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Japan Friendship

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A "Japan Friendship Piano and Chamber Concert" honoring the legacy of Shuji Isawa, Class of 1877, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. Isawa is regarded as the father of public education in his native Japan. Tickets are not required for this event, which is free and open to the public.

'Pirates' Coming to Bridgewater

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Theater and dance at Bridgewater State University will present Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance" in the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Oct.  26, 27, Nov. 1, 2 and 3 as well as at 2 p.m. on Oct. 28. Tickets are $15 for the general public; $10 for senior citizens, members of the military and students with ID; and $5 for children under age 12. Email the box office at for further information and reservations or call at 508.531.1321.

Aloha Classic Road Race

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The Carol Mulloy Cuttle Aloha Classic 5K Road Race will kick off Alumni Weekend festivities on Saturday, Oct. 13, starting at 9 a.m. at the Tinsley Center. The event benefits the Carol Mulloy Cuttle Memorial Scholarship Fund, a leading supporter of the Childrens Physical Developmental Clinic at BSU. Awards will be given to male and female winners in a number of categories. Cost to enter is $20 for adults and $10 for students. Registration on the day of the race begins at 8 a.m. or may be done in advance at

Profile: Professor Thomas Moore

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In December, after more than 44 years on the faculty of Bridgewater State University, Professor Thomas Moore of the Department of Mathematics will retire. But the many scholarly contributions he’s made to the field of mathematics -- and the impact he’s had on thousands of former students and countless colleagues -- will endure.

“Originally, I hadn’t planned on being a mathematician,” said Dr. Moore. “In fact, when I entered college, my plan was to become a writer and so I majored in English.”

Beyond Convention (Multimedia)

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Thanks to funding provided by The Bridgewater State University Foundation, four students attended the recent political conventions. Amy Anderson and Mike Verlezza traveled to the Democratic convention in Charlotte, N.C., while Kayla Harvey and Devin Armstrong attended the RNC in Tampa, Fla, along with Dr. George Serra, professor and chair of political science. We asked for the students' thoughts, and three responded.

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Professor co-writes report on tea

Wed, 2012-10-03 10:31 -- rmatheson

While attending a meeting for the Food and Agriculture Organization Intergovernmental Group (FAO-IGG) of the United Nations, Dr. James Hayes-Bohanan, professor of geography, helped develop a report to help guide the FAO-IGG in assisting tea growers around the world adapt to climate change. Dr. Hayes-Bohanan co-wrote the paper at the meeting, held in Washington D.C., with Working Group on Climate Change, comprised of top tea researchers from Sri Lanka, India, and Kenya. Dr.

'Embracing Writing'

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Students, faculty, staff and the public are welcome to attend the awards ceremony for Bridgewater State University's publication "Embracing Writing," on Friday, Oct. 19 from 9 to 10 a.m. in Maxwell Library's Heritage Room. The event will offer congratulations to students who have won the latest essay contest competition. For more information, call 508.531.2805.

'Lemon Tree' Author at BSU

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Sandy Tolan, author of "The Lemon Tree," the One Book One Community selection in Bridgewater, will deliver a lecture starting at 8:15 p.m.on Monday, Nov. 19 in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. His lecture will be preceded by a book signing at 7:30 in the foyer. Visit for more information. No tickets are required for this event which is open to the campus community and the general public.


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