Students, Faculty, and Staff Represent BSU at Honors Conference in Atlanta

By: Kasey Andrade From November 8-12, eight honors students, along with Dr. Todd Harris, Assistant Director of the Honors Program, and Amy Couto, Student Scholar Coordinator, traveled to Atlanta, GA to represent BSU at the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) conference. This year’s theme was “Just Honors,” and a majority of the sessions focused on social justice, diversity, … More Students, Faculty, and Staff Represent BSU at Honors Conference in Atlanta

Undergraduate Research 101: Mid-Year Symposium FAQ

Marina Smoske, Editor-in-Chief Presenting your undergraduate research might seem intimidating or beyond your reach, but sharing your work at BSU’s Mid-Year Symposium is a worthwhile and rewarding opportunity.  If you’re on the fence about presenting your research or just looking for more information on the process and its benefits, these frequently-asked questions about the upcoming … More Undergraduate Research 101: Mid-Year Symposium FAQ

Find Conferences, Journals, Research and Funding Opportunities – Student Opportunity Center

Bridgewater State University has recently adopted a resource that connects you to over 10,000 student conferences, journals, research, and funding opportunities– specifically for Undergraduate Researchers and Honors Students. Founded by students at Florida State University in 2013, The Student Opportunity Center (S.O.C.) is a One-Stop-Shop for students and faculty to find honors and research events, funding, and … More Find Conferences, Journals, Research and Funding Opportunities – Student Opportunity Center

Honors Outstanding Faculty Winner: Dr. Maura Rosenthal

By: Kasey Andrade The Honors Program is pleased to announce this year’s Honors Outstanding Faculty Winner: Dr. Maura Rosenthal, Professor of Movement Arts, Health Promotion and Leisure Studies. Last semester, Dr. Rosenthal taught in the honors thematic first year seminar cluster, and explains that she “enjoyed working with colleagues and Dr. Teresa King on planning … More Honors Outstanding Faculty Winner: Dr. Maura Rosenthal

Thesis-Phobia: 5 Reasons To Get Over Your Fear

Attend the Honors Thesis Workshop on Monday, April 24 at 4:45pm in the Academic Achievement Center Classroom. We’ll go over how to choose a thesis topic & mentor, write a strong thesis proposal, conduct research, and submit your thesis once completed. Come with questions! It’s easy to get intimidated by the prospect of writing an … More Thesis-Phobia: 5 Reasons To Get Over Your Fear

Pizza & Prof: Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan Talks Conscious Consumption

  On Wednesday, March 15, Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan hosted a Pizza & Prof on the importance of conscious consumption. Students who attended learned about their place in the economy, how their actions foster economic outcomes, and how to align their consumption with what what they value. An overarching theme of the discussion was that with … More Pizza & Prof: Dr. Madhavi Venkatesan Talks Conscious Consumption

Introducing Dr. Todd Harris: The Honors Program Assistant Director

By: Kasey Andrade The Honors Program is pleased to announce Dr. Todd Harris as the program’s new Assistant Director. Check out the interview below to learn more about Dr. Harris! 1.) What do you want students to know about you? I couldn’t be more pleased and feel more privileged to be taking on this role, as I … More Introducing Dr. Todd Harris: The Honors Program Assistant Director

Involvement and Academics: How to Balance Them Out

by Danielle Clark Being involved on campus and maintaining a good academic record can be a bit of a challenge. The following tips are ways you can try to balance out your busy life being involved in various activities and being an academically successful student. 1. Have a good support group of people you can … More Involvement and Academics: How to Balance Them Out

An Intelligent and Courageous Letter That Fights for Moral Law

By Lauren Munroe While incarcerated in a Birmingham, Alabama jail cell, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote a powerful letter titled, Letter from A Birmingham Jail (1963) in response to a group of eight clergymen that submitted a letter to a local Alabama newspaper in regards to sending a message out to the public about … More An Intelligent and Courageous Letter That Fights for Moral Law

Honors Thesis Season

As the semester comes to a close, it is time for honors juniors and seniors to turn their attention to their honors theses. Many honors students are intimidated by the prospect of writing an honors thesis—a project that is the culmination of one’s studies at BSU and an achievement that reflects tremendous effort, creativity, and intellectual mastery—but let us explain why students should embrace this experience. … More Honors Thesis Season