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Timothy Corrigan, professor of English and cinema studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivered his lecture, “Alligators, Adaptation, and Adaptation Studies Today,” presenting a scholarly take on the way films are adapted from works from other media and how that process has changed over time.
Dr. Curtiss Hoffman (anthropology) has completed a management summary report on the archaeological excavations at the Middleborough Little League site conducted by his field school students during the summer of 2012. The overview included a summary results, detailing pit features, artifacts, flakes, organic materials, fire-cracked rock, historic materials, and some preliminary conclusions as to what it all means. A copy of the report has been submitted to the Bridgewater State University library
It's been a busy month for BSU's Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Senior Squadron. First, members participated in a state-wide search and rescue exercise, serving as mission pilots, observers, and scanner trainees. During such exercises, CAP volunteers from across the state conduct simulated disaster relief and damage assessment missions and ensured that CAP personnel are prepared to respond to events such as Hurricane Sandy and the recent snowstorm, Nemo.
BSU recently welcomed Dr. Pamela Witcher as associate provost of faculty affairs. She comes to Bridgewater from the University of Maryland University College, where she served as director of faculty development programs in the Center for Teaching and Learning. Dr. Witcher brings to BSU a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to teaching and research excellence, as an educator, facilitator, and administrator.
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Rabbi J. Hannah Orden of Temple B'nai Israel in Laconia, N.H., visited campus for the third year in a row to conduct a Seder, the Jewish ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. The ceremony was part of the fourth annual Passover Celebration and Seder held in the Rondileau Campus Center.
To retired Gen. Walter Natynczyk, chief of defence for the Canadian Forces from 2008 to 2012, his country and the U.S. are closely related. Almost literally. "When you think of the United States and Canada together, you think of us having family ties," he said. "It's more than friendship that connects us, it's the respect for the sovereignty of each nation and the trust and the confidence we have in each other."
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