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Newswise: Married same-sex couples more likely to raise kids over cohabiting ones, according to new BGSU research
Released: 12-Apr-2021 2:05 PM EDT
Married same-sex couples more likely to raise kids over cohabiting ones, according to new BGSU research
Bowling Green State University

When it comes to same-sex couples raising children, married couples are more likely to be raising children than cohabiting ones, according to new research by Bowling Green State University.

Newswise: Fossils may hold clues to climate change, says BGSU paleobiologist
Released: 24-Feb-2021 1:55 PM EST
Fossils may hold clues to climate change, says BGSU paleobiologist
Bowling Green State University

Evolution and extinction of an ancient mollusk, informs the research of Dr. Peg Yacobucci

Newswise: BGSU’s Novak Family Professor of Data Science helps journalists understand polls
Released: 13-Aug-2020 8:55 AM EDT
BGSU’s Novak Family Professor of Data Science helps journalists understand polls
Bowling Green State University

Being able to vet surveys and election polls is important for journalists and other media experts, making Dr. Trent Buskirk a very popular person this time of year. Buskirk is the Novak Family Professor of Data Science and the chair of the Applied Statistics and Operations Research Department at BGSU.

Newswise: BGSU’s Davis named to global steering committee for harmful algal blooms
Released: 27-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT
BGSU’s Davis named to global steering committee for harmful algal blooms
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Timothy Davis, the Patrick L. & Debra (Scheetz) Ryan Endowed Professor at BGSU, was one of nine international researchers recently named to the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) for GlobalHAB, an international program that is jointly sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO.

Newswise: Research takes aim at social tool for fighting COVID-19
Released: 14-May-2020 3:35 PM EDT
Research takes aim at social tool for fighting COVID-19
Bowling Green State University

The social distancing of COVID-19 might have its own long-term effects; a Bowling Green State University team of sociologists — Drs. Peggy Giordano, Monica Longmore and Wendy Manning — received a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on social distancing and what factors might influence individuals’ levels of compliance.

Released: 12-May-2020 9:30 AM EDT
Researcher receives NSF grant to look into how to prevent coronaviruses from infecting humans
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Xiaohong Tan, an assistant professor of chemistry at Bowling Green State University, has an idea to prevent coronaviruses from infecting humans. His idea merited the National Science Foundation’s approval for a one-year, $200,000 grant to fund his research.

Released: 20-Dec-2019 8:05 AM EST
Fitness Goals This Winter? Get a Personal Trainer.
Bowling Green State University

At the start of every new year, gyms fill with patrons who have fitness aspirations. But by February, the gyms are mostly empty. There’s a way to avoid this, says Nathan Peters: hire a personal trainer.

Newswise: Rogers examines the effects of ancient microbes in new book
Released: 6-Nov-2019 1:50 PM EST
Rogers examines the effects of ancient microbes in new book
Bowling Green State University

The idea of freezing a life in ice and thawing it out years, even centuries, later has been used extensively in novels, movies and comics. According to BGSU biology professor Scott Rogers in his new book this concept may be more fact than fiction, and the outcomes of this are just as worrying as they are exciting.

Newswise: Fighting back against the emerald ash borer
Released: 13-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Fighting back against the emerald ash borer
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rachel Kappler is continuing her dissertation research of ash trees and emerald ash borers to determine the trees’ possible recovery from this invasive beetle that has killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America.

Released: 28-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Academic Pair Fills Gap in Sport-Management Research
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Amanda Paule-Koba, associate professor of sport management at BGSU, and her colleague at the University of Arkansas, Dr. Sarah Stokowski, co-edit a new journal, JADE, whose goal is to focus on research into the athletic experience.

23-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT
Unique challenges of ‘mom-candidates’ researched
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Melissa K. Miller, associate professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, is a keen observer of national political campaigns and well aware that women candidates’ fundraising and win-rates now mirror those of men, once incumbency and party are controlled. Yet Miller has long suspected that mothers of young children are held to different standards. Her research details the many ways in which motherhood features in the campaigns of mothers of young children.

Released: 15-Apr-2019 4:40 PM EDT
Wallach Invited to Speak on Continued Relevance of Recording Studios
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Jeremy Wallach, a BGSU professor of popular culture and expert on popular music and globalization, was invited to Venice, Italy, for the annual “Music and Musicology in the 21st Century” conference. He presented on the soulful experience of the recording studio, and why technology cannot replace that personal interaction.

Released: 4-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT
BGSU to host Batman in Popular Culture Conference April 12-13
Bowling Green State University

In celebration of the 80th anniversary of Batman, Bowling Green State University’s Department of Popular Culture and the Ray and Pat Browne Library for Popular Culture Studies will host the Batman in Popular Culture Conference April 12-13 at Jerome Library.

