Aug 28, 2019 3:00 PM Shepherd parlays social work master’s into fellowship
Solomon Shepherd graduated in the first class of Bowling Green State University’s new master’s in social work program. Then he was selected for the first class of fellows of Florida State University’s Institute for Justice Research and Development, helping incarcerated people transition back into the community.
Aug 28, 2019 8:00 AM Center for Community and Civic Engagement adopts new name
The BGSU Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE) has been renamed the Center for Public Impact to better express its expanded focus and outreach to other groups and academic units and organizations to build new programing to support public-impact research and teaching.
Aug 26, 2019 11:00 AM BGSU's first-year students on the move
Nearly 6,000 students, including more than 3,600 first-year students, moved into Bowling Green State University residence halls last week. The Class of 2023 is BGSU’s most academically prepared group of new students. This class is trending to have the highest GPA in University history at 3.5.
Aug 23, 2019 12:57 PM BGSU football head coach Scot Loeffler loves to teach
Scot Loeffler said he comes to the BGSU head coaching job as his own man with his distinct style, but credits much of his skill set to the people he has coached with, a group that includes former Falcon head coach Urban Meyer, the winner of three national championships.
Aug 23, 2019 10:40 AM BGSU's Falcon Marching Band is ready for the 2019 season
Bowling Green State University's Falcon Marching Band is getting ready for the 2019 season. Learn about members of the FMB and why they chose to represent the University as part of the largest student organization on campus. The band performs at all home football games and various other university functions.
Aug 21, 2019 3:30 PM Community Effort
Ground was broken Aug. 15 for the second Habitat for Humanity house in Bowling Green, down the street from Bowling Green State University. BGSU students helped build the first house, next door, and will be a big part of the second construction project as well.
Aug 21, 2019 3:15 PM From science to art: All ‘Eyes’ on water quality
The 2019 Common Read, “What the Eyes Don’t See,” by Mona Hanna-Attisha, is a firsthand account of the Flint water crisis. This fall at BGSU, the water quality issue is crossing the boundaries of literature, science and art.
Aug 19, 2019 1:19 PM Five short life lessons for BGSU commencement
Bowling Green Mayor Richard Edwards addressed summer commencement graduates Aug. 17 on the historic lawn in the center of campus, offering five lessons to remember as they embark on the next phase in their lives. Edwards has worked in higher education and public service.
Aug 19, 2019 9:28 AM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Mother-daughter pair graduate together from BGSU
Amanda Lavery became a graduate of College of Education and Human Development, while her daughter, Brittany Warren, became a graduate of College of Health and Human Services during August commencement at Bowling Green State University. Dr. Matt Lavery, assistant professor of education, presented their diplomas to them.
Aug 17, 2019 9:15 AM BGSU holds summer commencement
Bowling Green State University held its 295th commencement ceremony August 17 on the lawn in the historic center of campus, recently named the Bowen-Thompson Quadrangle. Bowling Green Mayor Richard Edwards presented the commencement address to the Class of 2019.
Aug 9, 2019 1:44 PM Ohio EPA director’s environmental roots took hold at BGSU
When Laurie Stevenson graduated from BGSU in 1988 with a bachelor of Science in environmental health, she had several job offers to choose from in an emerging field. Stevenson took a position as a hazardous waste field inspector with the Ohio EPA, and three decades later, she leads the agency.
Aug 7, 2019 5:30 PM Fighting back against the emerald ash borer
BGSU postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rachel Kappler is continuing her dissertation research of ash trees and emerald ash borers to determine the trees’ possible recovery from this invasive beetle.
Aug 7, 2019 4:45 PM BGSU to hold commencement August 17
Bowling Green State University will hold its 295th commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Aug. 17 on the lawn in the historic center of campus, recently named the Bowen-Thompson Quadrangle. Bowling Green Mayor Richard Edwards will present the commencement address.
BGSU receives $1.6 million grant to grow PPEL program
BGSU has received a $1.6 million program grant from the Charles Koch Foundation to expand the Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) program. PPEL brings together distinct disciplines and provides students with an integrated curriculum, drawing on methods and insights of philosophy, political science and economics.
Shore, Traul appointed to BGSU Board of Trustees
Amy Shore, of Bexley, Ohio, and Howard Traul, II of Bellefontaine, have been appointed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees. Shore will complete the term of former trustee Karen Morrison and will serve until 2022. Traul will serve a nine-year term.