Jul 2, 2020 3:35 PM Amber Gombash '15 finishing up first year of residency during a pandemic
Bowling Green State University alumna Amber Gombash ’15 is rounding out her first year of a three-year residency split between MetroHealth System Emergency Room and the Cleveland Clinic. Gombash received a Bachelor of Science in biology from BGSU, minored in chemistry and was a member of the Honors College.
Jul 1, 2020 12:57 PM BGSU art history students reimagine artists’ iconography in modern-day selfies
An assignment in Dr. Allie Terry-Fritsch’s BGSU art history class at provided a lesson in iconography and resourcefulness. Students in the Northern European Renaissance Art History course studied self-portraits of that region’s Renaissance artists and used that knowledge and items they found at home while sheltering in place to create modern-day selfies.
Jul 1, 2020 12:32 PM Award-winning paper by two BGSU faculty members outlines benefits of combining art and STEM education
Underrepresented students from the Toledo area learned problem-solving skills during an art and robotics camp hosted by Bowling Green State University and the Toledo Museum of Art, which led to an award-winning paper by two BGSU faculty members, Drs. Jerry Schnepp and Thomas Roberts.
Jul 1, 2020 12:00 AM Lubomir S. Popov awarded Professorship of Research Excellence
Dr. Lubomir S. Popov, professor in the Interior Design Program of the School of Family and Consumer Services, a highly respected teacher, instructor and academic advisor who started at Bowling Green State University in 1999, received the 2020 Professorship of Research Excellence Award from the University this spring.
Jun 30, 2020 6:11 PM BGSU announces chief health officer, partnership with Wood County Health Department
Former Wood County Health Commissioner Ben Batey, MPH, RN, has been appointed as Bowling Green State University chief health officer. Batey, who will continue focusing on the public health of Wood County through this growing partnership, will begin his cabinet-level appointment as chief health officer at BGSU on July 27.
Jun 26, 2020 2:27 PM BGSU set to begin fall classes Aug. 26
Bowling Green State University is planning to resume in-person teaching and learning Aug. 26 with a revised academic calendar and new health and safety measures in place this fall. Two University-wide planning groups have been working to address student academic and non-academic experiences along with safety and campus operations.
Jun 26, 2020 1:00 PM BGSU launches School of Nursing
Emphasizing its commitment to creating public good and meeting regional workforce needs, BGSU has launched a School of Nursing through its College of Health and Human Services. The new school will help support the growth of the University’s online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program introduced last year.
Jun 26, 2020 7:30 AM BGSU establishes School of Physical Therapy
BGSU is establishing a new School of Physical Therapy within its College of Health and Human Services. Once fully approved, the first cohort will start in Fall 2022. A doctorate of physical therapy will be available to students who hold a four-year degree in physical therapy or comparable coursework.
Jun 25, 2020 3:15 PM BGSU Departments of History and English receive NEH CARES grant
Bowling Green State University Departments of History and English received a $273,000 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a joint project titled, “Toward a Pedagogy from Crisis: Adaptive Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University During COVID-19.”
Jun 24, 2020 9:23 AM Griffen Palmer ’17 wins songwriting competition on NBC’s ‘Songland’
Griffen Palmer, a 2017 BGSU alumnus, won NBC’s “Songland” competition in May and was chosen to write a song for the country duo Florida Georgia Line. He performed his song, “Second Guessing,” which was chosen and recorded by Florida Georgia Line and quickly reached No. 1 on iTunes.
Jun 17, 2020 3:57 PM Tenure, promotion granted by trustees
BGSU celebrated the scholarly and creative achievements of 43 faculty members May 15 when the board of trustees awarded promotion and tenure. Nine faculty were promoted to full professor, 13 received tenure and were promoted to associate professor, and others were promoted to QRF teaching professor and QRF associate teaching professor.
Jun 17, 2020 3:16 PM After a 40-year decline, the marriage rate has remained stable since 2010
The U.S. marriage rate has been stable since 2010 after declining nearly 60 percent from 1970 to 2010, according to a new report from the Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center (MAST Center). Dr. Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Bowling Green State University professor of sociology, is an author of the report.
Jun 17, 2020 3:02 PM BGSU Pathway Program paves the way for prospective students
BGSU’s Pathway Program allows future students, who may not meet usual admissions criteria, the opportunity to attend BGSU. The one-year program allows a cohort of 25 students to pay a reduced tuition and take basic courses at the Bowling Green campus in math, writing, science, history, English literature and university success.
Jun 17, 2020 2:48 PM CURS symposium attracts student researchers statewide
The COVID-19 pandemic enabled the symposium to find a new way for undergraduate students from all disciplines and fields to share their research, scholarly and creative projects with a wider community.
Jun 17, 2020 8:00 AM BGSU launches education certificate for virtual teaching
COVID-19 has changed the teaching environment and teachers are looking to gain a new arsenal of skills for virtual learning. Bowling Green State University is leading the way by offering an Online Teaching and Learning Certification.