Newswise: BGSU’s online bachelor’s programs for veterans ranked No. 1 in Ohio
Released: 13-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT
BGSU’s online bachelor’s programs for veterans ranked No. 1 in Ohio
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University’s online bachelor’s programs for veterans are ranked No. 1 in Ohio in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program rankings.

Released: 19-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
BGSU online criminal justice master's program one of the best in nation
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University's online criminal justice master's program is ranked 14th in the country in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released Jan. 15.

Newswise: Bowling Green State University Returns Ancient Mosaics to the Republic of Turkey
Released: 20-Nov-2018 4:50 PM EST
Bowling Green State University Returns Ancient Mosaics to the Republic of Turkey
Bowling Green State University

Twelve pieces of ancient mosaics in Bowling Green State University’s art collection are being packed for their return to the Republic of Turkey.

Newswise: Maran to bring science, communication skills to Knauss marine policy fellowship
Released: 19-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
Maran to bring science, communication skills to Knauss marine policy fellowship
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University doctoral biology student Audrey Maran was chosen for the highly competitive John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. She will serve for a year as a communication specialist in the National Sea Grant office, a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Newswise: College Junior Is a Six-Figure Digital Marketing Consultant
Released: 16-Oct-2018 9:05 AM EDT
College Junior Is a Six-Figure Digital Marketing Consultant
Bowling Green State University

Donovan J. Greening balances the demands of running a full-service digital marketing agency and being a full-time student.

Newswise: Professor Helps Young People Raise Their Voice Against Gun Violence
Released: 11-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Professor Helps Young People Raise Their Voice Against Gun Violence
Bowling Green State University

Ethnomusicologist Dr. Katherine Meizel helped young people nationwide to raise their voices against gun violence.

Newswise: Graduate Student Digs Deep for Algae Solution
Released: 21-Aug-2018 4:40 PM EDT
Graduate Student Digs Deep for Algae Solution
Bowling Green State University

BGSU graduate student Josephine Lindsey-Robbins is researching the role of “bugs” in composting dead plant material, turning it back into the soil and keeping its nitrogen and phosphorus in place. There, it can fertilize the soil instead of washing into lakes.

Newswise: Educating Abroad
Released: 16-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT
Educating Abroad
Bowling Green State University

Growing up in Milford, Ohio, Emily (Lawry) Hatch’s kitchen wall was home to something not commonly found in kitchens – a world map.

Newswise: A new insight into the beetle-fungus symbiosis
Released: 29-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
A new insight into the beetle-fungus symbiosis
Bowling Green State University

A Bowling Green State University microbiology team played an important role in a scientific discovery about alcohol benefitting fungus farming in beetles. The beetle research, headed by an entomologist Christopher Ranger of USDA-ARS, discovered that alcohol, specifically ethanol, is important for the beetles’ food production, and part of the logic for their attraction to alcohol.

Newswise: Collet Book Explores Schools’ Potential for Helping Immigrants Assimilate
Released: 12-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Collet Book Explores Schools’ Potential for Helping Immigrants Assimilate
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Bruce Collet, associate professor at Bowling Green State University School, sees the important role public schools have in acculturating immigrants into their new societies. In his new book, "Migration, Religion, and Schooling in Liberal Democratic States" (Routledge, 2018) he lays out recommendations on how these institutions can help facilitate immigrants' integration.

Released: 6-Feb-2018 4:30 PM EST
Faulkner Book Urges a More Physical Feminism
Bowling Green State University

Dr. Sandra Faulkner’s new book, “Real Women Run: Running as Feminist Embodiment,” brings poetic inquiry, ethnography and feminist analysis to the study of women runners of all identities and how they fit or do not fit cultural expectations. Faulkner makes the case for a more physical feminism.

Released: 18-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST
Study Finds Adult Contraceptive Use Linked to Teen Knowledge
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University Associate Professor of sociology Dr. Karen Guzzo and an Ohio State University researcher analyzed data that establishes a long-term linkage between adolescent reproductive knowledge and attitude and adult contraceptive behavior. The study appears in the January 2018 issue of Maternal and Child Health Journal.

Newswise: Restoration Ecology Students Gain Skills Through Service-Learning
Released: 12-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST
Restoration Ecology Students Gain Skills Through Service-Learning
Bowling Green State University

The grounds of University House, the official residence of the Bowling Green State University president, include a large, manicured lawn. But behind the green lawn is an equally important but less obviously tended space, a short-grass prairie that the University is carefully returning to its native state.

