Mar 30, 2018 3:11 PM State of the Region Conference to examine effects of automation on economic development
“The Implications of Automation for Economic Development” is the theme of the 16th annual State of the Region Conference on April 16, hosted by BGSU’s Center for Regional Development, with speakers from Amazon, APT Manufacturing Solutions, SpinGlass and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Mar 30, 2018 3:00 PM Kluch honored for excellence in teaching as a graduate student
Communication studies student Yannick Kluch recently was named the winner of the Central States Communication Association’s 2018 Cooper Award for teaching by a Ph.D. student. He becomes the first Bowling Green State University student ever to receive the prestigious honor.
Mar 28, 2018 2:00 PM Wendy Manning Promotes Visibility of Population Research
Dr. Wendy Manning, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Bowling Green State University, is the president of the Population Association of America, and will preside over the 2018 association conference, April 26-28, in Denver.
Mar 23, 2018 4:41 PM Ben Nemtin encourages students to have a sense of purpose
Ben Nemtin of MTV's "The Buried Life" and best-selling author of "What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?" shares his experience of dealing with depression with Bowling Green State University students and why having a sense of purpose is important in battling the mental health condition.
Mar 23, 2018 2:55 PM BGSU Staff Member Creates Board Game in Support of Bipolar Awareness
While his “elegant strategy game for two” involves a lot of decisions, it wasn’t hard for BGSU Applications Developer Mike Addison to decide to make a board game in support of bipolar awareness. Inspired by Carrie Fisher, Space Princess is fully funded on Indiegogo, with a portion of each pledge going to the International Bipolar Foundation.
Mar 23, 2018 10:30 AM BGSU contributions inform decision to designate Lake Erie impaired
Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency and Gov. John Kasich have designated the western basin of Lake Erie as an impaired waterway due to toxic algae. Drs. Tim Davis, George Bullerjahn and Michael McKay were part of the team that developed the criteria used to make this declaration.
Mar 21, 2018 3:55 PM Students Honored for Research and Scholarship
Five BGSU undergraduate researchers were honored March 15 for their presentations at the 2018 Undergraduate Symposium on Diversity held earlier this semester. The annual event, which looks at “Opportunities and Challenges for the Inclusion of Diversity in Higher Education and Society,” is sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.
Mar 21, 2018 11:30 AM In pursuit of public service
BGSU junior Hannah Finnerty is one of 194 finalists for the 2018 Truman Scholarship, the premier graduate fellowship for students pursing careers as public service leaders. On April 20, she will find out if she’ll receive this prestigious scholarship from the Truman Foundation, a living memorial to the country’s 33rd president.
Mar 21, 2018 9:30 AM Northwest Ohio colleges and universities enter into regional partnership
Six public colleges and universities in northwest Ohio entered into a compact reaffirming their commitment to working collectively and collaboratively to educate residents in northwest Ohio March 20. As a result of this partnership, students are likely to see enhanced career counseling, internship and co-op, and academic opportunities.
Mar 21, 2018 9:00 AM Art Supply Depo hosting photo exhibit by BGSU alumna
Art Supply Depo, 435 E. Wooster St. in Bowling Green, is hosting "Test Plot," a 13-photo exhibit by BGSU alumna Bianca Garza, a 2012 graduate in visual communication technology. Juxtaposing the natural with the manmade, Garza’s images of found objects are disturbing but subtle reminders of society’s effects on earth.
Mar 20, 2018 10:00 AM BGSU graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report
Two Bowling Green State University graduate programs have again appeared in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Grad School Rankings. The University’s part-time MBA program was ranked 163, up 41 points from last year. Additionally, the Report ranked BGSU’s graduate program in education at 124, up 11 points.
Mar 19, 2018 9:53 AM Writer flexes his creative muscles
BGSU alumnus Marc Sumerak, perhaps best known for his work in comic books, is flexing his creative muscles by digging deeper into his favorite pop culture worlds. He has done so most recently through “The Art of Harry Potter,” a coffee table book published by Insight Editions in November.
Mar 19, 2018 7:00 AM BGSU graduate students lend their musical talents to area youth
Graduate students from BGSU's College of Musical Arts conduct, rehearse and instruct area middle school and high school students each week in the music building. The academy band meets every Sunday, and now has more than 150 students participating, with some driving from as far as an hour away.
Mar 16, 2018 3:25 PM International Film Series Looks at Exile and Migration
The International Film Series kicks off the spring schedule with two directors introducing their films, on March 22 and March 29. The 2018 series’ theme is exile and migration. All eight films begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Gish Film Theater at Hanna Hall.
