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Professor named Fraser Institute fellow

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Dr. Aeon Skoble, chairman of the Philosophy Department, has been named a senior fellow at the Fraser Institute. The Institute said the selection was based in part on Dr. Skoble’s innovative methods of teaching economic key concepts and the philosophy behind markets and voluntary exchange.

"Professor Skoble is one of North America's leading educators in the philosophy of markets. By connecting economics to popular culture, he offers an approachable, engaging perspective for students of all ages," said Jason Clemens, Fraser Institute executive vice-president.

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BSU hosted the annual conference of the Massachusetts Mathematics Association of Teacher Educators (MassMATE), which featured a full slate of speakers, workshops, breakout sessions, exhibits and more.

Research Driven

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No one could blame Joe Matta, ’13, if a few years ago he would have had a tough time imagining himself attending an Ivy League university. The Bridgewater native and 1999 graduate of Coyle and Cassidy High School in Taunton, was working construction and delivering auto parts in the years before coming to BSU.

However, things changed after Mr. Matta stepped into an organic chemistry class that granted him entry to the world of research. “Suddenly, it all fell into place,” he said.

Onward and Upward

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"I’m glad it’s over,” said graduating senior John DeMille. “It was fun while it lasted.” The Pembroke resident and earth science major was one of nearly 1,200 undergraduate students to cross the stage and receive their bachelor’s degrees during the 172nd spring commencement convocation.

Thousands of family and friends of the graduates attended the ceremony, held on the Boyden Quadrangle under sunny skies.

Path to the Top

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Stonehill College’s new president, Fr. John Denning, has ties to Bridgewater State. The Rhode Island native served as a campus minister at the Catholic Center from 1997 to 2000.

 

Above and Beyond

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In the moments after the first bomb went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, many heroic deeds were performed. Among them was when one BSU student looked to the nearby carnage, turned to his cohort and said, “Let’s go," before joining the other first responders and racing to help the wounded and dying.

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Bridgewater State University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and evening degree programs. Centrally located and widely respected, Bridgewater is committed to making a challenging, high quality education accessible and achievable for students in the region and beyond.

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Mike Verlezza, ’13, earns Fulbright student award to study healthcare in Canada
Apr 23
Head monk, Ven Mongkol Kuapool, seated left, of the Thai Temple in Raynham, with his fellow monks
Apr 22
Sustainability is week-long focus across campus
Apr 22
May 5

The College of Graduate Studies will hold an information session Monday, May 5 at 5:30...

May 14

Bridgewater State University will hold its Ninth Annual Graduate Commencement Convocation...

May 17

Bridgewater State University will hold its 173rd Spring Commencement Convocation on Saturday,...

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