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'Review' Time

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Bridgewater Review is now in its third decade as the premier showcase of scholarly work by BSU faculty and librarians. Over that time it has gone through changes yet has always managed to hold to a high standard while bringing readers research papers, book reviews, artwork and more.

History Professor Andrew Holman was named editor in January 2012. He’d previously worked with the previous editors, Drs. William Levin and Michael Kryzanek, both longtime BSU faculty members.

BSU holds Africa Awareness Week

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The seventh annual Africa Awareness Week, held the week of March 25, offers a chance for the campus community and area residents to learn more about this fast-developing continent.

Before the annual event was started, there were only a handful of courses at BSU focused on Africa. Now the institution is home to a minor in African studies, and, thanks to this annual event, students have a greater knowledge and awareness about the continent.

STEM to Stern

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The second annual STEM career exploration networking program brought to campus students from three area high schools, giving them a chance to learn about career options in several different fields.

New international agreements

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The institution and its Center for Middle East Studies now has comprehensive and exclusive  memorandum of understanding with Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey and University of Duhok, Kurdistan, Iraq.

Distinguished Canadian Address

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The Canadian Studies Program at Bridgewater State University will hold its annual Distinguished Canadian Address featuring Gen. Walter Natyczyk, recently retired chief of staff of the Canadian Armed Forces. He held the position as Canada's top soldier from 2008-2012. The program will be held Thursday, March 28, starting at 12:45 p.m. in the Moakley Center Auditorium. A reception will follow. Gen. Natynczyk has had a decorated and distinguished career. A graduate of the U.S. Army War College, he commanded United Nations Peacekeeping troops in Cypress, Bosnia and Croatia in the 1990s.

Student Piano Gala

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A Student Piano Gala Concert will be held on Thursday, April 4 starting at 8 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. The concert will feature works by composers pushing the boundaries of music of their time such as Beethoven, Alberto Ginastera and Edvard Grieg. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Where's Hal?

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Students from 28 Massachusetts schools and one from Maine descended on campus to compete in the Massachusetts Champion "Ring It Up" Tournament, where they demonstrated their skills in designing and programming robots before an audience of more than 300 in the main gymnasium of the Tinsley Center.

Master of Arts in English


Master of Arts in English


Expand your Knowledge. Refine your Skills.

C. S. Lewis, novelist, academic, essayist and literary critic, once wrote, “Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and … it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.”

Master of Arts in Teaching


Master of Arts in Teaching


Create change. Become a leader in education.

Do you remember the influence of a special teacher – a teacher who pushed you and believed in you; who somehow sparked a lifelong curiosity and passion for learning? Do you also remember the way that teacher challenged you and perhaps, in some small or significant way, changed your life?


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Bridgewater State University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate, graduate, and evening degree programs. Centrally located and widely respected, Bridgewater is committed to making a challenging, high quality education accessible and achievable for students in the region and beyond.

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