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Break Smart

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With spring break approaching, BSU peer educators will hold a two-day event in the ECC lobby to discuss with students how to stay safe.

“We want the students to stop and think about what they are consuming,” said Ann Doyle, coordinator of outreach education.
 
The peer educators will discuss appropriate drink size and tips on traveling and driving safely.

Children with Disabilities

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The Spring Lecture Series of the Children's Physical Developmental Clinic (CPDC) at Bridgewater State University will feature two speakers from Skills for Living in Norwell. Katy Shamitz, director, and Rob Shamitz, BSME, will discuss "Skills for Living: A Social Learning Community for Children with Disabilities" on Saturday, March 22 in the Center for Science & Mathematics Auditorium.

Docudrama Feature

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The Global Film Series at Bridgewater State University is presenting "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" with a discussion led by Dr. Leora Lev, professor of foreign languages, Wednesday, April 23 at 5 p.m. The film will be screened in the Maxwell Library Lecture Hall, Room 013. The docudrama is about the true-life story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, the wealthy editor of Elle magazine who was paralyzed at age 43 and found the strength to rebound. The film follows his descent from playboy to a bed-bound stroke victim who could not speak or move.

'Even the Rain'

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The Global Film Series at Bridgewater State University is presenting "Even the Rain" with a discussion led by Dr. Erin O'Connor, associate professor of history, Thursday, April 17 at 4 p.m. The film will be screened in Maxwell Library's Heritage Room. A film-within-a-film that addresses both the history of Spanish imperialism and contemporary politics concerning water rights, the film is set in 2000 when real-life protests against the government's privatization of water rocked the nation.

'Uncle Boonmee'

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The Global Film Series at Bridgewater State University is presenting "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," with a discussion led by Linda Liu of the Department of Communication Studies, Wednesday, March 26 at 6 p.m. The film will be screened in the Maxwell Library Lecture Hall, Room 013. A film from Thailand, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside when the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him and his long-lost son returns home in non-human form.

'Searching for Sugarman'

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The Global Film Series at Bridgewater State University is presenting "Searching for Sugarman" with a discussion led by Dr. Kimberly Chabot Davis, professor of English, Thursday, March 20 at 4 p.m. The film will be screened in the Moakley Auditorium. "Searching for Sugarman" tells the true story of Mexican-American Sixto Rodriguez, a '70s rock icon that never was. His soulful album sold poorly in the U.S. and he disappeared into obscurity amid rumors of an on-stage suicide.

Screening and Film Director

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The Global Film Series at Bridgewater State University is presenting the documentary "The List" along with its director, Beth Murphy, Wednesday, March 5 at 3:30 p.m. The film will be screened in the Center for Science & Mathematics Auditorium. It will be followed at 5 o'clock by a Q&A with its director. "The List" tells the story of thousands of Iraqis whose lives are in danger for having assisted United States military forces during the Iraq War.

Faculty Focus: Hate Crimes

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To mark the end of Black History Month, Dr. Carolyn Petrosino, professor of criminal justice, discusses a longtime personal and scholarly interest: hate crimes.

The first video contains highlights from her talk. The second video (full version) is also available below. 

(Video shot and edited by student Nicholas Allende '16, University News) 

Hear the Band (Multimedia)

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The Campus Center Auditorium was filled with music when BSU hosted the third-annual High School Honors Band Festival. Twelve local high schools performed with BSU’s wind ensemble.

Serving as directors for the evening’s performance were Dr. Edwin C. Powell of the University of the Pacific, and BSU’s own Dr. Donald Running.

Videos courtesy of Team TVS.

STEM Time

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Students from six area high schools attended a workshop held on campus entitled, “STEM Career Exploration” where they had the opportunity to meet and talk with professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to learn about opportunities in those fields.

As part of the day's activities participants had a chance to tour BSU's new $98.5 million dollar science building.

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