calendar 04/13 - 04/20

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Monday, April 13
Center for Family and Demographic Research Workshop, “PAA Practice Talks,” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 316 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Toons @ Noon, live music during lunch, noon-1 p.m., Founders Food Court. Presented by the University Activities Organization.

Tuesday, April 14
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “The Work-in-Progress Workshop: Why Sharing Your Research Early Can Help You Publish,” 9:30-11 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
EcoBreak Seminar Series, featuring Lauren Yarrish, biological sciences, 11:30 a.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
WellAware Brown Bag Lunch Series, “Stress Management,” noon-1 p.m., 316 Union.
Training Session, covering fire safety at BGSU, 2-3 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Register by calling 2-2171 or visit
Guest Speaker, BGSU alumna Kayla Williams, former Army soldier and author of Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army, will speak on her experiences in Iraq, 2-3:30 p.m., with a reception to follow from 3:30-4:30 p.m., 207 Union. A forum with Williams is also scheduled at Grounds for Thought in downtown Bowling Green at 7 p.m.
Eighth Annual Student Employee Appreciation and Scholarship Reception, recognizing nominees and winners of the Student Employee of the Year awards and featuring a free ice cream sundae bar and prize drawings, 3-5 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. If planning to attend, call 2-2865. Hosted by Student Employment Services.
Tuesday Night Film Series,
“The Brother from Another Planet” (U.S., 1984), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Planetarium Show, “A World of Ice and Beauty,” discover the Atlantic and the Antarctic, 8 p.m. $1 donation suggested.
Jazz Lab Band II, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Wednesday, April 15
Hearing Conservation Training Session, 9-10 a.m., 2 College Park Building. Register by calling 2-2171 or visit
Classified Staff Council, 10:30 a.m., 315 Union. A presentation titled “Becoming Healthier through Diet Changes,” with Chris Haar, will precede the meeting at 10 a.m.
UPS Information Session, withAngie Gearhart from UPS, providing answers to questions about shipping, billing and setting up new accounts for campus departments, drop in anytime between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 2-8411 with any questions or concerns.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Eco-Feminism: How Environmental Changes Are Affecting Women,” with Kayleigh Radel, women’s studies and sociology, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Assessment Discussion, “Using Formative Feedback to Guide Instruction (with ‘Clickers’),” 3-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Architecture Lecture, “Modernism and Environment: A Short History of a Long Failure,” by David Garda, principal architect of DGTA/CRONOS and professor of architecture, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala, 6:30 p.m., Union Theater. Series organized in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students.
Early Music Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Thursday, April 16
Classified Staff Council Spring Reception and awards presentation, 10 a.m., 101 Olscamp Hall.
Computer Science Colloquia, “Implementing the Scheme Programming Language in a Virtual World (Demo in Second Life),” by Dr. Lance Williams, 11-11:45 a.m., 206 Union.
Popular Culture Graduate Student Research Colloquia,
11 a.m.-noon, with brown-bag lunch noon-1 p.m., 207 Union. Desserts and beverages provided. Contact for more information.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion, “Motivation 101,” 3-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at Part of the BGSU Teachers on Teaching Series.
Tech Trends Lecture Series,
“Beyond Visualization: Teaching Computer Science in Second Life,” by Dr. Lance Williams, 7 p.m., 217 Olscamp Hall. Hosted by the ITC, BGSU Virtual Campus and the Office of the CIO.
Ethnic Studies Guest Speaker, “Notes from the Glittering World,” by Diné author Laura Tohé, Arizona State University, 6:30 p.m., 207 Union. A book signing will follow the talk. Part of the “Indigenous Voices: Native American Writers Series,” with support from the Ethnic Cultural Arts Program.
MFA Reading,
with Jessica Stump, poetry, and Jacqueline Vogtman, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
BGSU Firelands Guest Reading, author Jeff Vande Zande will read from his novel Landscape with Fragmented Figure, followed by a publicopen mic reading, 7:30 p.m., 1009 Cedar Point Center. Books will be available for purchase, and the author will sign books. For more information, contact Dr. Larry Smith at
Percussion Ensemble, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, April 17
Informational Workshop, on changes to Federal Work Study at BGSU beginning in fall 2009, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 201 Union. To attend, contact Linda Snyder at or 2-9671. Hosted by the financial aid and student employment offices.
Women’s Studies Research Symposium, celebrating and showcasing undergraduate and graduate student research that focuses on women or gender, all day, Union.
Women’s Tennis vs. Ball State, 1 p.m., Keefe Courts.
Softball doubleheader vs. Akron, 1 p.m., Meserve Field.
Computer Science Colloquia,
“Easier GUI Programming Using Visual C++ for CS 201,” by Prasath Govindarajulu, and “Measuring Effectiveness of Web Advertising with the Use of Usability Design Principles,” by Chandana Senadheera, 3:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively, 117 Hayes Hall.
Planetarium Show, “A World of Ice and Beauty,” discover the Atlantic and the Antarctic, 8 p.m. $1 donation suggested.
Concert, featuring the Men’s and Women’s Choruses, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, on the day of the performance. To order, call the box office at 2-8171.