Jun 10, 2020 3:11 PM BGSU's Stinson, his research is in demand
With a news cycle in overdrive, one voice has been heard around the world: Philip Stinson, Ph.D., a Bowling Green State University criminologist and professor who has spent more than 15 years researching police behaviors, including police crime, police corruption and police misconduct.
Jun 9, 2020 11:00 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: A passion for planning events led Shalynne Owens to BGSU
A passion for event planning led Shalynne Owens to owning and operating two event-oriented businesses in northwest Ohio that catered to children’s birthday parties. By 2017, her interest in event management had grown beyond children’s entertainment, so she closed her businesses and enrolled in BGSU’s Tourism Hospitality and Event program.
Jun 3, 2020 3:50 PM BGSU Center for Public Impact recognizes Ohio Campus Compact award recipients
The Bowling Green State University Center for Public Impact virtually recognized its 2020 Ohio Campus Compact award winners May 28. Ohio Campus Compact is a non-profit that is committed to advancing the civic engagement of students and faculty at Ohio universities.
Jun 3, 2020 3:28 PM BGSU faculty honored with excellence awards
Bowling Green State University faculty remain committed to continually improving their teaching and research skills to improve student knowledge and contributions to their respective fields. Faculty are continually recognized for their achievements in many categories. Professorships of Excellence are awarded in three categories: research, creative arts, and teaching.
Jun 3, 2020 9:56 AM BGSU reinstates baseball program
Bowling Green State University, after positive and productive dialogue with alumni and former student-athletes nationwide, reinstated its baseball program June 2. The Division I baseball program, with a rich history in the Mid-American Conference and the NCAA, was eliminated May 15 due to financial constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 1, 2020 1:38 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: VCT majors navigate through COVID-19 to finish capstone projects
Two Bowling Green State University Visual Communication Technology graduates, Jake Roth and Allie Godfrey, give great credit to their synthesis class for helping them gain experience and knowledge before graduation, including during unprecedented times in their final semester. They worked directly with a client in the Bowling Green community for their final semester.
Jun 1, 2020 1:33 PM Speech-language pathologist benefits from BGSU’s eCampus
Jenna Rayburn Kirk found success and new opportunities through Bowling Green State University’s certificate program in assistive technology. She currently works as a speech-language pathologist at a school district in central Ohio, as well as creates and sells speech therapy resources for other professionals on her blog and Instagram page.
May 27, 2020 2:27 PM BGSU family demographer contributes to op-ed about COVID-19 impact on health of families
Dr. Jenjira Yahirun, assistant professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, wants policymakers to think about how COVID-19 affects the health of families across demographics. Yahirun co-authored an opinion column that was published in “The Hill,” an online publication focused on politics, policy, business and international relations
May 25, 2020 10:00 AM Class of 2020 Success Student-athletes wrap up exceptional collegiate careers
As highly accomplished senior student-athletes, Talisa Lemke and Jovannah East were prepared to finish with their best seasons yet. Both had the goal of competing nationally in the post season, but these aspirations were cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these season-ending disappointments, Lemke and East leave BGSU with their heads held high with exceptional academic performances and championship-level athletic accomplishments.
May 23, 2020 8:58 AM BGSU alumnus at helm of America's 250th celebration
The United States will commemorate the semiquincentennial anniversary of its founding in 2026. The country likely will be bathed in red, white and blue from sea to shining sea — and with orange and brown — as Tony Rucci ’72, ’76, ’78 is the president and CEO of the America 250 Foundation.
May 22, 2020 2:13 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: BGSU College of Business grad has data stacked in her favor
Jazzmin Speziali has made countless friends and career connections as a member of BGSU’s Class of 2020. She earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a specialization in business analytics and intelligence from the College of Business and is scheduled to begin an internship Aug. 1 at Owens-Illinois.
May 22, 2020 2:13 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Emma Stumpf shares the joy of music
Music education graduate Emma Stumpf discovered a passion for teaching music to students, especially those who might find music classes loud or overwhelming.
May 22, 2020 1:38 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Turbulent semester offers lessons to live by
By focusing on what mattered most to her, rather than on the exact sequence of those events, Audra Gill has weathered the semester's many changes and emerged with a healthy outlook and map of her upcoming goals.
May 22, 2020 11:46 AM BGSU student serves community with U.S. Army National Guard
One BGSU student has ‘geared up’ to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Flipse, a senior sport management major from Pemberville, Ohio, serves in the 148th U.S. Army National Guard as a mortarman. He has been working at Toledo Food Bank, helping pack and distribute food to the community.
May 22, 2020 8:43 AM Health care executives instruct BGSU students, lead in the field during pandemic
BGSU students in the College of Health and Human Services had a front-row seat in the spring semester to two adjunct instructors who have more than 70 years of health care experience combined: Kim Bordenkircher, CEO of Henry County Hospital and Jim Watkins, Health Commissioner of Williams County Combined Health District.
