calendar 02/23 - 03/02

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Monday, Feb. 23
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants: Learning Styles,” 11 a.m.-noon, 201 University Hall. Register at
Stata Workshop, noon-1 p.m., 316 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Hosted by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Toons @ Noon, featuring live music during lunch, noon-1 p.m., Founders Dining Hall. Presented by the University Activities Organization.

Tuesday, Feb. 24
Dissertation Defense, “Characterization of the Metal-Binding Properties of De Novo Designed Coiled Coil Metalloproteins,” by Xianchun Zhu, photochemical sciences, 10 a.m., 154 Overman Hall.
Faculty Focus Series, “General Chemistry Water Quality Service-Learning Project at BGSU Firelands,” with Linda Cornell, natural and social sciences, 11 a.m.-noon, 115 West Building. Register at
EcoBreak Seminar Series, with Rachel Kappler, biological sciences, 11:30 a.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
Assessment Discussion Series, “Reflecting to Learn Using Formative Assessment (CATs),” noon-1 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “TARGETing Student Motivation Through the Classroom Environment,” 1:30-2:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Instructional Design Workshop Series, “Advanced Uses of Clickers in Higher Education,” 3:30-4:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Film Screening, “I Shall Not Be Removed: The Life of Marlon Riggs” (1996), biography of the gay, black filmmaker who died of AIDS in 1994, 7 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall. Part of the Black Queer Warrior Series sponsored by the Committee Advancing Racial Equality and the LGBT Resource Center.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “The American Astronaut” (U.S., 2001), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Student Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Wednesday, Feb. 25
Dissertation Defense, “De Novo Design of Metalloproteins with Variant Hydrophobic Cores,” by Fei Xie, photochemical sciences, 9:30 a.m., 132 Overman Hall.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Your Money and Your Life: Financial Planning for Women,” with Kelly Zawierucha, Creative Financial Partners, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Retirement and Long-Term Health Care,” with Rebecca Ferguson and Donna Wittwer, Human Resources, noon-1:30 p.m., 201 Union.
Faculty Focus Series, “Service-Learning in Business Classes,” with Mary Ellen Benedict, economics, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Beer Tasting, stouts and chocolates, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Black Swamp Pub, Union. Pre-register and pay at the Union Information Center.
2009 Lamb Peace Lecture, “Climate Wars: The Geopolitics of Climate Change,” with Gwynne Dyer, geopolitical analyst and internationally known columnist, 7 p.m., Union Theater.

Thursday, Feb. 26

Internship Fair, “Developing Connections: HDFS and the Community,” 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 308 Union. Sponsored by the School of Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Development and Family Studies.
Bowling Green Experience Discussion Series,
“Accommodations for Student Success,” 2-3:15 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Cultural Performance
, featuring dancers from the American Indian Education Center in Cleveland, 6-7 p.m., Central Lounge, BGSU Firelands.
Men’s Basketball vs. Kent State, 6:30 p.m., Anderson Arena.
by Robert Olmstead, BGSU Distinguished Visiting Writer, author, and director of creative writing at Ohio Wesleyan University, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Sladke sanje (When I Close My Eyes)” (Slovenia, 2001), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Flute Choir, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, Feb. 27
Behavioral Health Series, “When Anger Interrupts Your Life,” with Judi Fischer, consultant and manager of Lakeshore Educational and Counseling Services, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Cedar Point Center, BGSU Firelands. The fee for the session is $99. For more information or to register, call 419-433-5560 or visit
Board of Trustees,
1:30 p.m., 308 Union.
Women’s Professional Development Series, “The Art and Science of Conducting Focus Group Research with Adolescents,” with Dr. Montana Miller, popular culture, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion Series, “Science of Learning,” with Diane Halpern's DVSS presentation, 2-3:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Women’s Tennis vs. Butler, 6:30 p.m., Perrysburg Tennis Center.

Saturday, Feb. 28

Women’s Basketball vs. Kent State, noon, Anderson Arena.
Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Sunday, March 1
Assessment Workshop Series, “SNAP is ‘The Buzz,’” 8:30-11:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at This is the first of the recommended two sessions. The second session is March 16 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Monday, March 2
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants: Teaching Tips,” 11 a.m.-noon, 201 University Hall. Register at
Dissertation Defense, “Desert in Context,” by Peter Celello, philosophy, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 301 Shatzel Hall.

Continuing Events

Feb. 24-27
Free Health Screenings, “Know Your Numbers,” blood pressure, cholesterol levels, weight and other important numbers, for employees enrolled in the BGSU health insurance plan. Call 2-8421 for an appointment.

Feb. 25-28
Women's Swimming, MAC Championships, beginning at 11 a.m. each day, Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.

Feb. 26-28
Theatre Production, “The Trojan Women,” performances at 8 p.m. Feb. 26-28 (Thursday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Feb. 28 (Saturday), Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for students and other adults, $6 for children under 12, and $5 for those 65 and older. The play contains mature language. To order tickets, call the box office at 2-2719.

Feb. 26-28
Conference, “Battleground States 2009: The Future,” an interdisciplinary graduate-student conference addressing the future and featuring panels, presentations, artwork, films and a keynote address by author Siva Vaidhyanathan. Organized by the Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars’ Association. For more information, contact conference organizers at or visit their Web site at

Through Feb. 27
Exhibit, the “Talented Tenth” display, the theme of this year’s Black Issues Conference, based on a quote from African-American leader W.E.B. Dubois, first-floor lobby, Jerome Library.

Feb. 27-28
21st Annual Dinner Theatre, “Grease!” featuring singing, dancing and skits performed by students, faculty and staff, Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27) and 7 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 28). Tickets for Friday are $10 and include a cash bar; tickets for Saturday are $20 and also include a buffet. Table reservations are available. For reservations, call Yolanda Flores at 2-2642. Organized by the Center for Multicultural and Academic Initiatives.

Feb. 27 and March 1
Pre-Concert Lecture, by Dr. Ronald Shields, chair of theatre and film, in conjunction with the Bowling Green Opera Theater production of “I Quattro Rusteghi (School for Fathers),” 7:15 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27) and 2:15 p.m. Sunday (March 1), Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Feb. 27 and March 1
Bowling Green Opera Theater, “I Quattro Rusteghi (School for Fathers),” 8 p.m. Friday (Feb. 27) and 3 p.m. Sunday (March 1), Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $9 for students and senior citizens and $12 for other adults in advance, and $12 and $15, respectively, on the day of the performance. To order, call the box office at 2-8171.

Through March 1
Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition, Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

Beginning March 2
Art Exhibit, “Sculpture,” by James Parlin, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through March 16
Art Exhibit, “Trans Art: Visions of Gender Diversity,” Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

Through April 10
Planetarium Show, “Bad Astronomy,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. No showings March 8-15. $1 donation suggested.

February 23, 2009