Oct 31, 2018 11:00 AM BGSU Votes aims to foster students’ political and civic engagement
For Bowling Green State University student leaders, election season is a time for education and active political involvement. The Center for Community and Civic Engagement fosters a campus culture of political engagement and participation through the BGSU Votes initiative.
Oct 29, 2018 2:12 PM BGSU to lead national research effort to protect freshwater lakes from toxic algal blooms
BGSU has been tapped to lead national research into understanding and preventing toxic algal blooms that plague portions of the Great Lakes and impact freshwater sources around the world. The BGSU Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health was founded with a $5.2 million federal grant.
Oct 29, 2018 2:00 PM BGSU Women’s Soccer is regular-season MAC champion
The Bowling Green State University women’s soccer team has won the MAC regular-season title for only the second time in 22 years. BGSU, the No. 1 seed in the MAC Tournament, next will face No. 4 seed Ohio on Friday (November 2).
Oct 29, 2018 7:00 AM Summer experience puts BGSU student one step closer to his dream
Hervin Singh, an Indian international student born and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a finance and insurance major who came to Bowling Green State University in the fall of 2015 with one dream: to work on Wall Street.
Oct 26, 2018 2:15 PM First BGSU Builds Habitat for Humanity site ‘right on track’
Bowling Green State University and Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio Inc. recently celebrated the groundbreaking for the first of three homes in the BGSU Builds project. This is the first Habitat site located within the City of Bowling Green, at the corner of Clough Street and Manville Avenue.
Oct 26, 2018 11:00 AM BGSU once again named a top university in Ohio for veterans
BGSU was once again named one of the top universities in Ohio for veterans by the Military Times, which ranked BGSU 66th out of 208 institutions in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings, recognizing the University as one of the top academic choices in the country for veterans.
Oct 26, 2018 8:00 AM BGSU researchers hope to turn dredge into useful resource for farmers
Bowling Green State University’s Drs. Shannon Pelini, Louise Stevenson and Angélica Vázquez-Ortega and Dr. Megan Rúa of Wright State University are teaming up on two Ohio EPA grants to study the effects of dredge on crops. Each grant is worth $50,000 and funded through the Lake Erie Protection Fund.
Oct 24, 2018 4:25 PM 'Most Happy Fella' spreads joy on Bowling Green Opera Theater stage
Bowling Green Opera Theater presents “The Most Happy Fella,” the “Broadway opera” by composer Frank Loesser, also of “Guys and Dolls” fame. Performances of the romantic musical will be at 8 p.m. Nov. 2 and at 3 p.m. Nov. 4 in Kobacker Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center.
Oct 24, 2018 3:38 PM Fromm Foundation commission has Lillios 'Living Between Seconds'
A BSGU professor of composition, the award-winning Lillios is well known internationally for her electroacoustic music. The new work will explore the flexibility and malleability of time.
Oct 19, 2018 11:51 AM BGSU senior lands 'dream job' summer internship
Bowling Green State University senior Emma Leader spent eight weeks of her summer break coordinating high school immersion programs for Columbia University in New York City. The internship complemented her major of human development and family studies by exploring different life stages and studying human interaction and relationships in depth.
Oct 19, 2018 10:35 AM BGSU faculty bond, form friendships
When this group of friends and BGSU faculty gets together for “Nerd Night,” it’s all about their special camaraderie and mutual support. All have successfully mounted the tenure and promotion ladder to the level of associate professor, the first hurdle in a faculty member’s academic career, and have cheered on one another’s achievements.
Oct 17, 2018 2:15 PM BGSU to celebrate Campus Sustainability Month Oct. 23-30
In an effort to engage and inspire students, faculty and staff to become sustainability change agents, the Bowling Green State University Office of Campus Sustainability, Environmental Action Group, Student Green Fund and other partners will celebrate Campus Sustainability Month Oct. 23-30.
Oct 17, 2018 2:00 PM Facebook Friends
A two-year study of the Facebook posts about Bowling Green State University’s Department of Psychology yielded some enlightening results that could be helpful to other academic departments in promoting engagement.
Oct 15, 2018 11:36 AM BGSU breaks ground for Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center
More than 100 people attended the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center during Homecoming activities at Bowling Green State University. The project includes a complete renovation of Hanna Hall and a 50,000 square-foot addition.
Oct 15, 2018 11:32 AM BGSU Men’s Rugby celebrates 50th anniversary
The Bowling Green State University Men’s Rugby Football Club is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. And there is, indeed, a remarkable record of achievement to celebrate that would be difficult to match in collegiate athletics at any level.
