Sep 28, 2018 2:46 PM BGSU trustees approve next steps on Mercy College, launch renovations of Technology Building
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees at its Sept. 28 meeting took action to expand programs and renovate facilities to support the University’s role in creating a well-prepared workforce to meet current and emerging needs in the state and the nation.
Sep 24, 2018 2:15 PM BGSU inducts five into Athletics Hall of Fame
Bowling Green State University inducted five former Falcons into its Athletics Hall of Fame on September 21 at the Stroh Center. Inductees John Smith, Dr. Ron Zwierlein, Kory Lichtensteiger, Kate Achter and Liz Honegger increased membership of the Athletics Hall of Fame to 240 individuals.
Sep 24, 2018 11:06 AM A duty to help
The Office of Nontraditional and Military Student Services recently received a $1 million gift from William Downing Sr. ’57 and his late wife, Joan ’57, to provide scholarships for student-veterans at BGSU. To honor them, the veterans center in the College Park Office Building was recently renamed in their honor.
Sep 24, 2018 12:00 AM Living Greek Life in Greece
Matheus Peraci never imagined how much Sigma Phi Epsilon would impact his life when he first arrived at BGSU. An international student from Brazil, he didn’t realize what being part of Greek Life meant besides the stereotypes that he had seen in movies. That all changed when he visited Greece.
Sep 24, 2018 12:00 AM “Black Swamp Project” connects humanities to sustainability
A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities is giving Bowling Green State University faculty members the opportunity to realign course curricula to better address the growing complexity of environmental education. “The Black Swamp Project” will help revitalize the humanities’ contribution to the sustainability curriculum at BGSU.
Sep 21, 2018 4:30 PM BGSU receives nearly $1 million NSF grant for faculty
Bowling Green State University has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $984,484 to support the “BGSU ALLIES: Building Inclusive Leadership Practices and Policies to Transform the Institution” project. This award is given to qualifying institutions demonstrating a desire for social and institutional reform.
Sep 21, 2018 3:21 PM Mike Stern headlines Orchard Guitar Festival
Acclaimed jazz guitarist Mike Stern, who first made his mark in the early 1980s playing with Miles Davis, will headline the 2018 Orchard Guitar Festival at BGSU. The festival will take place Sept. 28-29 at the Moore Musical Arts Center, and also features guitarists Adam Schlenker and Jack Petersen.
Sep 19, 2018 4:00 PM BG Philharmonia begins yearlong centennial
One hundred is a notable anniversary, and the BG Philharmonia is celebrating this important milestone with a year of special events during 2018-19. Large concerts in December and May in Kobacker Hall are the premier events, and every concert throughout the season will feature something special.
Sep 19, 2018 4:00 PM Cravens wins two awards for research paper
Dr. R.G. Cravens, lecturer in political science, has won two recent awards from the American Political Science Association (APSA).
Sep 18, 2018 1:44 PM BGSU is Partnering with Lakeland Community College
The Holden University Center of Lakeland Community College is adding Bowling Green State University to its list of partner schools providing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Lake County.
Sep 18, 2018 1:41 PM BGSU Enrollment Continues to Grow
A dual focus on retention and post-traditional students is helping to build enrollment at Bowling Green State University in both graduate and undergraduate programs.
Sep 18, 2018 9:15 AM BGSU junior is a six-figure digital marketing consultant
Donovan J. Greening, a junior at BGSU, is an entrepreneur, consultant and full-time student is majoring in management of information systems. He is the founder of Greening Corporation United, a full-service digital marketing agency he started at the age of 15, that focuses on law firm digital marketing.
Sep 17, 2018 2:23 PM Last in a series: Trip to Navajo Nation changes students' lives
For two decades, students from Bowling Green State University have traveled to Navajo Nation for a cultural emersion experience. Participating students get a chance to get out of northwest Ohio and experience a whole new way of life on the reservation while forming lifelong friendships with their classmates.
Sep 17, 2018 8:02 AM Nick Elsass and his family honored during Family Weekend
On September 15, the Elsass family — Nick and parents Bob ’67, ’69 and Kathy ’01 — was recognized as the 2018 Falcon Family of the Year during halftime of BGSU’s win over Eastern Kentucky at the Doyt. It was the second time the Elsass family has taken center stage at BGSU.
