News & Events
BSU hosted the 2013 Abramson Colloquium & Pi Mu Epsilon Induction Ceremony, honoring 15 new members of the honor society. Inducted were Mark Baker, Katie Gruner, Amanda Hudson, Shellie Johnson, Dr. Annela Kelly, Corey R. Ladderbush, Jacqueline G. Lawson, Ashley Minahan, Judith S. Morin, Terry Mullen, Alberto Ocampo, Kerrie Pratt, Kara Marie Plourde, Camille Schulman and Alexandra Vitiello. Pi Mu Epsilon is the National Honorary Mathematics Society, founded in 1914. Advisers to the group are Drs. Laura Gross and Annela Kelly. More information is available here.
Dr. Curtiss Hoffman (anthropology) has completed a management summary report on the archaeological excavations at the Middleborough Little League site conducted by his field school students during the summer of 2012. The overview included a summary results, detailing pit features, artifacts, flakes, organic materials, fire-cracked rock, historic materials, and some preliminary conclusions as to what it all means. A copy of the report has been submitted to the Bridgewater State University library
Dr. Ahmed M. Abdelal (communication sciences and disorders) will present his work during the annual Oxford University Education Research Symposium, held March 17-19. His presentation will focus on the effects of adenotonsillar hypertrophy (enlarged adenoids) on early childhood communication and neurocognitive development. His research will also be published in the symposium proceedings and made available to educators worldwide. More information about the symposium is available here
Dr. Yongjun Shin (communication studies) has published two papers on very different topics. The first, “Bourdieu and urban politics: Conceptualizing a Bourdieusian relational framework for urban politics research,” appeared in Sage. The study purposes to build a generic theoretical framework of urban politics, drawing on Bourdieu’s relational sociology and theory of practice. You can read the abstract here: Dr. Shin also co-authored, “Into the world of privatized publicity: online privacy on social network sites,” with Professor Dong-Hee Shin of Seoul National University. They argue that social network sites have affected our perception and concept of privacy. It appeared in the Asian Journal of Information and Communications. An abstract is available here .