Jul 31, 2020 11:27 AM A new era of business education at BGSU
With the historic $15 million gift in support of business education, the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business builds on a solid foundation of excellence
Jul 31, 2020 11:27 AM BGSU announces first named college, Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business
Ohio entrepreneur Allen Schmidthorst, and his wife, Carol, donate a transformational $15 million, the largest academic gift in the University's nearly 110-year history, to elevate business education at BGSU.
Jul 30, 2020 11:19 AM BGSU students adapt during COVID-19 for internships
Since March, many BGSU students have had to adapt in more ways than one. With classes turning to all online and businesses across the world shutting down for weeks, many summer internships were canceled or postponed. That made things difficult for numerous students because, for some, internships are required to graduate.
Jul 30, 2020 10:52 AM CTAAE faculty help students find co-ops during COVID-19
For many Bowling Green State University students in the College of Technology Architecture and Applied Engineering, they found their co-ops canceled or retracted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but through determination and support from faculty they found new ways to secure opportunities to stay on track.
Jul 30, 2020 9:39 AM BGSU celebrates National Internship Day
Bowling Green State University has many students, both undergraduate and graduate, participating in internships and co-ops all around the country. Some are working in-person while following guidelines to be safe in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, while others are working remotely from the safety of their homes.
Jul 29, 2020 12:53 PM Research details American independent cinema through the prism of actors
For those who believe American independent cinema is a director’s cinema, think again. Bowling Green State University’s Dr. Cynthia Baron, Professor of Research Excellence in the Department of Theatre and Film, sheds new light on the industry in a book co-written with Yannis Tzioumakis of the University of Liverpool.
Jul 24, 2020 1:25 PM Andrew Pelletier awarded Professorship of Creative Arts Excellence
Dr. Andrew Pelletier, professor of horn in the College of Musical Arts and a Grammy Award-winning performer, recently received the 2020 Professorship of Creative Arts Excellence Award from the University. He has maintained a very active performance schedule that has taken him across the country and around the world.
Jul 23, 2020 2:57 PM Forward Falcon Q&A Series: Fall Classes with Provost Whitehead
As Bowling Green State University launches Design My BGSU, Dr. Joe B. Whitehead, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, shares more information about class format options as students design their learning experience at BGSU.
Jul 22, 2020 3:00 PM Get a glimpse of Comet NEOWISE while you still can
Comet NEOWISE will reach its apex in the Northern Hemisphere sky July 23 and then begin to dissipate into the depths of space and not be seen again by Earth’s inhabitants for 6,800 years. BGSU Planetarium Director Dr. Dale W. Smith offers tips on viewing the comet.
Jul 22, 2020 2:42 PM Campus Campaign raises more than $650,000
Campus Campaign has completed its 2020 fiscal year, after COVID-19 left many BGSU students in need of funding for living after many lost their jobs. The University-wide effort supports all areas of BGSU with a particular focus this year on student scholarships, Student Emergency and BGSU Firelands Emergency.
Jul 17, 2020 11:40 AM Nancy C. Patterson awarded Professor of Teaching Excellence
BGSU’s Dr. Nancy Patterson has been a staunch advocate for social studies education and has pushed her students to look beyond the classroom and their academic standing and bring into focus the collective benefits they can bring to the world beyond the campus. She received the 2020 Professor of Teaching Excellence Award.
Jul 17, 2020 11:31 AM BGSU Leadership Center messaging expands to inclusion, COVID-19
The C. Raymond Marvin Center for Student Leadership at BGSU has added two new objectives to its agenda. The center, known for guiding, engaging and teaching students to achieve true leadership abilities, will now help the University deliver important messages around diversity and belonging, as well as help lead through COVID-19.
Jul 16, 2020 2:34 PM Return to Campus: Virtual town halls address fall plans for faculty, staff
In a two-part virtual town hall series for faculty and staff, BGSU leadership shared additional details about the University’s plans and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including academics, research and creative activities, class and instructional delivery modes, health and safety protocols, facilities, and diversity and belonging efforts in a COVID-19 world.
Jul 14, 2020 1:30 PM Andreas Luescher awarded Professor of Teaching Excellence distinction
Dr. Andreas Luescher has been a strong proponent of treating education as a collective pursuit and he is passionate about joy being “the engine of learning.” Luescher, professor and department chair in BGSU’s Department of Architecture and Environmental Design has been awarded the Professor of Teaching Excellence distinction.
Jul 13, 2020 2:19 PM Dressing in a COVID world: A pandemic's impact on the multi-billion dollar fashion industry
As employees trickle back to the office after spending weeks and months at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their clothes reflect the comfort they found in their closets, according to Marian Zengel, assistant teaching professor and coordinator of BGSU’s top-ranked apparel merchandising and product development program.
Jul 9, 2020 2:06 PM BGSU supply chain program ranked No. 1 in Ohio
Bowling Green State University’s Supply Chain Management program, within the College of Business, has been ranked in the Gartner Supply Chain University Top 25 for 2020. BGSU’s Supply Chain Management program was ranked No. 16 this year, up from No. 21 in 2018.
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.