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December 2007 News Releases

Financial aid workshop slated Jan. 5
December 18, 2007 - Students admitted to Bowling Green State University for the 2008-09 academic year and their parents are welcome to attend either of two financial aid workshops on campus Jan. 5.

Employees give $121,202 to United Way
December 18, 2007 - Bowling Green State University has raised $121,202 in cash and pledges to support the 2007 United Way with Northwest Ohio Community Shares campaign.

Music competition winners announced
December 18, 2007 - Student winners of the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts' 41st annual Competitions in Music Performance have been announced.

EPA applauds BGSU efforts to reclaim mercury
December 12, 2007 - Over the past decade, nearly 10 tons of mercury have been removed from the environment through a Bowling Green State University program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is very pleased about that.

Teaching in a Web-based environment
December 12, 2007 - Beginning in January, educators interested in learning how to teach in a Web-based environment can take advantage of a new, noncredit course sponsored by Continuing & Extended Education at Bowling Green State University.

Professor wins Governor's Award for the Arts
December 12, 2007 - Dr. Burton Beerman, an award-winning composer and professor in the BGSU College of Musical Arts, has been chosen to receive a 2008 Governor's Award for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council has announced.

Pauken wins national Mensa teaching award
December 06, 2007 - It was about five years ago, toward the end of her master's degree program in educational administration and supervision at Bowling Green State University, that Angela Miller met Dr. Patrick Pauken. The associate professor of educational administration and leadership studies would be teaching her “Law, Ethics and Negotiations” class, and Miller's first thought was, “Who is this guy?”

Professor lauded by mathematics education council
December 04, 2007 - Dr. Daniel Brahier, a professor of teaching and learning in the Bowling Green State University College of Education and Human Development, has been presented the prestigious Christofferson-Fawcett Award by the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM).

Professors to speak at BGSU commencement
December 04, 2007 - Two esteemed members of the faculty will speak at Bowling Green State University's fall commencement.

November 2007 News Releases

Students name Kenneth Snead 2007 Master Teacher
November 30, 2007 - For 19 years, Dr. Kenneth Snead, chair and associate professor of accounting and management information systems, has been an influential steppingstone for Bowling Green State University students. This year he was chosen by students to receive the Master Teacher Award at the annual Faculty Recognition Dinner.

BGSU plans $150 million in capital projects
November 30, 2007 - Bowling Green State University will initiate approximately $150 million in capital projects on campus over the next several years that will be funded through private gifts, bonded debt and state funds.

Training a new crop of environmental journalists
November 26, 2007 - As environmental concerns spread throughout the world, Bowling Green State University's School of Communication Studies is stepping up to help train the next generation of journalists in Algeria and Tunisia.

Prospective students can preview BGSU Dec. 1
November 20, 2007 - Bowling Green State University invites prospective students and their parents to visit campus on Dec. 1 and take part in Preview Day.

Creative efforts earn multiple Crystal Awards
November 20, 2007 - The work of Bowling Green State University staff in the Office of Marketing & Communications, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Office of Alumni & Development was recognized last week (Nov. 14) at the annual Crystal Awards program in Toledo.

Bowling Green among best places to live in Ohio
November 13, 2007 - The city of Bowling Green has been named one of the five best places to live in Ohio in the November issue of Ohio Magazine.

BGSU creates a virtual campus in Second Life
November 09, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is creating an educational environment on its own virtual island.

Maurers honored by Friends of the University Libra
November 09, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University Libraries showed their appreciation for two of their strongest supporters by presenting them the 2007 Friend of the Library Award. Robert and Patricia Maurer of Bowling Green received the award during the annual Authors and Artists reception, hosted by the Friends of the University Libraries.

Students get tips, tutoring on money management
November 07, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is joining a growing list of colleges and universities that are helping students gain better money-management skills. The payoff? Students who are able to make sound financial decisions and ward off unnecessary debt during their college years.

