Sep 6, 2017 9:00 AM Clune pursues path to CDIS research career through Honors Project
Tarynn Clune has been committed to serving individuals with dementia since she was 16 years old. She worked in a memory care facility from that young age, and developed a compassion for this often-neglected population that led to her selecting Communication Sciences and Disorders (CDIS) l as her major.
Sep 6, 2017 9:00 AM Givens Fellowship provides personal journey while helping refugee community
While writing one of my first articles as a student journalist, I was introduced to the refugee community in Toledo. Connecting with several people involved with refugee resettlement organizations sparked a fascination with the Middle East. But books, documentaries and organizations can only do so much—I needed to go further. Fortunately, BGSU provided me with an opportunity to do just that through the Givens Fellowship.
Sep 1, 2017 9:00 AM Spotlight on the Arts: Creative Writing
Dr. Lawrence Coates, award-winning author, professor and chair of BGSU's Department of English, is the featured speaker for the second annual Spotlight on the Arts on Sept. 7. He will present “Temporary Landscapes: The Fiction of Place” at 7:30 p.m. in the Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts.
Aug 30, 2017 2:48 PM Whitfield recognized for Parkinson’s research, student engagement
Dr. Jason Whitfield, an assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has won the 2017-18 Clyde R. Willis Faculty Development Award in the College of Health and Human Services for his research and publishing in the area of motor speech production as affected by Parkinson’s disease and his engagement of students in research.
Aug 28, 2017 2:48 PM Optimal Aging Fair Sept. 19
Optimally aging at home and in the community is the topic of the second annual Optimal Aging Fair, hosted by the Optimal Aging Institute. Older adults and their families, aging services providers, community members, and others are invited to explore how to age in place, as well as how to make area communities age-friendly.
Aug 28, 2017 9:42 AM Designing her own dream at BGSU
For a lot of students, going away to college is a big deal. Living away from home for the first time and leaving friends and family behind takes some courage. But for Kasandra Fager, she will be separating from her quadruplet sisters for the first time in 18 years.
Aug 28, 2017 9:00 AM BGSU teams with Wood County to monitor mosquitoes
The Wood County Health District received a $17,696 grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to study mosquitoes. The health district contracted with BGSU to assist in its mosquito surveillance project. Dr. Dan Pavuk and two undergraduate biology students have been working on the project all summer.
Aug 25, 2017 9:16 AM BGSU implements efforts to address sexual assault
The Bowling Green State University Task Force on Sexual Assault has completed its work and issued a final report of recommendations to address sexual assault on the university’s campuses. President Mary Ellen Mazey has announced that all of the recommendations will be implemented.
Aug 25, 2017 9:00 AM Dzur to be honored for advancing democracy
Dr. Albert Dzur, professor of political science and philosophy at Bowling Green State University, is the winner of the 2017 Laurence and Lynne Brown Democracy Medal from the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State University.
Aug 23, 2017 1:45 PM Falcons to lean on experience this season
The BGSU football team finished last season on a three-game winning streak and the Falcons hope to ride that momentum into this season. BGSU is predicted to finish third in the Mid-American Conference East Division behind Ohio and Miami and ahead of Akron, Buffalo and Kent State.
Aug 23, 2017 1:43 PM ACTION prepares future science and math teachers
Part of the Choose Ohio First initiative, Science and Math Education in ACTION at BGSU recruits outstanding Ohio students who want to become science or mathematics teachers and provides them four-year scholarships and an intensive curriculum rich in subject content and pedagogy.
Aug 23, 2017 1:00 PM Leading by example
For decades, BGSU's education programs have been turning out exceptional educators who go on to impact lives around the nation. Dr. Rachel Shelley ’94 is one of those proud graduates, and her exceptional work as a high school principal recently earned her the title of Florida Principal of the Year.
Aug 22, 2017 2:45 PM Online criminal justice master’s program ranked in top 10
College Choice has ranked Bowling Green State University’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice program as the No. 7 online criminal justice master’s program in the country. The program is regularly recognized in national rankings for its world-class faculty and staff, accessible sessions and convenient start dates.
