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A Big ‘LEAP’

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Jillian Burr, ’02, returned to her alma mater at the behest of Professor Phyllis Gimbel of the educational leadership department. She spoke to one of Dr. Gimbel’s classes about the LEAP program she facilitates at the Earl D. Taft Early Learning Center in Uxbridge, where she is a preschool teacher.

Machine Age

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Mechanical Life, the exhibition currently at the Anderson Gallery, brings three artists together that explore the borderline between the lifeless and the living.  Nemo Gould, Tom Haney and Joe Shea create their versions of a “modern Prometheus,” by mixing automata, found objects and human emotion into delicately crafted sculpture.

Welcome Back

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BSU pride was on display during Homecoming and Family Day, which drew hundreds of alumni back to campus on a fine fall weekend. The Class of 1963 celebrated its 50th reunion, and in addition to the parade, banquets were held, Athletics honorees feted, and Bears teams posted victories in football, men’s soccer, field hockey and women’s tennis. As Louise Scott, ’63, said, “We had a great time reconnecting with friends. Still proud to be a graduate of a fine university.”

Money Matters

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President addresses Joint House-Senate Committee on student costs

Members of the Massachusetts House and Senate Joint Committee on Higher Education’s Subcommittee on Student Loans and Debt came to campus to hear testimony about the problems of rising educational costs. Several college and university presidents, senior officers and students from throughout the southeastern Massachusetts region offered testimony.

Cyber Scholar

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Fulbright scholar Dr. Katalin Parti is spending the academic year at the university, working with Dr. Elizabeth Englander, director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC).

A native of Hungary, she graduated from the University of Miskolc, pursued a legal career as a lawyer and prosecutor, and is presently a research fellow at the National Institute of Criminology in Budapest.

They Got Game

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Four former outstanding student athletes, the basketball coach with the most wins in BSU history, a former director of athletics renowned for his ability to build a first-rate athletic program, and a sports writer for the region’s largest daily newspaper who has covered Bridgewater teams for more than thirty years were honored at the annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction and Banquet.

Game Time

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On a recent Saturday, when the student members of the honors fall book club met to discuss Ben Mezrich’s Bringing Down the House: Six M.I.T Students who Took Vegas for Millions, they had no idea what was in store.

Write On!

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A new speaker series will feature a writer with deep local ties who is currently riding a wave of critical acclaim for his latest book.

Andre Dubus III will be the inaugural speaker of the Visiting Author Series, appearing on campus to discuss his latest work of fiction, Dirty Love, and much more. After a craft talk and Q and A session with faculty, staff and students, he will present a reading and book signing which is open to the public. The reading will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Conant Auditorium in the Center for Science & Mathematics.

'Painted Alice'

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"Painted Alice," an original, grown-up adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, will be staged Saturday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium. Presented by the Department of Theater and Dance at Bridgewater State University, "Painted Alice," was written by BSU graduate William Donnelly, who was awarded a Playwriting/New Theatre Works grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council in 2005. Directing the production is Dr. Suzanne Ramczyk, professor of theater and dance, who has directed numerous BSU productions.

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