Monday, Oct. 13
Presentation, "A Legislative View on the Future of Energy," by Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio 5th District), 8 p.m., 1007 Business Administration Building. Hosted by the Student Construction Management Association.
Presentation, “Youth, Power and Politics in the 2008 Elections,” by Billy "Upski" Wimsatt, a former graffiti writer from Chicago turned journalist turned philanthropic and political organizer, 8 p.m., Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies.
Tuesday, Oct. 14
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Eating for Your Heart,” 9-9:30 a.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
ICS Lecture, “Real Estate Drawings and Recent Work,” with Charles Kanwischer, art, 2:30 p.m., 207 Union. Presented by the Institute for the Study of Culture and Society. For more information, call 2-0585.
Tuesday Night Film Series, NextFrame Film Festival, the University Film and Video Association’s touring festival of international student film and video, 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater.
Wednesday, Oct. 15
Latino Issues Conference, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall, with keynote address, “Latinos in Education: Positioning for the Future,” by Dr. Rosita Lopez, Northern Illinois University, following the noon luncheon. The conference is free; the buffet luncheon is $9. Call 2-2642 for reservations.
Bowling Green Experience Workshop Series, “Advising as Teaching—Academic Policies,” on teaching tools and strategies that apply to the advising process, 9-10 a.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. Held in collaboration with the Vice Provost for Academic Services and the Advising Network.
Classified Staff Council, 10:30 a.m., 308 Union. A presentation on “Money Matters: Getting Out of Debt,” by D.J. Kern-Blystone, will precede the meeting at 10 a.m.
Brown Bag Lunch Spirituality Series, "My Faith and My Profession As ___," with U.S. Rep. Bob Latta and Marcia Latta, senior associate vice president and director, alumni and development, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 318 Union.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Beyond Pink Ribbons: Breast Health for Everyone,” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with Deb Ross, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “RefWorks: Bibliographic Management Software,” with BGSU librarians Linda Rich and Ed Weilant, 2-3:30 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Assessment Discussion Series, “Using Formative Feedback to Guide Instruction (with ‘Clickers’),” facilitated by Kurt Hofmeister, technology systems; Laney Fugett, VCT, and Carrie Rathsack, assistant director, Center for Teaching and Learning, 3-4:30 p.m., CTL, 201 University Hall.
Presentation, by BGSU alumna Melissa Ledesma-Leese, Hometown Diplomat for the U.S. Department of State, Consular Services Division, 3 p.m., McFall Center Assembly Room.
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Become a Weight Loss Loser,” 5-5:30 p.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
Student Recreation Center Open House, with a free tour of the facility, free weekend pass and opportunity to purchase a half-off membership, 5-7 p.m.
Presentation, “The Olympic Games: Challenges, Joys and Rewards,” by Lucinda Williams Adams, gold medalist at the 1960 Rome Olympics, 8 p.m., 1007 Business Administration Building. Presented by the Sport Management Alliance.
Thursday, Oct. 16
BG@100 Information Session, “Introducing Campus Solutions (CSS),” 8:30-9:30 a.m., 1007 Business Administration Building.
2008 World Food Day Teleconference, “Choices for a Warm and Hungry Planet,” examining climate change and global warming through the issues affected, the challenges posed and diversity of approaches that are required to respond; noon-3 p.m., 107 Olscamp Hall. For more information, contact Christine Haar at email@example.com or 2-8941.
Bloodborne Pathogens Training, with Dave Heinlen, environmental health and safety, 2-3 p.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Photography Presentation, “In-Betweenity, or Navigating the Spanish and English Caribbean: A Photographic Exploration of Migration and Cultural Identity,” with Pablo Delano, Puerto Rican photographer, 4 p.m., Union Theater. Contact Mariella Zucchi-Bingman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Francisco Cabanillas at email@example.com for more information.
Stained Glass Art Class, learn the art of stained glass by making a stained glass window panel at a two-night class with instructor Steve Noblet; all tools and supplies provided, 6:30-9:30 p.m. The second session of the class meets the following Thursday (Oct. 23). The fee is $69 plus a $30 material fee per student. Register at 2-8181 or http://pace.bgsu.edu/registeronline.
Visiting Writer Series, with award-winning poet Maurice Manning, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel.
International Film Series, “Neokonchennaia p’esa dlia mekhanicheskogo pianino (An Unfinished Piece for a Player Piano)” (Russia, 1978), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater.
Student Jazz Combos, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Friday, Oct. 17
Women’s Swimming, Tom Stubbs Relays, diving, 11 a.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Women’s Research Network, “He Said/We Said: How Clumsy Domestic Violence Interventions Reinforce Coercive Battering Behaviors,” with Gabrielle David, clinical professor, University of Toledo School of Law, 1:30-3 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Women’s Swimming, Tom Stubbs Relays, swimming, 5 p.m., Cooper Pool.
