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A Lot of Night Music

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Friday night the Choral Society's Spring Concert, under the direction of Professor [b]Steven Young[/b], will feature the world premiere of two works. One is by Professor [b]Curtiss Hoffman[/b] of anthropology, whose cantata includes textual components from the writings of Carl Jung with melodies based on dreams of Dr. Hoffman.[br][br]The other is by Boston-based composer [b]Graham Ramsay[/b], and is called "Oda al Mar" ("Ode to the Sea").[br][br]The third piece featured in the performance is "Oceanic Eyes" by [b]Matthew Harris[/b]. The composer visited with Dr.

Now Hiring (Multimedia)

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The annual job fair hosted by Career Services introduced hundreds of students, alumni and community members to various employment opportunities available at a range of businesses and organizations in the region and beyond.[br][br]Sixty-one organizations from Massachusetts and Rhode Island staffed booths in the campus center's large ballroom, where they spent the day discussing their available full-time, part-time and internship positions with a steady traffic of approximately 350 students.

Behind the Struggle (Multimedia)

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As part of BSU's Middle East Educational Weeks, [b]Shai Bazak[/b], consul general of Israel to New England, visited campus to discuss the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. [br][br](Check out the full video below.)[br][br]The third annual Middle East Educational Weeks, sponsored by the Center for Middle East Studies, is featuring a comprehensive and eclectic program of lectures and events investigating a variety of topics currently making news in the region. It concludes with a Passover celebration on Thursday April 12. [br][br]Mr.

Finding Shelter

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[b]President Dana Mohler-Faria[/b]'s Task Force to End Homelessness held its fifth annual Spring Forum, focused on "Mental Illness, Social Policy, and Transformation," which brought key advocates for fighting homelessness to campus.[br][br]Keynote speaker was [b]Julie Salamon[/b], an activist and prolific author who is chair of the board for Bowery Residents' Committee, an organization that provides care for people suffering from homelessness, addiction and mental illness in New York City.

Asia Matters

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Asian Pacific Heritage Month begins today with a special edition of the World Cafe and a presentation featuring lectures from several Bridgewater faculty members.[br][br]Held each April, the programming features an array of events all with a single aim.[br][br]"Each year we bring together distinguished scholar lectures, faculty scholarship, and cultural celebrations in recognition of Asian and Asian-American culture and community," said [b]Wing-kai To[/b], professor of history and coordinator of Asian studies.[br][br]Four major themes mark this year's schedule: health, cultural trans

Reconnecting (Multimedia)

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The Afro-American Alumni Association hosted its annual dinner bringing to campus more than 65 guests. The association's vice president, [b]Nanette Baines[/b], G'04, provided welcoming remarks, kicking off an evening of sharing, dining and dancing, as well as reconnecting.[br][br]Students [b]Joshua and Earl Cenat[/b], along with [b]Natara Gray[/b] from the Office of Multicultural Affairs, led the attendees in "Lift Every Voice."[br][br]This year's honorees included [b]Dr. David Ostroth[/b], outgoing vice president of student affairs, for his years of service to the university.

Fine Treatment

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[b]Patricia Rozema[/b], renowned Canadian film director and screenwriter, stopped by campus to share her thoughts with students and members of the Bridgewater State University community about the making of her 2009 film "Grey Gardens."[br][br]Ms.

Student named one of '29 Who Shine'

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[b]Diana Ramos[/b], '12, an honors student involved in numerous social justice and human rights organizations on-and off-campus, was named by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to the prestigious "29 Who Shine" list.[br][br]The list is comprised of outstanding students representing each of the 29 public higher education institutions in Massachusetts. The honorees are chosen based on their academic achievements and record of student leadership and community service.

Issues Near and Far

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Nearly 400 members of the campus community filled the Campus Center ballroom to hear [b]Elizabeth Warren[/b], the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, and former Secretary of State [b]Madeleine Albright[/b] discuss their views on a wide range of topics.[br][br]The program began with [b]President Dana Mohler-Faria[/b] posing questions to the two guests. Following that, a half dozen BSU students got a chance to pose their own questions.[br][br]Dr. Warren is a professor at Harvard Law School and would have been happy to continue a life of teaching and research, she said.

Tsongas Scholarship Recipients Honored

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Recipients of this year's Paul E. Tsongas scholarship, including a number of BSU students, were honored during a ceremony held in the Great Hall of Flags of the Massachusetts Statehouse.[br][br]As part of a program founded in 1998 in memory of U.S. Sen. [b]Paul E. Tsongas[/b], Massachusetts, who died in 1997, the nine state universities each year award a number of scholarships to top high school graduates in the commonwealth. These scholarships cover all tuition costs and mandatory fees at the institutions.


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