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December 2006 News Releases

Carnegie Foundation cites BGSU for engagement
December 27, 2006 - Bowling Green State University is among five U.S. colleges and universities nationally whose curricular engagement with the community has been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Webcasting study leads to book
December 20, 2006 - Webcasting, and Dr. Louisa Ha's research of it, have come a long way in a short time.   An associate professor of telecommunications at Bowling Green State University, Ha says relatively few people had heard of Webcasting, entailing online delivery of audio and video, when she began studying it in 2002.

LCCC student to get BGSU degree Saturday
December 12, 2006 - Andrew Holewiecki personifies the partnership between Bowling Green State University and Lorain County Community College.

BGSU volunteers turn attention to New Orleans
December 12, 2006 - This holiday season, Bowling Green State University students are doubling their efforts to help Gulf Coast residents still recovering from the 2005 hurricane season.

Entrepreneurial leadership center director named
December 11, 2006 - An Ann Arbor, Mich., business executive has been named the first director of the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and executive in residence at Bowling Green State University.

November 2006 News Releases

Marketing & Communications wins 10 awards
November 27, 2006 - The Bowling Green State University Office of Marketing & Communications has won 10 awards in the 2006 Crystal Awards Competition sponsored by the Toledo Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications.

Flu can bide time in icy limbo before re-emerging
November 27, 2006 - It sounds like a campy ‘50s horror movie (“It Came from the Ice!”), but a Bowling Green State University biologist believes it's a very real possibility. Dr. Scott Rogers is talking about the potential for long-dormant strains of influenza, packed in ice in remote global outposts, to be unleashed by melting and migratory birds.

BGSU Arts Extravaganza planned Dec. 8
November 27, 2006 - The Bowling Green State University School of Art will host its third annual Arts Extravaganza from 6-10 p.m. Dec. 8 at the campus Fine Arts Center. 

$1 million goes to democratic education effort
November 27, 2006 - The International Democratic Education Institute at Bowling Green State University has received $1,060,000 from the Higher Education Development program office of the U.S. Agency for International Development to conduct the Civic Education Partnership Initiative in Lebanon and Morocco.

Layden honored for star-studded work
November 17, 2006 - It is a great achievement to make discoveries about the stars, but, for a teacher, it is perhaps an even greater achievement to make “stars” out of one's students. Dr. Andrew Layden has done that so well that he was chosen to receive Bowling Green State University's 2006 Elliott L. Blinn Award for Faculty-Undergraduate Basic Research/Creative Work.

Theatre professor honored for performance
November 17, 2006 - Dr. Ronald E. Shields, chair of the Bowling Green State University Department of Theatre and Film, will receive the 2006 Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance Saturday (Nov. 18) at the National Communication Association's convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Crime and Justice Research Lab aids law officers
November 17, 2006 - Bowling Green State University's Crime and Justice Research Lab, now in its second year, is enabling law enforcement agencies to become more effective by providing them expert training, research and crime analysis.

Students from four schools win Web contest honors
November 17, 2006 - Students from a wide swath of schools, from Toledo to Wapakoneta to Milan, swept the prizes in Bowling Green State University's fourth annual high school Web design contest.

BGSU announces fall commencement speakers
November 17, 2006 - Two distinguished members of the Bowling Green State University faculty will be the speakers at fall commencement exercises.

Honoree hones students' critical thinking skills
November 15, 2006 - Dr. Donna Nelson-Beene, director of Bowling Green State University's General Studies Writing Program, is the first winner of the BGeX Distinguished Teaching Award.

Bridging cultures, ‘knowledge gap' for teachers
November 15, 2006 - An innovative new degree at Bowling Green State University is addressing the “international knowledge gap.”

BGSU to celebrate Hurlstone's legacy
November 13, 2006 - A memorial exhibition celebrating the work and legacy of Robert “Bud” Hurlstone will open Nov. 19 in the Willard Wankelman Gallery of Bowling Green State University's Fine Arts Center. Hurlstone, an artist, educator and mentor, headed the BGSU School of Art's glass program for 28 years until his death last November

Jeff Gordon is BGSU's 2006 Master Teacher
November 13, 2006 - The students have spoken, and Dr. Jeffrey Gordon, an associate professor of geography, is their choice as the 2006 Bowling Green State University Master Teacher. Because students choose the recipient, the award is considered the highest among faculty honors at BGSU.

Patrick Pauken earns Distinguished Service Award
November 13, 2006 - In only eight years at Bowling Green State University, Dr. Patrick Pauken, an associate professor and chair of the educational administration and leadership studies department, has created a record of service to his college, the University and his students. It has earned him campuswide respect and gratitude and, in recognition of his contributions, the Faculty Senate Distinguished Service Award.

Computer security among BGSU Tech Fair topics
November 13, 2006 - Computer security, an ongoing concern in an online age, will be among the topics headlining Bowling Green State University's seventh annual Northwest Ohio Technology Fair, set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 15).