May 19, 2020 1:44 PM Flight training resumes at Bowling Green Flight Center
The Bowling Green Flight Center will resume flight training for Bowling Green State University aviation students with additional safety measures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New procedures and protocols include increased cleaning and disinfecting of the facilities and aircraft and the use of face masks.
May 18, 2020 12:00 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Connecting career crossroads at BGSU
Sue Ann Sandusky had recently retired from the U.S. Army, after a flourishing 37-year career, and she had moved to Findlay, Ohio. But instead of fully “retiring,” she wanted to put her skills to work in a civilian setting. BGSU’s Ph.D. in higher education administration was her bridge to get there.
May 18, 2020 9:00 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Opportunities continue to knock for BGSU music performance graduate
From Alabama to New York to Bowling Green State University, this talented flutist has found her musical and career path by inspiring others through teaching and performing.
May 18, 2020 8:00 AM New BGSU graduate offers advice for summer
With the end of spring semester and summer approaching, warmer weather is in our future. Get creative to make those summer memories. Use Zoom or FaceTime to stay connected with friends and family. Go on a social distancing picnic or have a themed family nights.
May 15, 2020 12:43 PM BGSU Board of Trustees approves fee waivers to aid students
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees approved two fee waivers to aid students, awarded promotion and tenure to 43 faculty members and welcomed national trustee George N. Miller Jr.
May 13, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU to honor achievement at virtual celebration May 16
Bowling Green State University will host a live, virtual celebration for spring degree candidates May 16. The live stream will begin at 1:30 p.m., and is expected to last about 45 minutes. Students, family and friends can view the stream at BGSU.edu.
May 11, 2020 5:00 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Savanna Brown is buggy about insects
Cleveland native Savanna Brown has always loved insects and found opportunities at Bowling Green State University that allowed her to do research, connect to like-minded people in science and the arts and be prepared for her first job post-graduation.
May 11, 2020 2:16 PM BGSU plans to resume face-to-face classes in fall
BGSU is planning to resume face-to-face learning on its campuses this fall. The University continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Ohio Department of Health and regional and local health care partners to comply with directives and guidelines to safeguard students, faculty, staff and visitors.
May 11, 2020 10:34 AM BGSU Mini-Lecture: Tips for grocery shopping and food safety
In this Bowling Green State University Mini-Lecture, Dr. Laura Brubaker, an instructor in the Department of Food and Nutrition in the College of Health and Human Services and a registered dietician, shares some tips on grocery shopping and food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 10:15 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Lone BGSU senior living on campus happy to have support to finish her semester
Hayley Landers, a Bowling Green State University senior majoring in gerontology, is graduating in May after finishing out her semester as one of about 75 students still living on the Bowling Green campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She is thankful for the on-campus support she received.
May 11, 2020 9:50 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Unusual path to degree offers 'life lessons'
U.S. Army National Guard service throughout college career teaches Frank Scott Abbey, who is majoring in apparel and merchandise product development in the College of Education and Human Development, how to adapt to life's changes. During his service, Abbey maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
May 4, 2020 8:00 PM Support BGSU students on #GivingTuesdayNow
Two matching gifts from Bowling Green State University College of Business Dean Ray Braun '80 and Dr. Theresa Popp Braun '80, '85 will help double the impact of all gifts made to the Student Emergency Fund on Tuesday, May 5, as part of a worldwide day of giving.
May 4, 2020 4:19 PM BGSU honors seniors May 4-8
When the Class of 2020 entered their first year at Bowling Green State University in fall 2016, the most popular app was Pokemon GO and the biggest event that year was the Presidential election. Fast forward to today when these same students are preparing to graduate and either enter the workforce or continue their education.
May 4, 2020 12:30 PM BGSU students discuss online learning experiences at BGSU
Bowling Green State University students BGSU Lauren Reese, a broadcast journalism major from the Cleveland area, and Sana Ali, a criminal justice major from Chicago, talk about their online learning experiences while living off campus in Bowling Green during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 1, 2020 4:55 PM BGSU Career Center call campaign connects with more than 2,600 students
The Bowling Green State University Career Center continues to be the focal point to help graduating students with their post-graduation plans. The office started a call campaign, in efforts to reach every graduating student, whether undergraduate or graduate, and to follow up on their post-graduation plans.
May 1, 2020 4:43 PM BGSU research takes aim at social tool for fighting COVID-19
The social distancing of COVID-19 might have its own long-term effects; a Bowling Green State University team of sociologists — Drs. Peggy Giordano, Monica Longmore and Wendy Manning — received a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on social distancing and what factors might influence individuals’ levels of compliance.
Apr 30, 2020 10:20 AM Three peregrine falcon eggs hatch in Wood County Courthouse clock tower
More falcons are getting ready to call Bowling Green home, as three of the four peregrine falcon eggs visible on the Falcon Cam has hatched.
