Monday, Nov. 2
CFDR Fall Workshop Series, “Arrays and Macros in SAS and Stata,” noon-1 p.m., CFDR/NCFMR Conference Room, 7C Williams Hall. Sponsored by the Center for Family and Demographic Research.
Brown Bag Lunch, “The Skinny on Fad Diets,” Halstead Conference Room, Family and Consumer Sciences Building, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Presented by the dietetics program as part of the “Nutrition: What's in It for Me?” series.
Centennial Anniversary Service Subcommittee Meeting, to coordinate service efforts among organizations and departments to contribute one million hours of service in celebration of 100 years of education, 3:30-5 p.m., 316 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. R.S.V.P. to BGSUPartnerships@bgsu.edu if you will be attending or if you would like to participate but cannot attend this meeting.
ARTalk, featuring Maria Tomasula, associate professor of painting, University of Notre Dame, 5 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Tuesday, Nov. 3
Mercury Recycling Program Training, 10-11 a.m., 2 College Park Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Guest Lecture, “The Voice as a Musical Instrument,” with Johan Sundberg, 11:30 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Hosted by the communication sciences and disorders department and sponsored by the colleges of Health and Human Services and Musical Arts.
EcoBreak Seminar Series, with Ryan Crouch, biological sciences graduate assistant, 11:30 a.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
Tuesday Night Film Series, “Fully Awake: The Black Mountain College Experience” (U.S., 2007), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Guitar Ensembles, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Wednesday, Nov. 4
BGSU Firelands All-College Book Series, “Contemporary Native American Poetry,” a film and talk about Native American musician, poet and playwright Joy Harjo and Native American author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie, 11:30 a.m., Cedar Point Center Auditorium, Firelands. The talk will be led by Dr. Larry Smith, Professor Emeritus of English. The series will conclude Nov. 10 with a presentation by Alexie at Firelands.
Brown Bag Lunch, “End-of-Life Care: Meeting People's Needs Spiritually and Practicably,” with Rev. Karen Thompson and licensed social worker Cynthia Loo, noon-1 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Brown Bag Lunch, “The Dark Side of Dining Out,” Halstead Conference Room, Family and Consumer Sciences Building, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Presented by the dietetics program as part of the “Nutrition: What's in It for Me?” series.
Asbestos Awareness Training, 1-3 p.m., 308 Union. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Economics Colloquium Series, “News Shocks and the Co-Movement Puzzle,” with M. Saif Mehkari, Ph.D. candidate, Ohio State University, 1:30 p.m., 1001 Business Administration Building.
Men's Soccer vs. Detroit, 2 p.m., Cochrane Field.
Instructional Design Workshop, “Using Audacity to Create Podcasts for Learning,” 3:30-4:30 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Habitat-Mediated Recruitment of Alewives in Lake Michigan,” with Dr. Tomas Höök, Purdue University, 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, “Quantum-Coherent Energy Transfer in Marine Algae Photosynthesis,” with Gregory Scholes, University of Toronto, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman Hall.
Arts & Sciences Distinguished Faculty Lecture, “Blink Again! The Science behind Holistic Hiring and Admissions,” with Dr. Scott Highhouse, Ohio Eminent Scholar in psychology, 4 p.m., Union Theater. A reception will be held following the lecture.
JP Scott Distinguished Lectureship, “Invasion of Land: A Different Way of Thinking about Brain Evolution,” with Dr. Glenn Northcutt, University of California at San Diego, pre-talk reception at 5 p.m. followed by the lecture at 5:30 p.m., 308 Union. Hosted by the JP Scott Center for Neuroscience, Mind and Behavior.
CPR Professional Rescuer Challenge Course, earn a two-year certification, 5-9 p.m. The cost is $5 for RecWell employees, $35 for BGSU students and members, and $40 for nonmembers. Resuscitation mask and book not provided. Register at the Student Recreation Center or by calling 2-2000.
Women’s Basketball vs. Findlay, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Steel Drum Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Asbestos Awareness Training, 10:15 p.m.-12:15 a.m., 117 Olscamp Hall. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Thursday, Nov. 5
Research Conference, showcasing the excellence in scholarly and creative endeavors of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students from all disciplines and colleges, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Union Ballroom. The noon luncheon will include a talk by Dr. Gene Poor, entrepreneur in residence, College of Business Administration. Call 2-2481 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to R.S.V.P. for the luncheon. A full schedule of events is located at
Affirmative Direction Series Presentation, “Lessons from a Wise Latina: What Difference Does Difference Make,” a panel discussion about the recent confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to explore what role, if any, our personal backgrounds play in influencing our actions, 9:30-11 a.m., 315 Union. Hosted by the Office of Equity and Diversity.
19th Annual Gerald L. Saddlemire Lecture, “Character-Based Leadership in Higher Education,” with Dr. Peter Rea, a 1981 BGSU graduate and current Burton D. Morgan Chair for Entrepreneurial Studies at Baldwin-Wallace College, 10 a.m., 308 Union. Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs and Department of Higher Education and Student Affairs.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “RefWorks: Bibliographic Management Software,” with librarians Linda Rich and Ed Weilant, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Electronic Reading Room, 142 Jerome Library. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Instructional Design Discussion, “Pragmatic Practices for Teaching Assistants,” 11 a.m. to noon, 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
BG@100 Open Forum, 1:30 p.m., 314 Union.