Sep 14, 2018 3:30 PM BGSU to host teach-in to ‘Change the Story’ on opioid crisis
Bowling Green State University will host “Change the Story: Opioid Teach-In” on Sept. 25 at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The event is open to all students, staff and faculty as well as community members from northwest Ohio interested in or affected by the opioid crisis.
Sep 14, 2018 8:42 AM BGSU part of team to study opioid field test method
The Attorney General's Center for the Future of Forensic Science at BGSU is part of a team that will conduct a study that could help authorities safely, quickly and reliably field test drugs for the presence of opioids, said Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and BGSU President Rodney K. Rogers.
Sep 12, 2018 3:00 PM Renowned poet Rita Dove to give talk, work with students
The University welcomes poet Rita Dove to campus as the 2018 Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series guest artist. She will give a free presentation at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts.
Sep 12, 2018 10:00 AM BGSU, Mercy Health announce partnership to grow health care education
Learn how BGSU, Mercy Health and Mercy College will grow health care education.
Sep 7, 2018 12:00 PM In the footsteps of Darwin
Bowling Green State University students and faculty explored the geological and biological wonders of Ecuador’s Andes and Galápagos Islands this summer on a trip that took them from volcanoes through cloud forests to the islands where Darwin made his famed observations, tracing the natural and human impact on the environment.
Sep 7, 2018 12:00 AM Veronica Menendez chose BGSU for its undergraduate data science program
Veronica Menendez was so sure she wanted to major in data science that she completed two internships at Fortune 500 companies before she arrived at BGSU. BGSU was on her short list because it was one of the few universities in Ohio that offered data science as an undergraduate option.
Sep 6, 2018 10:13 AM President Rogers invites you to BGSU Football's 2018 home opener
Join BGSU President Rodney Rogers and cheer on BGSU Football at the Doyt on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Sep 6, 2018 12:00 AM Summer Experience: Parker Kern gets taste of agency life at Hart
Parker Kern, a BGSU senior majoring in multiplatform journalism and minoring in entrepreneurship, interned this past summer at Hart Associates in downtown Toledo. Hart is a full-service public relations and marketing agency owned and operated by Mike Hart ’83 with high-profile clients such as ProMedica, Ohio Lottery and BGSU Athletics.
Sep 5, 2018 3:22 PM Conspirare choir brings oratorio on legacy of Matthew Shepard to BGSU
Grammy Award-winning choir Conspirare performs the moving oratorio “Considering Matthew Shepard” Sept. 17, joined by guest choirs from the University of Toledo and area high schools. The choir’s Helen McMaster Endowed Professorship in Vocal and Choral Studies residency includes a series of thought-provoking community and campus events.
Sep 5, 2018 3:18 PM Conlin named vice president for University advancement, president of BGSU Foundation
Pam Conlin, assistant vice president for principal and major gifts at Southern Methodist University, will join Bowling Green State University on Oct. 8 as the new vice president for University Advancement and president of the BGSU Foundation. Conlin has worked in advancement and alumni relations at SMU since 1999.
Sep 4, 2018 4:20 PM Alumni recognized for athletic training work with Detroit Tigers
Two BGSU alumni have earned Athletic Trainer of the Year awards for their work on Detroit Tigers affiliate teams. Chris McDonald '00 works for the Toledo Mud Hens of the International League and Sean McFarland '17 is employed by the Connecticut Tigers of the New York-Penn League.
Sep 4, 2018 9:49 AM Second in a series: Navajo experience transforms students
Annual trip to Navajo Nation offers opportunities for Bowling Green State University students “to be challenged, to be transformed and to grow.” Participants are introduced to the Navajo people, their culture and way of life with all its nuances and complexities — a chance to “travel ‘abroad’ without a passport.”
Sep 3, 2018 12:15 AM Online criminal justice master’s rated No. 15 nationally
BGSU’s online Master of Science in criminal justice program has once again been recognized for excellence. Top Criminal Justice Schools has ranked it No. 15 in the nation and No. 1 among Ohio public universities. Only three Ohio universities are included in the list of the 50 best online programs.
Sep 3, 2018 12:00 AM Summer Experience: Grad student rides 2,900 miles to raise money, awareness
Bowling Green State University graduate student Kristi Walker spent nine weeks of her summer break fundraising, biking and building affordable housing in communities from Key West, Florida, to Calais, Maine. She raised $5,500 through a nine-week, 2,900-mile “Keys 2 Canada” bike ride with the nonprofit organization Bike and Build.