BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY

calendar 04/20 - 04/27

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Monday, April 20
Instructional Design Workshop, “Learning 2.0 with Web 2.0 Tools,” 2-3 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
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.

Tuesday, April 21
Instructional Design Workshop, “Introduction to Clickers for Classroom Assessment,” 9:30-10:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
EcoBreak Seminar Series,
with Tygue Arvidson, biological sciences, 11:30 a.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
Planetarium Show, “Water World,” the incredible story of planet Earth, 8 p.m. $1 donation suggested.
Graduate String Quartet, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Yes Man,” 9 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.
Performance, DJ set and a live set by former student Robert Madler, New York City performer using the name “Plasticity,” 8:30 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery Foyer, Fine Arts Center.

Wednesday, April 22
Instructional Design Discussion, “Designing Courses for Significant Learning (from L. Dee Fink),” 10-11:30 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Eco-Fair, in commemoration of Earth Day, where over two-dozen displays by organizations, local businesses, city and county agencies and others will be presented, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., outside the Union. Sponsored by the Center for Environmental Programs and the Environmental Action Group.
BGSU Firelands Earth Day Event, “UN|TRASH OHIO,” 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., the Pit. Sponsored by Erie County Waste Management, the Science and Environment Club, Student Government and Student Activities.
Center for Family and Demographic Research Spring Speaker Series,
“Relationship Transitions Among Youth in Urban Kenya,” with Dr. Shelley Clark, sociology, McGill University, noon-1 p.m., 315 Union.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Period: A Menstrual Monday Preview and Celebration,” with the Women’s Center staff, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall. Held in recognition of National Menstruation Day (May 4).
Instructional Design Discussion, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants,” 2-3 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Biological Sciences Guest Speaker, “Food Web ‘Regime Change’ in Downriver Drainage Networks,” with Dr. Mary Power, river ecologist, University of California-Berkeley, founding director of the California Biodiversity Center and faculty manager of the Angelo Coast Range Reserve, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building. A social with the speaker will precede the lecture at 3 p.m. Dr. Power will also be giving the Pasakarnis-Buchanan Lecture on Thursday.
Coming Out Support Group,
5:30-6:30 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall.
Race Forum, addressing how and why race relations and tensions affect the BGSU community, 7 p.m., 228 Union.
Steel Drum Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “Yes Man,” 9 p.m., Union Theater.

