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Storm Closes Bridgewater State University

A winter storm coupled with dangerous driving conditions have resulted in the closure of all campuses of Bridgewater State University starting at 3 p.m. on Monday, January 26 through Tuesday, January 27. All scheduled classes and activities have been canceled. For more information about university events, contact the events line at 508.531.1271.

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The ‘Case’ for STEM

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The university’s Center for the Advancement of STEM Education hosted its annual conference, bringing together more than 160 participants from higher education, K-12 and the general public to discuss and learn about education and outreach for the future.

Political Instability

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A distinguished lecture by Dr. E. C. Ejiogu of the Centre for Africa Studies at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa, will be held Tuesday, March 26 in the Center of Science & Mathematics Lecture Hall starting at 12:30 p.m. His lecture is entitled "The Roots of Political Instability in Nigeria" and is sponsored by Bridgewater's African Studies Program as part of Africa Awareness Week. For more information, contact Dr. Louise Badiane, coordinator of the African Studies Program.

Mandela's Legacy

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A distinguished lecture by Dr. Vernon Domingo, professor of geography at Bridgewater State University, entitled "Mandela and His Legacy for South Africa and the World" will be held Wednesday, March 27, in the Center of Science & Mathematics Lecture Hall starting at 1:50 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Department of Geography and the African Studies Program, his lecture is part of Africa Awareness Week. For more information, contact Dr. Louise Badiane, coordinator of the African Studies Program.

Dance, Drumming Concert

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A gala African Dance and Senegalese Drumming Concert will be held Wednesday, March 27, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Burnell Hall, Room 132A. The performance will feature African performers Keep Calm and Azonto (Ghana dance) and Sabar (Senegalese drumming). The concert is part of Africa Awareness Week events. 

Witches and Bureaucrats

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A distinguished lecture by Dr. Katherine Luongo of Northeastern University entitled "Witches and Bureaucrats: African Witchcraft and its Relation to Global Asylum Seeking" will be held Thursday, March 28, in the Center of Science & Mathematics Lecture Hall starting at 11 a.m. Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Anthropology and the African Studies Program, the lecture is part of Africa Awareness Week.

Impact of AIDS

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A distinguished lecture by Dr. Daniel Smith of Brown University entitled "The Hidden Impact of AIDS in Africa: Understanding the Social Consequences of the Epidemic" will be held Thursday, March 28, in the Center of Science & Mathematics Lecture Hall starting at 12:30 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Department of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies, the African Studies Program and the Department of Anthropology, the lecture is part of Africa Awareness Week. For more information, contact Dr. Louise Badiane, coordinator of the African Studies Program.

Distinguished Lecture

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A distinguished lecture and discussion entitled "From the Jihad to Boko Haram: The State, Religion and Social Conflict in Nigeria" by Dr. Edlyne Anugwon, visiting scholar from the University of Nigeria, will be held Thursday, March 28, in Room 112 of East Campus Commons starting at 2 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the African Studies Program, the lecture is part of Africa Awareness Week. For more information, contact Dr. Louise Badiane, coordinator of the African Studies Program.

Education Matters

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"Educating Girls: Breaking Down the Barriers in Afghanistan" was the title of a lecture given by Razia Jan, who was chosen by CNN as a top 10 hero for 2012.

Held in the lecture hall of the new science and mathematics center, the event drew an audience of more than a hundred and was the second installment of the recently inaugurated John Quincy Adams Foreign Affairs Distinguished Speaker Series, which is sponsored by the Dr. Edward Minnock Center for International Engagement.

Speaking Out

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Bridgewater State University observed its third annual Day of Dialogue event, this year themed, "Building Skills for Diversity and Social Justice.” An audience of more than 300 students, faculty and staff was in attendance for the day-long program held in the ballroom of the Campus Center.

True Winners

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Fourteen members of the Bridgewater State University field hockey team have been named to the 2012 Gladiator by SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Squad.

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