Apr 27, 2020 3:31 PM BGSU alumna plays critical role in helping COVID-19 patients recover
Bowling Green State University alumna Sara Houlihan ’09 has found herself on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic as a physical therapist in Ann Arbor, Michigan, helping critically ill coronavirus patients regain the strength to return home and continue their recovery.
Apr 27, 2020 1:41 PM BGSU to reduce out-of-state tuition fee for specific graduate programs
BGSU is planning to reduce the domestic, non-resident surcharge to $1 per credit hour for out-of-state students who have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Ohio from an Ohio institution and who enroll in a degree-seeking graduate program for the 2020-2021 academic school year, starting with fall 2020.
Apr 24, 2020 3:15 PM BGSU to offer summer courses relating to COVID-19 pandemic
Courses from the College of Health and Human Services will provide Bowling Green State University students a basic understanding of epidemiologic principles and the nature of infectious diseases, giving students the opportunity to become leaders in the public health field.
Apr 24, 2020 2:29 PM BGSU researcher receives NSF grant for coronavirus research
Dr. Xiaohong Tan, an assistant professor of chemistry at Bowling Green State University, has an idea to prevent coronaviruses from infecting humans. His idea merited the National Science Foundation’s approval for a one-year, $200,000 grant to fund his research.
Apr 24, 2020 1:24 PM Three 2019 alumni named rookie teachers of year in South Carolina
It seems like one day you’re sitting in the class, and then the next, you’re standing in front of it. Kevin Werner, Kaetlin Bowling, and Mckenzie Weaver — three 2019 Bowling Green State University alumni — each has been recognized as Rookie Teachers of the Year in South Carolina.
Apr 24, 2020 12:51 PM BGSU Dining robots expand service to downtown Bowling Green
Bowling Green State University and Starship Technologies have expanded the robot delivery service to now include parts of the city of Bowling Green. The expanded service is another way for the University and Starship to support those in the community affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing order. Robots began deliveries April 22.
Apr 22, 2020 4:51 PM Frontline Falcons play critical role in medical testing
Bowling Green State University graduates from the medical laboratory science program comprise the majority of medical laboratory scientists in northwest Ohio. Emily Barnes-Hanna '07 is a Frontline Falcon, playing a critical role in patient care at a local hospital.
Apr 22, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU history professor appointed to Cold War Advisory Committee
Dr. Walter Grunden, professor of history at Bowling Green State University, was appointed to the Cold War Advisory Committee, which assists the U.S. Secretary of the Interior in the preparation of a national historic landmark theme study to identify sites and resources significant to the Cold War.
Apr 21, 2020 8:28 AM BGSU lights up the Doyt in support of high school seniors
As a show of support to the graduating seniors, Bowling Green State University and participating high schools lit up their football stadiums April 20 for 20 minutes and 20 seconds. High school seniors have forgone rites of passage as students have attended class online since mid-March.
Apr 20, 2020 11:06 AM BGSU public relations major applauds her fellow seniors
Meredith Troxel offers advice to her fellow BGSU seniors: Take pride in what you have given to the University community. Connect with friends and make lasting memories this summer (when we hopefully can be social together again). Seek new opportunities in a time of uncertainty.
Apr 20, 2020 10:30 AM BGSU rallies around Earth Day
At BGSU, the development of environmentally friendly policies and practices can be traced back to concerned students, faculty and staff who took the initiative to make a difference. As we mark the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, we salute the BGSU community for the courage and fortitude it has demonstrated.
Apr 20, 2020 8:15 AM BGSU offers virtual options to stay connected, healthy and engaged
As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Bowling Green State University continues to create and offer ways for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members to stay connected and engaged, especially as they are practicing social distancing during these unprecedented times.
Apr 20, 2020 8:00 AM Bell brothers are Frontline Falcons in Los Angeles, Minneapolis
Colin Bell ’09 in Los Angeles and Evan Bell ’05 in Minneapolis are among thousands of Bowling Green State University alumni serving in hospitals and other health care locations around the world, treating and caring for COVID-19 patients and putting themselves at risk in order to save lives.
Apr 20, 2020 8:00 AM Sherry Sullivan awarded title of Distinguished Research Professor
Dr. Sherry Sullivan '83, professor of management in the College of Business, recently was awarded the title of Distinguished Research Professor by the BGSU Board of Trustees in recognition of her innovative contributions to the study of organizational management at Bowling Green State University.
Apr 17, 2020 5:12 PM Student Emergency Fund experiences unprecedented need
Hundreds of Bowling Green State University students have received assistance from the Student Emergency Fund in recent weeks. More than $115,000 has been donated to the fund since last month, but more support is needed to continue meeting the unprecedented need.