Connecting the Undergraduate Experience Discussions, featuring roundtable discussions with the CUE Committee, noon-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cedar Point Center, BGSU Firelands. A video of the presentation portion of each session will be made available on the CUE Web site. For more information, visit www.bgsu.edu/cue.
Presentation, “The Travels of Popular Culture to and from India,” by Dr. Kristen Rudisill, popular culture, 5 p.m., 1101 and 1000 Fine Arts Center. Presented in connection with the ongoing “Contemporary India” exhibit.
Film Talk, “Ann Arbor Film Festival Tour and How to Get Your Film into Film Festivals,” featuring Becca Keating, Ann Arbor Film Festival community development manager, 7-9 p.m., Union Theater. Sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Film.
Reading, with visiting writers from the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 7:30 p.m., Prout Chapel. Part of the MFA Exchange Project.
International Film Series, “Cautiva (The Captive)” (Argentina, 2005), 7:30 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall.
Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Friday, Nov. 6
Opera Forum, for the Bowling Green Opera Theater production of “Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit des Comacho” and the Madcap Puppets of Cincinnati’s production of “Master Pedro’s Puppet Show,” 7:15 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Women's Research Network Seminar, “Medicine Ways Traditional Women Bring to the Non-Native World,” with Georgia Adams, Fostoria Public Schools, and Helen Coleman/Waasaakawneakwe’, 3-4:30 p.m., Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall. Held in recognition of Native American Heritage Month.
Women’s Swimming vs. Ohio, 5 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Diwali Mela, featuring Indian traditions, classical and contemporary dance, music, food and fashion, 6 p.m., Union Ballroom. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Information Desk in the Union. Hosted by the India Student Association.
Saturday, Nov. 7
Young People's Concert, “FMB Fever!” featuring the Falcon Marching Band, 11 a.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Admission is $1 for children and $2 for adults, and is payable at the box office the morning of the concert.
Men's Soccer vs. Florida Atlantic, noon, Cochrane Field.
Women’s Swimming vs. Miami, 1 p.m., Cooper Pool, Student Recreation Center.
Volleyball vs. Northern Illinois, 3 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Sunday, Nov. 8
Opera Forum, for the Bowling Green Opera Theater production of “Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit des Comacho” and the Madcap Puppets of Cincinnati’s production of “Master Pedro’s Puppet Show,” 2:15 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Monday, Nov. 9
Brown Bag Lunch, “The Bone-a-fied Truth About Calcium,” Halstead Conference Room, Family and Consumer Sciences Building, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Presented by the dietetics program as part of the “Nutrition: What's in It for Me?” series.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Workshop, “How to Conduct a Literature Review,” with Amy Fyn, reference and instruction librarian, 2:30-4 p.m., 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
ARTalk, “The Art of Punishment: The Spectacle of the Body on the Streets of Constantinople,” with Galina Tirnanic, art historian, Getty Research Institute, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Beginning Nov. 3
Small Group Swim Lessons, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 19, Student Recreation Center. For more information and pricing, visit www.bgsu.edu/recwell and follow the link to Aquatics or contact Allyson Ruebusch at 2-7475 or email@example.com.
Symposium, featuring a session titled “Algal Biofuels: Prospects, Partnerships and Possibilities,” from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 5), and an environmental microbiology symposium, “Exploring Metabolic Diversity in the Great Lakes Ecosystem,” from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6). Sponsored by BGSU's Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Rocket Ventures of Northwest Ohio. Conference is free, but registration is required. For more information and to register, visit http://cee.bgsu.edu/bioconference.
BGSU Firelands Theatre Production, “The Melody Lingers On,” at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday (Nov. 5-7) and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 8), McBride Auditorium, Firelands. Tickets are $4 for BGSU students, faculty and staff; $9 for other adults; $5 for schoolchildren, and $7 for senior citizens and groups of 15 or more. For tickets, call 2-0747.
Nov. 6 and 8
Fall Opera, “An Evening of Two Operas Inspired by Cervantes’ Novel, ‘Don Quixote,’” 8 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. The program features Telemann's “Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit des Comacho” and de Falla's “El retablo de Maese Pedro.” Presented by the Bowling Green Opera Theater and the Department of Theatre and Film. For tickets, call the Moore Center box office at 2-8171.
Through Nov. 7
Planetarium Show, “First Light,” the story of the space telescope, showings at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, and 2 p.m. Saturday. $1 donation suggested.
Beginning Nov. 8
Planetarium Show, “Through the Eyes of Hubble,” tour the universe with the space telescope, showings at 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, and 2 p.m. Saturdays. $1 donation suggested.
Beginning Nov. 8
Dance Marathon Miracle Week.
Beginning Nov. 9
Free PiYo (Pilates/Yoga) Classes, four-week session through Dec. 2 offered to employees, 5:15-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Recreation Center Spinning Room. No Rec Center membership required. To sign up, email Caitlin Spontelli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through Nov. 10
Art Exhibit, “40th Years,” 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 Nov. 10
Art Exhibit, by Michael Angelotti, Little Gallery, BGSU Firelands. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Through Nov. 13
Exhibition, “Contemporary India,” 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 Nov. 19
Exhibition, “The Poetic Dialogue,” 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.