Sep 26, 2019 9:20 AM BGSU alumna is fighting invasive species in Florida
One of the main reasons Chelsea Bohaty ’13 chose to attend BGSU was because of its extensive marine lab. Today, Bohaty works as a biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She is involved with the biological control program, where she leads the yearly alligatorweed flea beetle biocontrol project.
Sep 25, 2019 12:30 PM McNair Scholars hone their skills as they prepare to apply to graduate schools
Twelve Bowling Green State University undergraduates are a significant step closer to graduate school after a summer of intensive, independent research and scholarship followed by participation in the 25th annual Undergraduate Research Conference. The students are part of the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program.
Sep 24, 2019 3:07 PM Q&A with BGSU Hockey Head Coach Ty Eigner
New Falcon Head Coach Ty Eigner knows the Bowling Green State University hockey program maybe better than anyone. For the last nine seasons, he was an assistant coach under Chris Bergeron and helped the Falcons return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 29 years.
Sep 24, 2019 2:58 PM BGSU student voter participation nearly triples over four-year period
Student voter participation at Bowling Green State University has nearly tripled since 2014. The National Study on Learning, Voting, and Engagement reported that BGSU's student voter participation jumped to 35 percent in the 2018 midterms, up from 11.9 in the 2014 midterms.
Sep 18, 2019 3:15 PM Faculty invited to expert talk on forging a more equitable workplace
Women faculty are invited to a talk by Dr. KerryAnn O’Meara, internationally recognized expert on diversity and inclusion in faculty affairs with a particular focus on organizational practices that support and limit the full participation of women and under-represented minority faculty.
Sep 18, 2019 1:45 PM Professor Emeritus David Skaggs receives naval history medal
Dr. David Skaggs, Bowling Green State University professor emeritus of history, is a winner of the 2019 Commodore Dudley W. Knox Medal given by the Naval Historical Foundation. The medal acknowledges a lifetime body of work that embraces scholarship, leadership and mentoring in the field of naval history.
Sep 18, 2019 9:45 AM Kalaf-Hughes honored by national organization for innovative teaching
Dr. Nicole Kalaf-Hughes, associate professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, received the CQ Press Award for Teaching Innovation from the American Political Science Association at the organization’s recent Annual Meeting and Exhibition, the world’s largest gathering of political scientists and source for emerging scholarship in the discipline.
Sep 18, 2019 4:00 AM Jazz guitar legend Frisell headlines BGSU’s Orchard Guitar Festival
The 2019 Orchard Guitar Festival at Bowling Green State University Sept. 27-28 will feature jazz icon Bill Frisell giving a solo concert and a free clinic. Also on the festival are jazz guitarist Gilad Hekelsman, classical guitarist James Marron and composer/guitarist Brad Myers. The festival includes master classes and performances.
Sep 13, 2019 1:22 PM Music, PPEL major gained high-profile exposure as intern in U.S. Senate
Stephen Strouse, a music and PPEL major at Bowling Green State University, spent the summer in Washington, D.C., working as an intern in the U.S. Senate as part of the American Association of People with Disabilities internship program. He worked in the office of Senator Bob Casey (D., Pennsylvania).
Sep 13, 2019 1:07 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Hannah Finnerty is committed to community service
Hannah Finnerty graduated in August from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science. Her inquisitiveness also propelled her to explore many experiences beyond the classroom. From alternative spring breaks to Arabic language classes, her choices have given her a library of stories to share.
Sep 13, 2019 9:03 AM Three inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni during Homecoming
Three of BGSU’s most accomplished alumni were inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni during Homecoming weekend. Honored were retired Discovery executive Eileen O'Neill '90, '14 (Hon.); Sandusky City Schools Superintendent Eugene T.W. Sanders, Ph.D. '80, '85, '92 and J. Robert Sebo '58, '13, former senior vice president for Paychex Inc.
Sep 11, 2019 10:29 AM BGSU ranks No. 3 for teaching quality among America's public universities
Bowling Green State University has again been recognized as one of the best universities in the country for teaching quality by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.
Sep 10, 2019 5:43 PM Bowling Green State University enrollment continues to grow
Bucking a national trend of declining enrollment, BGSU’s enrollment for fall 2019 is up nearly 2 percent over last fall, exceeding the University’s goals. BGSU welcomed more than 3,900 new freshmen to its campuses this fall. Total student enrollment for the fall is 19,905, up from 19,540 in 2018.
Sep 6, 2019 2:34 PM BGSU establishes Veterans Memorial
Bowling Green State University is proud to establish the Veterans Memorial to commemorate individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as memorialize the courage, commitment and sacrifice of fallen students and alumni. The memorial will be located at in Carillon Park on the Bowling Green campus.
Sep 5, 2019 2:44 PM Bostic earns $1.9 million NSF grant to study mathematics education standards, assessment
Dr. Jonathan Bostic, associate professor of mathematics education in the School of Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University, recently earned a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the standards for mathematics proficiency and assessment and ensure that they accurately reflect students’ needs.
Sep 5, 2019 9:37 AM Past to present: A musical journey to African-American string band tradition
Saxophone player Joseph Johnson stepped far out of his familiar musical zone this summer to explore the African-American string band tradition. As a Stuart R. Givens Memorial Fellowship recipient, he worked at the Smithsonian Institute while learning the clawhammer banjo and playing with local musicians.
Sep 4, 2019 3:30 PM Cloud, Faulkner book presents poetic inquiry as political response
A new book edited by Dr. Sandra Falkner, professor of communication and director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Bowling Green State University, and Abigail Cloud, senior lecturer in creative writing and editor-in-chief of BGSU’s Mid-American Review, presents poetry as a political and research tool as well as an artistic one.
Sep 4, 2019 2:00 PM Creative Minds explores interdisciplinary collaboration
Creativity involves seeing, thinking and innovating. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, different disciplines come together to share their perspectives, ideas and knowledge in the process of creation.
Sep 3, 2019 1:15 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Antwon Lillard’s college career at BGSU is a ‘slam dunk’
Men’s Basketball standout Antwon Lillard received his Bachelor of Science in sport management in August after completing his required internship. The story of how Lillard came to BGSU from Cleveland on a scholarship is emblematic of how BGSU is an outstanding framework for students with diverse talents and backgrounds.
Sep 3, 2019 9:59 AM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Leadership, access to faculty help advance Samantha Abrass to graduate school
Alex Darr’s journey to commencement and career started well before he stepped foot on BGSU’s campus. As the son of a mechanic, Darr’s first teacher was his dad, and the garage, his classroom. After two co-ops, the engineering technology major accepted a full-time job offer from Tiffin Metal Products in May.