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Friday, December 4, 2009

Campus welcomes visiting STEMS students
Dr. Robert Boughton
Dr. Robert Boughton, physics, demonstrated "physics at low temperatures" to STEMS Day visitors this morning.

Area high school students and their parents are visiting today to get a look at studies in science, technology, engineering, math and sustainability. STEMS Day, featuring academic programs in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Health and Human Services, and Technology, offers information and hands-on demonstrations.

Thanks to all those campus community members who have organized and participated in this innovative recruiting event.

BGSU administrators, students tapped for ODK membership
This afternoon, seven administrators and 34 students will be inducted into the University’s Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious leadership honor societies.

Administrators to be inducted are Dr. Bryan Cavins, assistant dean of students for leadership programs; Gregory Christopher, director of athletics; Dr. Jodi Devine, associate director of academic affairs and director of the Honors Learning Community; Michael Ginsburg, associate dean of students; Dr. Emily Monago, interim director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs; Dr. Julie Snyder, interim director of the Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy, and Jodi Webb, senior associate dean of students.

The students are all juniors, seniors or graduate students. They were selected for membership based on academic achievement and demonstrated excellence and leadership.

in the news

Employee Separation Plan
The Blade
BG News

Podcast launches with discussion of separation plan
"BGSU Take5," a new weekly podcast for faculty and staff from the Office of Marketing and Communications, premieres today with a discussion of the University Employee Separation Plan.

Each week, marketing and communications staff will ask administrators, faculty members and other guests five questions about an issue affecting BGSU. To listen to this week's episode, click here (Right click and Save As to download).

Next week's episode will feature an interview with Steve Krakoff, associate vice president for capital planning and design, about new residence halls scheduled to break ground next year and an update on BGSU's master plan.

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  • The sixth annual ArtsX event will showcase the University's arts programs from 6-10 p.m. tonight (Dec. 4) in the Fine Arts Center, featuring performances, art demonstrations, shopping and refreshments.
  • Preview Day will be held tomorrow (Dec. 5) in the Perry Field House. All exhibitors are asked to have their displays in place by 8:15 a.m. Doors open at 8:30.
  • Young People’s Concerts continue tomorrow with "Holiday Stars," featuring young musicians from BGSU’s Creative Arts Program and the Toledo Symphony's School of Music Suzuki Program performing music for the holiday season. The program is at 11 a.m. in Bryan Recital Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center. Admission is $1 for children and $2 for adults, payable at the box office beginning at 10:30 a.m. Call 2-8171.

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December 04, 2009