Monday, Sept. 28
Homecoming Week Kickoff, noon-3 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval.
College of Arts and Sciences Forum, “Demographic Contours of Divorce: What We Know and What We Need to Know,” with family demographer Dr. Jay Teachman, Department of Sociology, Western Washington University, luncheon at noon and free lecture at 12:30 p.m., 308 Union. Forum co-sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences and the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.
Seasonal Flu Clinic, 3-5 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. The vaccination is $23 and can be paid with cash, check or BG1 Card. Bring a photocopy of the front and back of your current insurance card if you wish to bill your insurance. Visit www.bgsu.edu/health for additional dates and locations.
Instructional Design Discussion, “Using Integrated Course Design to Foster Significant Learning,” 3:30-4:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Homecoming Concert, featuring Girl Talk, 8-10 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Sponsored by University Activities Organization.
Tuesday, Sept. 29
EcoBreak Seminar Series, with Tim Schetter, graduate student, 11:30 a.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
Seasonal Flu Clinic, 1-3 p.m., 1 College Park Building.
Community Partnership Forum, “Building Community through the Arts,” by Jennifer Jarrett, development coordinator, Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 2-6898.
Free Self-Defense for Women Workshop, advanced level, 6-8 p.m., 314 Union. Pre-register at the Information Center in the Union.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “Swoon” (U.S., 1992), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Movie, “The Hangover,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater. Presented by UAO.
Wednesday, Sept. 30
Hazardous Materials Communication Training, 9-10 a.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Simply Healthy Team Wellness Challenge Kickoff, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
Brown Bag Lunch, “Know Your Rights: Living with Disabilities,” with Peggy Dennis, Disability Services, noon-1 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall. Held in recognition of Women's Health Month.
Brown Bag Lunch, “A Peek into the Pyramid,” information about the benefits of the food guide pyramid and how to use the online interactive tool at MyPyramid.gov, Halstead Conference Room, Family and Consumer Sciences Building, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Presented by BGSU seniors in the dietetics program.
Instructional Design Workshop, “Learning 2.0 with Web 2.0 Tools,” 3-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Photochemical Sciences Seminar Series, “Electron Transfer Dynamics in Molecular Solar Cells,” with Dr. Gerald Meyer, Bernard N. Baker Chair, Johns Hopkins University, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman Hall.
Concert-Lecture, “When Music Sings, the Brain Listens and the Heart Modulates,” with Prisca Benoit, professor of piano, Paris National Superior Conservatory, and Dr. Kamal Chemali, neurologist and director of the Music and Medicine Program at the Arts and Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Thursday, Oct. 1
Seasonal Flu Clinics, 8-10:30 a.m., 202A Sebo Center, and 2:30-5:30 p.m., Central Services Building (training room).
Piano Master Class, with Prisca Benoit, professor of piano, Paris National Superior Conservatory, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Discussion, BGSU Teachers on Teaching Series, “The Elements of Teaching Critical Thinking,” with Paul Moore, Honors Program director, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Instructional Design Discussion, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants,” 1-2 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
BG@100 Open Forum, “Official and Unofficial Transcripts in CSS,” 1:30 p.m., 314 Union.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “RefWorks: Bibliographic Management Software,” 2-3:15 p.m., Electronic Reading Room, 142 Jerome Library. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Volleyball vs. Miami, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Reading, with Ben Percy, College of Arts and Sciences Visiting Fiction Writer, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
Warm Up BG, knitting and crocheting blankets for the BG community, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Student Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Movie, “The Hangover,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater. Presented by UAO.
Friday, Oct. 2
Board of Trustees, 1:30 p.m., 308 Union.
Women's Professional Development Series, “Financial Management: Transitioning from College to the Rest of Your Life,” with Patricia Donnelly, Student Money Management Services, 1:30-3 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Dissertation Defense, “Bottom-Up Design of Synthetic Photoactive Metalloproteins,” by Jiufeng Fan, photochemical sciences, 3:30 p.m., 154 Overman Hall.
BGSU Graphic Design Alumni Lecture Series, featuring Mark Murphy, '89, principal of Murphy Design Inc., San Diego, and partner, co-founder and alchemist, Planet Illogica, 5 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the School of Art, the Division of Graphic Design, BGSU AIGA Student Group and the AIGA Toledo Student Chapter.
Homecoming Parade, “Rated BG,” 5 p.m., Mercer Road to Wooster Street, ends at University Hall lawn. To volunteer from 3-6:45 p.m. and receive a free T-shirt, contact Emily Broeg at email@example.com or Adrianne Klopfenstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pep Rally and Royalty Crowning, 6:15 p.m., University Hall lawn.
Dinner at the Doyt, featuring the 1959 national championship football team, 7 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium. Call 2-2401 for tickets or more information.
Concert, featuring the Wind Symphony, Concert Band and University Band, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Saturday, Oct. 3
Freddie & Frieda 5K Fun Run/Walk, 8 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. race, Student Recreation Center. Register at http://bgsualumni.inhousetickets.com/events/44111 or save $5 by calling 888-839-2586.
Open House, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Student Recreation Center, with light refreshments, facility tours and the debut of new equipment, 10-11 a.m., Rec Center. The climbing wall will be open for free use from 10 a.m. to noon, and a celebration program will begin at 11 a.m.
Young People’s Concert, “Clarinet Collage,” featuring students of Kevin Schempf, clarinet, with special guests Solungga Fang-Tzu Liu, piano, and Susan Knapp, clarinet, 11 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Admission is $1 for children and $2 for adults, payable at the box office the morning of the concert.
Hockey vs. Wilfrid Laurier (exhibition), noon, Ice Arena.
Men's Soccer vs. Western Michigan, noon, Cochrane Field.
Alumni B!G BBQ, featuring live music, giveaways and fun for the whole family, 2-4 p.m., Mileti Alumni Center. Register online at http://bgsualumni.inhousetickets.com/events/44111 or save $5 by calling 888-839-2586.
BGSU Firelands Pre-Game Tent, featuring subs and pop, beginning at 2:30 p.m., Tent Row, Doyt Perry Stadium.
Homecoming Football Game vs. Ohio, 4 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium.
Sunday, Oct. 4
Artists' Reception, for the “FOCUS” exhibit, noon-1 p.m., Fine Arts Center.
Artists' Ceremony, for the “FOCUS” exhibit, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 115 Olscamp Hall.
Faculty Artist Series, with Penny Thompson Kruse, violin, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Monday, Oct. 5
Instructional Design Discussion, “Integrated Student Learning,” 11 a.m. to noon, 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
CFDR Fall Workshop Series, “Introduction to SAS,” noon-1 p.m., CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams Hall. Sponsored by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
BGSU Firelands Presentation, “Swine Flu Virus: A Lethal Infection or Media Hype?” with Dr. Christine Genovese, biology, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Cedar Point Center Auditorium.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “E-Books and Digital Content for Teaching,” 2:30-5 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
ARTalk, “Exciting Additions to the Asian Collection at the Toledo Museum of Art,” with Carolyn Putney, curator of Asian art, Toledo Museum of Art, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Reception, for the exhibit “Works from the Fine Arts Center Collection,” 7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Galleries Foyer.
Theatre Production, “Burning Patience,” performances at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (Oct. 1-3) and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 3 and 4), Joe E. Brown Theatre, University Hall. Tickets are $12 for students/adults and $5 for adults 65 and older. To order tickets, call the box office at 2-2719.
Beginning Oct. 2
Art Exhibit, “Life at the Edge of the Forest,” 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.