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Profile: Professor Thomas Moore

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In December, after more than 44 years on the faculty of Bridgewater State University, Professor Thomas Moore of the Department of Mathematics will retire. But the many scholarly contributions he’s made to the field of mathematics -- and the impact he’s had on thousands of former students and countless colleagues -- will endure.

“Originally, I hadn’t planned on being a mathematician,” said Dr. Moore. “In fact, when I entered college, my plan was to become a writer and so I majored in English.”

Beyond Convention (Multimedia)

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Thanks to funding provided by The Bridgewater State University Foundation, four students attended the recent political conventions. Amy Anderson and Mike Verlezza traveled to the Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C., while Kayla Harvey and Devin Armstrong attended the RNC in Tampa, Fla, along with Dr. George Serra, professor and chair of political science. We asked for the students' thoughts, and three responded.

Amy Anderson

Professor co-writes report on tea

Wed, 2012-10-03 10:31 -- rmatheson

While attending a meeting for the Food and Agriculture Organization Intergovernmental Group (FAO-IGG) of the United Nations, Dr. James Hayes-Bohanan, professor of geography, helped develop a report to help guide the FAO-IGG in assisting tea growers around the world adapt to climate change. Dr. Hayes-Bohanan co-wrote the paper at the meeting, held in Washington D.C., with Working Group on Climate Change, comprised of top tea researchers from Sri Lanka, India, and Kenya. Dr.

'Embracing Writing'

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Students, faculty, staff and the public are welcome to attend the awards ceremony for Bridgewater State University's publication "Embracing Writing," on Friday, Oct. 19 from 9 to 10 a.m. in Maxwell Library's Heritage Room. The event will offer congratulations to students who have won the latest essay contest competition. For more information, call 508.531.2805.

'Lemon Tree' Author at BSU

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Sandy Tolan, author of "The Lemon Tree," the One Book One Community selection in Bridgewater, will deliver a lecture starting at 8:15 p.m.on Monday, Nov. 19 in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. His lecture will be preceded by a book signing at 7:30 in the foyer. Visit http://www.bridgew.edu/UCP/onebook.cfm for more information. No tickets are required for this event which is open to the campus community and the general public.

Viewings Scheduled

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The Bridgewater State University Observatory has scheduled a number of public viewing evenings for the month of October during which astronomy experts and enthusiasts will be available to show the wonders of the night skies and answer questions about astronomy. Viewing nights for the month are Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24 - all Wednesdays - during the hours of 7 to 9 p.m. Weather sometimes forces cancellation of events.

Observatory Viewings

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The Bridgewater State University Observatory has scheduled a number of public viewing evenings for the month of October during which astronomy experts and enthusiasts will be available to show the wonders of the night skies and answer questions about astronomy. Viewing nights for the month are Oct. 10, 17 and 24 - all Wednesdays - during the hours of 7 to 9 p.m. Weather sometimes forces cancellation of events.

Set Sights on the Skies

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The Bridgewater State University Observatory has scheduled public viewing evenings for the month of October during which astronomy experts and enthusiasts will be available to show the wonders of the night skies and answer questions about astronomy. Viewing nights are Oct. 17 and 24 - both Wednesdays - during the hours of 7 to 9 p.m. Weather sometimes forces cancellation of events.

Astronomy Experts Available

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Astronomy experts and enthusiasts will be available to show the wonders of the night skies and answer questions about astronomy at a viewing night on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Bridgewater State University Observatory. Viewing hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Weather sometimes forces cancellation of events.

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