Thursday, April 23
Fall Protection Training Session, 9-11:30 a.m., location to be announced. Register by calling 2-2171 or visit www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Dissertation Defense, “Platinum(II) Terpyridyls: Excited State Engineering and Solid-State Vapochromic/Vapoluminescent Materials,” by Maria Muro, photochemical sciences, 10 a.m., 132 Overman Hall.
Assessment Discussion, “Using ePortfolios to Assess Student Learning,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Board of Trustees,
1:30 p.m., 308 Union.
Child Free by Choice Support Group, 6-7 p.m., 108 Hanna Hall.
Guest Speaker, “Chinese Puppetry,” by Dr. Fan Pen Li Chen, SUNY-Albany, a Chinese puppetry consultant, 6:30 p.m., 315 Union. Hosted by the theatre and film department.
Jean Pasakarnis-Buchanan Lecture, “Mapping the Future: The Importance of Research Reserves,” by Dr. Mary Power, river ecologist, University of California at Berkeley, founding director of the California Biodiversity Center and faculty manager of the Angelo Coast Range Reserve, 7 p.m., Union Theater.
BFA Reading, featuring work by Rachael Andrews, Lauren Carpenter, Dan Hirst, Tanna Kummerer and Sadie Mayer, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
World Percussion Night, showcasing the Afro-Caribbean Ensemble, Kusuma Sari Gamelan and Taiko Ensemble, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Friday, April 24
Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship, “Creating Your Market in a Changing World,” featuring Terry Jones, founder and former CEO of Travelocity.com, and Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS: Shoes for a Better Tomorrow, all day event opening with an 8:30 a.m. reception, Union Ballroom. Mycoskie will speak at 9:30 a.m. and Jones during a noon luncheon. Three concurrent sessions will be held at 10:45 a.m. and again at 2 p.m., with speakers William Luse of IBM, Michael Hoskins of Pervasive Data Management and Integration Products and Greg Knudson of Rocket Ventures. For more information, call 2-8181 or visit http://sebo.bgsu.edu/. Series sponsored by J. Robert Sebo, hosted by the College of Business Administration and the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and held as part of the Dreams Realized Celebration weekend.
Softball doubleheader vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m., Meserve Field.
Women’s Professional Development Series, “Legacy of Leadership: Women Teaching Women,” with Diane Regan, immigration specialist; Lisa McHugh Cesarini, assistant vice provost; Dr. Barbara Henry, associate vice provost; Dr. Fiona MacKinnon, associate dean, College of Education and Human Development (retired), and Dr. Deborah Wooldridge, director, School of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Baseball vs. Miami, 3 p.m., Steller Field.
Reception, celebrating the opening of MFA Thesis Exhibition II, 7-9 p.m., Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center.
Planetarium Show, “Water World,” the incredible story of planet Earth, 8 p.m. $1 donation suggested.
Spring Concert, featuring the Concert and University bands, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Saturday, April 25
Presentation, “Entrepreneurship and Innovation at BGSU,” with Dr. Gene Poor and special animatronic guest Thomas Edison, 11 a.m.-noon, 228 Union. Part of the Dreams Realized Celebration weekend.
School of Art Showcase and Demonstrations, including the Master of Fine Arts exhibition, 11 a.m.-noon, Dorothy Uber Bryan and William Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Part of the Dreams Realized Celebration weekend.
Sebo Athletic Center Tour, conducted by Falcon athletes and administrators, 11 a.m.-noon. Part of the Dreams Realized Celebration weekend.
Baseball
vs. Miami, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
Wolfe Center for the Arts Groundbreaking, 1:30-2:15 p.m., Parking Lot N. RSVPs encouraged to Carol Sanner at develop@bgsu.edu or 2-2424. Visit www.bgsu.edu/offices/mc/wolfecenter for more information. Part of the Dreams Realized Celebration weekend.
Softball vs. Kent State, 2 p.m., Meserve Field.
BGSU Spring Football Game, 2:30 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium.
Musical Cabaret, 2:45 p.m., Wolfe Center groundbreaking tent, Parking Lot N.
Social Philosophy and Policy Center Lecture, “The Clash of Economic Ideas: Political Economy in Retrospect,” by Lawrence White, economic history, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 4-6 p.m., 316 Union.
Dreams Realized Celebration Gala, 6 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union.
Wind Symphony, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.

Sunday, April 26
Baseball vs. Miami, 1 p.m., Steller Field.
Softball vs. Kent State, 1 p.m., Meserve Field.
Bowling Green Philharmonia, 3 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.
Planetarium Show, “New Worlds?”, how Columbus and others explored the world, 7:30 p.m. $1 donation suggested.

Monday, April 27
Instructional Design Workshop, “Learning 2.0 with Web 2.0 Tools,” 2-3 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Focus Group and Open Forum,
to gather ideas from the campus community for the creation of the Dining Services and Residence Life master plans, held by WTW Architects, 6-8 p.m., 228 Union.
 
Continuing Events
April 20-25
Earth Week at BGSU, with events ranging from tree planting, movies and bike riding to weekend service projects. (See related story.)

April 23-25
Theatre Production, “Monkey Storms Heaven,” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for students and other adults and $5 for senior citizens over 65. Call the box office at 2-2719 to order tickets.

April 23-26
Women’s Tennis, MAC Championships, Keefe Courts.

April 23-26
BGSU Firelands Theatre Production, “Shakespeare & Company,” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, McBride Auditorium, BGSU Firelands. Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and Firelands faculty, $5 for children and students and $4 for Firelands students. Group rates are available. For reservations, call 2-2047.

Beginning April 24
MFA Thesis Exhibition II, Dorothy Uber Bryan and Willard Wankelman galleries, Fine Arts Center. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays. An opening reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. Friday.

April 24-25
Dreams Realized Celebration Weekend, commemorating the Building Dreams Centennial fundraising campaign. Visit www.bgsudreams.com/gala for a list of activities.

Through April 28
Art Exhibit, “Student Wood Relief Sculpture,” Second Floor, West Building, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Through May 1
Annual Student Exhibitions, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands, Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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 20, 2009