Monday, Sept. 14
CFDR Fall Workshop Series, “Introduction to Stata,” noon-1 p.m., 7C Williams Hall. Sponsored by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Instructional Design Discussion, “Principles for Good Practice,” 2-3 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
McMaster Visiting Scientist Lecture, “microRNAs and the Evolution of Animal Body Plans,” with Dr. Kevin J. Peterson, biology, Dartmouth College, 4 p.m. lecture with a reception afterward, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater.
ARTalk, “Reframing African Art: The Contemporary,” with Tavy Aherne, art historian, Indiana University, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Monday Night Trivia, 9 p.m., Black Swamp Pub, Union.
Tuesday, Sept. 15
Hazardous Materials Communication Training, 7:30-8:30 a.m., 1004 Cedar Point Center, BGSU Firelands. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Prejudice Reduction Workshop, presented by the BGSU affiliate of the National Coalition Building Institute, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 201 Union, with graduate student Cynthia Kenny and Sheila Brown and Dr. Emily Monago, Office of Multicultural Affairs. Open to students, faculty, staff and community members. For more information, visit www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/oma/page23426.html.
Community Partnership Forum, “Service-Learning Opportunities with Toledo Metroparks,” with Jean McDonald, volunteer coordinator, Toledo Metroparks, 10-11 a.m., 201 University Hall. To register, email email@example.com or call 2-6898.
EcoBreak Seminar Series, “Mapping Coal Fly Ash Spill Using LANDSAT Data,” with postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Baladji Sridhar, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
Instructional Design Discussion, “Using Integrated Course Design to Foster Significant Learning,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “Peeping Tom” (Great Britain, 1960), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Wednesday, Sept. 16
Instructional Design Discussion, “Active-Learning and Problem-Based Learning Strategies,” 9-10 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Food Protection and Food-borne Illnesses Training, 9-10 a.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Classified Staff Council, 9:30 a.m.-noon, 136 Perry Field House.
Brown Bag Lunch, “Women and Disability: Health, Wealth and Self,” with Dr. Sara Smith, women’s studies, noon-1 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Necrotic Arachnidism: Examination of Select Spiders for the Potential to Cause Tissue Death,” with Dr. Marr Foradori, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building. Meet the speaker at the 3 p.m. social prior to the talk.
Photochemical Sciences Seminar Series, “Efficient Transition Metal Catalysts for the Photogeneration of Hydrogen,” with Dr. Stefan Bernard, Carnegie Mellon University, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman.
How-To Workshop, two-week series on beginning golf, 6-8 p.m., 314 Union. Pre-register at the Information Center in the Union.
Guest Speaker on International Internships, with alumnus Bruce Purdy, senior program manager for the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Office of Entrepreneurial Development, 8 p.m., Global Village, Conklin G.
Faculty Artist Series, with Charles Saenz, trumpet, and Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Thursday, Sept. 17
Popular Culture Colloquium Series, “Interdisciplinary Collaborations, or How a Popular Culture Scholar Got Published in a Medical Journal,” with Dr. Esther Clinton, popular culture, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 201A Union. A free lunch and reception will follow the talk from noon-1 p.m.
Instructional Design Workshop, “Using Audacity to Create Podcasts for Learning,” noon-1 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
ICS Fellows Series, “This Is a Female Athlete: Interpreting Self-Representation of Female College Athletes,” with Dr. Vikki Krane, women’s studies and HMSLS, 2:30 p.m., 207 Union. Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society.
Radiation Safety Training, 2:30-4:30 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
ARTalk, “Animated Films by Karen Aqua: A Personal Vision,” with Karen Aqua, independent animator, 7-8 p.m., Union Theater.
MFA Reading, with Stokely Klasovsky, poetry, and Catherine Templeton, fiction, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Munyurangabo” (Rwanda, 2007), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Music at the Forefront Series, with Robert Dick, flute, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music.