Apr 17, 2020 1:11 PM BGSU nursing students to enter health care field early to meet demand
Evan Barnett is one of 11 BGSU senior nursing students who will immediately join the health care workforce to help care for COVID-19 patients and others as a result of an executive order issued by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, along with a temporary license from the Ohio Board of Nursing.
Apr 14, 2020 2:00 PM BGSU adjusts application process, fees in response to COVID-19
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, BGSU has made several changes to its admissions process in an effort to better accommodate students.
Apr 13, 2020 10:37 AM BGSU to celebrate National Student Employment Week virtually
Bowling Green State University will celebrate National Student Employment Week (NSEW) from April 13 through April 17 to recognize student employees and student employee professionals, along with the value they bring to the University. BGSU has been recognizing its student employees through NSEW for 18 years.
Apr 13, 2020 8:00 AM BGSU construction management hammers home lab project by adapting to online learning
BGSU faculty are having to find new engaging ways to teach their students during the remote learning period, including courses with a lab component. Lisa Schaller, adjunct faculty in construction management in the School of the Built Environment, has found an effective way to continue her CONS 2350 lab.
Apr 10, 2020 12:40 PM Frontline Falcons are health care heroes
Health care workers, from doctors to nurses to respiratory therapists, play a critical role in keeping our communities healthy. Among those on the front lines, are thousands of Bowling Green State University alumni are treating and caring for patients and putting themselves at risk in order to save lives.
Apr 8, 2020 12:00 PM Falcon Media continues to serve audiences
Falcon Media, which includes the BG News, BG24 TV, WBGU-FM and Bowling Green Radio Sports Organization, continues to serve the community, bringing audiences the information they need to stay healthy and connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 3, 2020 3:38 PM Junior Quinn Eberhard earns prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, will use funds for public good
Eberhard’s focus is the development of a research-centered algorithm, or set of rules. By using the algorithm, rather than collecting and manually analyzing data for each application, scientists can shorten their research time by weeks or even months. Her work is critically needed; she studies protein sequences and RNA research, potentially affecting research on cancer and the corona family of viruses – including COVID-19.
Apr 2, 2020 5:00 PM Take a break from schoolwork — ideas to relax and fill time
Now that the stay-at-home order in Ohio has been extended to May 1, it is especially important to find new ways to entertain ourselves and fill our days. It is important to take brain breaks for your mental health and simply to have something to look forward to in between BGSU class assignments.
Apr 1, 2020 4:00 PM EDHD shares plan for $4.5 million grant at Atlanta conference
At the recent American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education meeting in Atlanta, a team from BGSU's College of Education and Human Development shared an update on the $4.5 million teacher education grant that the U.S. Department of Education awarded it in 2018.
Apr 1, 2020 3:30 PM CRD State of the Region Conference examines Ohio’s potential impact of automation on occupation needs
The Bowling Green State University Center for Regional Development recently held its 18th annual State of the Region conference, “Developing Tomorrow’s Workforce by Embracing and Investing in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.” At the conference, Ohio’s potential impact of automation on occupation needs in the future was examined.
Apr 1, 2020 1:03 PM Philosophy professor marks 50 years with BGSU
BGSU philosophy professor Louis Katzner recently marked 50 years with the University. He cites enthusiasm for working with students as a motivating factor for this longevity.
Mar 30, 2020 12:00 PM College of Business committed to student success
BGSU shifts to online learning through the end of the semester to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. College of Business faculty remain committed to student success
Mar 30, 2020 10:00 AM BGSU dietetics senior provides familiarity for residents at area nursing home
Alicia Kouba, a Bowling Green State University dietetics major in the College of Health and Human Services, provides daily meals to residents at a Bowling Green area nursing home. When COVID-19 guidelines restricted visitors to the facility, Kouba knew she could bring a sense of familiarity to her patients.
Mar 27, 2020 2:30 PM Three ways for BGSU students to stay organized during online learning
This is a blog written by Bowling Green State University students that offers advice on how to navigate distance learning. Multiple posts will appear each week. In this offering, senior public relations major Meredith Troxel offers tips on how to keep organized.
Mar 26, 2020 8:20 PM BGSU temporarily waives GRE and GMAT requirements
Bowling Green State University is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and make the critical decisions necessary to safeguard students, faculty, staff and the broader community and to ensure that the University learning community has the support and resources needed to adapt to an all online learning environment.
Mar 26, 2020 4:55 PM BGSU supports local agencies
BGSU campuses in Bowling Green and Huron, as well as BGSU at Levis Commons, are supporting local health and safety agencies by donating PPE supplies and providing facilities to organizations in both communities.
Mar 25, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU virtual concerts offer music to the public
During the COVID-19 isolation, a series of 10 musical concerts from Bowling Green State University’s College of Muscial Arts will be offered online twice a week starting Friday, March 27, through Monday, April 25.
Mar 24, 2020 1:30 PM BGSU’s graduate programs continue to be ranked among very best in U.S.