Released: 4-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Battle of the Sexes: From Line Judge to Movie Critic
Bowling Green State University

In conjunction with the release of the film “Battle of the Sexes,” Bowling Green State University sport management professor Nancy Spencer is available to share her experience serving as a line judge for the famed 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

Newswise: BGSU Teams with Wood County to Monitor Mosquitoes
Released: 28-Aug-2017 4:30 PM EDT
BGSU Teams with Wood County to Monitor Mosquitoes
Bowling Green State University

The Wood County Health District contracted with Bowling Green State University to assist in its mosquito surveillance project after receiving a $17,696 grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to study mosquitoes. Dr. Dan Pavuk and two undergraduate biology students have been working on the project all summer.

Newswise: BGSU Study Aims to Help Communities, Airports Attract Air Service
Released: 28-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT
BGSU Study Aims to Help Communities, Airports Attract Air Service
Bowling Green State University

A new Bowling Green State University study aims to provide information and guidance to help communities and even major airports get and keep passenger routes. The project will develop research into the use of incentives by airports and communities to attract and retain air service.

Released: 14-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Optimal Aging Studies Examine Emerging Issues
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University faculty and students are working to improve the lives of people across the lifespan, through teaching, research and engagement.

Newswise: Making Way for Animals
Released: 30-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT
Making Way for Animals
Bowling Green State University

For BGSU graduate student Lauren Jonaitis, roadkill is more than simply dead animals; it represents a tremendous loss of life and also the degree to which humans are impinging on natural habitats and pathways. Rather than simply bemoan the carnage, Jonaitis is using roadkill as a way to study what is happening and as a guide to improving planning and decision making.

Newswise: BGSU Receives NEH Grant to Expand Migration Studies
Released: 25-May-2017 10:20 AM EDT
BGSU Receives NEH Grant to Expand Migration Studies
Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University has been awarded major funding under a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Understanding Migration: Local and Global Perspectives,” co-authored by Dr. Christina Guenther, world languages and cultures, and Dr. Vibha Bhalla, ethnic studies, has been funded for the full amount of $100,000.

Newswise: Weaving a Bright Future
Released: 28-Apr-2017 2:25 PM EDT
Weaving a Bright Future
Bowling Green State University

BGSU graduate Fatima Camara is applying her fashion and entrepreneurship skills to launch her own fashion line

Newswise: Donation to BGSU University Libraries Creates Research Destination for Great Lakes History
Released: 6-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Donation to BGSU University Libraries Creates Research Destination for Great Lakes History
Bowling Green State University

The University Libraries at Bowling Green State University has greatly expanded its collection of Great Lakes research materials thanks to a significant donation from the National Museum of the Great Lakes, which is owned and operated by the Great Lakes Historical Society.

Newswise: Spiritual Struggles and Mental Health
Released: 20-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Spiritual Struggles and Mental Health
Bowling Green State University

Phrases like “spiritual struggle” and “experiential avoidance” might not typically be heard in everyday conversation, but a short chat with Bowling Green State University psychology professor Dr. Kenneth Pargament and alumna Dr. Carmen Oemig Dworsky explains why they should be. And why they are important concepts for college students to understand.

Newswise: Ostrowski Receives CAREER Award to Support Groundbreaking Research in Photochemistry
Released: 15-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT
Ostrowski Receives CAREER Award to Support Groundbreaking Research in Photochemistry
Bowling Green State University

BGSU photochemist Dr. Alexis Ostrowski and her lab are venturing into a whole new world of materials with properties as yet unknown, but that offer the promise of beneficial applications in health, industry, agriculture and other fields.

Newswise: Neuroscientist Probes Tiny World of the Fruit Fly to Discover Sleep/Eating/Activity Connection
Released: 9-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST
Neuroscientist Probes Tiny World of the Fruit Fly to Discover Sleep/Eating/Activity Connection
Bowling Green State University

The humble fruit fly has proved to be a fruitful research subject for Bowling Green State University neuroscientist Dr. Robert Huber and colleagues from Scripps Research Institute in Florida and elsewhere. The collaborators’ research into their behavior has helped expand our understanding of some important neurobiological connections between eating and sleep — including the infamous “food coma” felt after a big meal.

Newswise: Biologist's Ant Research Provides Long-Term Look at Effects of Climate Change
Released: 30-Dec-2016 8:05 AM EST
Biologist's Ant Research Provides Long-Term Look at Effects of Climate Change
Bowling Green State University

Many scientists have attempted to tackle how climate change will affect the natural world by determining the thermal tolerance of various species, then predicting what will happen to them as our world warms. However, this approach as a way to understand nature has its drawbacks because one species never acts alone, so comprehending how global change impacts these interactions is crucial to a holistic understanding.


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