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Wednesday

December 23, 2009
7:46 am

A Place We Can Talk

In Alex Dauge-Roth’s Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

A Place We Can Talk

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:37 am

Following Suit

In the wake of an NCAA ban on high-tech swimsuits, the focus is again on the swimmers, not on what they wear.

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:25 am

Ask Me Another: Two Deans, One Goal

If “swing dean” sounds like a job at a jazz college, Marylyn Scott and Carmita McCoy work at a rhythm counted in years, not beats. They trade places annually: As one works in Admissions, recruiting students from groups underrepresented in higher ed, the other heads to the Dean of Students office to support the 100 or so multicultural and first-generation-to-college students she helped recruit in the previous cycle.

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:20 am

The Prosecutor's Art

In September, Joyce White Vance ’82 was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, one of the first five U.S. attorneys appointed by President Obama.

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:12 am

The Right Questions

Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.

Monday

December 21, 2009
5:15 pm

Vital Statistics: Fall 2009

Obituaries from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.

Monday

December 21, 2009
4:13 pm

Turning Points: Fall 2009

A selection of news items from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.

Monday

December 21, 2009
4:05 pm

About the Cover: Fall 2009

Photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen traveled to New Orleans in September to photograph alums involved in various New Orleans rebuilding efforts,…

Monday

December 21, 2009
1:01 pm

Indigenous Delights

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)