Friday, Sept. 18
Assessment Workshop, “SNAP Is “The Buzz,”” 9-11 a.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html . This is the second of the recommended two sessions. The two-part workshop will be held again Nov. 13 and 20.
Live Webcast, BGSU budget discussion with President Carol Cartwright, Provost Kenneth Borland, CFO Sheri Stoll and Chief Human Resources Officer Rebecca Ferguson, moderated by Faculty Senate Chair Ronald Shields, 9:30 a.m. To view, log in to MyBGSU. Submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop, “Frame-By-Frame: A Workshop in Hand-Drawn Animation,” with Karen Aqua, independent animator, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Digital Arts Labs, Fine Arts Center.
Women's Research Network Seminar, “Displaced Housewives and Re-Entry Women: Going Back to College as an Adult,” with E. Dana Roof, College Student Personnel and Women's Studies, 1:30-3 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
ArtTalk, “Recent Work,” with Karen Aqua, animator, Boston, Mass., 5 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Sunday, Sept. 20
Men's Soccer vs. IPFW, 2 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Monday, Sept. 21
Piano Master Class, with John Owings, Herndon Professor of Music and chair of piano studies, Texas Christian University, 3:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Free and open to the public.
ARTalk, “Recent Work,” with Laura Donefer, glass artist, Ontario, Canada, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Beginning Sept. 14
Ticket Sales, subscriptions and single tickets will be available for purchase for the Department of Theatre and Film’s 88th season. Fall theatre subscriptions that include one ticket to each of the four productions in the semester are $40. Single tickets are $12 for students and other adults, $6 for children under 12, and $5 for those 65 and older. Discounted rates are available for group purchases. To order tickets or for more information, call the box office at 2-2719 or visit www.bgsu.edu/theatrefilm.
Beginning Sept. 14
Free Tai Chi Classes, four-week session offered to employees through Oct. 7, 5:15-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Student Recreation Center Spinning Room. No membership required. To sign up, email Caitlin Spontelli at email@example.com.
Men’s Golf, John Piper Intercollegiate, all day, Forrest Creason Golf Course.
Beginning Sept. 15
Zumba Fitness/Dance Classes, 5:20-6:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 3, St. Thomas More University Parish Gymnasium, 425 Thurstin Ave. No class Sept. 29. The fee is $44. Classes are led by authorized Zumba instructor Ann-Marie Searle. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181. The second session will begin Nov. 10.
Beginning Sept. 18
Ballroom Dancing Classes, instruction includes the waltz, tango, fox trot and rumba, 6-7 p.m. Fridays through Nov. 6, 221 Eppler North. The fee is $40 for singles, $80 for couples. No previous dance training is required, and partners are preferred but not required. For more information or to register, visit http://pace.bgsu.edu or call 2-8181.
Women’s Tennis, BGSU Invitational, all day, Keefe Courts.
Sept. 19 and 26, Oct. 3 and 10
Caryl Crane Children’s Theatre Pre-Teen Workshops, for children ages 10-12. Two workshops are being offered in four sessions each: Audition Techniques from 8-9:50 a.m. and Taking the Stage from 10-11:50 a.m., McBride Auditorium, North Building, BGSU Firelands. The fee is $50 per student; if a student takes both workshops, the fee is $45 for the second workshop. For additional family members, each workshop is $40. To register, call 2-0617.
Through Sept. 22
Art Exhibit, paintings by John Nativio, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Sept. 25
Free Faculty/Staff Night Tickets available at the Memorial Hall ticket office for the Sept. 26 football game against Boise State. Employees may receive two free tickets each with valid BGSU ID. Additional tickets are $7 each. The ticket office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Through Sept. 28
Art Exhibit, “There Will Be Oil,” Union Art Gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Oct. 4
Art Exhibit, “UpScaled/DownSized: Intimate and Meticulous Works of Art,” Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.
Through Oct. 4
Art Exhibit, “FOCUS: Area High School Artists,” Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.