We can Stand Out.

The past year challenged us, but we embraced our role as a 21st-century public university for the public good and launched FORWARD., a guiding strategy defined by action. We've identified 21 moments during 2020-21 that moved us forward and will continue to make us better. Each of these moments, or actions, are positioning Bowling Green State University and our students for success.

Moment No. 18 – we can Stand Out. Throughout the global pandemic, BGSU students continued to find success on their path to graduation, engaging with their peers, competing in their areas of interest and emerging as leaders in their fields.

Eberhard holding RNA helix

Goldwater Fellow prepares for bioinformatics career

Quinn Eberhard will pursue a Ph.D. in bioinformatics thanks to her RNA and protein sequences research and strong mentors at BGSU.

Read more about Eberhard's research and how it will help scientists worldwide ➔


Architecture major named to National Board of Directors for 2021-22

Baili Null will serve as Midwest quad director for American Institute of Architecture Students. “It's very exciting,” she said. “AIAS is the student component of the American Institute of Architecture, which is a very big deal. Pretty much every registered architect is a part of AIA. Hopefully, it will provide some room for growth after graduation.”

Read more about Null and how her experience at BGSU served as the foundation for her future in architecture ➔


Anthony Laurio to be first BGSU cadet in the U.S. Space Force

The final frontier is just the first step for Anthony Laurio, a Class of 2021 Bowling Green State University graduate, as he prepares to enter the newest branch of the Armed Forces, the U.S. Space Force (USSF).

Read more about Laurio, the first BGSU USSF second lieutenant by Air Force ROTC Detachment 620. ➔


Jessie Walton's graphic design project earns Kurt F. Hofmeister Student Award from the BGSU Center for Public Impact

Walking into Jessie Walton’s “The Revelation Booth” at Bowling Green State University’s 2021 BFA Thesis Exhibition was meant to feel personal, intimate and impactful. The message conveyed in her graphic design senior thesis project was loud and clear: “Native American communities are still alive and relevant today.”

Read more about Walton's project, which was featured in the Cherokee Phoenix newspaper ➔


Falcon Forensics and Debate Team wins national debate title

The Falcon Forensics and Debate Team was established in 1910 and was the first competitive team to be recognized nationally at BGSU. With a long track-record of success, the team added to its many accolades with a national debate title in 2021.

Read more about the 2021 Online Forensics Nationals title-winning performance ➔


Media Contact | Michael Bratton | mbratto@bgsu.edu | 419-372-6349

Updated: 07/27/2021 01:18PM