Mar 16, 2018 3:10 PM Art, Diversity, Experiences of Community Examined and Celebrated
The 23rd annual Latino/a/x Issues Conference on March 21 promises to be both a celebration and study of the arts and diversity within the Latino community, with special emphasis on the work of student researchers at the joint eStrella (Student Research on Latino/a/x and Latin American Studies) Conference.
Mar 16, 2018 3:00 PM Teaching Ohioans Severe Weather Safety and Preparedness
Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week provides the opportunity for Ohioans to prepare for the possibility of severe weather, including lightning, flooding, flash flooding, tornadoes and extreme heat. BGSU’s Emergency Management offers tips to prepare.
Mar 15, 2018 1:00 PM BGSU Opera Theater to present ‘Così fan tutte’
“Così fan tutte,” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s comic opera about the foibles and frailties of people young and old, comes to the BGSU Opera Theater stage March 23 and 25. Voice students in the College of Musical Arts perform in a joint production with the Department of Theatre and Film.
Mar 14, 2018 2:05 PM 12th Annual Teaching and Learning Summit
The University’s 12th annual Teaching and Learning Summit take place March 28 and 29 in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Sponsored by the Center for Faculty Excellence, the conference will bring together members of the University community to discuss and strategize ways to support and elevate teaching and student learning.
Mar 14, 2018 2:00 PM BGSU students successful at Model European Union Simulation
BGSU Model European Union simulation team had excellent results at the 2018 conference Feb. 16-17 hosted by the University of Pittsburgh. BGSU teams earned a first-place award and an honorable mention. This year’s issues deeply challenged core values of the European Union, said adviser Dr. Stefan Fritsch, political science
Mar 14, 2018 10:00 AM Voices at BGSU to perform March 16
Voices at BGSU, a student choral ensemble, will join Metropolitan Opera star and Ohio native Kathleen Battle in her performance at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle Theater March 16. The performance is part of the Toledo Symphony’s North Star Festival.
Mar 12, 2018 9:00 AM Meet the 2018 Hatchlings
Bowling Green State University student entrepreneurs will present their business ideas to alumni investors during The Hatch on April 19, vying for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the popular television show “Shark Tank.” The event will be streamed to Hatch watch parties across the country.
Mar 9, 2018 2:28 PM BGSU wins multiple 2018 Addy Awards
BGSU brought home gold, silver and bronze awards at the recent Addy Awards. Hosted by the American Advertising Federation Toledo, the annual event recognizes creativity in marketing, advertising and publications. The Office of Marketing and Communications team had wins in multiple divisions, and students also won several awards.
Mar 9, 2018 2:22 PM Collet book explores schools’ potential for helping immigrants assimilate
Dr. Bruce Collet, School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy and coordinator of the Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural and International Education program, has a new book, “Migration, Religion, and Schooling in Liberal Democratic States,” in which he lays out recommendations on how schools can help facilitate immigrants’ integration.
Mar 7, 2018 1:00 PM Kuhlin Center receives award
The Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center, home of Bowling Green State University’s School of Media and Communication, has been selected as a recipient of the Outstanding Design for Renovation/Modernization award by American School & University magazine. The former South Hall underwent a complete renovation and adding a new wing.
Mar 5, 2018 2:00 PM BGSU to host ‘Captives in Gray’ March 15
Bowling Green State University’s Center for Archival Collections will host Roger Pickenpaugh March 15 as he talks about the Civil War and his award-winning book, “Johnson’s Island: A Prison for Confederate Officers.” Pickenpaugh is the winner of the center’s 2016 Local History Publication Award.
Mar 5, 2018 9:22 AM BGSU Firelands Falcon blasting into med school
Not many high school students can say they received their associates degree just weeks after receiving their high school diploma. Thanks to Ohio’s College Credit Plus program, Kimble Arnold, who started out at BGSU Firelands, was able to do just that, and even more.
Mar 5, 2018 9:16 AM From backyard football to the Super Bowl
BGSU alumnus Ryan Maddocks ’12 worked his second Super Bowl this year, this time as video assistant for the Philadelphia Eagles. His first was as an NFL Films intern in 2013. Maddocks has a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications, now known as media production and studies.
Mar 5, 2018 9:15 AM BGSU graphic design’s Jenn Stucker named to 2018 watch list
Jenn Stucker, graphic design associate professor and chair, was named to the 2018 watch list by Graphic Design USA publication which identifies top graphic designers who embody the spirit of the creative community in talent, leadership, success, newsworthiness and community service.
Mar 4, 2018 1:34 PM BGSU sweeps Ferris State in first round of WCHA playoffs
The BGSU hockey team advanced to the second round of the WCHA playoffs Saturday, March 3, with a 5-2 victory over Ferris State at Slater Family Ice Arena. The Falcons took a 3-0 lead and tallied two insurance goals in the third period to earn a sweep over the Bulldogs.