Apr 28, 2017 11:08 AM Professor Martin receives McEwen Memorial Fund
Dr. Lisa Martin, music education, has received the McEwen Memorial Fund for a five-day workshop on "Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning" at Indiana University Bloomington.
Apr 28, 2017 9:14 AM Mosholder selected as top graduating senior for College of Business Administration
The Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award recognizes the College of Business’s graduating senior who has demonstrated superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. The 2017 Karl E. Vogt Award was presented to Jennifer Mosholder, who is dual specializing in sales and services marketing and finance. The announcement was made at the Class of 2017 Graduation Luncheon.
Apr 27, 2017 10:36 AM Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by AACSB
AACSB International, the world’s largest global education network, has recognized Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration for its commitment to creating and incubating cutting-edge business innovations and fostering entrepreneurship in the next generation of business leaders. BGSU is the only entrepreneurship center in Ohio, and one of just 20 entrepreneurship centers around the globe, to earn this distinction.
Apr 27, 2017 8:43 AM Alumnus, Daniel Parsley, Accepted into Doctoral Program
Alumnus Daniel Parsley was recently accepted into the doctoral program in choral conducting at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Apr 26, 2017 3:09 PM Students dig into campus sustainability
BGSU is one step closer to becoming a Tree Campus USA after an early celebration of Arbor Day during the University’s Earth Week. On April 21, the Office of Campus Sustainability hosted a tree planting. About 30 students volunteered to plant the three trees, 7-foot Norway spruces provided by Dasani.
Apr 26, 2017 3:08 PM Online Textbook Network yields benefits, reduces student costs
BGSU is adding a new option to help students avoid the “sticker shock” of expensive textbooks and the strain that purchasing them can place on their budgets. The University Libraries has joined the Online Textbook Network, which promotes access, affordability and student success through the use of free, open textbooks.
Apr 26, 2017 1:23 PM Angie Guidarelli combines majors for more choices
A supply chain management (SCM) specialization wasn’t on Angie Guidarelli’s radar when she first enrolled as a marketing student, but she says she’s glad now that she added it to her business degree. Guidarelli is scheduled to graduate this spring.
Apr 25, 2017 8:50 AM BGSU junior awarded in 2017 Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition
BGSU junior, Autum Cochran-Jordan, was selected as the Encouragement Award Winner of the 2017 Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition.
Apr 24, 2017 4:28 PM Current, former players get a leg up at NFL Sports Media Boot Camp
Dick Maxwell ’70 got to show off BGSU’s Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center to current and former professional football players April 19-22 during the fifth annual NFL Boot Camp: Sports Media. The Kuhlin Center is BGSU’s home of the School of Media and Communication, which debuted in Fall 2016.
Apr 24, 2017 1:31 PM BGSU biology program on the hunt for phages
The Bowling Green State University biology department is working with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to implement an introductory biology course that offers research experience. BGSU is one of 10 institutions invited to partner for the next five years with the HHMI.
Apr 24, 2017 8:43 AM Visiting Professors Create Cross-Cultural Connections
Instructors from Thailand and China visit BGSU to exchange and build on ideas for teaching and research.
Apr 19, 2017 4:49 PM Greek Village receives LEED Gold certification
BGSU learned during Earth Week that the Greek Village received the LEED for Homes Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED is a rating system devised by the USGBC to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage market transformation towards sustainable design.
Apr 19, 2017 3:05 PM Hans Wildschutte’s work with undergraduate researchers honored
Dr. Hans Wildschutte, biological sciences, received the 2017 Elliott L. Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Student Innovative Basic Research/Creative Work. The award recognizes innovative basic research/creative work conducted by individual faculty members in collaboration with undergraduate students and supports collaboration with additional students.
Apr 19, 2017 2:42 PM Hans Wildschutte receives support for research
Biologist Dr. Hans Wildschutte has received the Outstanding Early Career Award for his pioneering research into antibiotic resistance and an innovative, population-based approach to studying interactions between microbial communities. The award enhances the academic career of junior faculty by providing discretionary funds for the support of future scholarly activities.