Smart Money workshop looks at new requirement
November 06, 2007 - More than 150 high school department chairs and classroom teachers will be at Bowling Green State University Thursday (Nov. 8) to take part in a workshop devoted to the Ohio High School Core Graduation Requirements and implementing the personal finance education mandate.

Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut visits
November 06, 2007 - Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut is visiting Bowling Green State University as he continues toring the state to seek input for the University System of Ohio.

October 2007 News Releases

Falcon Marching Band to appear in Indianapolis
October 31, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University Falcon Marching Band has been invited to make a guest appearance at the Bands of America Regional Championship this weekend (Nov. 3-4) at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind.

Hands-on science program for girls slated Nov. 9
October 26, 2007 - Seventh- and eighth-grade girls will discover exciting career opportunities available to them in a fun and educational atmosphere at Bowling Green State University's annual Women in Science, Math, Engineering and Technology program.

Social Philosophy & Policy Center hosts conference
October 26, 2007 - When making difficult political and social policy decisions, it is often necessary to consider what impact they will have on the greatest number of people. Bowling Green State University's Social Philosophy and Policy Center will host a conference Nov. 1-3 to discuss “Aggregation in Moral and Political Philosophy.” All events will take place in 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

‘Glass Castle' author visits BGSU Oct. 24
October 22, 2007 - Best-selling author Jeannette Walls will be on the Bowling Green State University campus Wednesday (Oct. 24) as part of the Common Reading Experience.

BGSU MBA program high on Princeton Review's list
October 22, 2007 - Bowling Green State University has an outstanding business college, and is especially strong in the opportunities it provides for minority students, according to the Princeton Review.

Cavalli opera reprised for Ohio, N.Y. audiences
October 22, 2007 - Bowling Green State University and the Eastman School of Music's Collegium Musicum are presenting what may be the first full staging in North America of Francesco Cavalli's “La virtù de' strali d'Amore.”

Exec with developer of the BlackBerry® to speak
October 22, 2007 - Robert Crow, an executive with Research in Motion (RIM) Ltd., whose products include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, will be the keynote speaker for the 16th annual Canada-Ohio Business Dinner at Bowling Green State University Nov. 7.

September 2007 News Releases

BGSU center studies economic impact of arts
September 26, 2007 - The Center for Regional Development at Bowling Green State University has undertaken what is thought to be the first study of the economic impact of the arts and cultural organizations in this region. Results of the study will be made public on Tuesday (Oct. 2).

The Yes Men come to BGSU
September 26, 2007 - Free tickets are still available to see The Yes Men at Bowling Green State University on Oct. 9. The satirical humor group will appear at 8 p.m. that Tuesday in 101 Olscamp Hall.

Nuclear waste expert to speak Oct. 2 at BGSU
September 25, 2007 - Dr. Rodney Ewing, an internationally known authority on the management of radioactive waste and its environmental impact, will speak Oct. 2 at Bowling Green State University as the 2007 McMaster Visiting Scientist.

‘Paint the town orange and brown' at Homecoming
September 25, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University Falcons take on the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers this weekend in their Homecoming game. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 29) at Doyt Perry Stadium. The game caps a spirit-filled weekend of reunions, entertainment and activities for alumni, current students, faculty and staff, and community friends.

Music Discovery Day for high school students
September 25, 2007 - More than 250 high school students are expected to take part in the annual Music Discovery Day on Monday, Oct. 15, at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts.  

Sebo Athletic Center dedicated Saturday
September 24, 2007 - Student-athletes at Bowling Green State University have a new campus home for training and treatment.

GLIPA celebrates 55 years of journalism workshops
September 18, 2007 - Bowling Green State University's School of Communication Studies invites junior and senior high schools to participate in a day of journalistic investigation and discovery during the 55th annual Great Lakes Interscholastic Press Association (GLIPA) workshop on Oct. 3.

BGSU marks anniversary of Constitution Monday
September 14, 2007 - Bowling Green State University will mark the 200th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Monday (Sept. 17) with programs in the residence halls and a panel discussion on “President Bush and the Constitution.”

