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Monday

October 22, 2012 1:21 pm

Maine authors to read in October, November Language Arts Live events

Maine authors to read in October, November Language Arts Live events

The Language Arts Live series presents Sarah Braunstein, author of the acclaimed novel “The Sweet Relief of Missing Children,” and Richard Blanco, prizewinning poet.

Thursday

October 18, 2012 2:29 pm

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

How does the world inspire ideas? How do ideas like competition and collaboration play out in the world?

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 4:31 pm

Acclaimed French pianist presents Scarlatti, Ravel, Chopin and Liszt

Acclaimed French pianist presents Scarlatti, Ravel, Chopin and Liszt

Alexandre Tharaud, a rising French pianist known for his robust interpretation of the classics, performs on Oct. 21.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

An internship with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO is Mike Bonney ’80, helped Jessica Howard ’12 land a research job.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:32 am

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 10:33 am

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Monday

October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine’s independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo