Feb 15, 2019 3:56 PM ‘The Future of Leadership: The Role of Power, Equity and Design’
The death of Michael Brown and the subsequent Ferguson uprising birthed the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Since then, Americans have been asking hard questions about racial inequality across the nation and seeking innovative solutions.
Feb 15, 2019 3:46 PM Center for Regional Development study shows creative arts’ impact on Ohio economy
Bowling Green State University’s Center for Regional Development has discovered that the creative arts industry in Ohio accounts for more than $41 billion in economic activity, supports more than 289,000 jobs and generates over $4.5 billion in federal, state, and local tax revenue annually.
Feb 14, 2019 11:29 AM Two pairs of Falcon Flames share love of craft beer
It’s Valentine’s Day, and that means it’s time to share flowers, chocolate or beer with your loved ones. Wait a second, beer? In many cases, yes, but especially one that involves two pairs of Falcon Flames running Municipal Brew Works in Hamilton, Ohio, near Cincinnati.
Feb 13, 2019 3:00 PM Social work conference to examine children and families in rural communities
“Children and Families in Rural Communities” is the theme of the 2019 BGSU Social Work Conference. Hosted by the College of Health and Human Services social work program, the event will be held March 1 in Bowling Green. Four panel sessions will be led by local professionals with expertise in the topic areas.
Feb 11, 2019 8:47 AM BGSU supports entrepreneurs’ product development efforts
BGSU’s Collab Lab is a 2,000-square-foot facility inside Jerome Library designed for innovative thinking. Private companies, nonprofit organizations and the general public can collaborate with the University to better develop potential business ventures. The lab is helping two local students advance their product idea by providing resources and making connections.
Feb 11, 2019 8:45 AM BGSU sociology major is nation’s top collegiate mediator
Liam Garrett, a student member of the BGSU mediation team, was named the Outstanding Intercollegiate Mediator in the nation at the National Championship Tournament. The National Championship Tournament recently was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and had competing teams from universities around the nation and beyond.
Feb 8, 2019 3:15 PM New executive doctorate prepares change leaders, expands career options
BGSU has created an innovative graduate degree designed to open new avenues of opportunity for experienced professionals who wish to lead transformational change in business, organizations, education and communities. The executive doctorate in organization development and change draws upon BGSU’s nationally ranked programs in organization development and industrial/organizational psychology.
Feb 8, 2019 12:00 PM BGSU graduate students share theses in three minutes
“It felt like it went really fast,” said a slightly breathless Nikolai Tcyrulnikov. “I know it was the three minutes, but when I was up there it seemed to go by much faster than that.”
Feb 7, 2019 3:50 PM Battle of I-75 on the horizon
The spotlight returns to the Stroh Center on Saturday as BGSU plays host to Toledo. Once again, the Stroh will feature two first-place teams. Last week, the Falcons knocked off Buffalo to take possession of first place in the MAC East. UT is in first place in the MAC West.
Feb 7, 2019 9:41 AM The Oaks pioneers future of sustainable gardening
BGSU Dining is experimenting with hydroponic garden technology in The Oaks dining hall, where five, multilayered “towers” sprout lettuces, herbs, peppers and more. The plants live in water and get nutrients from liquid fertilizers and light from specially programmed LEDs. Eventually, the produce may be used in the vegan station.
Feb 4, 2019 3:31 PM BGSU turns attention to Western Michigan, Toledo
After defeating No. 18 Buffalo 92-88 in front of a record crowd Feb. 1 at the Stroh Center, the Bowling Green State University Men’s Basketball team turns its immediate attention to playing Western Michigan in Kalamazoo. Soon after, the spotlight will return to the Stroh, as BGSU hosts UT on Saturday.
Feb 1, 2019 3:14 PM Hall’s photos commemorate efforts to care for the needy
Jeff Hall, a photographer and faculty member in BGSU’s Visual Communication Technology program, volunteered his time on an extensive project to locate and photograph the sites of all 88 of Ohio’s historic poor farms for the Wood County Historical Center and Museum’s 2019 exhibit “For Comfort and Convenience.”
Feb 1, 2019 3:02 PM BGSU ‘Beyond the Dream’ series hosts leading voices in social justice
BGSU has planned a powerful series that takes the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words “Beyond the Dream.” Speakers include Opal Tometi, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement; Shaun King, writer-in-residence for Harvard Law School’s Fair Punishment Project; Ariana Brown, poet; and Tarana Burke, founder of the ‘me too’ Movement.
Feb 1, 2019 10:59 AM Combination of grief, violence pays off in Brad Felver’s first book
Bowling Green State University Brad Felver, associate chair and undergraduate coordinator in the English department, had quite the year in 2018, winning two major awards: the Drue Heinz Literary Prize and O. Henry Prize Story. Felver’s 14-story collection “The Dogs of Detroit” was published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.
Jan 30, 2019 3:00 PM Africana Studies Conference highlights current issues and historical perspectives
Students and scholars from Bowling Green State University and other universities will gather Feb. 8 for the 21st annual Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies Student Research Conference and Luncheon hosted by BGSU’s Africana Studies program. They keynote address topic is "This Is Our Story: Reclaiming the Middle Passage, Resisting Social Death."
Jan 30, 2019 3:00 PM Apollo’s Fire to ignite musical passions in free concert at BGSU
The highly regarded baroque orchestra Apollo’s Fire will warm up a cold winter’s evening Feb. 6 with a stirring program titled “A Night in Bach’s Coffeehouse” as the 2019 Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series artists in residence at the College of Musical Arts.
