Jan 31, 2018 3:30 PM At a loss for words
“The Language Archive” comes to the Eva Marie Saint Theatre, presented by the BGSU Department of Theatre and Film. Sara Chambers directs playwright Julia Cho’s comedy about a scholar of dead or dying languages who finds it impossible to verbalize love in any of the obscure languages he has mastered.
Jan 30, 2018 10:14 AM 'Pitch Perfect' actress pays it forward
BGSU alumna Nicole Lovince '09 stopped by campus to meet with theater and film students to share her career experiences. Lovince, perhaps best known for her portrayal of Kori in the movie "Pitch Perfect," also has landed roles and several TV shows and other movies and short films.
Jan 30, 2018 10:11 AM Two SIC SIC members revealed at hockey game
BGSU students Austin Gilbert, who portrayed Captain Planet, and Natasha Flesher, who portrayed Groot, were revealed as the senior members of the school spirit group that originated in 1946. Both students were happy to share in the longtime tradition and help spread good cheer among their fellow students.
Jan 29, 2018 11:39 AM Mitch McLain is up for Hobey Baker, Hockey Humanitarian awards
Not only is Mitch McLain the team captain of the BGSU hockey team but he leads the team in scoring 13 goals this season and also leads his teammates by example. He has been nominated for the Hobey Baker Award, and is a finalist for the Hockey Humanitarian Award.
Jan 26, 2018 4:30 PM Kalaf-Hughes and Cravens in Wikipedia Fellows pilot
BGSU political science faculty members Drs. Niki Kalaf-Hughes and R.G. Cravens have been named to a new Wikipedia Fellows pilot aimed at involving academics as subject-matter experts to help ensure that entries are accurate and bring more rigor and diversity to the online resource.
Jan 25, 2018 2:07 PM BGSU mediation team earns national recognition
Bowling Green State University has become a recognized leader in intercollegiate mediation tournaments held by the International Alternative Dispute Association. In 2017 BGSU finished first in the nation in the Advocate-Client category and fifth in the Mediator category, and six team members were named All-American Mediators out of a total of 35.
Jan 25, 2018 1:57 PM Annual Scholar Day attracts top students and their families
Each year, the Honors College collaborates with the Office of Admissions to welcome nearly 350 prospective Honors students and their families to campus for Scholar Day. In addition, 60 of the highest achieving students get to interview for the Alumni Laureate Scholarship and the Presidential Scholars Award.
Jan 24, 2018 10:00 AM Semester at Sea changes how BGSU student ‘lives her life’
Usually the only sharks or elephants that students encounter during their time at Bowling Green State University are the opposing teams’ mascots at sporting events. Not so for junior Allie Laber, who spent the fall semester at sea during one of the many study abroad programs the University offers students.
Jan 22, 2018 4:34 PM Taking it to the top
Once again, the Bowling Green State University Spirit Program has returned victorious from national championships. The weekend of Jan. 13-14, both the Cheerleading Team and Dance Team competed at the Universal Cheer Association and Universal Dance Association National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Florida.
Jan 22, 2018 8:00 AM BGSU Honors College project led to Brighter Connections Theatre
While the use of theater as therapy may be unexpected to some, that’s exactly what BGSU alumna Katie O’Leary '15 is doing with Brighter Connections Theatre in Dayton. Originally a part of her honors project, O’Leary began Brighter Connections as a way to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Jan 19, 2018 3:25 PM ‘See the Difference. Be the Difference’
“See the Difference. Be the Difference” is the theme of a striking artwork crowning the recent renovation of the Health and Human Services Building. Created by award-winning Akron artist Bonnie Cohen, the mosaic represents the mission of the College of Health and Human Services.
Jan 19, 2018 11:00 AM BGSU professor emeritus named to ‘50 Most Influential Living Psychologists’ list
Kenneth Pargament, Bowling Green State University Professor Emeritus of psychology, has been named to the Best Schools’ list of “50 Most Influential Living Psychologists in the World.” Best School creates lists like this to help prospective students make choices in their academic careers.
Jan 18, 2018 10:36 AM BGSU celebrates 10th annual MLK Day of Service
To honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., nearly 800 students, faculty and staff volunteered 2,700 hours of service time to 35 partners in northwest Ohio communities for the 10th annual Day of Service at Bowling Green State University.
Jan 16, 2018 9:30 AM BGSU art alumna frames own cartoon career
Geneva Hodgson, a 2010 Bowling Green State University School of Art alumna, has loved watching and drawing cartoons for as long as she can remember. She started on a more traditional art education path, but ended up being true to her heart and landing a job at Cartoon Network.
Jan 16, 2018 9:00 AM The view from South Africa
College Student Personnel graduate student Ayanna Byers gained a deeper understanding of her identity and of helping others during an internship at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. The experience has helped her as a SMART mentor at Bowling Green State University.
Jan 10, 2018 4:45 PM Students get up-close view of science at kids’ tech university
Registration is open for the 2018 Kids' Tech University (KTU) program at BGSU. The science-outreach program brings children between the ages of 9 and 12 together with nationally and internationally recognized scientists who present exciting, interactive sessions — including BGSU geologist Dr. Anita Simic, an expert on remote sensing.
Jan 10, 2018 3:45 PM Food scholar keynote speaker of bgsu’s ‘beyond “the dream”’ series
Dr. Jessica B. Harris, a preeminent scholar of the food of the African Diaspora, will serve as keynote speaker for the University’s “Beyond ‘The Dream’ 2018” series of events. Also in the series, BGSU alumna Dr. Marsha Bordner and her husband, Dr. Harold Brown, will share their book, “Keep Your Airspeed Up.”
Jan 9, 2018 2:35 PM BGSU has three online programs ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report
Three of BGSU programs were nationally ranked in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released Jan. 9. BGSU’s online criminal justice master's program is ranked 31st in the country, while the University’s online bachelor’s and education programs rank 77th and 88th, respectively.
Jan 5, 2018 2:52 PM BGSU faculty member to advise EPA
Bowling Green State University Associate Professor Timothy Davis was recently appointed to the EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors, a federal advisory committee that provides advice, information and recommendations to EPA’s Office of Research and Development on its research programs.
Jan 5, 2018 2:45 PM Faces behind the Flag: BGSU graduate student Amelia Amemate challenges Ghanaian cultural norms
Amelia Amedela Amemate never planned to study American culture. She was interested in international relations, law and women’s rights. She majored in political science and minored in archaeology during her undergraduate studies in her home, Ghana. Yet, it was her hair that played a role in her coming to BGSU.
Jan 5, 2018 2:38 PM Finding a path to scientific discovery
The Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education is one of two organizations nationwide to receive renewed funding from the Army Educational Outreach Program. The $200,000 grant will help increase the number of students participating in the Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, working with two area high schools.