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Grant-funded project to rid rural homes of lead
September 11, 2007 - The dangers of lead poisoning in aging, urban homes have been well documented. But the problem is equally severe in rural homes, according to Drs. Gary Silverman and Hailu Kassa of the Bowling Green State University College of Health and Human Services.

9-11 survivor to speak on campus Tuesday
September 07, 2007 - Earl Johnson was on the 51st floor of the World Trade Center's North Tower when it was struck by one of the hijacked airliners on Sept. 11, 2001. On Tuesday (Sept. 11), the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attacks, Johnson will relate “Stairwell to Heaven: A 9-11 World Trade Center Survivor's Story of Escape” at Bowling Green State University.

Book reframes work of psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan
September 06, 2007 - A new book by Dr. Erin Felicia Labbie, an associate professor of English at Bowling Green State University, examines the work of famed Freudian psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan.

Flags at half-staff honor Congressman Gillmor
September 06, 2007 - U.S. and Ohio flags are at half-staff today (Sept. 6) in honor of Ohio 5th District Rep. Paul Gillmor, who died yesterday.

BGSU to host Diamante Awards Sept. 14
September 06, 2007 - The 18th annual Diamante Community Awards, recognizing Hispanic contributions to the Toledo area, will be presented Sept. 14 at Bowling Green State University in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

All-Campus Picnic and Campus Fest, Sept. 7
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Pulitzer-winner to speak, get honorary degree
September 05, 2007 - Dr. Martin Sherwin, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and nuclear policy expert, will receive an honorary doctorate from Bowling Green State University during a visit to campus this week.

Early Childhood Conference slated
September 05, 2007 - New techniques for building motor skills and fostering courage and compassion in children will be explored during the 31st annual Early Childhood Conference at Bowling Green State University.

August 2007 News Releases

Jazzman Terence Blanchard in residence at BGSU
August 22, 2007 - The 2007 Hansen Musical Arts Series at Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts will feature a residency by famed trumpeter, composer and band leader Terence Blanchard Sept. 5-7.

U.S.News & World Report: Look for BGSU programs
August 17, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is among a select number of universities with “programs to look for” in the 2008 edition of “America's Best Colleges” by U.S.News and World Report.

BGSU students win international animation contest
August 09, 2007 - A trio of Bowling Green State University students has won the top prize in the world's first international FJORG! “Viking Animator” Competition.

BGSU faculty, staff, retirees give $1 million back
August 08, 2007 - Bowling Green State University faculty, staff and retirees gave more than $1 million in gifts and pledges to the University's Family Campaign during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

Nontraditional student orientation slated Aug. 18
August 08, 2007 - Bowling Green State University invites recently admitted students who have had at least a one-year break in education since high school and those attending part time or taking evening classes to a special orientation program on Saturday, Aug. 18.

Life, legacy of C.S. Lewis focus of new series
August 08, 2007 - Capturing the range of such a prolific author as C.S. Lewis requires a range of books, according to Dr. Bruce Edwards, a Bowling Green State University English professor and associate director for distance and international programs.

BGSU's ‘round building' coming down
August 08, 2007 - Bowling Green State University's Saddlemire Student Services Building is being torn down to make room for the future Wolfe Center for the Arts.

‘Digital Mirror' computer camp for girls
August 07, 2007 - “The Digital Mirror,” a computer camp for 20 girls in grades 6-8 is being held this week (Aug. 8-11) at Bowling Green State University.

University Choral Society seeks members
August 07, 2007 - Fall semester open auditions for the University Choral Society will be held in mid-August, the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts has announced.

Co-op students graduate into full-time jobs
August 03, 2007 - Twenty-two-year-old Tony Doble of Fremont graduates from Bowling Green State University and into a new full-time photography job. But for Doble, a visual communications technology major in the College of Technology, the job waiting for him in Hilton Head, S.C., isn't exactly new. His employer, Legacy Design Photographers, already gave him a “test run” back in 2005 when he was a co-op student with the business.