Falcon Family Weekend BiG Show, “The Best of Second City,” featuring Chicago’s famous Second City Comedy/Improv Touring Company, dinner doors open 6 p.m., social and cash bar 6-6:30 p.m., show doors open 7 p.m., show begins 8 p.m. Dinner and cash bar in 101A Olscamp Hall, show in Anderson Arena. Access to cash bar in Olscamp limited to dinner guests. Show tickets are $13 and can be ordered at 877-BGSU-TICKET and http://bgsufalcons.cstv.com/genrel/092308aaa.html; dinner packages can be ordered by calling 2-4349. Presented by BGSU Athletics and the University Activities Organization.
Concert, featuring New Voices, a choir of newcomers, with selections from favorite Broadway musicals, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $5 and are available at the box office at 2-8171. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Film.
Movie, “Get Smart,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Saturday, Oct. 18
Preview Day, 8:30 a.m.-noon, campuswide.
Bowling Green ‘Green’ Tailgate, promoting environmentally conscious tailgates (fewer disposable items, recycling of bottles, cans, etc.). Prizes awarded for most sustainable tailgate parties, recycling bags/containers distributed, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium and adjacent parking lots and Tent City. Contact Nick Hennessy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 2-9949 for more information.
Cross Country, Falcon Invitational, 10:45 a.m., Forrest Creason Golf Course area.
Young People’s Concert, “Violapalooza,” 11 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for children.
Falcon Weekend Welcome Tent, with beverages and music prior to the game, 11 a.m.-noon, Meijer Tailgate Park, Doyt Perry Stadium.
Football vs. Miami, noon, Doyt Perry Stadium.
Movie, “Get Smart,” 9:30 p.m., Union Theater.
Sunday, Oct. 19
Guest Artist, Martin Taylor, Grammy Award-nominated jazz guitarist, 3 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Monday, Oct. 20
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Developing Critical Thinking and Writing Using Calibrated Peer Review,” 9:30-11 a.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Faculty Focus Series, “An Introduction to Service-Learning Pedagogy,” with Jane Rosser, director, Office of Service-Learning, noon-1:30 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. To register, call 2-6898 or email email@example.com.
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Active Learning and Problem-Based Learning Strategies,” 2-3 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall.
Common Reading Lecture, with Thomas Mullen, author of The Last Town on Earth, this year's Common Reading Experience, 7 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. A book signing will follow.
Guest Artists, Trio X, with Joe McPhee, saxophone; Dominic Duval, bass, and Jay Rosen, percussion, 8 p.m., Wooster Center, 1124 E. Wooster St.
Presentation, "Hazing: The Fallout," with Travis Apgar, sharing his story and the pain and hidden harm caused by his hazing experiences as a student-athlete and as a member of the Greek community, 9 p.m., Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Union. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Oct. 13-Nov. 14
Art Exhibit, “Alternative Typestyles,” by Matt Tullis, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Oct. 13, 15 and 17
BGSU Firelands All-College Book Series, “What Orwell Didn't Know,” C-SPAN panel discussion from November 2007, 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday; 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, and 12:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, 115 West Building.
Oct. 14, 15 and 17
Bowling Green Experience Workshop Series, “Workplace Safety—‘Shots Fired: When Lightning Strikes,’” led by James Wiegand, director, BGSU Department of Public Safety; Kim Miller, director, risk management; and Marsha Serio, manager, employee relations; practical tips on how to develop a survival mindset and increase the safety of our workplaces. Four sessions: 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Cedar Point Center Auditorium, BGSU Firelands; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday, both 1 College Park Building.
Oct. 17-Nov. 4
Art Exhibit, BGSU Clay Club Exhibition, Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Falcon Family Weekend, featuring a comedy/improv production by Chicago’s Second City Touring Company at 8 p.m. Friday (Oct. 17) in Anderson Arena. For a complete list of Family Weekend activities and information, visit www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/getinvolved/page13045.html.
Through Oct. 25
Art Exhibit, “V3:: Variations in Vision and Video, Recent Works by Jud Yalkut,” 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. Sunday.
Through Nov. 25
Planetarium Show, “The Cowboy Astronomer,” showings at 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays and 7:30 p.m. Sundays. $1 donation suggested.
Through Dec. 10
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, learn ways to eat healthier, take charge of your health, and eat better on a budget and busy schedule, Tuesdays 9-9:30 a.m. and Wednesdays 5-5:30 p.m., except for Oct. 28, Nov. 11 and 26, Halstead Conference Room, 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building. Attendees will be entered in a drawing to win a Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit at the end of the semester. For more information, contact email@example.com. Presented by the BGSU Dietetic Internship Program.