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Tech Games

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Robots took over the Adrian Tinsley Center at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, when BSU hosted the FIRST Tech Challenge regional qualifier. The challenge pitted 24 high school teams in a robotics competition for a shot at the Massachusetts championship tournament.

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), is a non-profit organization that encourages young students to pursue STEM education programs (science, engineering, technology and math) by offering mentorships, scholarships and other initiatives.

Trip strengthens ties in China

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Three BSU delegates made a trip to China, where they strengthened ties and developed several new exchange programs with BSU's partner institutions in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

The delegates were Dr. Mike Kryzanek, director of global studies and executive director of international engagement, Dr. Howard London, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Dr. Wing-Kai To, professor of history and coordinator of Asian Studies.

10,000 and climbing

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Just three years after launching in-house flight operations, BSU Aviation has logged its 10,000th hour of accident-free flight instruction.

BSU Aviation's Chief Instructor Loren Herren credits the flight instructors, students, maintenance and administrative support staff, faculty, airport personnel, and FAA representatives for making such an achievement possible.

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.


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