July 2007 News Releases

$2.6 million grant funds teacher training
July 31, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is leading a consortium of universities and urban school districts that will use a $2.6 million federal grant to train 300 new bilingual and special educators over the next five years.

New film by BGSU instructor released, praised
July 30, 2007 - Bowling Green State University film instructor Angel Vasquez is riding high these days following the successful release of “Colma: The Musical,” which he co-produced.

Emmy-winner Ginger Kathrens to speak at graduation
July 18, 2007 - Emmy Award-winning producer and director Ginger S. Kathrens will be the speaker for summer commencement exercises Aug. 4 at Bowling Green State University.

Global Youth Parliament meets July 18-23
July 17, 2007 - Youth from KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa, and Ohio will “plant seeds for change” during a Global Youth Parliament that will take place July 18-23 in Bowling Green, Toledo and Marion. The parliament is the first of a new initiative designed to build networks of communication and collaboration between teenagers from South Africa and the United States.

International horn competition here July 19-22
July 13, 2007 - Between 50 and 75 musicians from around the globe will be in Bowling Green July 19-22 when the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts hosts the International Horn Competition of America.

Book traces legal philosophy from ancient Greeks
July 13, 2007 - Since antiquity, philosophers have sought to understand the theoretical foundations of the law. A new book edited by Dr. Fred Miller Jr., executive director of the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University, traces the historical development of legal thought and explains the origins of the modern philosophy of law in ancient and medieval philosophy.

BGSU wins two awards at CASE summit
July 12, 2007 - Bowling Green State University was in the winners circle at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) annual summit July 8-10 in Chicago.

Alumni Chamber Choir tours Sweden
July 10, 2007 - Fifteen former and current students of Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts faculty member Dr. Mark Munson are on a 10-day concert tour in Sweden.

BGSU: Offering more for transfer students
July 03, 2007 - Although more than 600 students transfer to Bowling Green State University each year, the University is piloting several strategies to attract even more.

June 2007 News Releases

BGSU trustees elect officers
June 28, 2007 - Michael Marsh of Bowling Green has been elected chair and John Harbal of Catawba Island, vice chair of the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees. In addition, Dr. Linda Dobb, BGSU executive vice president, has been re-elected secretary.

New provost announced
June 25, 2007 - Dr. Shirley Baugher, a professor in the Department of Family Social Science and dean emeritus of the College of Human Ecology at the University of Minnesota, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bowling Green State University.

Christopher Dalton named BGSU Trustee Professor
June 25, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees honored the skill and unswerving dedication of Dr. Christopher Dalton over 30 years at the University by naming him Trustee Professor

Legal studies professor honored for teaching
June 25, 2007 - In recognition of her extraordinary commitment to teaching and scholarship, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees on June 22 conferred upon legal studies professor Dr. Sue Mota the title of Distinguished Teaching Professor.

Tuition remains at current levels for next year
June 22, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees approved an educational budget of $263,718,000 for the main campus and $12,760,520 for the BGSU Firelands campus at its board meeting Friday (June 22). The action keeps tuition at current levels .

Buckeye Boys State now underway at BGSU
June 11, 2007 - The American Legion's 2007 Buckeye Boys State program is now underway at Bowling Green State University.

Blood Drive set for June 13
June 11, 2007 - Bowling Green State University will host a campus blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, in 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union (Multi-Purpose Room).

Environmental group honors retired BGSU professor
June 11, 2007 - Calling her “one of the nation's foremost experts on the need for connecting young children with nature,” the National Arbor Day Foundation presented retired BGSU faculty member Dr. Ruth Wilson with one of its highest honors on June 2.

New financial aid for transfer students
June 06, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University Office of Admissions has introduced two new incentives for transfer students entering the University in fall 2007. Students who are eligible for both awards will receive the higher of the two.

REAL students to study environmental health
June 06, 2007 - More than 50 high school juniors and seniors from throughout Ohio are getting REAL about environmental health this month at Bowling Green State University.

