Jun 28, 2017 6:54 PM Optimal aging studies examine emerging issues
To help expand our understanding of the needs of the older generation, the University’s Optimal Aging Institute is supporting research projects including studies of LGBTQ individuals in senior living facilities and people who had planned to retire but who for financial reasons cannot.
Jun 27, 2017 1:56 PM BGSU one of the safest colleges in U.S.
BGSU is ranked 27th on the 2017 list of Safest Colleges in America. This ranking was created using the most recent data from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting and the National Center for Education Statistics. The top-ranked colleges boast safe campuses with little or no crime and low overall crime rates (off campus).
Jun 26, 2017 11:00 AM Faces of the Flag: Wafaa Hassan Aburahma
When Wafaa Hassan Aburahma arrived at Bowling Green State University from Palestine in January 2015, she said she turned purple because it was so cold. Now that she’s set to graduate in August, Aburahma is so comfortable in Bowling Green that she often thinks of it as home.
Jun 23, 2017 5:22 PM BGSU students collaborate with Wood Lane School on art project
Bowling Green State University photography students' collaboration with Wood Lane School is on display at the Community Gallery at the Toledo Museum of Art through Aug. 6. It is the fifth year that the Community Projects in Photography class has worked with Wood Lane.
Jun 23, 2017 5:17 PM 10 Under 10 Awards
From teachers and thinkers, to entrepreneurs and creators, leaders and visionaries, risk takers and dreamers, our recent alumni are changing lives. To honor the accomplishments of our recent alumni, nominate a young alumni for the BGSU 10 Under 10 today! Deadline is July 31. Awardees are recognized at Homecoming 2017.
Jun 23, 2017 3:06 PM BGSU is leader of forensic science education in Ohio
As the Center for the Future of Forensic Science at Bowling Green State University nears its three-year anniversary, Director Jon Sprague looks at the success of the program and how the center has helped put BGSU at the forefront of forensic science education in Ohio.
Jun 22, 2017 6:01 PM Trustees set stage for fall semester
At its final meeting of the academic year on June 22, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees took steps to prepare for 2017-18. One college will begin the year with a new name that better expresses its mission and vision. The trustees approved the renaming of the College of Business Administration to simply the College of Business, which is broader and does not limit its identity.
Jun 22, 2017 6:01 PM BGSU board approves budget pending state bill
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees at its June 22 meeting approved educational and operating budgets with the understanding that the state biennial budget has not yet been finalized in Columbus. Ohio’s fiscal year 2018-19 budget is scheduled to be finalized and approved by the state legislature and the governor by June 30. State universities are also required by law to have a balanced budget approved and in place by that date.
Jun 20, 2017 6:41 PM Bringing the past full circle
Alumna Anne Tait ’94 used a Gettysburg residency as inspiration for her creations based on memorial art. A noted expert on gravestone studies, Tait layers intricate embroidery with images from memorials, combining historical formats and materials with modern technology to create a haunting series of artworks.
Jun 20, 2017 1:40 PM New BGSU courses bring migration topics home to students
Incoming freshmen this fall will have the opportunity to learn about the timely topic of migration as part of their BGSU 1910: First-Year Seminar classes. Four new courses are being added to the list of the one-hour-per-week, one-credit courses, which are taught in engaging, small-group settings as an introduction to college.
Jun 19, 2017 11:00 AM 2017 Summer Reading List: Robin Yocum
Whether you’re hitting the beach or relaxing on the porch swing, summer can be a great time to catch up on some reading. To help you get started, we’ve asked BGSU faculty and alumni for suggestions. Tune in throughout the summer as we share their top picks.
Jun 16, 2017 4:31 PM BGSU art students help paint Toledo murals
Fifteen art students from Bowling Green State University help spruce up Toledo neighborhoods as part of senior lecturer Gordon Ricketts' special topics class in mural painting. The two-week workshop is in its eighth year.
Jun 15, 2017 8:01 PM BGSU receives $750,000 Department of Higher Education innovation program award
The Ohio Department of Higher Education has awarded BGSU with $750,000 for its PK-16 Pathways of Promise project. The award was part of $5 million provided for projects that will enhance the quality of higher education throughout the state while making it more affordable for students.
Jun 14, 2017 3:53 PM Study shows Toledo water crisis may be linked to virus infection
BGSU biologists Drs. Michael McKay, the Patrick L. and Debra Scheetz Ryan Professor of Biology, and George Bullerjahn, Professor of Research Excellence, are part of a team whose research has discovered that a virus may have played a role in the 2014 Lake Erie toxic algae bloom.
Jun 13, 2017 1:05 PM Ohio Department of Higher Education funds BGSU campaign to prevent campus sexual violence
BGSU recently received a $10,000 award from the Ohio Department of Higher Education. This was one of 23 awards for education projects designed to prevent sexual violence at Ohio's colleges and universities. The award with support Step Up-Step In, which enhances existing “It’s on Us” programming.
Jun 12, 2017 11:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Following in his father’s footsteps
Christopher Wagenheim asked permission from the president’s office to wear regalia that differed from the rest of Bowling Green State University’s Class of 2017. Not only were his robe and tam black instead of the traditional BGSU brown, they also are family heirlooms.
Jun 12, 2017 11:00 AM In Style
BGSU alumna Dawnn Karen ’10 is pioneering a new field, fashion psychology, defined as styling from the inside out by bridging the gap between perception and reality. The psychology graduate has expanded this concept into an academic field now educating students from around the world.
Jun 12, 2017 11:00 AM Making the news
From covering breaking news on major events, to flying with the Air Force on a humanitarian mission, to meeting the president for dinner at the White House, it has been a whirlwind of a career for news anchor and reporter Blair Miller ’98.
Jun 6, 2017 3:19 PM Thomas Muir vessel acquired by Toledo Museum of Art
The Toledo Museum of Art has purchased a vessel made by award-winning metalsmith Thomas Muir, Distinguished Artist Professor. Muir is head of the jewelry and metalsmithing area in the BGSU School of Art. “Cycladic Figure Impregnated” is the second in a series he created between the mid-1980s and ’90s; the first is in the Art Institute of Chicago.
Jun 5, 2017 11:00 AM Hooked on hockey
Steve Mears ’02, who majored in telecommunications at BGSU, was named the TV play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. After serving as host of “NHL Now” on the NHL Network, Mears will begin his tenure as voice of the Penguins starting in the 2017-18 season.
Jun 5, 2017 11:00 AM Ray Browne legacy is the heart of popular culture research institute
Two dozen national and international scholars visited Bowling Green State University's Ray and Pat Browne Library for Popular Culture Studies and the Music Library and Bill Schurk Music Archives to add depth and details to their popular culture research.
Jun 1, 2017 12:00 PM BGSU graduate student studies roadkill as conservation tool
BGSU student Lauren Jonaitis studies roadkill in the Oak Openings region as a tool to track what is happening and as a guide to improving planning and decision making. An ecology and conservation biology major from New York, Jonaitis has involved undergraduates in her research project.
Jun 1, 2017 12:00 PM Scherer and Jabs’ ‘Cooperative Wisdom’ wins gold Nautilus Award
“Cooperative Wisdom: Bringing People Together When Things Fall Apart,” by Dr. Donald Scherer, professor emeritus of philosophy, and BGSU alumna Carolyn Jabs, a journalist and author, is the recipient of a gold Nautilus Award. The Nautilus awards recognize books that transcend barriers of culture, gender, race and class.