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Thinking Green

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The Center for Sustainability held its annual Earth Week, which included a long list of fun and informative events across campus, each taking a different approach to food and water sustainability practices.

Co-organizer Dr. Deniz Leuenberger, associate professor of political science, said a primary purpose of Earth Week is to spread awareness about BSU's numerous green initiatives that take place throughout the year on campus, including recycling projects, lectures and other programming.

Annual CARS Celebration Held

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The 16th annual Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (CARS) celebration held in the Moakley Center included more than 50 presentations and panel discussions that focused on top faculty and librarian research, creative endeavors and other modes of scholarship.

Setting Sail (Multimedia)

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James Oliveira of New Bedford still can't believe it's over.

"It's a big sigh of relief, though I still wake up and say 'what's due today?'" the athletic training major said, as he waited to take his place in the line of graduates about to participate in Bridgewater State University's 171st spring commencement ceremony. "It hasn't sunk in yet."

Mr. Oliveira was one of roughly 1,100 students who graduated Saturday morning under beautiful, sunny skies.

Picture Perfect (Multimedia)

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Nearly 500 graduates were honored at the seventh annual graduate commencement convocation. From the RCC ballroom to the auditorium stage, these images capture the event.

Here are two slideshows from the event. The first is by Arthur Slotnick of the Moakley TV Studio. The second by University News.


The Chosen Few

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This is a winning week for Worcester's Diana Ramos. Two days before earning her bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy at Saturday's undergraduate commencement, she was among the state's top students honored at the "29 Who Shine" celebration in Boston.

New Space (Multimedia)

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Students have little trouble finding parking spots these days thanks to BSU's recently constructed parking garage in East Campus, which provides additional parking for 840 vehicles.

The garage, located in the Lower Great Hill lot, includes an enclosed elevator/stair tower, entrance from Great Hill Drive, security camera system and a system for fire protection.

Eastern Journeys

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The next group of Shea Scholars will be heading East in June for three weeks of research.

Art majors Andrew Laverty, '13, of Plymouth, and Jing Ting Long, '13, of Boston, along with English major Ashley Young, '13, of Rehoboth, will depart June 18.

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Queen of the Hill

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Social work major Diana DeMont spent a few days in Washington, D.C., participating in the prestigious Posters on the Hill event. She saw the sights, shared her research, and even got to do a little impromptu lobbying, of a sort.

Ms. DeMont met with U.S. Sen.

Sites, Skulls and Circles

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Five students presented their work at the seventh-annual Undergraduate Research Symposium presented by the Anthropology Department. Graduating seniors and others were also honored.

"The event is designed to showcase the work our students have been doing all year and to allow newer anthropology majors to consider directions they may want to go," said Dr.

On the Issues (Multimedia)

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Marisa DeFranco, Massachusetts democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, joined Dr. Mark Kemper, associate professor of political science, in a Q and A session on campus, where she discussed her career, and domestic and foreign issues.

If elected, Ms. DeFranco, a Salem immigration attorney, said she would tackle job creation to stabilize the U.S. economy. Her short-term plan is to invest 100 billion dollars over two years to create two million green jobs, something she said the nation can afford.

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