Faculty, recent graduates get Fulbright grants
June 06, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is celebrating a banner year for Fulbright awards. Not only have three faculty been named Fulbright Scholars, but three students as well—a first for the University.

Five chosen to be Alumni Laureate Scholars
June 05, 2007 - Five incoming first-year students have been named Alumni Laureate Scholars at Bowling Green State University.

Governor appoints Fran Voll to Board of Trustees
June 04, 2007 - Former Bowling Green State University women's basketball coach Francis C. (Fran) Voll, has been appointed to a nine-year term on the University's Board of Trustees, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland announced May 31. He replaces Sharon Cook of Columbus, whose term ended this spring.

Morning newscast with Dave Horger debuts
June 04, 2007 - Popular local newsman Dave Horger made his debut Monday (June 4) on WBGU 88.1 FM where he now hosts a program from 6-9 a.m. weekdays.

May 2007 News Releases

Autism Summit explores diagnosis and assessment
May 24, 2007 - Professionals and parents will explore aspects of diagnosing, assessing and treating autism at the sixth annual Autism Summit of Northwest Ohio, to be presented June 9 by the Bowling Green State University College of Education and Human Development, BGSU Continuing & Extended Education, and the Wood County Educational Service Center.

A savory history, from foraging to fast food
May 24, 2007 - Although the shopping cart wasn't invented until 1937, food has been traveling from one place to another for centuries. “A Moveable Feast: Ten Millennia of Food Globalization,” just published by Cambridge University Press, traces its paths.

Jill Carr named dean of students
May 14, 2007 - Jill Carr, a Bowling Green State University administrator since 1976, has been named dean of students at BGSU.

$100,000 gift underwrites four scholarships
May 14, 2007 - Bowling Green High School graduates and students in the Alumni Laureate Scholars program will benefit from four new Bowling Green State University scholarships, funded by a $100,000 gift from Allen A. and Mary D. Green, the owners of A.A. Green Realty Inc.

BGSU music to ears of kindergarteners
May 11, 2007 - Twice a week, Dr. Joyce Eastlund Gromko travels from Bowling Green State University to Weston Elementary School to work with kindergarteners, whom she's helping prepare for their music program May 14.

535 attend State Fire School at BGSU
May 08, 2007 - Bowling Green Green State University is hosting State Fire School again this week, but there will also be some distance education of sorts in Toledo.

Three students receive $10,000 Reams Fellowships
May 08, 2007 - Three Bowling Green State University students have been awarded Frazier Reams Public Affairs Undergraduate Fellowships for 2007-08.

New gateway to BG dedicated
May 08, 2007 - It began with three Bowling Green State University students, their instructor and an idea. Two years later, that idea has become “The People: A Portrait of the Community,” greeting visitors at the corner of Poe Road and North College Drive.

Gift supports BGSU arts center
May 07, 2007 - Findlay residents Thomas and Kathleen Donnell have announced a $750,000 gift to support the Wolfe Center for the Arts at Bowling Green State University.

Senior receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship
May 03, 2007 - Bowling Green State University senior Katherine J. Knierim of Mentor is among 60 students nationwide to receive a fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi national scholastic honor society for the 2007-08 academic year.

BGSU student's work to be performed in Cleveland
May 02, 2007 - A composition by Timothy Stulman, a doctoral student in Bowling Green State University's College of Musical Arts, will be performed by the Cleveland Chamber Symphony.

Libraries honored for innovation
May 02, 2007 - Innovative Interfaces Inc. has named Bowling Green State University Libraries a winner of a Be Innovative! Award for the libraries' use of a product from the Emeryville, Calif.-based company.

April 2007 News Releases

Book traces corporate history
April 26, 2007 - While most historians view corporate power first arising in 19 th -century America, a new book by Dr. Andrew Schocket of Bowling Green State University makes the case that the very fabric of American society has been interwoven with corporate involvement from the earliest days of the new nation.

Thomas Atwood named dean of university libraries
April 24, 2007 - Bowling Green State University has chosen the director of a large medical school library who has significant experience with OhioLINK as its next dean of University Libraries, Dr. Linda Dobb, executive vice president, has announced.

BGSU to remember Virginia Tech victims
April 20, 2007 - Bowling Green State University will commemorate the victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech University with a candlelight memorial gathering at 10 p.m. Monday (April 23) in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Oval.

320 recruiters expected at Teacher Job Fair
April 18, 2007 - A record number of recruiters (320) and school districts (170) will be attending the annual Bowling Green State University Teacher Job Fair on Thursday (April 19).

Spring commencement speakers announced
April 17, 2007 - Six speakers will address graduating students during spring commencement exercises at Bowling Green State University on May 4 and 5.

Grand Prix race powered by ethanol-based fuel
April 13, 2007 - BGSU Motorsports will host the second annual BGSU Grand Prix featuring karts that run on ethanol-based E-85 fuel on Saturday (April 14) rain or shine.

BGSU Firelands leadership changes
April 13, 2007 - After six years as dean of BGSU Firelands, Dr. James Michael Smith of Fremont is leaving that post July 1 to work full time as vice president for economic development and regional growth at Bowling Green State University.

BGSU to host OhioDance Festival
April 09, 2007 - The OhioDance Festival comes to Bowling Green State University for the first time in its 30-year history on April 20-22, with activities scheduled in the Eppler Complex and the Eva Marie Saint Theatre in University Hall.

Latino Issues Conference focuses on immigration
April 09, 2007 - Dr. Katia Paz Goldfarb of Montclair State University will give the keynote speech at Bowling Green State University's 13th annual Latino Issues Conference Thursday (April 12). The theme of the all-day conference in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union is “Transnational Survival in America: Perspectives on Latino Immigration.”  

Journalism department honors two graduates
April 06, 2007 - The Akron Beacon Journal's top news executive is the newest inductee to the Kappa Tau Alpha Journalism Hall of Fame at Bowling Green State University.  

Speaker to examine ‘water and conflict'
April 03, 2007 - “Water and Conflict in the 21st Century: Fears and Hopes” will be Dr. Peter Gleick's topic for this year's Edward Lamb Peace Lecture at Bowling Green State University.

March 2007 News Releases

Library event features sale of Oprah's dress
March 30, 2007 - A special celebration is being planned to recognize 40 years of service and special collections at Bowling Green State University's William T. Jerome Library.

BGSU names new CFO
March 30, 2007 - Bowling Green State University President Sidney A. Ribeau has announced the appointment of Sherideen S. Stoll, CPA, as chief financial officer and vice president, finance and administration, effective June 1.

Eva Marie Saint to give benefit performance
March 30, 2007 - Eva Marie Saint will return to her alma mater for a scholarship benefit performance dedicated to the memory of the professor who inspired her acting career.

Intern gets taste of life at Supreme Court
March 29, 2007 - Sometimes it's worth postponing graduation. At least that's the view of one Bowling Green State University student who is delaying her graduation to be an intern this semester at the U.S. Supreme Court.

BGSU skater ranks 15th in world competition
March 26, 2007 - Bowling Green State University figure skater Alissa Czisny finished 12 th in the free skate category and 15 th overall at the World Figure Skating Championships held in Tokyo.

Dance Marathon has big year ‘for the kids'
March 26, 2007 - Students at Bowling Green State University gave patients at Toledo's St. Vincent Mercy Children's Hospital and their families a little something to smile about over the weekend.

School of Earth, Environment and Society created
March 26, 2007 - Creation of a new School of Earth, Environment and Society was approved Friday (March 23) by the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees.

BGSU to offer online science courses for teens
March 23, 2007 - Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Educational Service Center have received a $225,000 Post Secondary On-Line Corridor grant from the Ohio Department of Education to provide online college courses to northwest Ohio teens this summer.