Jan 28, 2019 8:28 AM Philharmonia, Men’s Chorus to perform at Ohio music educators’ conference
BGSU’s College of Musical Arts will have a large presence at the Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference in Cleveland. The Men’s Chorus and the BG Philharmonia will perform, a prestigious honor for both groups and an excellent opportunity for BGSU alumni to support and celebrate the CMA.
Jan 25, 2019 3:41 PM Guest artist Marina Lomazov highlights David D. Dubois Piano Competition
Internationally known pianist Marina Lomazov is this year’s guest artist for the eighth annual David D. Dubois Piano Competition. She will give a public recital on Feb. 2. Hosted by the College of Musical Arts, this year’s event features 23 accomplished high school pianists competing for prizes.
Jan 25, 2019 2:44 PM BGSU alumnus David Hainline advocates for entrepreneurship
Successful Bowling Green State University alumni are everywhere, and in every line of work. That’s the message alumnus David Hainline spreads to students in a new entrepreneurship class at BGSU. Hainline graduated in 1983 as a Radio, Television, and Film major, now known as media production and studies.
Jan 23, 2019 12:00 AM Grab and Go, Falcon Care nurture student success
Students facing food insecurity can receive help from the Office of the Dean of Students. Danielle Haynes, coordinator of student case management, has created Grab and Go bags, supplying three days’ worth of food to qualifying students. Dining Services also offers free meal swipes donated through the Falcon Cares program.
Jan 23, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Finian’s Rainbow’ brings enchantment to Caryl Crane Youth Theatre stage
Caryl Crane Youth Theatre presents one of Broadway’s classic and most original musicals, “Finian’s Rainbow,” Jan. 31 through Feb. 3. The performance won “Best in Music” at the recent Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta.
Jan 22, 2019 4:18 PM BGSU cheerleading squads fare well at nationals
The Bowling Green State University cheerleaders competed January 18-20 in the UCA and UDA Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida. BGSU’s small coed team finished in first place in the University World Cup Championship.
Jan 18, 2019 2:11 PM BGSU launches new master’s program to develop leaders in health care
Health care is one of the fastest growing industries today, and BGSU is positioning working professionals and students in the College of Health and Human Services to be leaders in the field. The University is launching the Master of Health Services Administration degree program in the spring semester.
Jan 18, 2019 11:25 AM A look at Winter Session 2019
From studying abroad, to workshops, classes, showcases and games, BGSU's Winter Session has been very productive. Here’s a glimpse at just a few of the things that you may have missed. We’ll see everyone back on campus January 28 for the start of the spring semester.
Jan 16, 2019 3:35 PM Wilson named Fellow of Inter-American Photochemical Society
Dr. Marshall Wilson, research professor in the Department of Chemistry, has had a long and illustrious career in photochemistry and photo-biochemistry. In recognition of his work, the Inter-American Photochemical Society has named him a Fellow, an honor reserved for only 2 percent of the society's membership of about 600.
Jan 16, 2019 2:04 PM BGSU online criminal justice master's program one of the best in nation
Bowling Green State University’s online criminal justice master's program is ranked 14th in the country in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released January 15. BGSU offers an eCampus option for students that features eight-week courses year-round with six different start dates.
Jan 14, 2019 1:19 PM Army Reservist earns bachelor’s degree at BGSU while deployed in Syria
Thurman Dieter has been in the Army Reserve for the past six years. He didn’t get a chance to walk across the Stroh Center stage in December to receive his diploma with his Bowling Green State University classmates. Instead, he watched his graduation ceremony on the web from a tent while deployed in Syria.
Jan 9, 2019 4:17 PM BGSU builds upon existing engagement and partnerships
STEM is a significant focus of education at all levels, driven by workforce demand within Ohio and beyond. BGSU meets this community need by providing opportunities to educate students in all age ranges about STEM.
Jan 9, 2019 4:17 PM BGSU adding new global internships in Hong Kong and Melbourne
Bowling Green State University is expanding students’ opportunities and their career possibilities through new international internships. The University is adding Hong Kong and Melbourne, Australia starting summer 2019.
Jan 9, 2019 12:41 PM Taylor garners national Distinguished Service Award for dedication to student media
Kelly Taylor, a senior lecturer in journalism, is the recipient of the College Media Association’s Reid H. Montgomery Distinguished Service Award. A full-time BGSU faculty member for 20 years, she has served as chair of the Student Media Advisory Committee for the last five years.
Jan 9, 2019 12:36 PM BGSU study analyzes digital natives’ use of YouTube videos and its business implications
“The Audience and Business of YouTube and Online Videos,” edited and co-authored by Dr. Louisa Ha, a professor in the School of Media and Communication, analyzes the power of YouTube and online videos for businesses and describes how YouTube cultivates an entrepreneurial and promotional culture. Seven graduate students contributed chapters.
Jan 8, 2019 4:16 PM Jerry Anderson voices his love for BGSU community
If you’ve been to a BGSU basketball game at the Stroh Center recently, you may have heard a familiar voice making announcements during the games. That voice belongs to Jerry Anderson, who has had a long broadcast career in northwest Ohio, and it all began at Bowling Green State University.
Jan 7, 2019 9:51 AM Q&A with Dr. Jim Ciesla
Dr. James Ciesla is the new dean of the College of Health and Human Services. This past fall semester was his first at BGSU. Ciesla comes to BGSU from Northern Illinois University, where he was associate dean for research and resources in the College of Health and Human Sciences.
BGSU’s eSports club has been a real ‘Smash’
Keaton Smith, who has been playing video games since before he could read, is hoping to leave Bowling Green State University a better place when he graduates in May. Smith is the co-founder and former president of Falcon eSports, a club for video game enthusiasts he helped build from scratch.