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First Arts and Sciences Forum to be musical interlude

The College of Arts and Sciences gets its annual forum season off to a musical start with “An American in Salzburg,” a performance and discussion by the Ase Duo, on Sept. 5.

Pianist Stan Ford and violinist Ashley Horne will perform works by Mozart in commemoration of his 250th birthday, along with pieces by Brahms, Debussy, Saraste and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson. Ford, BGSU’s associate at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, will also speak briefly about his teaching experiences there. The event will be held in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

The noon soup and salad lunch is $6.55. Reservations are due today (Aug. 28) and may be emailed to or phoned in to 2-2340. For those not having lunch, the 12:30 p.m. performance is free.

The College of Musical Arts will host a free concert by the Ase Duo at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 in Bryan Recital Hall.

‘Friends' seeking nominees for author, artist recognition

Chairs and directors of academic departments, schools and programs are asked to nominate individuals for recognition at the annual Authors and Artists Reception, sponsored by the Friends of University Libraries.

For more than 20 years, BGSU faculty and staff have been recognized for their scholarly works and achievements. This year's reception will be held on Nov. 15.

The deadline for nominations is Sept. 20. For detailed criteria and submission information, visit

Note time change for ‘Clash in Cleveland’

The time for Saturday’s (Sept. 2) “Clash in Cleveland” between the BGSU Falcons and the University of Wisconsin Badgers has been moved to 7 p.m. due to the game’s being televised.

The original time for the game at Cleveland Browns Stadium was 1 p.m.

Tickets are still available and may be purchased at the ticket office in Memorial Hall, online at or by calling 2-0000. The University is also hosting a number of game-related activities, which may be viewed at

Get your Ferrari Award nominations in

The deadline to submit nominations for the administrative staff Ferrari Award is 5 p.m. Friday (Sept. 1). The award recognizes outstanding staff members who have contributed to the University through innovation and initiative, exemplary performance and their relationship with the campus community.

Nomination is by letter of recommendation, and up to five supporting letters may be included. Materials should be sent to Nora Cassidy, chair of the Awards and Special Recognitions Committee of the Administrative Staff Council, at 141 Overman Hall.

The award will be presented at the ASC Fall Reception on Oct. 3. The annual event, open to all administrative staff members, will be held from 2-4 p.m. in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

August 28, 2006