Creator of ‘Arthur' to appear at reading event
March 23, 2007 - Marc Brown, creator of the popular “Arthur” series of children's books, will be the featured guest at the second annual Literacy in the Park celebration presented by the Martha Gesling Weber Reading Center at Bowling Green State University.

Falcons flying south for NCAA Sweet 16
March 21, 2007 - Bowling Green State University's women's basketball team continued to rewrite BGSU and Mid-American Conference history Tuesday in the NCAA Tournament.

Forensics team places third
March 20, 2007 - Championship performances by juniors Jennifer Cole and Michelle Baker led Bowling Green State University's forensics, speech and debate team to a third-place finish in the 57-team Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament, held March 7-10 at Central Michigan University.

Falcons move on in NCAA Tournament
March 19, 2007 - A spot in the Sweet 16 will be on the line Tuesday night when Bowling Green State University's women's basketball team, fresh off BGSU's first NCAA Tournament win since 1989, meets Vanderbilt in second-round play at East Lansing, Mich.

Guy Kawasaki, Alan Webber headline April 13 event
March 16, 2007 - How entrepreneurial thinking drives business growth in both small and large companies as well as contributes to economic vitality is the theme for the fourth annual Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship on April 13 at Bowling Green State University.

Goal for Sebo Athletic Center reached
March 15, 2007 - Bowling Green State University's major fund-raising effort, “Building Dreams: The Centennial Campaign for BGSU” has reached $110 million and significant milestones with two of its priority projects.  

‘Nexus of Change' event slated March 22-23
March 15, 2007 - While many people say they want change, they often don't know where to begin. Recognizing that fact, Bowling Green State University will host a groundbreaking Nexus for Change conference March 22 and 23.

BGSU women ‘dancing' in East Lansing
March 13, 2007 - The Bowling Green State University women's basketball team will travel to East Lansing, Mich., to begin what the Falcons hope will be an extended stay at the “Big Dance”—the NCAA Tournament.

Business 2.0 editor to discuss what's next for Web
March 13, 2007 - The next generation of Web-based services will be the topic of a March 22 talk at Bowling Green State University by Erick Schonfeld, editor-at-large of Business 2.0 magazine.

Post Katrina: What's it like in New Orleans now?
March 13, 2007 - One year after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in August 2005, less than half of the city's pre-Katrina population had returned. One-third of its public schools and six of its nine hospitals remained closed, and 60 percent of homes still lacked electricity.

Graphic arts luminary Rick Valicenti to speak
March 13, 2007 - Visionary graphic designer Rick Valicenti will discuss his recent work at Bowling Green State University March 16 in a College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumnus Lecture. The free 4 p.m. talk will be held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater and is open to all.

Celebrated conductor to receive honorary degree
March 06, 2007 - Internationally renowned conductor Leonard Slatkin will receive an honorary doctor of music degree from the Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts on March 14.

2007 Summer Music Institute
March 06, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is again offering music camps for students in seventh through 12th grades during its 2007 Summer Music Institute.

BG's Lefeld is Academic All-American
March 05, 2007 - Foot problems have hampered Matt Lefeld on the basketball court this season at Bowling Green State University. But nothing is stopping the BGSU senior in the classroom, where a 3.97 grade point average has earned him third-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American honors.

February 2007 News Releases

Academy picks BGSU prof as first woman president
February 27, 2007 - The American Academy of Health Behavior has elected Dr. Molly Laflin, a professor of health promotion at Bowling Green State University, as its first woman president.

BGSU hosts curriculum summit
February 27, 2007 - An international curriculum conference featuring eminent scholars from throughout the United States and Canada will be hosted March 16-17 by the School of Teaching and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at Bowling Green State University.

Czisny qualifies for world skating competition
February 26, 2007 - Legendary sports commentator Dick Button has called Alissa Czisny one of the most exquisite skaters of all time, and Olympic figure skater Peggy Fleming says “her spins are just magical!”

Falcon Film Festival opens Oscar weekend
February 21, 2007 - Freshman filmmakers at Bowling Green State University will get the red-carpet treatment Saturday (Feb. 24) at the third annual Falcon Film Festival.