Apr 19, 2017 1:33 PM 'Designer-citizen-teacher’ Stucker models power of design
Graphic design division chair Jenn Stucker was presented the 2017 Outstanding Early Career Award at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 13 in recognition of her artistic achievement and engagement. The award is designed to enhance the academic career of junior faculty by providing discretionary funds for the support of future scholarly activities.
Apr 19, 2017 11:29 AM Light honored for dedication to fire administration program
Dr. Ann Light, director and academic adviser of the fire administration program at the University, received the 2017 Academic Advising and Mentoring Excellence Award. The award recognizes an individual – faculty or staff – or group of individuals, who contribute to the educational development of undergraduate students through effective academic advising and mentoring.
Apr 19, 2017 11:23 AM Myers honored for comprehensive service to students
Dr. Holly Myers’ commitment to student success has earned her a Faculty Excellence Award. She received the Academic Advising and Mentoring Excellence Award, which recognizes faculty or staff members who contribute to the educational development of undergraduate students through effective academic advising and mentoring.
Apr 19, 2017 11:18 AM BGSU’s Dr. Moira van Staaden one of two recipients of the 2017 Olscamp Research Award
Dr. Moira van Staaden, biological sciences, is the recipient of the 2017 Olscamp Research Award for her outstanding scholarly accomplishments during the previous three years. She has received almost $5 million in grant funding and is promoting quantitative literacy among BGSU undergraduates, and was a 2015-16 visiting scholar in education at Harvard University.
Apr 19, 2017 11:15 AM Guzzo honored for robust record of research, publishing
Dr. Karen Guzzo, sociology, received the 2017 Olscamp Research Award for her leadership in the field of sociology. 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 17, 2017 10:30 AM BGSU alumna charges up new GE startup, Current, with full energy
“I’m curious, focused and ambitious. I’m always seeking opportunities to learn new things, and I purposely take on new challenges that push me out of my comfort zone. That constant hunger and desire to keep learning and contribute in a meaningful way has always been the cornerstone of my career development.” These words describe the drive and energy that BGSU alumna Maryrose Sylvester ’87 has used to forge an impressive career which has landed her in the role of president and CEO at General Electric’s (GE) new startup - Current. This new innovative launch focuses on using data to provide high tech energy efficient solutions.
Apr 17, 2017 9:48 AM Professor explores impacts of mass transit
Hokey Min, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Management, is studying how mass transit could influence this, along with commuter demographics, public/private partnerships to build and maintain infrastructure, and future trends in commuting.
Apr 17, 2017 9:11 AM 'My life's purpose'
BGSU’s Neiko Alvarado was named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. Member presidents are invited annually to nominate one community-committed student from their institution for the fellowship. These nominees are individuals who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country and abroad.
Apr 17, 2017 9:04 AM ‘Lived and breathed Math Camp’
BGSU senior Kelly Largent recently received the Charles J. Ping Student Service Award from Ohio Campus Compact. The Ping Award was designed to recognize and honor Ohio Campus Compact member undergraduate students for their outstanding leadership and contributions to community service or service-learning on their campus and within their community.
Apr 17, 2017 9:01 AM Reaching out, growing within
Dr. Brett Holden, theatre and film, has won the David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service, in honor of his outstanding work in service-learning and civic engagement. It was presented by Ohio Campus Compact, a nonprofit membership organization of 41 Ohio colleges and universities.
