Means to Them
With the 2015-2016 Campus Campaign, also known as Family Campaign, well underway, students share what your gifts mean to them. Students tell us your gifts help them become better leaders, inspire them to give back, allow them to have meaningful experiences inside and outside of the classroom, and help them achieve the dream of a college education. Students share their thoughts at www.bgsu.edu/givefamily.
Jun 1, 2016 12:00 PM ‘Cooperative Wisdom’
Emeritus professor of philosophy Dr. Donald Scherer and alumna Carolyn Jabs have published a book, “Cooperative Wisdom: Bringing People Together When Things Fall Apart,” that provides clear steps to conflict resolution. They offer five virtues and three concrete practices for each to jump start problem solving.