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Annual Powwow Scheduled

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A National Native American Month Powwow will be hosted by Bridgewater State University on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Kelly Gymnasium. Drumming, specialty and intertribal dancing, educational workshops, storytelling, craft demonstrations, Native vendors and Native food will be featured throughout the day. Admission is $5. Students, faculty and staff with a BSU ID may attend free of charge.

Wind Ensemble Concert

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The BSU Wind Ensemble will present a concert Thursday, Nov. 7 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center Auditorium. "Dreamcatcher" will feature the music of Samuel Barber, Rolf Rudin and Thomas Duffy. The event is open to the public and the campus community.

Mid-Week Music Session

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The Department of Music at Bridgewater State University welcomes the musical community to its bi-weekly Wednesday night music sessions, which present an opportunity to join the department in a night of relaxed and supportive music making. The blues will be featured on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rondileau Campus Center, Room 004. The music department will provide light refreshments.

Week in Review at BSU 10/7-10/13

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This edition of the week in review features the thoughts of Dr. Brian Frederick, associate professor of political science on the budget crisis in Washington, a visit to WBIM’s hip-hop show, a visiting Harvard professor teaching physics with frying pans, a man who’s made a life of bringing peace to war-torn regions of the world, and more.

See more at the News & Events page. 

Faculty Focus: Countdown to...?

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The machinations  down in the nation’s capital have a lot of people scratching their head. With the government shutdown and the pending debt ceiling crisis no one’s sure what’s next.

We asked Dr. Brian Frederick, associate professor of political science, to explain what’s going on and ponder the conclusion of this epic standoff. 

(Video by Shane Lamarre, '15, University News)

Distinguished Speaker Series

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Julian Bond, civil rights leader and former chairman of the NAACP, will be featured at the next President's Distinguished Speaker Series on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in Horace Mann Auditorium, Boyden Hall. As an activist who faced jail for his convictions; a veteran of more than 20 years of service in the Georgia General Assembly; a writer, teacher and lecturer, Bond has been on the cutting edge of social change since he was a Morehouse College student leading sit-in demonstrations in Atlanta in 1960.

The Bridgewater Triangle

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In 1983, cryptozoologist Loren Coleman published his book "Mysterious America" in which he described a 200-square-mile region in Southeastern Massachusetts with a long history of paranormal activity dubbed "The Bridgewater Triangle." A documentary on The Bridgewater Triangle will be shown on Monday, Oct. 28 starting at 7:30 p.m. in Boyden Hall's Horace Mann Auditorium. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased by emailing boxoffice@bridgew.edu or by calling 508.531.1321.

Domestic Violence Awareness

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Dr. Lysetta Hurge-Putnam, executive director of Independence House, Inc., will talk about social causes and consequences of domestic and sexual violence on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Crimson Hall's Dunn Conference Suite. Domestic violence impacts a third of women in the U.S. Victims come from all age groups, social classes, gender, racial and ethnic groups. Independence House works with victims of domestic and sexual violence on Cape Cod by providing services, education, prevention and training. Dr. Hurge-Putnam has served as executive director of Independence House since 1999.

Hot Stuff

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David A. Weitz, the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics at Harvard University, presented a talk called “Physics of Cooking.” His lecture was part of the fall 2013 Meeting of the New England Section of the American Physical Society. The Department of Physics hosted the two-day event, which featured lectures and plenary sessions focused on biophysics, in particular optical and nano techniques used in cutting-edge biology and chemistry research.

‘War and Peace’

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Padraig O'Malley, the John Joseph Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, came to campus to deliver his talk, “War & Peace: Illusions We Comfort Ourselves With.” The address was part of the first John Quincy Adams Foreign Affairs Distinguished Speaker series.

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