Sep 29, 2016 9:03 AM A #1 public university for student engagement
Bowling Green State University is among the highest-ranked schools for student engagement, according to new rankings from the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.
Sep 29, 2016 9:00 AM BGSU preservice teachers secure funds for future Math Camps
Students from the Bowling Green Council of Teachers of Mathematics were awarded the Emma Lou Brumfield Award to be used for future math camps.
Sep 28, 2016 3:34 PM 2016 Silent Witness unveiling marked for Oct. 4
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the BGSU Women’s Center has announced the unveiling of the 2016 collection of the northwest Ohio chapter of the Silent Witness Project. The evening will include an address by keynote speaker Paula Walters, a certified paramedic, domestic violence survivor and founder of Standing Courageous, Inc.
Sep 28, 2016 3:32 PM David Bixler to present ‘The Hughes Project’
David Bixler, director of jazz activities in the College of Musical Arts, will present “The Hughes Project” as the first event in the Institute for the Study of Culture & Society’s Faculty Fellows series this fall. The project consists of music written by Bixler for nine musicians as a reflection on select poems of the American poet Langston Hughes.
Sep 28, 2016 3:30 PM Faculty, staff support students at Homecoming philanthropy 5K
In conjunction with BGSU’s Freddie and Frieda 5K Philanthropy Run/Walk at Homecoming, three groups are utilizing the University’s “Falcon Funded” crowdfunding platform to raise funds for student scholarships, professional development and a book award. Included are the Alumni Laureate Scholarship program, Aspiring Student Affairs Professionals, and the SMART program.
Sep 27, 2016 10:12 AM Bob Baltz ’57 plans for the future
Bob Baltz ’57 of Seattle has blended different planned giving tools in order to maximize the impact of his life savings. Learn how easy it was for Bob to designate money for his family and fund a BGSU scholarship for a student like himself.
Sep 27, 2016 10:07 AM Because you Give
Nearly 200 donors from all of Bowling Green State University’s recognition societies attended the annual Celebration of Philanthropy and Donor Recognition event on Sept. 17, 2016. Annual giving, planned giving and transformational lifetime giving were recognized and students thanked donors for their support.
Sep 26, 2016 7:00 AM Alexandra Patterson at Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary
Alexandra Patterson, a senior at Bowling Green State University majoring in biology with specializations in marine biology and conservation ecology, spent her summer interning at the Sea Life Sanctuary in England and rescuing and rehabilitating common seals and gray seals on the coast of the North Sea.
Sep 26, 2016 7:00 AM Baxter Chambers studies comedy at The Second City
Baxter Chambers spent six weeks in intensive training in the Comedy Studies series at The Second City in Chicago. Chambers learned improvisation, sketch writing, voice and movement, and history and theory of comedy from Second City faculty and weekly guest workshops.
Sep 26, 2016 7:00 AM Family legacy
Emily Treece’s career path may have been predestined. After all, she became a fourth-generation teacher this semester, following a family tradition of graduating from Bowling Green State University. Treece, who graduated in May, is teaching geometry and algebra II at Avon High School, near Cleveland.
Sep 26, 2016 7:00 AM Stephanie Maiorano living the aloha dream
Stephanie Maiorano spent her summer working with dolphins at Sea Life Park Hawaii. Maiorano, who is majoring in marine biology at BGSU, interacted with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins that were a part of some of the public programs offered at the park on the island of Oahu.
Sep 23, 2016 3:10 PM Ohio Designer Craftsman show open through Wednesday
See award-winning work by BGSU faculty and students in the "Ohio Designer Craftsman: Best of 2016" national exhibition, on view through Wednesday (Sept. 28) in the Willard Wankelman Gallery at the Fine Arts Center. Two of the students are also featured in an international publication on metalsmithing.
Sep 23, 2016 3:04 PM Homecoming 2016 has something for all
BGSU will welcome back alumni during Homecoming 2016 for a celebration of education and campus life then and now. Homecoming runs from Friday (Sept. 30) to Sunday (Oct. 2), but kicks off for faculty and staff on Tuesday (Sept. 27) with a brand new event, the Faculty/Staff Homecoming Royalty crowning.
