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    • Nearly 11,500 students (fall 2012)
    • 85% undergraduate students
    • 1,454 first-time freshmen

Studying Earth and Water

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Dr. Richard Enright of the Department of Geological Sciences and students Eric Croll and Timothy Kiesel attended the Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) held in San Francisco, where the students presented research they conducted under Dr. Enright’s mentorship.

“This is the first time a BSU professor has ever mentored two students whose work was accepted for the same prestigious American Geophysical Union meeting,” said Dr. Enright. “They did an admirable job both during the summer and at the meeting.

Images of Rockport

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Professor Ivana George of the Art Department took her Photo 2 class to Rockport for a day of shooting with large-format cameras. Inspired by a stop along the way to the Peabody Museum and the Ansel Adams exhibition, “At the Water’s Edge,” the students set out to create their own black-and-white images of the Massachusetts coastline.

View a slideshow of the student’s images below. The still image is of Professor George on location with a student.

Spotlight on Undergraduate Research

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More than 500 students participated in the Mid-Year Symposium, a showcase of student research and creative work from 100- and 200-level courses, which was held in the campus center ballroom.

“This is a celebration of early undergraduate scholarship and creative work and it’s great to see the diversity of disciplines that are represented,” said Dr. Jenny Shanahan, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, which sponsors the program.

'Live' at BSU: Inside Credit Scores

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Kevin Burns, vice president of lending at Bridgewater Credit Union, delivers a talk on the ins and outs of credit, including establishing good credit, contributing factors of rising scores, and building credit from scratch.

The event, held in the Science and Mathematics Center, was co-sponsored by BSU, the Department of Economics and the BCU. Dean Marian Extejt, Ricciardi College of Business, delivered the introduction. This year, BCU donated $10,000 to fund the BSU Financial Literacy and Giving (FLAG) project. 

 

Q and A: Jim Gouzias on Unique Capstone Project

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When Jim Gouzias, a senior and army veteran, was assigned a capstone project for his Issues of Diversity and Oppression course, he decided to organize something memorable. He led 30 classmates and teachers on an hour-long trek around campus in a simulation of the tumultuous journey immigrants take trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. In the army, Mr. Gouzias served a few short stints at the border from 2005-2007.

First Ever Legislative Reception Held

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From outside the Edward W. Minnock Center for International Engagement, BSU’s first ever Legislative Reception may have looked like a formal, invitation-only event, as a number of local officials mingled with a crowd of campus constituents. However, the reception was exactly the opposite: it was an open event for the entire campus community designed to connect all BSU students with local legislators.

Video: Michael Dukakis on U.S. Politics

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Michael Dukakis talks to the BSU community about how the U.S. Constitution fares in today's political atmosphere. Using the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Citizens United decisions as measuring tools, the former Massachusetts governor explains how potential misinterpretations by Supreme Court justices may shape political processes and commerce. His talk was sponsored by the Center for Legislative Studies.

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