Bowling Green State University’s graduate programs continue to be ranked as some of the best in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Grad School Rankings. BGSU’s fine arts program is ranked No. 73, speech language pathology No. 63, clinical psychology No. 88 and education No. 112.
Mar 23, 2020 8:20 AM CURS 2019 Symposium on Diversity award ceremony
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) recognized its winning students from the November 2019 Undergraduate Symposium on Diversity during a recent ceremony. With help from their faculty mentors, BGSU students’ presentations focused on their research surrounding marginalized and underserved groups in the United States and our community.
Mar 16, 2020 4:10 PM Bowling Green's peregrine falcon eggs spotted on camera
More falcons are getting ready to call Bowling Green home, as new peregrine falcon eggs have made their appearance on the Falcon Cam.
Mar 16, 2020 2:42 PM Givens Fellowship allows student to learn about protests, human trafficking in India
Bowling Green State University multiplatform journalism major Abby Shifley studied abroad in New Delhi, India, during winter session in January. She went on this trip to research human trafficking in India, a country where she spent 10 years of my life.
Mar 6, 2020 1:22 PM Quinn Eberhard, 2019/2020 Hoskins Global Scholar
The Hoskins Global Scholarship enabled Quinn Eberhard, a junior in Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences, to develop an algorithm, or set of rules, so scientists worldwide could make faster progress in their research.
Mar 6, 2020 1:22 PM Audra Gill, 2019/2020 Hoskins Global Scholar
Audra Gill didn’t know she would find her life’s passion here; the Hoskins Global Scholarship inspired this Wooster, Ohio native to take her ambitions all the way to South Africa.
Mar 6, 2020 1:22 PM Kenzie Moss, 2019/2020 Hoskins Global Scholar
Kenzie Moss learned about the Hoskins Global Scholarship in a “Critical Thinking about Great Ideas” class. She hesitated, but an idea was growing in her mind, and the scholarship would help make it happen.
Mar 5, 2020 8:30 AM BGSU and Northwest State Community College announce nursing articulation agreement
BGSU and Northwest State Community College have announced a new partnership designed to help nursing students seamlessly transfer their credits from an RN degree to a BSN degree.
Mar 4, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU board approves new degree, facility renovations
At its February meeting, the BGSU Board of Trustees approved the University’s new Bachelor of Science in systems engineering. Trustees also approved the first steps in developing a nursing skills lab in the Business Administration Building once the College of Business moves to the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center.
Mar 4, 2020 3:50 PM BGSU graphic design program recognized at 2020 at ADDY Awards
Anna Kiesewetter and Emily Feaster of BGSU’s graphic design program were recognized in February at the 2020 Toledo American Advertising Federation’s ADDY Awards. The awards recognize local websites, video, advertising, and cross-platform design from local agencies and companies. The organization also recognizes local college students.
Mar 4, 2020 3:45 PM Digital arts students use art, animation to contribute to public good
Fourteen BGSU digital arts students put their skills to work to promote environmental causes; six nonprofit environmental organizations reaped the benefits. The class project, which earned BGSU’s Kurt E. Hofmeister Outstanding Student Group Award in Spring 2019 for exemplary community-based learning experiences, was developed by digital arts Professor Bonnie Mitchell.
Mar 4, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU's Master of Architecture professional degree receives NAAB accreditation
Bowling Green State University’s Department of Architecture and Environmental Design in the School of the Built Environment announced the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) accreditation of the Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) professional degree.
Mar 4, 2020 2:30 PM David Hainline ’83 mentors entrepreneurship, tourism students
Bowling Green State University alumnus David Hainline recognizes students in Entrepreneurship in Event Management, a course he created as an event professional, along with leaders from the College of Business and the College of Education and Human Development. Hainline recognized the top students from the latest class.
Mar 2, 2020 11:36 AM NSF grant allows BGSU to add lab-based astronomy course
Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant, Bowling Green State University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy were able to add a new astronomy course to its lineup. A lab-based course, ASTR 1010 is offered to undergraduate students to fulfil their Bowling Green Perspective science lab requirement.
Mar 2, 2020 8:30 AM First university in Ohio to offer autonomous delivery
Starship’s fleet of 30 autonomous, on-demand robots will deliver from nine campus eateries: Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Jamba Juice, Marco's Pizza, Panda Express, Chickendippity, Mondos Subs, Kreischer Late Night and BGSU Dining convenience stores.
Feb 26, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU’s Food & Nutrition Faculty Honored
Three members of BGSU’s food and nutrition programs have been recognized by the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for excellence in the industry.
Feb 24, 2020 8:00 AM Kickin' it With Club Sports: Men's Soccer
The BGSU Men's Soccer team provides a competitive soccer experience for committed soccer players. The team has been on campus for more than 10 years. Learn about the men's soccer club team and find out how you can join.