U.S. EPA recognizes mercury minimization efforts
November 03, 2006 - The success of what began as a Bowling Green State University campus program has earned its director an honor from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

October 2006 News Releases

Former Iams CEO to speak at BGSU
October 30, 2006 - Clayton Mathile, former Iams president and CEO, will come to Bowling Green State University Monday (Nov. 6) to present his beliefs on “The Importance of Mission, Vision, Value and Belief in Business.” He will speak at 5 p.m. in 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

Auto industry's future topic of dinner address
October 26, 2006 - One in 10 Ohioans depends on the motor vehicle industry for a livelihood. Ohio ranks third in North America, behind Ontario and Michigan, in production of light vehicles, making this region the engine that drives automotive production in North America. And, with nearly a quarter of its worldwide exports of transportation equipment bound for Canada, Ohio looks there to rev up performance of its automotive sector.

Bowling Green Opera Theater stages double bill
October 26, 2006 - The Opera Theater at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts will present Franz Joseph Haydn's “La Canterina” and Henry Purcell's “Dido and Aeneas” at 8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3) and 3 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center.

Bird brains or brainy birds?
October 26, 2006 - Crows and jays are just as clever as chimpanzees, argues Dr. Nicola Clayton of Cambridge University, even though these "feathered Einsteins" have very different brains from those of our close relatives. The experimental psychologist will discuss “What Do Crows Know? Implications for the Evolution of Intelligence” as this year’s speaker in Bowling Green State University’s annual J.P. Scott Lecture Series

Women in Science program to feature Realeyes™
October 25, 2006 - Seventh- and eighth-grade girls will discover exciting career opportunities available to them at Bowling Green State University’s annual Women in Science, Math, Engineering and Technology program.

27th New Music & Art Festival
October 17, 2006 - Special guest composer Frederic Rzewski will headline Bowling Green State University's 27th annual New Music & Art Festival Oct. 19-21. A showcase for the work of nearly three-dozen composers and artists, the three-day international festival includes concerts, video screenings, lectures, exhibitions and workshops.

Companies need to become more 'family friendly'
October 11, 2006 - Career patterns are changing. In case you haven’t noticed, many talented employees are opting out of corporate jobs to gain greater fulfillment and balance in their lives. With the federal government projecting a U.S. labor shortage by 2012, Dr. Sherry Sullivan, an associate professor of management at Bowling Green State University, believes companies have reason to worry.

BGSU hosts workshop on student success plans
October 05, 2006 - Seventy representatives from 13 northwest Ohio public and private colleges and universities will be at Bowling Green State University Monday (Oct. 9) for a regional workshop on student success plans.

Music Discovery Day
October 05, 2006 - More than 250 high school students are expected to take part in the annual Music Discovery Day at Bowling Green State University’s College of Musical Arts on Monday, Oct. 16.

‘Mechatronics' prepares industrial specialists
October 02, 2006 - A new degree program in Bowling Green State University's College of Technology is addressing the country's serious shortage of skilled-labor in the manufacturing, processing and construction industries. As a recent Los Angeles Times article pointed out, “Manufacturing, long known for plant closings and layoffs, is now clamoring for workers to fill high-paying, skilled jobs.”

Radio program nominated for national award
October 02, 2006 - A student production of WBGU-FM at Bowling Green State University is a finalist for a national award sponsored by College Broadcasters Inc.

Silent Witness Project unveiling planned Oct. 4
October 02, 2006 - In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the unveiling of the 2006 collection of the Silent Witness Project northwest Ohio chapter will be held Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Bowling Green State University Women’s Center has announced. The 6:30 p.m. event will take place at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive, Bowling Green.

Biography examines life of early American hero
October 02, 2006 - Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry was one of the nation’s most famous early heroes—but not for founding Perrysburg, Ohio (though the city bears his name).

September 2006 News Releases

Givens Fellowship opens possibilities for students
September 13, 2006 - Beginning next summer, a newly created fellowship will allow Bowling Green State University undergraduates to determine their own setting for learning. BGSU's Ellen and Dr. Chris Dalton have created the Stuart R. Givens Memorial Fellowship to provide up to two undergraduates a year the funding to pursue a passionate interest in a self-designed experience not possible in a traditional classroom, job or study-abroad program.

January 2006 News Releases

BGSU music student invited to Carnegie Hall
January 17, 2006 - Bowling Green State University vocal student Kisma Jordan of Detroit has been invited to perform in a master class at Carnegie Hall with famed American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne.

2,000 high school musicians to visit BGSU
January 12, 2006 - The nearly 2,000 high school musicians and band directors expected to attend the 48th annual Band Music Reading and Directors Clinic Jan. 19-21 at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts will have a special treat in store. This year's special guest is writer and broadcaster Jamie Bernstein, the daughter of legendary American composer, conductor and educator Leonard Bernstein.

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