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Public Viewing at Observatory

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The Bridgewater State Observatory will hold its next public viewing night on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.  During the fall, objects of interest will be Saturn, Mars, the moon, Ring Nebula, Andromeda Galaxy, Albireo, M13, Double Cluster and the Pleiades. Because inclement weather will result in the cancelation of viewing hours, those planning to attend should check an hour before on Facebook, Twitter or by calling the observatory hotline at 508.531.DARK to confirm whether the event will take place.

Observatory Schedules Viewing Nights

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The Bridgewater State Observatory will resume its public viewing nights on Wednesdays during the fall and spring semesters on Sept. 12 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. During these sessions, astronomy experts and enthusiasts will be available to assist the public with finding astronomical objects through a number of telescopes on the viewing deck. During the fall, objects of interest will be Saturn, Mars, the moon, Ring Nebula, Andromeda Galaxy, Albireo, M13, Double Cluster and the Pleiades.

Intern at Sea

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One of the most interesting things senior Kelsey Pinkham is learning at her summer internship with the New England Coastal Wildlife Alliance is the individual markings and names of whales off the coast of Plymouth, where she travels with a local whale watch. A crowd favorite is Salt, a world-famous humpback.

American Government 101

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Fourteen students and a faculty member from the University of Macao recently completed a week-long visit to Bridgewater State University as part of a unique study tour that focuses on American government.

Along with Hong Kong, Macao is one of the two special administrative regions of China.

Global Perspective

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Irbid is the second largest city in Jordan, a teeming metropolis with a population of more than half a million, and home to Dr. Mahmoud Al-Kailani, head of the Department of Marketing in the city's Yarmouk University.

During any other summer, Dr. Al-Kailani, a professor of business and marketing, would be in the city with his wife and four children, preparing for the fall semester. Instead, he is 8,000 miles away in the relatively small town of Bridgewater, where he is a visiting lecturer at BSU.

Applied Science

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In a lab in the Science and Mathematics Center, graduate student Stephanie Hallett readied a table-top device that uses lasers to measure the speed of light. Several mirrors were aligned perfectly, the lights dimmed, and the measurements appear via wavelength on a small screen. When the lights came back on, she expressed her excitement.

Making Connections

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Two BSU representatives who attended the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) International Convention in Boston made connections with industry leaders in hopes of opening more research, internship and employment possibilities for undergraduates.

"Everything we do goes back to increasing opportunities for our students," said Dean Arthur Goldstein of the College of Science and Mathematics, who attended the event with Dr. Joseph Seggio, assistant professor of biology.

Building Bridges

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The Bridge Partnership, a 13-day summer academic program at BSU for New Bedford's Roosevelt Middle School students, is underway.       Through the end of July, a total of 150 students attending in two separate sessions will live in a university residence hall, take day and evening courses with BSU faculty and staff, and tour educational, cultural and historic sites in Boston and southeastern Massachusetts.

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