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[b]Dr. Lee Torda[/b], assistant professor of English, and four students are spending nearly three weeks in Israel this month. The young writers are working on creative nonfiction pieces focusing on different aspects of life in Israel.

The students are [b]Margie Howe[/b], [b]Bligh MacDonald[/b], [b]Caragh Poh[/b], and [b]Kirsten Ridlen[/b]. They will use Haifa University as their home base, but will get to tour much of the country.

Fresh Perspective

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A training session organized by the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership brought more than 30 Orientation Leaders to New Bedford High School to relive the high school experience and answer questions about college life.

The program returned OLs to a "high school mindset," which helped them better identify with BSU's many incoming freshmen during orientation, said [b]Kelly Reid[/b], student orientation coordinator, who co-facilitated the program with [b]Chistina McCauley[/b], assistant director of new student programs.

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Dr. Skip Fennell, former president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, delivered a talk in the Math and Science Center focused on how teachers can best incorporate Common Core State Standards into their curriculum.

The common standards initiative is a state-led effort that provides a consistent framework for teachers to prepare children for college and the workforce. Massachusetts joined 46 other U.S. states and territories in adopting the common standards in 2010.

Language Arts

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Eighteen faculty members from the School of Languages and Communication Studies at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) are in the first week of BSU's first ever English Teacher Training Program, which will run through July.

"The main focus of the program is for the visiting faculty to learn more about teaching English as a second language and American studies," said key organizer [b]Dr. Wing Kai-To[/b], professor of history at BSU and coordinator of the university's Asian Studies program.

A World of Water

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For the better part of a decade, [b]Dr. Diana Fox[/b] has been examining issues related to water in faraway places like Trinidad and Jamaica. The professor of anthropology and three-time Fulbright scholar, has looked at water from a variety of angles; including the effect gender and culture have on patterns of usage and problems associated with government policies and infrastructure.

Pitching In

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Eighteen staff members in the university's Division of External Affairs recently spent a day volunteering their services at Gifts-to-Give, a non-profit agency in New Bedford where no one receives a salary and thousands of the commonwealth's neediest children are provided with gift packages to brighten their lives.

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At the CONNECT Math Spring Seminar, Dr. Frank Morgan, Atwell Professor of Mathematics at Williams College, delivered his keynote address, "Optimal Tilings," which outlines research conducted in finding the most area-efficient tile design.

President [b]Dana Mohler-Faria[/b] provided opening remarks for the seminar, which was held in the Math and Science Center.

Caecus Ea Valetudo Verto

Tue, 2012-06-26 07:05 -- bsu
Abico camur eligo. Abdo nunc quidem.
Acsi camur ea gilvus mauris paratus praesent tum velit. Haero jus ymo. Autem facilisis imputo neque torqueo vereor. Abbas eros oppeto. Caecus ibidem immitto laoreet letalis nostrud pecus. Ibidem in pala sed tation utinam. Consectetuer imputo jumentum nisl nutus secundum. Augue euismod gemino gravis letalis suscipere velit. Dolor luptatum valetudo vereor.

World Premieres (Multimedia)

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Some of the university's most talented student filmmakers squared off against nearly 1,000 of their peers from across the nation at the 11th annual Campus MovieFest Hollywood Awards. CMF is the world's largest student film festival.

Earning a spot among the "Top 25" films at the event was "Heretic," directed by [b]Robert Morton[/b], '12, who traveled to Hollywood with fellow crew members and classmates [b]Cam Lamothe[/b], [b]Matt Charette[/b] and [b]Mac Capen[/b].

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