First Givens Fellows to pursue passions
February 21, 2007 - If you had the opportunity to study whatever you wanted wherever you wanted, what would you do? Bowling Green State University students Elizabeth Kovar of Willoughby Hills and Martina Hanulova, a native of Slovakia, are pursuing their passion for peace.

Scientific careers open to women
February 21, 2007 - Young girls are interested in science, but as they grow up that interest fades. It's been called the “leaky pipe” phenomenon: talented young women who could be successful scientists go in other directions.

Mock Trial Team going to national tournament
February 16, 2007 - It's called a Mock Trial Team but Bowling Green State University's success is very real. In mid-March, BGSU students on the team will travel to the National Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament for the fourth consecutive year. The team qualified for the national berth at the Lower Great Lakes regional competition earlier this month at Notre Dame University.

Donors give $37 million for scholarships
February 06, 2007 - Donors to Bowling Green State University's major fund-raising campaign have contributed more than $36.78 million in support of student scholarships, meeting one of the priority project goals within the overall $120 million Building Dreams Centennial Campaign.

Prof co-authors ‘The Feast of Corpus Christi'
February 06, 2007 - One of the most solemn feasts of the Latin Church is the subject of a new book co-authored by Dr. Vincent Corrigan, a professor of musicology at Bowling Green State University.

Ninth annual spring writing workshops set
February 06, 2007 - The Creative Writing Program at Bowling Green State University is inviting area poets and fiction writers to participate in its spring 2007 Open Writing Workshops.

Making physics elementary project’s goal
February 01, 2007 - Kids are fascinated by magnets and the springs often found in their toys. A Bowling Green State University project aims to put more of those things in the hands of the youngest schoolchildren by helping their teachers think of ways to make science more exciting for them.

January 2007 News Releases

Family relations council names Chibucos a Fellow
January 23, 2007 - Dr. Thomas Chibucos, a professor of family and consumer sciences at Bowling Green State University, has been named an NCFR Fellow by the National Council on Family Relations.

AAC&U names BGSU to leadership consortium
January 23, 2007 - The Association of American Colleges and Universities has announced Bowling Green State University is among 18 institutions chosen to participate in a Core Commitments Leadership Consortium.

Jackson tickets gone; see speech on closed-circuit
January 19, 2007 - No tickets remain for the Rev. Jesse Jackson's 7 p.m. speech Thursday (Jan. 25) in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of Bowling Green State University's Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

BGSU to lead Regents Environmental Academy
January 19, 2007 - Bowling Green State University is getting REAL about environmental health with high school juniors and seniors. The acronym stands for the Regents Environmental Academy for Learning, a program scheduled to begin this summer with $340,000 in funding from the Ohio Board of Regents.

Can U.S. students really compete? Find out Friday
January 16, 2007 - Speakers from Time magazine, The Economist and other prominent organizations will be at Bowling Green State University Friday (Jan. 19) for a conference on the urgent need for students to use their education to become globally competitive.

National report spotlights BGSU program
January 12, 2007 - “College Learning for the New Global Century,” a national report released this week (Jan. 10) by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) cites Bowling Green State University's BGeXperience as one program that is implementing a new set of principles of excellence in education.

Rev. Jesse Jackson highlights Black History Month
January 05, 2007 - The Rev. Jesse Jackson, famed civil rights activist and two-time presidential candidate, will visit Bowling Green State University Jan. 25 as part of the campus's “Celebrating Our Heritage” commemoration of Black History Month.

BGSU receives CHEA Award for learning outcomes
January 04, 2007 - The Council for Higher Education Accreditation has announced that Bowling Green State University has been chosen to receive the 2007 CHEA Award for Institutional Progress in Student Learning Outcomes.

Symposium looks at higher education in Canada
January 02, 2007 - The challenges facing higher education in the United States and Canada are very similar. Canadian responses to those challenges differ markedly, however, and they will be the focus of the 20th annual Reddin Symposium at Bowling Green State University.


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