Aug 22, 2017 11:02 AM Hundreds enjoy eclipse at BGSU Planetarium
The first day of fall classes at BGSU coincided with a solar eclipse, and the BGSU Planetarium was the place to be to celebrate and acknowledge the rare occurrence. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff enjoyed the celestial slide show from the planetarium's rooftop observation deck and all around campus.
Aug 21, 2017 12:00 AM PLA scholarship gives wings to incoming freshman’s dreams
For Afi-Setut A-Alkebu-Lan, her love of flight all started with a trip to Japan. She plans to stand out at BGSU by majoring in aviation engineering technology and as a recipient of PLA scholarship.
Aug 18, 2017 3:50 PM PLA student shows loyalty to hometown
President’s Leadership Academy junior Kyle Jumper-Smith this summer organized his second Project Feed Thy Neighbor in his hometown of Detroit. The day of empowerment providing food, fellowship and positivity fed 422 people. Students from BGSU and other schools pitched in, in the spirit of donors Robert and Ellen Thompson.
Aug 18, 2017 3:30 PM New scientific research shows cleaning fentanyl spills with household product effective
Scientists with the Ohio Attorney General’s Center for the Future of Forensic Science and the Chemistry Department at Bowling Green State University performed an experiment with a household cleaning product and certified through instrumental analysis that it can be used effectively to clean up fentanyl spills.
Aug 18, 2017 3:00 PM 2017 Summer Reading List: Bradford Wolfenden
Whether you’re hitting the beach or relaxing on the porch swing, summer is a great time to catch up on some reading. And since summer isn't technically over until Sept. 22, we still have time to bring you a few more summer reading lists as curated by BGSU alumni and faculty.
Aug 16, 2017 12:52 PM A Bridge to Bright Futures
The ACTION Summer Bridge program helps prepare aspiring math and science educators to be successful college students and even better teachers.
Aug 14, 2017 1:00 AM BGSU alumna a top woman to watch in tech
Inc. Magazine recently named Tiffany Poeppelman ’08 one of “30 Inspirational Women to Watch in Tech in 2017.” Poeppelman, who majored in psychology, is a senior sales performance consultant in sales readiness for LinkedIn, based in London after having served as an evaluation project manager at Google.
Aug 14, 2017 1:00 AM Getting a head start on STEM
Bowling Green State University helps guide children ages 11-14 through innovative STEM camp that recognizes the valuable role that manufacturing plays in building and maintaining the U.S. economy.
Aug 9, 2017 1:48 PM BGSU forged ties with young African leaders
BGSU hosted 25 fellows of the Mandela-Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Institute for six weeks. From all over sub-Saharan Africa, they lived and studied together at the University, led by institute directors Drs. V Jane Rosser, Dr. Christopher Frey, and Distinguished Service Professor Kefa Otiso.
Aug 8, 2017 9:00 AM Signing Off
July 2017 was the end of an era at WEWS-TV, Channel 5 in Cleveland. News anchors Leon Bibb and Lee Jordan signed off for the very last time after a combined 52 years at the television news station.
Aug 7, 2017 9:00 AM From patient to practitioner
When it came to her collegiate search, Rachel Reis was looking for a school that excelled academically in the field of exercise science, as well as in gymnastics. She found both in Bowling Green State University. Reis graduated with a 4.0 GPA, receiving the President's Award for Academic Achievement.
Aug 7, 2017 12:00 AM ‘Grit’ is the success factor
August commencement speaker Brady Young, a 1982 graduate in business, advises students to apply determination to be successful in their lives. Young is principal owner of Strategic Risk Solutions and serves as its president and CEO. SRS sets up and manages insurance companies for various business and institutions.
Aug 3, 2017 3:16 PM BGSU invites public to tour renovated Moseley, University halls
Community members are invited to tour Bowling Green State University’s renovated Moseley and University halls during open houses Aug. 10 and 12. Attendees will also be able to tour several other newly renovated facilities including the Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center and Falcon Outfitters and the Career Center, which are located in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Aug 2, 2017 1:57 PM Kolla shared knowledge, conducted research as Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India
Dr. Sri Kolla, a professor of electronics and computer engineering technology, spent four months teaching and researching as a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar, traveling from the far south of India to the heights of Nepal. His fellowship grant was “Smart Grid: Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Electric Energy Systems Operation and Control.”