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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.
Evolution and extinction of an ancient mollusk, informs the research of Dr. Peg Yacobucci
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twelve pieces of ancient mosaics in Bowling Green State University’s art collection are being packed for their return to the Republic of Turkey.
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.
Donovan J. Greening balances the demands of running a full-service digital marketing agency and being a full-time student.
Ethnomusicologist Dr. Katherine Meizel helped young people nationwide to raise their voices against gun violence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.