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Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson is Commencement 2014 speaker, joining honorands John Seely Brown, Glenn Close and David Shaw
Bates will confer honorary degrees on leaders from the arts, business, journalism and technology during Commencement ceremonies May 25.
By Bates News on April 21, 2014
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Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship
In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.
By Jay Burns on April 22, 2014
Stangle takes students' questions during a talk as part of the Purposeful Work: Voices in Entrepreneurship speaker series on March 5, 2014. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70
Stangle's visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college's Purposeful Work initiative.
By Victoria Stanton on April 21, 2014
An image from the 2009 Bates visit to Rwanda for the course "Learning with the Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide."
20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda
Perspectives look at the past, present and future of Rwanda.
By Jay Burns on April 18, 2014
Photo by Alexandre Dauge-Roth.
Six questions with Professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth on the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
French Professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth traveled to Italy to take part in events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda.
By Victoria Stanton on April 18, 2014
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Goetz ’90 brings ‘The Remedy’ to campus
Thomas Goetz '90, author of a new history that traces the intersecting careers of Arthur Conan Doyle and the scientist who showed the world that germs cause disease, speaks at Bates on April 28.
By Bates News on April 18, 2014
Murambi Genocide Memorial, Rwanda. (Photograph by Aliza Luft)
Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda
Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu "evade participation and help Tutsi" instead of killing them?
By Jay Burns on April 18, 2014
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Calidore String Quartet to perform
The prize-winning Calidore String Quartet performs music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Osvaldo Golijov at Bates on April 25.
By Bates News on April 18, 2014
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Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times
While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome,...
By Doug Hubley on April 17, 2014
A Short Term course on hydrogeology, taught by Associate Professor Beverly Johnson, visits the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21
Two intriguing new programs this spring will play to Short Term's founding tradition of innovation.
By Jay Burns on April 17, 2014

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