Sep 29, 2017 9:30 AM Dr. Julia Wildschutte is taking a new look at the canine genome
Dr. Julia Wildschutte, an assistant professor of biological sciences at Bowling Green State University, is taking a new look at the canine genome, and her research is beginning to reveal that some long-held held beliefs about what it contains may not be entirely accurate.
Sep 27, 2017 4:46 PM Milestones: A Celebration of BGSU School of Art Alumni and 25 Years of Digital Arts at BGSU
The artwork of more than 100 BGSU School of Art alumni will be featured in Milestones: A Celebration of BGSU School of Art Alumni and 25 Years of Digital Arts at BGSU, which opens Sept. 30. The Milestones exhibition will open at 7 p.m. in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery Lobby in the Fine Arts Center.
Sep 27, 2017 3:46 PM Executives in residence join BGSU
Bowling Green State University will welcome three executives in residence starting this semester as part of the University’s executive-in-residence program, which brings thought leaders and industry experts to campus to enrich student learning, aid in faculty development and engage with alumni.
Sep 25, 2017 12:00 PM Crawford to join BGSU as executive in residence
Longtime sports broadcaster and BGSU alumnus Jay Crawford '87 has joined the University as an executive in residence. Jay Crawford will share his journey with students, faculty, staff and the community.
Sep 25, 2017 10:00 AM Princeton Review names BGSU a ‘Green College’
BGSU is among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to the 2017 Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges. The review chose the colleges based on data from the company’s 2016-17 survey of hundreds of four-year colleges concerning their commitment to the environment and sustainability.
Sep 25, 2017 7:00 AM Summer Experience: A business degree with an international flair
Twelve weeks in Europe and Asia inspired Samantha Chapman, an international business major at BGSU, to build a career of helping people reach global goals. Chapman summed up her journey thusly: “I’m an international business major, so it was important for me to spend time in other countries.”
Sep 22, 2017 3:45 PM Jazz guitar great John Scofield headlines Orchard Guitar Festival
Legendary guitarist John Scofield has recorded more than 30 albums, and his jazz lineage can be traced back to the 1970s to the likes of Miles Davis and Charles Mingus. Scofield will headline the Orchard Guitar Festival, which takes place Friday and Saturday (Sept. 29-30) at Bowling Green State University.
Sep 22, 2017 3:15 PM BGSU celebrates NCFMR’s 10th anniversary
The National Center for Family and Marriage Research is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. It has put BGSU at the forefront of setting the nation’s agenda for the topics, and was the first federally funded center for this type of research.
Sep 21, 2017 11:00 AM Bernie Casey was one of BGSU’s most accomplished alumni
Bowling Green State University alumnus Bernie Casey was an accomplished artist, athlete and actor. Casey died Sept. 19 in Los Angeles. He was a BGSU Distinguished Alumnus and served as commencement speaker in 1989. He is also a member of the BGSU Alumni Wall of Fame.
Sep 20, 2017 2:54 PM Root to lead Society for Conservation Biology North America
Dr. Karen Root, an associate professor of conservation biology at Bowling Green State University, was recently elected to the leadership of the Society for Conservation Biology North America. She will serve as president-elect for two years, then president for two years and finally past-present for another two years.
Sep 17, 2017 12:15 AM Summer Experience: Project Feed Thy Neighbor
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.
Sep 15, 2017 3:01 PM ‘Spatial Literacy’ exhibit shows relationship between art, science
Dr. Anita Simic, assistant professor of geoscience, and some of her students are hosting a one-day art exhibit that combines science and art. The images are the result of satellite data collected by remote sensing equipment and turned into vibrant, visual images of Earth's features.
Sep 13, 2017 3:34 PM American Brass Quintet to perform, teach as Hansen artists
The American Brass Quintet will visit Bowling Green State University Sept. 20-22 to present a free public concert and share their musical and professional wisdom as this year’s artists in residence for the Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series.
Sep 13, 2017 3:34 PM BGSU Volleyball is rallying around a youthful squad this season
The BGSU volleyball team, led by Coach Danijela Tomic in her sixth year with the Falcons, is eight games into the season. BGSU is 3-5 overall, including a 2-3 record at home, as the Falcons head to Richmond, Virginia, to play in the Virginia Commonwealth University Invitational.
Sep 11, 2017 7:00 AM Alumna to join BGSU as Title IX officer
The University has hired an experienced administrator with a background in Title IX and student affairs to serve in the new position of assistant vice president for student affairs/Title IX officer. Jennifer McCary will join BGSU in January, Dr. Thomas Gibson, vice president for student affairs and vice provost, announced Sept. 8.
Sep 11, 2017 7:00 AM BGSU recognizes donors at celebratory weekend events
More than 300 members of the Falcon Family joined BGSU on Sept. 8 and 9 to be recognized for their philanthropic support of the University. On Friday evening, President Mary Ellen Mazey hosted a reception for members of the BGSU’s Donor Recognition Societies.
Sep 11, 2017 7:00 AM BGSU’s new band uniforms are hip, timeless
The Falcon Marching Band always has been one of the most well-known representatives of Bowling Green State University, but during the festivities for the football home-opener against South Dakota at Doyt Perry Stadium during Falcon Family Weekend, there was just a little more pep in its step.
Sep 11, 2017 7:00 AM STEM in the Park | Sept. 23
More than 150 unique, hands-on STEM activity stations will be offered at STEM in the Park, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Perry Field House. Community partners, local businesses and area universities created interactive displays and activities to engage children of all ages in the STEM fields.
Sep 11, 2017 12:15 AM 2017 Falcon Family of the Year
Travel, leisure and event planning senior Caitlin Shortridge was honored with her mother, Georgina, last weekend as the 2017 Falcon Family of the Year. Despite several terrible ordeals, including a house fire and cancer diagnosis, Shortridge and her mother stay positive – and kind.
Sep 11, 2017 12:15 AM BGSU, inclusive early childhood education felt like ‘the best fit’
Christina Furia was homeschooled from the day she started until the day she graduated. Attending BGSU is the first chance she gets to spread her wings. And what does she want to be? A teacher. Furia, who grew up near Cincinnati, is majoring in early childhood education.
Sep 6, 2017 2:52 PM Hot chilies can play role in appetite control, Ludy finds
Dr. Mary-Jon Ludy, an associate professor of food and nutrition at Bowling Green State University, studies the effects of hot chili peppers on appetite, energy expenditure, and the length of time between impulses to eat. She was quoted in a recent CNN story about foods that suppress appetite.
Sep 6, 2017 2:52 PM Hudson entrepreneur appointed as BGSU trustee
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Drew Forhan of Hudson, Ohio, to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees for a nine-year term. The BGSU Board of Trustees elected Trustee Megan Newlove of Bowling Green the chair of the board and Trustee Daniel Keller of Huron, Ohio, vice chair for 2017-18.
Sep 5, 2017 11:42 AM BGSU geophysicist studies water’s impact on Earth’s crust
Bowling Green State University geophysicist Yuning Fu is doing research on the Earth's crust and how surface water impacts tectonic activity, such as earthquakes. He was a co-author of a paper published in Science in June, and is now part of a NASA ESI grant.
Sep 5, 2017 9:27 AM Alumnus always on target
BGSU’s national championships hold a very proud place in the University’s history, but few know about the national title the ROTC Rifle Team won in 1963. Ed Fell ’65 was part of that championship team before going on to serve as a decorated career as a pilot.