Saturday, April 18
COSMOS Summit, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Union Ballroom.
Third Annual Undergraduate Symposium in Art History, “New Perspectives in Visual Culture,” featuring undergraduate students from around the nation presenting original work in art history, all day, 204 Fine Arts Building. Presenting the 10 a.m. keynote lecture will be Larry Nichols, curator of European painting and sculpture before 1900, Toledo Museum of Art. Panel topics will include “Visions of Americana,” “Observation and Gender,” “Ideology of Civic State: Supported and Subverted” and “Patron, Artist and Image.” Symposium coordinated by BGSU's Art History Association.
Women’s Tennis vs. Miami, 1 p.m., Keefe Courts.
Baseball vs. Kent State, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
vs. Ohio, 2 p.m., Meserve Field.
Fourth Annual Grand Prix of BGSU, experience the fast-paced, wheel-to-wheel racing action on clean-burning E85 ethanol, 2 p.m., Lot N. Presented by the BGSU Motorsports Club in association with SCMA, Quantum Racing and Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Sunday, April 19
Baseball vs. Ball State, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
vs. Miami, 1 p.m., Meserve Field.
Treehouse Troupe Performance, “Golliwhoppers,” a collection of short plays about tall tales that celebrate American history and heritage through narrative, song, dance and puppetry, 4 p.m., Wooster Street Center, 1124 E. Wooster St.
Planetarium Show, “Water World,” the incredible story of planet Earth, 7:30 p.m. $1 donation suggested.
Bowling Green Opera Theater, presenting an afternoon of one acts, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Yes Man,” 9 p.m., Union Theater.

Monday, April 20
Instructional Design Workshop, “Learning 2.0 with Web 2.0 Tools,” 2-3 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at
Transnational Transgender Film Series,
“Shinjuku Boys” (1995), the story of three women in Tokyo who live as men and have girlfriends, talking frankly to the camera about their gender-bending lives, 7:30 p.m., 105 Hanna Hall. Sponsored by Transcendence.

Continuing Events
Beginning April 13
Annual Student Exhibitions, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Beginning April 13
Art Exhibit, “Student Wood Relief Sculpture,” Second Floor, West Building, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

April 14-15
Women’s Golf, Falcon Invitational, all day, Forrest Creason Golf Course.

April 14-17
Blood Drive, “Give a Pint, Get a Pint,” receive a pint of ice cream for every pint of blood donated, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, 228 Union. If you would like to volunteer, contact Rachael Otto at

Through April 19
Art Exhibit, MFA Thesis Exhibition I, 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.

Through May 2
Art Exhibit, “Ev’ry Night About This Time,” by Genevieve Waller, a doctoral student in the visual and cultural studies program at the University of Rochester, Union Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.

April 13, 2009