Apr 17, 2017 7:00 AM Embrace your opportunities
Bowling Green State University data science student Sarah Hercules has made the most of her time in college by embracing the opportunities that have come her way – something she encourages other students to do as well.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM 2017 Master Teacher Award
Dr. Andrew Gregory’s enthusiasm for his work and his ability to transmit that zeal to students, plus his commitment to empowering them to develop their own natural curiosity, thinking and analytical skills, have earned him their affection and admiration. Gregory was named the 2017 Master Teacher by the Student Alumni Connection.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Academic Advising and Mentoring Excellence Award
Ann Light, director and academic adviser of the fire administration program at the University, received the 2017 Academic Advising and Mentoring Excellence Award. The award recognizes an individual – faculty or staff – or group of individuals, who contribute to the educational development of undergraduate students through effective academic advising and mentoring.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM BGSU, Toledo Museum of Art present Alarm Will Sound at museum April 21
Area residents will have the opportunity to experience new music in a new way when acclaimed new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound gives a special performance of “Ten Thousand Birds,” a work commissioned from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Faculty Senate Community Involvement Award
The work of Dr. Mariana Mitova, apparel merchandising and product development, with a local sports organization for children and young adults with disabilities has positively impacted hundreds of students and families, and has earned her the Faculty Senate Community Involvement Award.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Mary Natvig, musicology, received the 2017 Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award for her longtime commitment and dedication to student mentoring and advising, undergraduate education, and support for the arts. The honor included a $1,000 cash prize and a reserved parking spot for a year.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Faculty Senate Unit Recognition Award
The Department of Sociology was recognized for its outstanding contributions to education with the 2017 Faculty Senate Unit Recognition Award, because of its dedication to undergraduate research. Its nationally recognized faculty are seeking funding to support undergraduate students through paid positions on their research project teams.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Faculty Senate leadership Award
Dr. Nathan Richardson, chair of the Department of Romance and Classical Studies, received the 2017 Faculty Senate recognition for Chair/School Director Leadership. Richardson was credited with providing wise leadership during the process of merging with the Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work
Dr. Sue Carter Wood, director of the rhetoric and writing doctoral program, led an archival research project that supports both education and the preservation of BGSU history. In recognition of this effort, she received a President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work at the 2017 Faculty Excellence Awards.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Professor of Creative Arts Excellence
Dr. Mikel Kuehn, a professor of composition in the College of Musical Arts, was named the 2017 Professor of Creative Arts Excellence at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 13.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Professor of Research Excellence
Dr. Cynthia Baron, Department of Theatre and Film, was named a Professor of Research Excellence at the Faculty Excellence Awards April 13. A prolific scholar, she is internationally recognized for her scholarship in film studies, particularly in the areas of acting and stardom.
Apr 14, 2017 2:30 PM Professor of Service Excellence
Dr. Kefa Otiso, geography, has applied his academic expertise, life experience and professional skills to improving life or others. The University named him a Professor of Service Excellence, for faculty who have established national and international recognition through professional service, public service and/or external engagement through their work at BGSU.
Apr 13, 2017 3:39 PM Three faculty honored for achievements by Leadership Council
Four years ago the Leadership Council established Faculty Excellence Awards in three areas - teaching, using technology in the classroom to improve learning outcomes, and engagement with industry. The award winners are chosen by the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Leadership Council and are recognized with a plaque and an award of $5,000.
Apr 12, 2017 3:35 PM Free compliance training June 1
BGSU employees, community members and area businesses and professionals have the opportunity to receive free training in many aspects of compliance directly from representatives of government agencies during the fifth annual Compliance Day. Hosted by the Office of Human Resources, the event will take place on campus June 1.
Apr 12, 2017 2:15 PM Earth Week 2017
Inspiring the community to take “Action Today for a Better Tomorrow” is the goal of Earth Week 2017 (April 17-21). The week includes the popular annual Eco-Fair, guest lectures, an environmental-themed film, a tree planting and the regular Friday Night Lights. All events are free and open to the community.
Apr 10, 2017 3:19 PM Yearlong Dance Marathon activities raise more than $350,000
The 22nd annual, student-led Dance Marathon raised a total of $369,457.34, including $92,000 for this weekend’s ZiggyThon and $134,086.22 from Bike for Tikes. These philanthropic efforts benefit Mercy Children’s Hospital, which is part of the Children’s Miracle Network.
