Aug 29, 2016 5:26 PM Spirit of Innovation to come alive at the new collab lab
The new Collab Lab will be a hands-on, creative space for BGSU students, faculty, staff and community members to engage in collaborative work. Its goal will be to support teams of innovators working together to conceive, create, develop and refine new products and services that leverage the unique talents inherent to the University community.
Aug 29, 2016 11:00 AM Falcon Spark
Alumna Emily Drown chose her profession, nursing, and Bowling Green State University for personal reasons – because of a hospital stay while in high school and BGSU because of its welcoming atmosphere. Now an operating room nurse at the University of Michigan Hospital, Drown credits BGSU for helping her become the person she is today.
Aug 29, 2016 11:00 AM My Summer Experience: Ashley Meehan's summer research project
Ashley Meehan held focus groups during the summer to gather how students felt about HIV and AIDS — about the disease itself, the hope for eradicating the disease, and how we can make a difference at BGSU. She also spent a majority of the summer digging through 35 years’ worth of literature about the disease.
Aug 29, 2016 11:00 AM My Summer Experience: Ivi Casagrande at EXOS-Los Angeles
Ivi Casagrande spent her summer in Los Angeles working at her dream internship at EXOS, a sports performance company that trains athletes from all over the world. Casagrande got to work with amateur and pro athletes at the top of their game, including members of the L.A. Galaxy soccer team.
Aug 29, 2016 11:00 AM My Summer Experience: Phillip Rich on studying abroad in Europe
Phillip Rich, a junior in the BGSU College of Business, took part in an eight-week study abroad program in Nantes, France. In addition to attending four weeks of classes in Nantes and a one-week trip to Brussels, Belgium, Rich visited 10 countries in Europe.
Aug 29, 2016 11:00 AM The Power of Sports
Yannick Kluch moved from his hometown of Hamburg, Germany, to Bowling Green sight unseen after selecting Bowling Green State University for his master’s degree in 2012. Now a doctoral student, Kluch has created We Are One Team (WA1T), which uses sports to promote social change.
Aug 26, 2016 6:50 PM Tickets on sale for 'Orange is the New Black' author's visit to BGSU
Piper Kerman, best-selling author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” will visit Bowling Green State University on Tuesday, Nov. 1, to discuss her book and life story. Tickets for the event are $30 for dinner and $100 for the VIP event and dinner.
Aug 26, 2016 6:50 PM Grant to boost youth’s engagement in research
The Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education is one of three organizations nationwide to receive funding from the Army Educational Outreach Program. The $50,000 grant will help NWO increase the number of underrepresented students participating in the Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.
Aug 26, 2016 6:49 PM ‘All My Lonely Ones’ opens Spotlight on the Arts
Creative Writing faculty member Dr. Wendell Mayo, will speak at BGSU’s Spotlight on the Arts event Sept. 1. His presentation, titled “All My Lonely Ones: The Short Fiction of Wendell Mayo,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre at The Wolfe Center for the Arts.
Aug 24, 2016 6:46 PM McKinney’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology in BGSU business classrooms
Dr. Earl McKinney, interim chair of Department of Accounting and Management of Information Systems, spent his faculty improvement leave as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy, teaching classes and studying how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts.
Aug 19, 2016 5:57 PM Student textbook purchasing goes online
Students now exclusively order textbooks online and then pick up their orders at the Student Package Center. Until Sept. 15, students will be able to pick up their orders in the Multipurpose Room of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union (Room 228).
Aug 19, 2016 5:56 PM Using technology to engage students in remote sensing science
BGSU geologist Dr. Anita Simic, School of Earth, Environment and Society, is ready to officially pilot an FAA-approved drone, and is excited to connect the concept of using cutting-edge technology to advance science, specifically in remote sensing, her field of expertise.
Aug 18, 2016 6:34 PM Falcon Fast and Furious 10
Film students from Bowling Green State University didn’t have to travel far to get their first experience working on a major motion picture. Three undergraduates and seven alumni were involved in the production of “Fast and Furious 8” in Cleveland. The opportunity came for most of them through alumna Allie Toman ’07.
Aug 18, 2016 6:32 PM My Summer Experience: Alex Wehri at Hendrick Motorsports
Alex Wehri '16 moved to North Carolina in May to start working as a part of the Hendrick Motorsports strength and conditioning staff. His job at HMS was to help train the pit crews. For comparison, Hendrick Motorsports is like the Yankees of NASCAR, so Wehri knew he was going to be a great summer experience.
Aug 18, 2016 4:26 PM My Summer Experience: Keji Kujjo at Refugee Center Online
Keji Kujjo, a cross-cultural and international education graduate student at Bowling Green State University, had three internships over the summer. Kujjo, who moved to the United States when she was 14, worked with Refugee Center Online, Docademia and Northwestern University.
Aug 17, 2016 7:03 PM Academic year begins with strong freshman class, new campus facilities
The 2016-167 academic year that begins Monday (Aug. 22) is already off to a strong start. The University today welcomes an incoming freshman class that is about 6 percent larger than last year’s, more diverse and with the highest average GPA in University history.
Aug 17, 2016 7:00 PM Bradshaw fellowship turns lens on German democracy, history
Dr. Kathy Bradshaw, Department of Journalism and Public Relations, left the United States for Germany and Belgium as a RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellow. She was the only academic among 11 other American journalists from around the country and from public and commercial networks.
Aug 12, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Exploring the world through language
Samantha Sanson wanted to attend BGSU so she could experience the “classic campus life with a community feeling” before she headed off to the big city. Sanson is sticking to her plan — she’s headed to one of the most densely populated cities in the world: Hong Kong.
