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Save Your Skin

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Dr. Deborah Barshay and Health Services held their third annual melanoma screening event, "Your Skin is In," which aims to raise awareness about the dangerous form of skin cancer.

Throughout the afternoon, campus community members dropped by the screening table erected in the campus center, where they were tested by Dr. Barshay for facial sun damage through a Dermascan machine, which highlights large masses of freckles.

A rich stream

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Despite being in just its second year, Bridgewater State University's STREAMS project has already improved the grades of many first-year students thanks to its initiatives inside and outside the classroom.

STREAMS, which stands for Student Retention Enhancement across Mathematics and Science, aims to help more students graduate with science or mathematics degrees.

BSU Snapshots

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Faculty, students and alumni have had a busy and successful fall and winter. Here are highlights from across the institution.

College of Education and Allied Studies

Longtime Wellesley resident, Dr. Phyllis Gimbel (education leadership), was elected chairperson of the board of directors and president of the World of Wellesley (WOW), a non-profit organization dedicated to making the town a welcoming and diverse community.

'Twilight' View

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Lauren Rocha, '11, is the first Bridgewater State University student to have a single-authored article, produced through the Adrian Tinsley Program for Undergraduate Research, accepted by a peer-reviewed journal.

"Mirror, Mirror: Gender and Beauty in the Twilight Series," a scholarly analysis of the popular vampire books by Stephenie Meyer, was accepted by Popular Culture Review. Lauren's mentors were Drs.

Honoring Martin Luther King (Multimedia)

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Bridgewater State University hosted its 25th annual Martin Luther King Day celebration, where members of the campus and surrounding communities gathered to celebrate the slain civil rights leader and, later in the day, give back to the community.

Each year, the day begins with a breakfast held in Flynn Dining Hall. Keynote speaker and Dr. Martin Luther King Distinguished Service Award recipient was Dr. Charles Desmond, chairman of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.

A Step at a Time

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Graduate student Alison L'Heureux will combine her passions of running and helping children with autism, when she races in the Boston Marathon in April as a representative of the Doug Flutie Foundation for Autism.

The Uxbridge native is one of 15 people selected nationwide to represent the organization and is expected to collect $5,000 for the cause. To raise funds, she's started a drive on campus and in surrounding communities to collect recyclable cans and bottles for deposit.

'MAAP'ing the future

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Professor Carleton Donchess of the department of accounting and finance co-organized the 2011 Massachusetts Association of Accounting Professors conference, which focused on the nation's proposed International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and technology in the classroom.

A primary aim of the conference, held this year at the Hotel Tara in Framingham, was to provide best practices for accounting instruction and establish ongoing communication and cooperation between the commonwealth's community colleges and


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