Monday, Nov. 17
Open Forum, “Non-Tenure Track Faculty Issues,” sponsored by Faculty Senate, 9-10:30 a.m., 308 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. All faculty (tenure track and non-tenure track) are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Senate Chair Ellen Williams at 2-7384 or Barb Garay at 2-2751.
Brown Bag Lunch Series, “How to Earn a 4.0 in Eating 101,” featuring the session topic “Rethinking Your Drinking,” noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Transgender Awareness Days Informational Session, “Trans 101,” learn the basics about transgender issues, 2:30-4 p.m., 201 Union.
Stress Clinic, “Nurture Yourself,” through the Counseling Center, 4-5 p.m., Student Recreation Center. Call 2-2081 to register.
BGSU ARTalk, “Between Stillness and Motion,” with Debra Davis, professor and chair of the art department, University of Toledo, 6 p.m., 1101 Fine Arts Center.
Film Screening, “Woubi Chéri,” a film about the LGBT community in the Ivory Coast, Africa, followed by discussion, 7:30-9 p.m., Gish Film Theater, Hanna Hall. Held in conjunction with Transgender Awareness Days.
Music at the Forefront Series, with flutist Claire Chase, electro acoustic musician and co-founder and executive director of the International Contemporary Ensemble, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Tuesday, Nov. 18
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Shop and Drop,” 9-9:30 a.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
EcoBreak Seminar Series, “Dynamic Riparian Buffers,” with Dr. Peter Gorsevski, geology, 11:30 a.m., 332 Life Sciences Building.
Assessment Discussion Series, “Using Varied Assessments to Promote Student Learning,” 1-2 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Instructional Design Discussion Series, “Teaching Assistants Are Links,” 1-3 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Film Screening, “Gender Rebel,” a documentary about three genderqueer individuals, followed by Q&A with one of the film’s subjects, Ryan Sallans, 4-6 p.m., 316 Union. Held in conjunction with Transgender Awareness Days.
Transgender Awareness Days Keynote Talk, by Ryan Sallans, who shares his journey from female to male and discusses the state of the transgender community and politics in the U.S., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 316 Union.
Medal of Honor Talk, with the president of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, 7:30 p.m., 101 Olscamp Hall. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Jazz Concert, featuring Jazz Lab Band I, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Pub Unplugged, featuring Sojourner, 8 p.m., Black Swamp Pub, Union.
Wednesday, Nov. 19
United Way Wednesdays, in celebration of the United Way with Northwest Ohio Community Shares Campaign, offering information, free coffee and breakfast treats, 8:30-10 a.m., first floor, Union.
Classified Staff Council, 10:30 a.m., 309 or 315 Union. A presentation titled “Money Matters: Setting Up a Budget” by D.J. Kern-Blystone will precede the meeting at 10 a.m.
Gender Monologues Workshop, a writing workshop with Rachel Crandall, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 207 Union. Held in conjunction with Transgender Awareness Days.
Brown Bag Lunch Spirituality Series, "My Faith and My Profession As ___," with Bowling Green Police Chief Gary Spencer and Richard Mazzeo, BGSU adjunct criminal justice instructor and retired FBI agent, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 318 Union.
Annual Beggars’ Banquet Charity Drive, including a Thanksgiving feast, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Vendeteria and Pit, BGSU Firelands. Admission to the banquet is two canned goods. Music will be provided by Doug Wood, acoustic guitar.
Information Technology Workshop, “The Effect of Information Technology Integration on Trust and Control in Strategic Alliances,” with Dr. Nancy Lankton, Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Michigan State University, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 4000 Business Administration Building.
Brown Bag Luncheon, “Painting Bubby’s Portrait: An Oral History Performance of a Jewish Grandmother,” in recognition of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, with Nicole Mancino, theatre and film, noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Stress Clinic, “Relax Your Body,” through the Counseling Center, noon-1 p.m., Student Recreation Center. Call 2-2081 to register.
Asbestos Awareness Training, with Bess Weaver, environmental health and safety, 1-3 p.m., 115 Education Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Finance Workshop, “On the Persistence of Long-Run Abnormal Returns in the Stock Markets,” with Dr. Adnan Abo Al Haija, visiting scholar at BGSU and dean of the faculty of finance and business administration, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan, 1:30-2:30 p.m., 4000 Business Administration Building.
Assessment Discussion Series, “Using ePortfolios to Assess Student Learning,” 1:30-2:45 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. Register at
Biological Sciences Seminar Series, “Using Invertebrate Communities to Assess Aquatic Ecosystem Condition in Agricultural and Urban Landscapes of Iowa,” with Dr. Timothy Stewart, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 112 Life Sciences Building. A social with the speaker will precede the lecture at 3 p.m.
Photochemical Sciences Seminar Series, “Optoelectronic Materials,” with Mark Thompson, University of South Florida, 3:30-5 p.m., 123 Overman Hall. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in 132 Overman Hall.
Simply Healthy Nutrition Series, “Dine Out Smart,” 5-5:30 p.m., 012 Family and Consumer Sciences Building.
Coming Out Support Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 107 Hanna Hall.
Gender Monologues Presentation, presentations of people reading their personal stories involving gender and sexual identity, 6-7:45 p.m., 207 Union. In conjunction with Transgender Awareness Days.