Sep 21, 2016 3:05 PM Manning named president-elect of national association
Dr. Wendy Manning, Distinguished Research Professor of sociology, is president-elect of the Population Association of America. She begins her term in January 2017 and will be president in 2018. Her key duties include organizing the 2018 annual meeting and delivering the 2018 presidential address. Manning is director of BGSU’s Center for Family and Demographic Research and co-director for the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.
Sep 19, 2016 10:29 AM Falcon Family Weekend Photo Gallery
Photos from BGSU’s annual Falcon Family Weekend, which brings parents and families to the BGSU campus to reconnect with their students and see what life is like as a Falcon. BGSU honored Gregg, Beth, Emily and Ethan Suver as the 2016 Falcon Family of the Year during halftime of the Sept. 17 football game against Middle Tennessee State University.
Sep 19, 2016 7:00 AM 2016 Falcon Family of the Year
The family of Emily Suver, a sophomore in Bowling Green State University’s College of Education and Human Development, was named the 2016 Falcon Family of the Year on Sept. 17 at Doyt Perry Stadium. The Suvers overcame financial troubles to send their daughter to her dream school, BGSU.
Sep 18, 2016 7:40 PM Sanjhi Gandhi ‘makes magic happen’
Sanjhi Gandhi was born in India, and her family moved to Kenya when she was 4. Gandhi’s biggest move, however, came when she decided to attend college in the United States. Now a junior neuroscience major at Bowling Green State University, she can’t imagine being on any other college campus.
Sep 18, 2016 7:00 AM Amanda Freedman at Owens-Illinois
Amanda Freedman began her internship at Owens-Illinois’ headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, at the end of May, which led to a job offer from the global company. Freedman, who will start at O-I after she graduates from BGSU, gained valuable work experience in three key areas: tax, finance and audit.
Sep 18, 2016 7:00 AM Joe Cohen at Time Inc. Video in New York
Joe Cohen, a media production and studies major at Bowling Green State University, worked at TIME Inc. Video in New York during the summer. He was hired as a production assistant to work daily in one of four video studios owned and operated by Time Magazine.
Sep 16, 2016 2:37 PM BGSU honored with CASE award
BGSU was recognized this year with a prestigious 2016 CASE Sustained Excellence Award in Fundraising. The Univeristy was one of only three nationwide recognized in the Overall Improvement in the Public Research/Doctoral Institutions with Endowments Under $250 Million category.
Sep 16, 2016 2:29 PM International relations under the microscope
Drs. Neal Jesse, a professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, and John Dreyer, an associate professor of political science at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and BGSU alumnus, have published “Small States in the International System: At Peace and at War,” a study of comparative foreign policy.
Sep 15, 2016 9:18 AM STEM in the Park offers interactive fun for families
STEM in the Park, a free family day of hands-on fun at Bowling Green State University, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 24) at the Perry Field House, on BGSU's campus, with plenty of free parking available.
Sep 14, 2016 3:56 PM U.S. News & World Report names BGSU ‘one of America’s best colleges’
For the 11th straight year, BGSU has been recognized as one of the nation’s top public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”
Sep 14, 2016 3:53 PM Global residencies invigorate Guldbeck’s art
Mille Guldbeck, a faculty member in the School of Art, has had residencies in Iceland, Finland and across the United States the last few years, making connections along with creating much new work, and bringing back her rich experience to her students and her own practice.
Sep 13, 2016 10:12 AM BGSU named one of 'America’s Best Colleges'
For the 11th straight year, Bowling Green State University has been recognized as one of the nation’s top public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.”
Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM Best of both musical worlds
To Spencer Prewitt ’09, ’13, being a performer and a teacher are forever intertwined. Prewitt, 31, who has two graduate degrees from BGSU, started playing the clarinet when he was 11. He worked as a substitute performer for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra this past summer, filling in five times.
Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM Brewing’s odd couple
There’s nothing odd about Ryan and Kristin Scott’s passion for beer and business. The Falcon Flames couple recently celebrated the third anniversary of Odd13 Brewing Co. in Colorado, home to more than 300 craft breweries. Codename Superfan, an American IPA, is the most popular beer at their brewery.
Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM Hallie McIntyre ’16 with the Washington Redskins
Hallie McIntyre ’16, a sport management major at BGSU, was selected as a development intern for the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation, where she focused on annual major fundraising events. It was an opportunity to bring McIntyre’s love of sports together with her passion for impacting change in the community.
Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM Nico Pinchak at the University of Michigan’s ICPSR
Nico Pinchak spent his summer interning at the University of Michigan’s Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. ICPSR is the world’s largest academic social science survey and research organization. It plays a key role in the infrastructure of social science research.
Sep 9, 2016 3:56 PM Burger inspired by Malaysian music students
Teaching piano to college students in Malaysia this summer gave Dr. Cole Burger a deep appreciation for their dedication to music in the face of difficult circumstances.
Sep 9, 2016 3:55 PM Expand Your Horizons Fair embraces faculty, students
On Wednesday (Sept. 14), the University will hold its inaugural Expand Your Horizons Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The event is an opportunity not only for students but for faculty as well to discover possibilities for personal and professional growth and experiential teaching and learning.
Sep 8, 2016 4:42 PM BGSU offers support for displaced ITT Technical Institute students
Bowling Green State University announced today that it will provide support to students displaced by ITT Technical Institute’s sudden closure. Northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan students who were affected by ITT’s closing are encouraged to investigate opportunities at the University’s Bowling Green and Firelands campuses or eCampus by calling 419-372-8136 or emailing ITThelp@bgsu.edu.
Sep 7, 2016 3:12 PM September professional development sessions slated
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is offering no-cost, monthly professional and/or personal development sessions for BGSU faculty and staff.
Sep 7, 2016 1:05 PM Perseverance pays off for young alumna
Jenna Ricupero ’09 was recognized recently by the International Association of Venue Managers by being named to the 30 Under 30 Class of 2016. Ricupero currently serves as director of catering sales for the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and Global Center for Health Innovation/Levy Restaurants.
Sep 7, 2016 9:10 AM Expand your horizons
At the Expand Your Horizons Fair on Sept. 14, students can learn about the many ways to take their education beyond the classroom — through study abroad, research with faculty, co-ops and internships, and service-learning experiences. Even better, students can combine several of those aspects into their studies abroad.
Sep 6, 2016 2:32 PM Enrollment continues to climb at BGSU
The 15th-day numbers are in and Bowling Green State University is celebrating an enrollment increase for its second year in a row. All state colleges and universities are required to report enrollment data to the state of Ohio on the 15th day after the start of classes.
Sep 5, 2016 7:00 AM Alexander Heckman at Nextant Aerospace and Constant Aviation
This summer I had the immense pleasure of interning at not one, but two private aviation sister companies. I am not a fool, I know many students across the country would do almost anything to secure an internship in their desired field at one organization’s corporate headquarters, let alone two. Allow me to add a bit of context as to how I was able to have this opportunity.
Sep 5, 2016 7:00 AM Benjamin Hardy at The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Benjamin Hardy, a senior at Bowing Green State University, spent the summer working at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Va. The accelerator facility, also known as JLab, is one of only 17 nationally funded labs in the United States.
Sep 5, 2016 7:00 AM Cari Anne Ritzenthaler on research project in Hawaii
Bowling Green State University graduate student Cari Anne Ritzenthaler spent her summer almost 5,000 miles away from from northwest Ohio on an island that most people would describe as “paradise.” On the Big Island of Hawaii I conducted my master’s research, which involved me living there for three months.
Sep 1, 2016 11:51 AM Dr. Ray Schneider elected to serve as a Faculty Athletics Representatives
Dr. Ray Schneider, program coordinator for sport management, is one of two individuals selected to replace Dr. Lee Meserve as the faculty representative to the NCAA.
Sep 1, 2016 6:00 AM Lillios receives prestigious Barlow Commission for Music Composition
Dr. Elainie Lillios, BGSU music composition faculty member and interim associate dean of the College of Musical Arts, has been selected as a winner of a 2016 Barlow Endowment Commission for Music Composition to write a work specifically for Bent Frequency Duo, a saxophone and percussion team.
Sep 1, 2016 6:00 AM New Faculty Athletics Representatives to carry on legacy of Meserve
Dr. Ray Schneider, an associate professor of sport management, and Dr. Donna Trautman, chair of the visual communications and technology education department, have been selected as BGSU’s next Faculty Athletics Representatives, following on the work of Dr. Lee Meserve, who has held the position for nearly 20 years.