Feb 21, 2020 3:01 PM BGSU aviation major Noah Pyle selected for American Airlines aviation internship
Bowling Green State University aviation major Noah Pyle was selected for an internship with American Airlines at the company’s world headquarters in Dallas for Spring 2020. The internship, which began in January, is a six-month hands-on learning experience. As a flight operations Intern, Pyle’s work is geared toward pilots in training.
Feb 19, 2020 3:00 PM Online MBA program exceeds enrollment expectations
Bowling Green State University’s online MBA program exceeded the enrollment expectations by 7%. The new program enrolled 32 students during its first cohort that started in January. The online MBA program is expecting even more growth with the possibility of more concentrations added to accommodate more students and meet demands.
Feb 18, 2020 12:15 PM Bowling Green State University to join re-established CCHA for 2021-22 season
Bowling Green State University will play in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association starting in the 2021-22 season. BGSU will join six other Div. I universities that previously announced they would explore the formation of a new hockey conference. That league will be re-established and branded as the storied CCHA.
Feb 17, 2020 8:59 AM Kickin' it With Club Sports: Women's Soccer
The BGSU Women's Soccer team provides a competitive soccer experience for committed soccer players. The team plays in a women's league that competes throughout the Midwest, mostly with other universities in Michigan. Learn about the team and find out how you can join
Feb 14, 2020 11:39 AM Thomson family has a lot of love and spirit for BGSU
Helen Thomson’s family’s love and spirit for Bowling Green State University spans more than 35 years. Members of the family have earned degrees from many different colleges, including the College of Musical Arts, College of Education and Human Development, College of Arts and Sciences, and College of Business.
Feb 14, 2020 11:29 AM BGSU Center for Regional Development creates Toledo Region Data Center
Created for the Toledo Chamber of Commerce by the Bowling Green State University Center for Regional Development, the Toledo Region Data Center provides economic and workforce information for the Greater Toledo region; data being calculated for the Toledo MSA includes Lucas, Wood and Fulton counties.
Feb 12, 2020 2:45 PM BGSU to offer film screenings as part of Film Series, International Film Festival
BGSU will screen more than a dozen films in the coming months as part of the Spring 2020 Film Series and International Film Festival 2020. Screenings in the Spring 2020 Film Series will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the BGSU Film Theater, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Feb 12, 2020 2:30 PM Dr. Valeria Grinberg Pla to present BGSU College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Lecture
Bowling Green State University’s Dr. Valeria Grinberg Pla will present the College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Faculty Lecture “Making Sense of the Lack of Sense: Filming in Post-War Guatemala” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the BGSU Film Theatre, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Feb 10, 2020 9:46 AM BGSU named among the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs
For the second year in a row, Bowling Green State University has been named among the Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs. Winners will appear in the March issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The award will be presented at the American College Personnel Association’s (ACPA) annual meeting in March.
Feb 5, 2020 3:21 PM Three BGSU choruses will perform with Toledo Symphony Orchestra
Three Bowling Green State University choruses will perform with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra during Bowling Green Night at the Toledo Symphony on Feb. 15. Members of the University Choral Society, University Women's Chorus and University Men's Chorus will be among the 250 singers who will perform.
Feb 5, 2020 3:18 PM Registration opens for BGSU’s Kids’ Tech University
Aimed at area families, the BGSU program is made up of four sessions in February, March and April. Each day includes a morning interactive session with faculty followed by an afternoon of related learning activities. An online component continues students’ engagement after the campus activities have been completed.
Feb 4, 2020 9:28 AM Falcon Funded platform hits half million milestone
This crowdfunding effort at BGSU makes research projects, scholarships, service projects, student organization trips, specialized equipment, athletic department projects and many more programs possible. The Falcon Funded platform, started in 2015, has surpassed $500,000 in donations and has been supported by more than 3,000 individual donors.
Feb 3, 2020 2:30 PM BGSU digital arts alumnus finds success with board game Mental Blocks
Bowling Green State University digital arts, computer science alumnus Micah Sawyer has combined his graphic design and computer science fields to create a board game that encourages pausing, listening and elevating a situation to come to a broader perspective. Mental Blocks had a long journey from concept to co-op puzzle game.
Feb 3, 2020 2:00 PM Givens Fellowship aids BGSU student’s journey of self-discovery in Asia
BGSU Asian studies major Nautica Savage knew that she felt a connection with Asian cultures, but she didn’t know why. She wanted to discover what she so strongly connected with in those cultures and come to a better understanding of who she is as a person. The Givens Fellowship provided that opportunity.
Jan 31, 2020 4:02 PM Ryan Hunter ’18 to promote RallyCap Sports during Super Bowl LIV
Ryan Hunter, a 2018 alumnus of BGSU, is an offensive lineman on the Chiefs. Hunter supports RallyCap Sports by participating in the NFL charity My Cause My Cleats, and will wear green, yellow and red cleats that sport the RallyCap Sports name along with a fun design during the Super Bowl.
