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    • 15% graduate students

'Skinflint' features wealth of talent

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A new adaptation of a classic Moliere play will make its premiere on the RCC stage over the next two weekends. The Skinflint of the Silver Screen is not only rich in imagination; the production features a wealth of talent - both student and professional.

"It has no socially redeeming value," joked Boston playwright David Frieze, who translated and adapted Moliere's classic comedy of manners, The Miser, in order to give us the new 'Skinflint.'

Water Works

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Dr. Jennifer Mendell led BSU biology students Jen Conway, Heidi LimaRachel Toews and Zach Ripatrazone on a trip to Cambodia in an effort to disseminate fresh drinking water thanks to a grant from the Undergraduate Research Abroad program.

The trip was part of a continuing effort by BSU to help address the clean water needs of poor villages in Cambodia.

Bones and More

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Anthropology students gathered in the Rondileau Campus Center for the department’s 8th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium to share some of their scholarly work.

As usual, the student presentations covered a wide variety of topics. This year was no different. Trains, bones, a Patriot’s Place bar, Cambodia, digging an ancient hearth, and Australian Aborigine art were the subjects presented.

Sweet Read

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Dr. Matthew Batt visited the BSU campus to read from his recently published memoir, Sugarhouse: Turning the Neighborhood Crackhouse into Home Sweet Home.

A Very Good Year

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The accomplishments and dedication of dozens of faculty, librarians and staff members were honored at the ninth annual Awards for Academic Excellence. Recognized were those who have completed significant scholarly publications and creative work, as well as 2013’s major academic award recipients. This year’s awardees were:

Talk on US Diplomacy

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"U.S. Diplomacy in the 21st Century: A Special Look at the Middle East" will be discussed by retired U.S. Ambassador Margaret Scobey at the fourth presentation of the John Quincy Adams Foreign Affairs Distinguished Speaker Series. Her talk will be Wednesday, April 24, starting at 3:30 p.m. in Maxwell Library's Heritage Room. Ambassador Scobey served as U.S. Ambassador to Egypt from 2008-11 and was present during the fall of Mubarak. She also served as ambassador to Syria, political counselor of Baghdad, and deputy chief of mission in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as well as many other assignments.

Excellence in the Classroom

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In what has become an annual tradition, President Dana Mohler-Faria and members of the cabinet paid a surprise visit to the classrooms of two faculty members to present each with one of the institution’s top honors.

Dr. Ward Heilman, professor of mathematics, is the 2013 recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Dr. Kathleen Laquale, professor in the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies, is the 2013 recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Marathon Tragedy Hits Home

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Megan Gomes, ’13, and her parents had been standing near the finish line of the Boston Marathon most of the day waiting to cheer on a family friend who was running in honor of Megan’s late brother, Kevin. The psychology major even took a photo of the spot: It was across the street from the Boston Public Library, along a line of flags.
 
That spot has since become famous, or infamous: It is where the first of two bombs exploded at 2:50 p.m. Monday.
 

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