Apr 7, 2017 4:48 PM BGSU students pitch business ideas during The Hatch
BGSU student entrepreneurs vied for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the television show “Shark Tank” during The Hatch on April 6. This is the fifth year for the event in which alumni investors make equity investments providing real money for students to launch real businesses.
Apr 6, 2017 3:18 PM ‘Our Dear Bowling Green’
Alumnus Cory Breth credits his BGSU family with helping him to start his music career. The 2012 graduate has recorded two albums and performed with well-known bands. He’s also a Spanish teacher and worship leader.
Apr 6, 2017 3:05 PM Three inducted into Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame
Three Bowling Green State University alumni were inducted into the 2017 Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame on April 5 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union during Entrepreneurship Week.
Apr 5, 2017 4:47 PM Access Program Connects Culture and Language with Service-Learning
BGSU hosted 20 Pakistani teachers as part of a cross-cultural learning experience that will offer many lessons for them to take back to their classrooms.
Apr 5, 2017 2:52 PM STEM faculty develop creative approaches to boost student learning
Faculty at BGSU and Owens Community College are developing novel approaches to undergraduate teaching. Next semester, eight innovative projects will begin, with Venture grants from Project SEA Change: Improving Instruction and Enhancing Student Success in the STEM Disciplines, a $3 million National Science Foundation grant received by Dr. Moira van Staaden.
Apr 5, 2017 2:51 PM Animation artist draws on expertise for BGSU visit
The University’s Digital Arts program welcomes animation industry expert John Nevarez to campus this weekend for workshops and a public lecture.
Apr 5, 2017 2:50 PM Beerman enhances ‘An Iliad’ with original music, performance
Dr. Burton Beerman, Distinguished Artist Professor Emeritus, brings his singular talents as a composer and performer to a new interpretation of Homer’s tragedy “The Iliad.” The Valentine Theatre in Toledo will present the one-man show “An Iliad” this weekend, performed by Toledo actor Paul Causman, accompanied by Beerman onstage and through multimedia elements.
Apr 5, 2017 11:40 AM Third among 30
The BGSU Falcon Forensics and Debate Team recently placed third in the nation and earned the national title in International Public Debate Association (IPDA) Debate at the 2017 Novice National Championships held on the campus of Western Florida University in Pensacola.
Apr 3, 2017 10:26 AM BGSU alumna keeps BGSU graduates in the supply chain
As a 1998 graduate with a degree in Purchasing & Materials Management/Production & Operations Management, Amanda Christian is the vice president and corporate director of procurement for a major government contractor. She received a sound education at BGSU, and has hired 18 University graduates that bring the same work ethic and foundation to the job.
Apr 3, 2017 10:22 AM Bravo! BGSU
Nearly $80,000 was raised for student arts scholarships at the third annual Bravo! BGSU on April 1. Bravo! BGSU celebrated the very best of the University’s arts – from the College of Musical Arts, School of Art, Department of Theatre and Film, the Creative Writing Program and the Dance Program.
Apr 3, 2017 10:08 AM BGSU gaming team competes at SXSW conference
A team of BGSU students representing digital arts and computer science has created a video game that earned the opportunity to be exhibited and pitched at South by Southwest. The team plans to release the game for free on their website once it is completed.
Apr 1, 2017 3:00 PM College of Musical Arts celebrates the rare serpent horn in residency, concert
The College of Musical Arts will host a three-day residency on the serpent, featuring Douglas Yeo, the leading scholar on the instrument. Events include a free public concert, a seminar and a lesson on playing the serpent, plus master classes on the serpent and the trombone.
Apr 1, 2017 8:45 AM BGSU, Ohio Department of Higher Ed launch ‘Give Back. Go Forward.’
BGSU and the Ohio Department of Higher Education have launched Give Back. Go Forward., a volunteer initiative that gives community members age 60 and older the opportunity to volunteer at least 100 hours and receive a three-hour tuition voucher.