Oct 12, 2018 3:15 PM New Music Festival offers immersive experiences in music, art
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis, contemporary classical ensemble Hub New Music and puppetry/dance artist Sha Sha Higby headline the 39th annual New Music Festival at Bowling Green State University Wednesday through Saturday (Oct. 17-20).
Oct 12, 2018 2:59 PM Wendy Manning named first Aldrich Professor
Distinguished Research Professor Wendy Manning has been named the inaugural Dr. Howard E. Aldrich and Penny Daum Aldrich Distinguished Professor in Sociology. Manning is director of the Center for Family and Demographic Research, and co-director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research. The professorship was recently established by the BGSU alumni.
Oct 12, 2018 11:30 AM Summer of a lifetime for journalism student
Bowling Green State University broadcast journalism student Brendan Hall was selected to do a "dream-come-true" internship over the summer at ESPN Cleveland, where he gained valuable experience to prepare him for a career in sports broadcasting.
Oct 10, 2018 3:09 PM Meizel helps young people raise their voice against gun violence
Dr. Katherine Meizel, associate professor of musicology in the BGSU College of Musical Arts, was the mastermind and organizer of the new album called “Raise Your Voice: The Sound of Student Protest.” The 11 tracks came from students across the United States expressing their insistence that gun violence has to stop.
Oct 5, 2018 3:04 PM BGSU business student wins prestigious leadership award
Every year, the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) chooses one student to receive its prestigious Student Voluntary Service Award. Of more than 6,000 applicants in supply chain and operations management nationwide, the 2018 recipient is Bowling Green State University’s Greg Wobser.
Oct 5, 2018 2:52 PM BGSU expands its Peace Corps connections
Bowling Green State University has teamed with the Peace Corps to expand opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. Peace Corps Prep, for undergraduates, helps students become strong candidates for service, and now all graduate programs are included in the Coverdell scholarship program for returned volunteers.
Oct 5, 2018 2:50 PM Nick Menster picks BGSU because of commitment to community service
Make no mistake, Nick Menster is serious about serving the community. That’s why he chose to attend Bowling Green State University. He’s already been elected to the executive board of his hall council, joined a fraternity and completed several hours of community service. Plus, he’s a member of the PLA.
Oct 5, 2018 8:56 AM Summer experience: Clara Delgado realizes opportunity of a lifetime
A Bowling Green State University photography student was one of 26 students selected out of a pool of 200 to attend a premier summer art school at Yale University, where she gained new perspectives and received expert assessments of her artwork.
Oct 3, 2018 2:21 PM Digital culture meets the world of craft
In a new book and during research and teaching travels to Indonesia and India this summer, Dr. Radhika Gajjala, a Bowling Green State University professor in the School of Media and Communication, continues her explorations into the crossroads of digital culture and the world of craft.
Oct 1, 2018 12:00 AM Biking for a cause
This summer, BGSU’s Nicholas Taylor advocated and raised funds for people with disabilities through the 30th Annual Journey of Hope: A Cross-Country Ride to Benefit People with Disabilities. Journey of Hope is one of three summer events the Pi Kappa Phi’s owned-and-operated philanthropy arm, The Ability Experience, offers to its members.
Oct 1, 2018 12:00 AM Love of voice lands Lauren Riggleman at BGSU
Lauren Riggleman of Newark, Ohio, has always loved music and helping others. At BGSU, she will be able to pursue both passions by majoring in CDIS and minoring in voice. Riggleman is a member of BGSU’s Class of 2022, the most academically prepared class in the University’s history.
Oct 1, 2018 12:00 AM The power of a postcard
Julius Van Rooyen loves sports, so sport management sounded like the perfect profession. After a quick Google search, the Australian native packed his bags for Bowling Green State University, home to one of the largest and most diversified sport management programs in the country.
Sep 28, 2018 2:59 PM An inspiring ‘right choice’ and good value
The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings placed Bowling Green State University at No. 20 nationally in student engagement among public universities. Students surveyed rated BGSU highly for being their right choice, for being inspiring and for being worth the cost.
BGSU recognizes 2018 10 Under 10 honorees
From basketball coaches and photographers, to environmentalists and advocates, leaders and visionaries, risk takers and dreamers, recent Falcon alumni are changing lives for the world. To honor the accomplishments of our recent alumni, the BGSU 10 Under 10 Award was established. The 2018 class was honored during Homecoming Oct. 12.