Jan 27, 2020 11:15 AM BGSU ranked ninth in Midwest for animation
Bowling Green State University ranks ninth in the Midwest and 15th nationally for animation among public universities and colleges, according to Animation Career Review’s annual rankings. In recent years, BGSU graduates have been hired by companies such as DreamWorks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Blizzard and Apple.
Jan 25, 2020 10:13 PM BGSU tops rival Toledo, stretching win streak to six games
The Bowling Green State University men’s basketball team defeated rival University of Toledo 85-79 on Jan. 25 at Savage Arena behind the strong backcourt play of Dylan Frye and Justin Turner, who combined for 42 points. The Falcons (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) won their sixth straight game.
Jan 24, 2020 10:27 AM BGSU cheer team wins back-to-back at the University World Cup Championship
The Bowling Green State University cheerleaders competed January 17-19 in the 2020 University World Cup Championship at Walt Disney World Resort, finishing in first place. The BGSU dance team also had a strong showing.
Jan 22, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU, Falcon Health Center studying sports-related concussions
Bowling Green State University’s club sports student-athletes are gaining another level of care, thanks to a partnership between the College of Education and Human Development, Division of Student Affairs — Department of Recreation and Wellness and Falcon Health Center. The University offers more than 30 intramural sports.
Jan 22, 2020 11:05 AM BGSU students donate their time, make furniture for Habitat for Humanity
Bowling Green State University students volunteered their time to build furniture for one of three Habitat for Humanity houses that are being built in Bowling Green. Learn more about this project for BGSU Builds, a three-year partnership between the University and Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio, Inc.
Jan 15, 2020 11:00 AM BGSU online criminal justice program ranks No. 1 in Ohio
BGSU’s online criminal justice master's program is ranked 12th in the country and No. 1 in Ohio in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released Jan. 14. The University’s online bachelor’s and education programs also remain nationally ranked and among the best in Ohio.
Jan 13, 2020 3:05 PM Winter Break with Freddie and Freida
Freddie and Frieda Falcon have been spending their winter break at Bowling Green State University keeping an eye on campus and getting ready for students to return on January 27 for the start of the spring semester. We miss you, Falcons! See you in a couple of weeks!
Jan 6, 2020 2:37 PM Meet students who have committed early to the Class of 2024
Get to know some of the earliest members of Bowling Green State University’s Class of 2024. These high school seniors are already committed to BGSU and are excited to officially become Falcons in the Fall of 2020. Learn why they decided to call BGSU home.
BGSU Board of Trustees approves donor-named spaces at Maurer Center
As the new home of BGSU’s College of Business nears completion, philanthropic support has not waned for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center. BGSU’s Board of Trustees approved a number of donor-named spaces recognizing the support of friends and alumni who are committed to the center’s cutting-edge vision through their financial gifts.
BGSU Board of Trustees approves new nursing and physical therapy schools, supports Falcon Tuition Guarantee
BGSU is moving forward two new schools, and financial assurances for students through the Falcon Tuition, as well as new programs and facility improvements. Action taken at the June 26 Board of Trustees meeting supported the University’s commitment to creating public good and embracing its role as a national model in addressing the educational, economic and social vitality of our region, state, nation and the world.
BGSU Firelands prepares respiratory therapists on the front lines of COVID-19 response
Known for assisting patients with a range of respiratory problems in all areas of hospitals and health care facilities, respiratory therapists are now directly fighting COVID-19 as it ravages the lungs of patients around the world.
BGSU Sport Management Alliance students make connections at Super Bowl LIV
For something this big, a lot of help is needed, and the Sport Management Allianceat BGSU doesn’t hesitate to help out. In helping with the events leading up to Super Bowl LIV in Miami and at the game itself, students get the chance to make many unique connections.
BGSU addresses budget shortfall, accelerates Focus on the Future Strategic Plan
Bowling Green State University has finalized budget reductions to address its $29 million projected shortfall. The University is restructuring non-faculty areas to save resources, implement the strategic plan and support its students.
BGSU hosts virtual Town Hall meeting on Thursday, April 23
BGSU President Rodney K. Rogers and Provost Joe B. Whitehead will host a virtual town hall on Thursday, April 23, 6 - 7:30 p.m., regarding the University's response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and answer your questions. It will be streamed via Facebook Live the President's website.
BGSU staff member supports community organization through game creation
Halloween may be an October holiday, but for those like BGSU Applications Developer Mike Addison, the time for strange tales and creepy happenings is year-round. His new game, “The Curse of the House of Rookwood,” aims to let players embark on a bizarre adventure to combat an ancient curse.
Forever Freddie: Iconic mascot turns 70
The Freddie Falcon mascot got its start in 1950 when a few members of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity on campus decided BG needed a boost of school spirit. The role expanded and grew in popularity as Freddie became a fixture on campus. His sidekick Frieda joined the nest in 1980 and the pair have been spreading cheer and smiles at countless BGSU events ever since.