Jul 31, 2017 3:47 PM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Finding his calling
Not every student knows exactly what they want to do before arriving at BGSU. Sometimes, it takes a while to find your true calling. Joshua Amaro started out as a music performance major. Now, Amaro is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from the University.
Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: A future in international affairs
As Andrea Danziger graduates as part of the Class of 2017 with a double major in German and political science and a PPEL minor, she is leaving Bowling Green State University with aspirations of working for the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer.
Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Analytics of success at BGSU
An 8,000-mile journey was only one of the challenges Amala Umakanth faced in earning her Master of Science in Analytics degree from Bowling Green State University. Umakanth left her family behind in India to obtain a Master of Science degree in Analytics.
Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Keeping music in the classroom
Joel Hamilton is the choral director at Perrysburg Junior High School. He is graduating with a Master of Music with a Teaching Artistry Specialization from BGSU’s College of Musical Arts with the intention of taking what he has learned in the program and incorporating it into the classroom.
Jul 26, 2017 3:15 PM New professorship in computer science awarded to Chao
A new professorship in software engineering made possible by prominent BGSU alumni has been awarded to an accomplished member of the Department of Computer Science. Dr. Joseph Chao, associate professor and chair of the department, has been named the inaugural Shantanu and Reni Narayen Endowed Professor.
Jul 26, 2017 3:10 PM BGSU to hold commencement Aug. 5
A diverse group of 958 people will share a common experience on Saturday morning, Aug. 5. They will receive diplomas from Bowling Green State University. The 9 a.m. ceremony in the Stroh Center will see graduates as young as 18, as old as 71, and 114 who come from 29 other countries. More than half of the total are women.
Jul 24, 2017 10:54 AM BGSU’s Tonya Rider lends talents to ‘Cold Justice’
Students in BGSU’s criminal justice program are the beneficiaries of Tonya Rider’s vast experience working as a homicide investigator. Now, viewers of the TV show “Cold Justice” also will be able to learn from her expertise. Rider, an instructor who teaches forensic investigations, retired from the Toledo Police Department in 2016.
Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM Biking the U.S. for MS
Bowling Green State University alumnae Kaylyn Messenger and Amanda Piorkowski are almost done with a 4,295-mile journey across the country to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis. This is the first leg of a trip that will take them from Maine to Seattle to San Diego to Florida.
Jul 24, 2017 12:00 AM Falcons in the Crowd: Jason Rosensteel
What makes Bowling Green State University so great? All of our unique students! Check out Falcons in the Crowd, and hear from them about what they like most about BGSU, what they're involved in and more.
Jul 19, 2017 1:53 PM Wallach returns to Indonesia for Indonesian-language edition of his seminal book
Dr. Jeremy Wallach, a professor of popular culture, has just returned from Indonesia, where he gave presentations related to the publication of an Indonesian-language edition of his 2008 book, “Modern Noise, Fluid Genres: Popular Music in Indonesia 1997-2001.” Wallach spoke at the American Embassy in Jakarta and at a seminar.
Jul 18, 2017 10:09 AM BGSU Planetarium celebrates Aug. 21 solar eclipse
On Aug. 21, a solar eclipse will cross the United States from the West Coast to the East Coast — an event that hasn’t happened in 99 years. The BGSU Planetarium has several activities planned Aug. 21 to celebrate and acknowledge this rare occurrence.
Jul 17, 2017 7:00 AM Lake Erie teaches important lessons to BGSU faculty
An intrepid group of BGSU faculty administrators set sail to learn more about hands-on STEM education and undergraduate research. They learned from Dr. George Bullerjahn how to collect samples for water quality testing and about University research into the toxic algae that often invades Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay.
Jul 17, 2017 7:00 AM Postcard from Abroad: Andrea Danziger
Andrea Danziger's return to German culture for her senior year as part of the education abroad program was one of the most fulfilling experiences of her education at Bowling Green State University, where she majored in international relations and German.
Jul 17, 2017 7:00 AM Principal power
Bowling Green State University alumnus Michael Hernandez, a principal at one of the most diverse high schools in Wisconsin, was recently named one of the state’s most powerful Latinos. After more than 20 years in education, there’s still a lot he wants to accomplish.
Jul 12, 2017 4:23 PM BGSU once again named a ‘Best College for Your Money’
Money Magazine has once again placed Bowling Green State University on its list of “Best Colleges for Your Money." The rankings are based on 27 measures of educational quality, affordability and alumni success.
Jul 12, 2017 12:22 PM World Languages and Cultures promotes linguistic and cultural competence
A new department formed by the merging of two units in the College of Arts and Sciences underscores BGSU’s commitment to global literacy. World Languages and Cultures combines the former departments of German, Russian and East Asian Languages (GREAL) and Romance and Classical Studies (ROCS).
Jul 12, 2017 12:20 PM Research may disrupt the canon of Renaissance art history
Dr. Allie Terry-Fritsch, an associate professor of art history in the BGSU School of Art, has received a prestigious 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend to support the completion of her book titled “Cosimo de’Medici, Fra Angelico, and the Public Library of San Marco.”
Jul 10, 2017 12:30 AM Falcons in the Crowd: Isaiah Vazquez
What makes BGSU so great? All of our unique students! Check out Falcons in the Crowd, and hear from them about what they like most about BGSU, what they're involved in and more.
Jul 10, 2017 12:15 AM City of Dreams
Los Angeles is often called the City of Dreams, but it was the nightmare of Hurricane Katrina that ultimately charted Nicole Lovince’s course to her current home. The BGSU alumna is an actress, vocalist, casting director and assistant director; one of her first roles was Kori in “Pitch Perfect.”
Jul 10, 2017 12:15 AM Class of 2021: Cory Baird
Cory Baird, Class of 2021, played soccer and wrestled in high school. He had two knee surgeries and two bouts of physical therapy which affected his plans for college. He plans to major in exercise science at Bowling Green State University.
Jul 5, 2017 1:53 PM BGSU study aims to help communities, airports attract air service
A new Bowling Green State University study aims to provide information and guidance to help communities and even major airports get and keep passenger routes. The project will develop research into the use of incentives by airports and communities to attract and retain air service.
Jul 3, 2017 2:45 AM Drawn to business
Bowling Green State University's weeklong Young Women in Business Leadership camp attracts rising high school senior women from hundreds of miles away to explore business skills and opportunities at BGSU.
Jul 3, 2017 12:30 AM The cultures of running
Joanna Line spent a year traveling through three continents to study how different cultures view running and how those perspectives affect women’s empowerment.
Jul 3, 2017 12:15 AM Forensic science campers get close-up look at new BGSU program
Drug paraphernalia, empty bottles and overturned chairs. A body with a head wound and a pool of congealed blood. Crime scene investigators scattered about. A typical murder crime scene — except the body and blood were fake, and the investigators were high school students participating in BGSU’s forensic science youth camp.
Jul 3, 2017 12:00 AM Postcard from Abroad: Sarah Selzer
Bowling Green State University VCT student Sarah Selzer shares her experiences studying abroad – from making friends from all over the world to navigating a small city the size of Bowling Green and traveling in Europe. Selzer spent the semester studying at Aberystwyth University in Wales.