Mar 29, 2019 3:19 PM Sparks fly in Handel’s opera ‘Semele’
When mortal maiden Semele and the god Jupiter fall in love, it brings down the jealous wrath of goddess Juno. Composer George Frideric Handel captured the drama in his English-language opera “Semele,” the spring production of Bowling Green State University Opera Theater and Department of Theatre and Film.
Mar 29, 2019 3:11 PM Bouzat research team sheds light on penguin evolution
Dr. Juan Bouzat, a professor in BGSU’s Department of Biological Sciences, is part of an international research team studying the evolution of penguins. He is a co-author of a study published in the journal of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution that demonstrates the importance of island formation in the diversification of penguins.
Mar 27, 2019 2:00 PM Flashback to 1984: Falcons face off against familiar foe
It was 35 years ago this month that the Bowling Green State University won the NCAA championship in hockey with a four-overtime thriller over Minnesota Duluth. If that university’s name sounds familiar, that’s because BGSU takes on Minnesota Duluth at 4 p.m. Saturday in the NCAA tournament.
Mar 27, 2019 2:00 PM Raquel Kelley ’07 offers career advice to BGSU students
Raquel Kelley ’07, who was one of the first female sportscasters on BG24 News, is now a senior project manager with WD Partners in Columbus. Previously, she worked for E! Entertainment and Huffington Post. She told BGSU students to enjoy their time in college and to always give their best effort.
Mar 22, 2019 1:46 PM National Weather Service names BGSU StormReady University
The National Weather Service presented Bowling Green State University with a StormReady University designation March 22. The University is only the fifth in Ohio – the first in northwest Ohio – to receive this recognition.
Mar 19, 2019 11:00 AM Severe Weather Awareness Week is this week
Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week – March 17-23 – provides the opportunity for Ohioans to prepare their homes, schools and businesses for potential severe weather. BGSU’s Emergency Management office encourages everyone to learn what to do to protect themselves from spring and summer weather hazards while on and off campus.
Mar 15, 2019 11:15 AM BGSU wins NASPA Excellence Award
BGSU received the NASPA Excellence Award at the NASPA National Conference on March 9-13 in Los Angeles in the categories of Administrative, Assessment, IT, Fundraising, Professional Development and related Excellence Awards category. The award recognizes the contributions of members who are transforming higher education through outstanding programs, innovative services and effective administration.
Mar 15, 2019 10:30 AM Falcon Forensics and Debate team wins national championship
The BGSU Falcon Forensics and Debate Team both hosted and won the National Championships held by the Novice National Forensic Association March 8-10. The Falcons placed 16 student presentations in final rounds, earning five individual National Champion titles in multiple events.
Mar 12, 2019 1:15 PM BGSU’s graduate programs ranked among best in U.S.
Bowling Green State University’s graduate programs continue to be ranked among the best in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Grad School Rankings. The graduate program in education is 127th, the Master of Public Administration program 151st, and the part-time MBA program rose again to 159th.
Mar 8, 2019 3:15 PM National vote project names BGSU a ‘Voter Friendly Campus’
BGSU has been designated a “Voter Friendly Campus” by the Campus Vote Project, which is a national nonpartisan organization in partnership with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The goal of the project is to help institutions develop plans to coordinate administrators, faculty and student organizations in civic and electoral engagement.
Mar 8, 2019 1:12 PM BGSU Student Veteran Organization acquires full-court flag
The Student Veteran Organization (SVO) at BGSU successfully funded a 50-by-90-foot U.S. flag this past Veterans Day through the help of the community. Owned by the SVO, the flag was financed by the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe with a goal of raising $10,000; however, they far exceeding their goal by raising $12,700.
Mar 6, 2019 3:00 PM State of the Region Conference to address impact of global trade on local economic development
BGSU’s Center for Regional Development will host the 17 annual State of the Region Conference on March 11. Participants will hear from CRD Director Russell Mills about economic development over the past year, and from keynote speakers representing key industries, organizations and international partners.
Mar 6, 2019 11:00 AM ‘Step Up-Step In’ campaign earns national recognition
The BGSU ‘Step Up-Step In’ campaign by Recreation and Wellness was recognized by the National Intramural Sports and Recreation Association (NIRSA) at its national conference in Boston recently. BGSU took home second place in the Large Format Display category at the NIRSA National Creative Excellence Awards.
Mar 4, 2019 3:06 PM BGSU’s online bachelor’s programs for veterans ranked No. 1 in Ohio
Bowling Green State University’s online bachelor’s programs for veterans are ranked No. 1 in Ohio in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program rankings. BGSU offers an eCampus option for students that features eight-week courses year-round with six different start dates. eCampus offers 16 degreed programs.
Mar 4, 2019 2:14 PM Q&A with Dr. Jennie Gallimore
Dr. Jennie Gallimore is the new dean of the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering at Bowling Green State University. This past fall semester was her first at BGSU. Gallimore comes to BGSU from Wright State University, where she was associate dean for research and graduate studies.
Mar 1, 2019 4:30 PM Poet Ariana Brown highlights 2019 Latino/a/x Conference
Poet and performer Ariana Brown will give the keynote presentation at the 2019 Latino/a/x Conference at Bowling Green State University on March 27. The daylong event also includes the eStrella Student Research/Creative Conference, featuring the work of 25 students from BGSU and other universities around the country.
Mar 1, 2019 3:30 PM Chapman Learning Community part of Habitat projects
Chapman Learning Community members were among the many BGSU students who helped construct the first Bowling Green Habitat for Humanity home. Chapman first became involved with Habitat through building Little Free Libraries for the community to promote education and literacy outside of the University.
Mar 1, 2019 2:02 PM Alumnus earns Outstanding Young Music Educator Award
Each year, the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) honors one young educator who is committed to excellence in music education and is deserving of statewide acknowledgement. This year, OMEA granted the Outstanding Young Music Educator Award to Bowling Green State University alumnus Brett Benzin ’11.