Aug 12, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Learning how to learn
Dr. Michael E. Zalar, a 2005 Bowling Green State University doctoral graduate, believes that learning is an ongoing process. The North Olmsted City Schools superintendent came back to BGSU in 2015 and received a master’s in organization development Aug. 6.
Aug 12, 2016 11:00 AM Style points
Even as a small child growing up in Nigeria, Valentine Ononye was interested in style and quality clothing. The 2003 Bowling Green State University alumnus operates two fashion stores in the Toledo area: V Couture in Perrysburg and V Collection in Sylvania.
Aug 10, 2016 6:50 PM Sparking learning through engagement
The University community is invited to hear visiting professor Dr. Jennifer D. Blitvich speak about “Promoting Student Learning: Active Learning Through Participation and Engagement.” Blitvich, deputy head of the School of Health Sciences and Psychology at Federation University in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, will speak at 3 p.m. Aug. 18 in 108 Eppler North. Her visit is hosted by the School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies.
Aug 10, 2016 6:45 PM Campus Campaign supports the BGSU ‘family’
This year’s Campus Campaign raised $756,874 from faculty, staff and retirees, with a 46.44 percent participation rate by faculty and staff. Seventeen University offices and areas had 100 percent participation. In terms of faculty and staff giving, BGSU is a leader among national public universities.
Aug 10, 2016 6:40 PM Chambers honored for teaching, mentorship in theatre
Dr. Jonathan Chambers, graduate coordinator in the theatre and film department, has been named the recipient of a Betty Jean Jones Award, presented by the American Theatre and Drama Society. The award honors individuals who have achieved excellence as college/university teachers and/or scholars and have served as mentors in the profession.
Aug 8, 2016 8:00 PM Construction Update - University Hall
Now under construction, University Hall will house the Office of Admissions and high-impact programs that define the BGSU undergraduate experience. These programs include: Center for Community and Civic Engagement, Pre-Professional Programs, International Programs and Partnerships, AIMS, COSMOS, the Center for Undergraduate Research, ACTION and the Learning Communities office. The building will open in Fall 2017.
Aug 8, 2016 1:41 PM Lober brothers look back on storied careers
Brothers John and Bob Lober, both BGSU teacher education graduates, cultivated careers as inspiring teacher-educators for thousands of students and athletes. Over a span of 102 years, the brothers earned numerous athletic awards and achievements without losing site of their roles as being educators first.
Aug 8, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: A Life of caring
BGSU Firelands associate degree candidate Laura Bates spent the majority of her early life caring for ailing parents. Her fulfilling experiences in caring for others led her to the field of radiologic technology. Earning her degree in August, she will pursue a career in the lucrative field of radiation therapy.
Aug 8, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Fired up for BGSU online program
Adam Smith of Milford Center, Ohio, graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in fire administration. A captain in the Washington Township Fire Department in Dublin, Smith has been a full-time firefighter for 19 years. He took all of his BGSU classes online, graduating in three years.
Aug 8, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Forging new business leaders
Nicole Anguilm has always had a knack for organizational leadership, and now she has a master’s degree to back it up. Anguilm lives in Ann Arbor, Mich., and works for Google. She graduated from Bowling Green State University on Aug. 6 with a Master of Organization Development degree.
Aug 8, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Hat trick
August graduate Dajon Mingo had ups and downs in his college years, but said he’s learned three main tips that could help other students. The Human Development and Family Studies student plans to play and teach hockey after graduation.
Aug 6, 2016 4:00 PM James E. Dunlap tells graduates to be fearless in taking on the unknown
Banking executive and community leader James E. Dunlap offered BGSU graduates keys to success during summer commencement Aug. 6 at the Stroh Center. Dunlap is senior executive vice president of Huntington Bancshares Inc. He also serves as director of regional banking and The Huntington Private Client Group and oversees Huntington’s 10 regional presidents.
Aug 3, 2016 7:03 PM Learn to manage stress, improve mood with new employee resource
The Stress Less Center, BGSU's IMPACT Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program, features a variety of options, from online training to free, confidential face-to-face counseling services and round-the-clock professional support. On the site are assessment tools to evaluate your mental health risk and determine whether you have depression.
Aug 3, 2016 6:55 PM Paulus honored for dining services success
Dining Director Michael Paulus was recently presented the Presidents Circle Award by Chartwells for outstanding achievement in the "Community Pillar" category." He was nominated for his work with the BGSU community, his ability to listen to diners, satisfy their needs, and deliver a good experience with every meal served.
Aug 1, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: A head start with a Falcon finish
When Allison Artz began her career at BGSU, she was a year ahead of her classmates. She started with enough credits to be considered a sophomore through her participation in College Credit Plus. Artz completed a bachelor’s degree in business administration along with her MBA in just four years.
Aug 1, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Groundbreaking research
If road construction delays become less noticeable in the future, you might have two BGSU graduate students to thank for it. While working toward their doctoral degrees, Lameck Onsarigo and Simon Adamtey have introduced two more cost effective alternative methods of construction which offer better alternatives for culvert installations.
Aug 1, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2020: Bryce Harwood
When Bryce Harwood was trying to figure what college to attend, one ranking really stood out: BGSU’s undergraduate business programs are ranked in the top 5 percent in the U.S. by Bloomberg Businessweek. That really got the attention of Harwood, an incoming freshman in the BGSU Class of 2020.
Aug 1, 2016 11:00 AM Service oriented
Megan Andrews, a speech-language pathology graduate student, was recently honored for exemplary student service with the 2016 Frances Laven Award from the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. This is the first time a BGSU student has received this national award.