Nov 29, 2017 2:58 PM ArtsX wrapped up in a world of make believe
“Make. Believe.” is the theme of the 13th annual ArtsX, a free, family-fun event that showcases the art, music and acting talents of BGSU students, faculty, alumni and staff. The event runs from 5-9 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Wolfe Center for the Arts and the Fine Arts Center.
Nov 28, 2017 11:30 AM 'Keep Your Airspeed Up'
Dr. Marsha Bordner, BGSU alumna and president emerita of Terra State Community College, has captured the remarkable career of her husband, Harold Brown, in “Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman.” Brown, 93, served his country in the military and later expanded opportunities for Ohio college students.
Nov 28, 2017 11:15 AM Speech and Hearing Clinic to serve Wood County veterans
Bowling Green State University’s Speech and Hearing Clinic is in the early stages of a new initiative to support Wood County veterans with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder. A $10,000 grant from the Resurrecting Lives Foundation has made this work possible.
Nov 19, 2017 12:15 AM Alumnus’ vision for Detroit is 20/20
Bowling Green State University alumnus Michael Swafford, a Detroit native, returned home after graduation, primarily because that’s where his support system was. But he quickly found a place giving back to the community he loves, both through personal efforts and through GM2020, which has a strong community service component.
Nov 19, 2017 12:15 AM Flying Falcon
When Logan Riley entered Bowling Green State University’s aviation program as a freshman in August, he had something that most of his classmates did not. He was already a licensed pilot.
Nov 19, 2017 12:00 AM BGSU’s student leaders sticking together
Each year, PLA cohorts are encouraged to take on leadership roles so they can share their experiences and cultivate their life-learning skills with others. All of them have been exceptional, but the 2014 cohort has managed to do something none of the others has accomplished: It has 100 percent retention.
Nov 15, 2017 3:00 PM BGSU ranks 10th in nation for Graduation Success Rate
Bowling Green State University ranks 10th in Division I athletic programs in the nation in Graduation Success Rate (GSR), according to the NCAA. The University's 92 percent GSR rate was the highest among all MAC schools, up 3 percent over 2016's results.
Nov 15, 2017 2:40 PM BGSU, UT sign foreign language course exchange agreement
On Nov. 15, BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey and UT President Sharon L. Gaber signed a Memorandum of Agreement for a foreign language course exchange that will expand opportunities for students at both universities, while saving resources by reducing duplicative academic programs.
Nov 15, 2017 2:36 PM University hosts naturalization ceremony
BGSU hosted a naturalization ceremony for 34 new U.S. citizens Nov. 13. Head volleyball coach Danijela Tomic, also a new citizen, addressed the group. BGSU MBA student Dr. Ping Liu and Matias Razo, a former Firelands student, were among those naturalized. Officiating were BGSU alumni James Knepp and Sara Lioi.
Nov 15, 2017 11:09 AM BGSU Volleyball enters MAC Tournament as No. 2 seed
After earning a Mid-American Conference regular-season record of 13-3, the BGSU volleyball program was awarded the No. 2 seed in the MAC Tournament. The Falcons gained a double-bye to the semifinals at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, when they will face either Ball State, Western Michigan or Central Michigan.
Nov 12, 2017 12:00 AM BGSU 'Give Back. Go Forward.' program
BGSU, with the Ohio Department of Higher Education, has launched “Give Back. Go Forward.” to support BGSU’s Vital Communities Initiative. This program provides community members age 60-plus the opportunity to volunteer at least 100 hours and receive a three-hour tuition voucher — for personal use or to give as a gift to an individual enrolled or planning to enroll at BGSU.
Nov 12, 2017 12:00 AM Sensing the importance of crayfish’s ability to smell
BGSU graduate student Molly Beattie spent eight weeks this summer at a remote research station in northern Michigan, studying the habits of crayfish. Her field work, which examined how the diet of a crayfish predator might impact the behavior of crayfish, required long hours and intense attention to detail.
Nov 9, 2017 1:01 PM Transient Canvas to perform in Music at the Forefront series
Bass clarinet and marimba duo Transient Canvas will give a free performance on Nov. 20 as part of the Music at the Forefront concert series sponsored by Bowling Green State University’s MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music. The duo is committed both to performing and commissioning new works.
Nov 9, 2017 1:00 PM Kanwischer helps boost visibility, reputation of BGSU art programs
Bowling Green State University's new School of Art director has been named to two prestigious national association boards and is using that to boost the school's visibility and reputation across the country.
Nov 8, 2017 2:13 PM International Education Week
Presented by International Programs and Partnerships, the week is a community celebration of global culture and diversity, with free activities open to all, and opportunities to learn about everything from international careers to international travel.
Nov 7, 2017 11:26 AM Immigrant Ohio conference looks at 'Refugees Past and Present'
Bowling Green State University will host a one-day conference Nov. 14 that addresses the global refugee crisis, featuring refugee stories of displacement, settling refugees and the future of the global refugee situation.
Nov 6, 2017 4:42 PM Falcon Marching Band to perform Nov. 10 at the Music for All Bands
The Falcon Marching Band (FMB) will perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the Exhibition at the Music for All Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The FMB will put on a show titled "To Mars," which is a through-composed custom arrangement in four acts, said Dr. Michael King, director.
Nov 6, 2017 4:38 PM BGSU women’s soccer team wraps up successful season
The Bowling Green State University women’s soccer team ended the season with a 13-7-1 record after a runner-up finish in the Mid-American Conference Tournament. The Falcons lost 2-1 in overtime to Toledo on Nov. 5 at Kent State in the MAC Championship.
Nov 6, 2017 10:54 AM BGSU Theatre offers early 20th century romantic comedy
Bowling Green State University’s Department of Theatre and Film will present “Diana of Dobson’s,” Cicely Hamilton’s Edwardian comedy of manners, in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts for one weekend only, Nov.16-19.
Nov 6, 2017 8:16 AM VCT program at BGSU Firelands opens up dream opportunity
Chad Butler, a visual communications technology major at BGSU Firelands, interned over the summer with NFL Films. More than 1,600 videographers applied, and he was one of the few chosen for what essentially was a three-month tryout to assist one of NFL Films’ best cameramen for the 2017 NFL season.
Nov 5, 2017 7:12 PM Valerie Newell '75 recognized by Barron's as best financial advisor in state
Valerie Newell ’75 was named top advisor in Ohio and No. 4 in the Top 100 Women's Advisors by Barron’s for the second consecutive year. The chairman and managing director of Riverpoint Capital Management also was ranked by Barron's as the No. 14 independent investment advisor in the nation.
Nov 3, 2017 4:08 PM Maumee Valley Country Day wins Falcon BEST Robotics 2017 competition
Eighteen high school teams competed in the Falcon BEST Robotics 2017 event, held Oct. 28 at the Stroh Center, but none better than Maumee Valley Country Day School from Toledo. This was is the fifth consecutive year that Bowling Green State University has hosted the event.
Nov 1, 2017 2:40 PM Stevens explores using virtual reality for real learning
Mark Stevens, an education technology instructor in BGSU’s College of Education and Human Development, is pioneering new ways to incorporate virtual reality technology in education. His students, all of whom are studying to become teachers, work with him to develop the best ways to implement learning techniques into VR games.