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    • Nearly 11,500 students (fall 2013)
    • 85% undergraduate students
    • 1,474 first-time freshmen

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[h]BARTLETT COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS[/h][br][br]Twins [b]Adam[/b] and [b]Allen Schaen[/b] have been featured in [i]Bridgewater[/i] magazine after each excelled in his research pursuits. We also reported at that time that Adam had been accepted in to the Ph.D. program at the University of Minnesota. Now comes the news that Allen will complete this symmetrical picture: He's been accepted to a similar program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. [br][br][b]Dr.

Clean Up Time

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A group of Bridgewater State students from the Student Education Association for Massachusetts, along with Professor [b]Nancy Witherell[/b] of the elementary and early education department, spent a day at the Mulcahey Elementary School in Taunton painting and revitalizing the exterior of the facility.[br][br]The volunteer project included the painting of a so-called "peaceful playground" and general landscaping around the school.

Cultural Insight

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A series of more than a dozen events held to boost awareness of issues, cultures and traditions in the Middle East culminated with BSU's third annual Passover Celebration and Seder held in the Campus Center and attended by campus and community members.[br][br]This program and those preceding it over the past two weeks -- called the Middle East Educational Weeks -- were sponsored by the university's Center for Middle East Studies (CMES) and the Center for Multicultural Affairs (CMA), with support from BSU's U.S.

National Recognition

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The Washington Center, the largest independent, nonprofit academic internship program in the country, has named Bridgewater State as its Public University of the Year for 2012.[br][br][b]Dr. George Serra[/b], professor of political science, said this was "significant recognition" from a highly respected institution.[br][br]Since spring 1998, more than 75 BSU students have experienced the singular opportunities available through the center. The program provides internships across D.C., as well as abroad, for students of all majors.

Roots of Change (Multimedia)

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In his keynote address for GLBTA Pride Center's annual Rainbow Luncheon, [b]Keith Boykin[/b], activist and editor of [i]The Daily Voice[/i], discussed his life, gay rights issues and ways to initiate change. [br][br]Mr. Boykin said all societal issues, such as homophobia, racism and sexism, are rooted in fear, which teaches people to hate and oppress certain populations and hide their own identities.

Commitment in the Classroom

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[b]Dr. Michelle Cox[/b], assistant professor of English, and [b]Dr. Teresa King[/b], associate professor of psychology, each earned a Presidential Award for Distinguished Teaching. [br][br]Now in its seventh year, the annual award recognizes two full-time faculty members who have displayed outstanding performance and innovation in teaching at the graduate or undergraduate level.

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.

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