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The Middle East, from all sides

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Beginning Wednesday, the Center for Middle East Studies will sponsor the third annual Middle East Educational Week, featuring a comprehensive and eclectic program of lectures and events investigating a variety of topics currently making news in the region.

Lectures and discussions will take up issues such as the current situation in Kurdistan, the Middle East in the media, the effects of social media in the region, relations between Turkey and Iraq, and the Iranian nuclear threat.

Inside Africa (Multimedia)

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When Invisible Children's documentary, Kony 2012, about the eponymous Ugandan warlord, went viral on YouTube earlier this month, critics lashed out at the charitable organization for using the video to manipulate facts and depict Africans as powerless, among other things.

Using that controversial video as a jumping off point, BSU guest speaker Dr.

Touching Base

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The members of a contingent of visitors from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, including Valentina Merdanian, the most recent of the president's distinguished speakers, joined BSU officials for a tour of Plymouth during their stay in the area.

Ms. Merdanian is the director of institutional relations at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota. During her address on campus, she spoke about her school and issues surrounding Native American reservations, particularly poverty.

Visual World

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Graphic design went global for students of Assistant Professor Donald Tarallo, when they collaborated with seniors from Hanyang University in South Korea in restyling graphic content and improving system organization for Worcester's waste collection program.

Honored Gift

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Bristol County Savings Bank presented the university a $12,500 gift to be put toward the Adrian Tinsley Program for Undergraduate Research in honor of the program's namesake and former BSU president.

The donation was presented to BSU in honor of President Emeritus Adrian Tinsley, who served for many years on the bank's board of trustees. President Dana Mohler-Faria accepted the donation at a campus reception attended by Dr.

Away Game

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Eight students traveled to Guatemala over spring break, bringing with them a large cache of useful items for local residents.

Lynn McMahon and Cindy Calderon of Health Services led the trip as part of BSU's Alternative Spring Break program.

Mother Africa

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African Women will be the focus of the fifth annual Africa Awareness Week, to be held on campus beginning Monday.

This year's schedule features nearly five full days and nights of activities, including lectures, music and dance performances, an extensive film series, student panel discussions, African food, demonstrations and a lesson on speaking Swahili.

Rebuilding Brockton (Multimedia)

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As a distinguished speaker for the Center for Legislative Studies, Brockton Mayor Linda Balzotti spoke on campus about the initiatives her office is undertaking to revitalize the city's downtown and other areas.

(See below story for full video)

Renewal projects include new construction on the Enterprise block, the revival of Main Street, various infrastructural developments, building renovations and smart-growth planning in downtown and the Campello section of the city.

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