Women for Falcon Hockey, with food, beverages, the opportunity to interact with Falcon hockey players and coaches, and a prize raffle, 6-7:30 p.m., Ice Arena Alumni Lounge. A $5 donation at the door is suggested. To RSVP, call Amy Paluch at 419-353-7382 today (Nov. 17).
Piano Concert, Messiaen Project: Students from the Piano Studio of Laura Melton, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Transgender Awareness Days Event, “Hidden Transgenderism in the African- American Community,” 8-11 p.m., 207 Union. Sponsored by HUE.
Thursday, Nov. 20
Presentation, “Foundation Financial Update,” by the BGSU Foundation Inc., discussion of the impact of the underperforming financial markets on the foundation's endowment funds and the availability of funds for distribution, 11 a.m.-noon, Mileti Alumni Center. For fund administrators and individuals responsible for administration of endowed scholarship and program funds. Reservations should be made to Judy Hagemann at 2-7704 or email@example.com. A repeat session will be held Dec. 3.
Popular Culture Colloquia, 11 a.m.-noon, with brown bag lunch noon-1 p.m., 315 Union. Desserts and beverages provided. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Lecture, “Good Debt, Bad Debt: The Truth About Credit,” 2-3 p.m., 314 Union.
Provost Town Forum, with Provost Shirley Baugher, 4-5 p.m., Union Theater.
Stress Clinic, “Free Your Mind,” by the Counseling Center, 4-5 p.m., Student Recreation Center. Call 2-2081 to register.
Child Free by Choice Support Group planning meeting, 5:15 p.m., Women's Center, 108 Hanna Hall. Open to anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, who chooses not to have children. Regular meetings will begin next spring. Contact Jodi Thomas at 2-2081 for more information.
Film Screening, "Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories," directed by Mike Shiley, 7 p.m., Union Theater. Shiley will present his documentary about sneaking into Iraq with a forged journalist pass; an extended audience discussion will follow the film. Hosted by the University Activities Organization.
Men’s Basketball vs. Wayne State, 7 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Transgender Day of Remembrance, a speak-out, candlelight vigil and reception to remember people who have died in the last year due to anti-transgender hatred and violence, 7:30-10 p.m., 207 Union.
Jazz Concert, featuring Jazz Lab Band II, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Asbestos Awareness Training, with Bess Weaver, environmental health and safety, 10:15 p.m.-12:15 a.m., 1007 Business Administration Building. Register at 2-2171 or www.bgsu.edu/offices/envhs/page22440.html.
Friday, Nov. 21
Assessment Workshop Series, “Connecting to Learn with Concept Maps,” 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Center for Teaching and Learning, 201 University Hall. Register at www.bgsu.edu/ctl/page10718.html.
Transgender Awareness Days Event, Safe Zone Training with Anni Russell from the LGBT Resource Center on how to provide safe space and support to members of the LGBT community, noon-2 p.m., 314 Union.
Colloquia, with Daniel Russell, philosophy, Wichita State University, 4-6 p.m., 301 Shatzel Hall. Hosted by the Social Philosophy and Policy Center.
Football vs. Buffalo, 6 p.m., Doyt Perry Stadium.
Percussion Ensemble, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Saturday, Nov. 22
Women’s Basketball vs. Lipscomb, 2 p.m., Anderson Arena.
Cultural Event, “A Night In Africa,” performances and a talk on storytelling and its significance in the history of Africa and its relevance today, with guest speaker Isidore Okpewho, award-winning author and instructor, Binghamton University, 5:30-8 p.m., 308 Union. Hosted by the African People's Association.
Hockey vs. Notre Dame, 7:05 p.m., Ice Arena.
Concert, featuring the Wind Symphony and Collegiate Chorale, 8 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for other adults in advance, and $10 and $13, respectively, the day of the concert. To order, call the box office at 2-8171.
Sunday, Nov. 23
Concert, featuring the BGSU Concert and University Bands, 3 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Thanksgiving Charity Skate, bring a canned food donation and receive free admission, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Ice Arena.
Concert by the BGSU A Cappella Choir and University Choral Society, 7 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive.
Monday, Nov. 24
Brown Bag Lunch Series, “How to Earn a 4.0 in Eating 101,” featuring the session topic “The Skinny on Fad Diets–Fact or Fiction,” noon-1 p.m., Women’s Center, 107 Hanna Hall.
Motivational Presentation, “Life Inspired, Six Ways to a Passionate Soul,” with Dr. Steven Cady, management, 7-8:30 p.m., Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. The presentation will be filmed for later broadcast on WBGU-PBS. For more information, contact the station at 2-2700 or visit www.stevecady.com.
Graduate String Quartet, 8 p.m., Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center.
Panel Discussion, “BGSU Goes Red: A Panel Discussion on the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic,” 9:15-10:15 p.m., 314 Union.
Through Nov. 19
Art Exhibit, “Graphic Language: The Art of the ‘Comic’ Book,” Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Nov. 21 and 22
Fall Dance Showcase, featuring student choreography and performances of modern, lyrical, jazz and hip hop dances. Performances are at 8 p.m. each evening, Whitney Dance Studio, 222 Eppler North. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for others. Sponsored by the University Dance Alliance.
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 Nov. 30
Art Exhibit, “Sculpture Club,” Union Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays.
Through Dec. 14
Art Exhibit, “Charles Lakofsky: Ohio Modernist Master,” 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. The exhibit will be closed Nov. 26-Dec.1.