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    • Nearly 11,500 students (fall 2012)
    • 85% undergraduate students
    • 1,454 first-time freshmen

Cementing a Legacy

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Friends, family and former colleagues of Professor Emeritus [b]George Weygand[/b], '53, one of BSU's major supporters, joined campus community members in celebrating the official groundbreaking of the university's new residence hall that will carry Dr. Weygand's name. [br][br]"Few have contributed more to the university than George," [b]President Dana Mohler-Faria[/b] said at the ceremony for the five-story, 500-bed Weygand Hall. "He is truly a giant of BSU."[br][br]For years, Dr.

Rising Up (Multimedia)

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As part of the President's Distinguished Speaker Series, [b]Bill Strickland[/b] spoke on campus about helping disadvantaged youth rise out of poverty as president-CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation, a celebrated jobs training center and community arts program. [br][br]"Just because you grew up poor doesn't mean you have to remain that way," Mr.

Model Learning

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Student clinicians and senior staff of the Children's Physical Developmental Clinic (CPDC) were invited to present a workshop on the ins and outs of their service-learning program at state and national conventions for physical education.

Snapshots of Excellence

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History professor [b]Andy Holman[/b] (history) is a coeditor of the forthcoming book, [i]More of a Man: Diaries of a Scottish Craftsman in Mid-Nineteenth-Century North America[/i]. Published by the University of Toronto Press, the book presents the only known diaries of a skilled craft-worker in Victorian Canada, Andrew McIlwraith. McIlwraith was a Scottish journeyman who migrated to North America during a tumultuous period marked by economic depression and early industrial change. His journals trace his transformation from an immigrant to an entrepreneur during a very challenging time.

Hard Work Rewarded (Multimedia)

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More than 75 BSU employees were honored for their long years of service and numerous achievements at the university's annual Employee Recognition Awards Luncheon held in the Campus Center's large ballroom.[br][br]Service Awards were presented to 66 employees who have provided 10 or 20 years of service with the university.

Taking a Stand

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This week, students in the School of Social Work are hosting a series of events related to domestic violence and sexual assault. "Break the Silence, Stop the Violence" features a Clothesline Project, a performance of "The Vagina Monologues," an organized march billed as "Take Back the Night/Walk a Mile in Her Shoes," and more.[br][br][b]Drs. Laura Boutwell[/b] and [b]Kathleen Bailey[/b], both assistant professors of social work, assisted the students in planning and organizing the week. Dr. Boutwell said she witnessed a sincere devotion to the cause.

Freedom's Champion

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President [b]Dana Mohler-Faria[/b] has been honored with a Champions of Freedom Award. The awards are given annually to outstanding individuals and nonprofit corporations in recognition of their commitments to diversity, educational achievement, community development and philanthropy that touch the lives of area residents.[br][br]The president was one of nine recipients of the Ellen S. Jackson Award for Excellence in Education.[br][br]"Dr.

A Lot of Night Music

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Friday night the Choral Society's Spring Concert, under the direction of Professor [b]Steven Young[/b], will feature the world premiere of two works. One is by Professor [b]Curtiss Hoffman[/b] of anthropology, whose cantata includes textual components from the writings of Carl Jung with melodies based on dreams of Dr. Hoffman.[br][br]The other is by Boston-based composer [b]Graham Ramsay[/b], and is called "Oda al Mar" ("Ode to the Sea").[br][br]The third piece featured in the performance is "Oceanic Eyes" by [b]Matthew Harris[/b]. The composer visited with Dr.

Now Hiring (Multimedia)

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The annual job fair hosted by Career Services introduced hundreds of students, alumni and community members to various employment opportunities available at a range of businesses and organizations in the region and beyond.[br][br]Sixty-one organizations from Massachusetts and Rhode Island staffed booths in the campus center's large ballroom, where they spent the day discussing their available full-time, part-time and internship positions with a steady traffic of approximately 350 students.

Behind the Struggle (Multimedia)

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As part of BSU's Middle East Educational Weeks, [b]Shai Bazak[/b], consul general of Israel to New England, visited campus to discuss the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. [br][br](Check out the full video below.)[br][br]The third annual Middle East Educational Weeks, sponsored by the Center for Middle East Studies, is featuring a comprehensive and eclectic program of lectures and events investigating a variety of topics currently making news in the region. It concludes with a Passover celebration on Thursday April 12. [br][br]Mr.

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