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Another Record for NCUR

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Nearly 70 students will be heading to this year’s National Conference on Undergraduate Research, representing a full 96 percent of those who submitted abstracts to the prestigious conference.

Both of those numbers are records for BSU.

The conference will be held April 11-13 at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Seventy one BSU students applied this year and 67 were accepted. The 96-percent rate compares favorably with the national average of 80 percent.

MLK Day of Service (slideshow)

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More than 200 members of the Bridgewater State University community and area residents spent the 2013 MLK holiday volunteering across the region. The volunteer work took place at these locations: Jumpstart Bridgewater-on campus, Father Bill's Distribution Center-Brockton, Cradles to Crayons-Boston, VA Hospital-Brockton, Girls, Inc.-Taunton, Bridgewater Nursing Home and Gifts to Give-New Bedford. The Day of Service was captured in these photos, which were taken by Diane Bell, Tony Esposito, Karen Callan and Kenny Monteiro.

A Day to Serve (Multimedia)

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The spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. is alive and well as exemplified by more than 200 members of the university community and area residents who spent the holiday volunteering at several locations.

(Dr. King) “was about many things and at the center of those things was service to humanity,” said President Dana Mohler-Faria at a kickoff breakfast held in the East Campus Commons.

Japan Friendship Concert

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Honoring the legacy of Shuji Isawa, Bridgewater State University will present the "Japan Friendship Concert," Monday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. Isawa, an early graduate of Bridgewater (1877), went on to become the father of public education in his native Japan. Performing at the concert is: The Boston Chamber Orchestra conducted by Yohei Sato; guest pianists Manabu Takasawa and Makoto Takenaka; faculty pianist Dr. Deborah Nemko; Trio Fiero featuring Miguel Perez-Espejo on violin, Guy Fishman on cello and Dr.

Former A.D. John Harper Honored Again

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Former Bridgewater State University Director of Athletics, John Harper, has been selected as the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Administrator of the Year.

The announcement of the NEWA Administrator of the Year award was made earlier this week by Joseph Pistone, Head Wrestling Coach at the University of Southern Maine and current NEWA President.

Leading in Education

Fri, 2012-12-14 11:47 -- jwinters

Dr. Phyllis Gimbel (educational leadership) published in the October 2012 issue of The National Teaching & Learning Forum an article titled, “The faculty fellowship: An opportunity to learn.”  She also published a paper on a three-year exploratory research study coauthored with graduate research assistant, David Mills. The article, “The value of rewriting in graduate educator preparatory programs,” appeared in The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. With former BSU faculty member Dr.

Focus on Steroids

Fri, 2012-12-14 11:44 -- jwinters

Professor James E. Leone (movement arts, health promotion and leisure studies) is the coauthor of a major position statement on androgenic-anabolic steroids. Published in the September 2012 Journal of Athletic Training, the article seeks to inform athletic trainers and medical professionals about the dangers of steroid use. “The National Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids” was coauthored by Drs.Robert D. Kersey, Diane L. Elliot, Linn Goldberg, Gen Kanayama, Mike Pavlovich and Harrison G. Pope Jr.

Updates from China

Fri, 2012-12-14 11:40 -- jwinters

Dr. Wing-kai To, professor of history and coordinator of Asian Studies, will present a paper, "Samuel Wells Williams' Views of Chinese Immigration and his Influence on the Chinese in America," at the International Symposium in Memory of the 200th anniversary of the birth of S. W. Williams: Relations Between East Asia and the United States in the 19th Century, at Beijing Foreign Studies University, on December 16. Samuel Wells Williams (1812–1884) is an important figure in the relations between East Asia and the United States in the 19th century.

Theism Paper Published

Fri, 2012-12-14 11:34 -- jwinters

Professor Matthew Dasti (philosophy) published a chapter in the Routledge Companion to Theism titled, "Theism in Asian Philosophy." The paper investigates debates over the existence and nature of God in classical Indian philosophy, especially those involving Buddhism and the Hindu schools of Nyaya and Vedanta. The Web site for the book is here.

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