Posts from 2012
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BatesNews June 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 9:00 am

Commencement and Reunion coverage, a Sports Illustrated report featuring Keelin Godsey '06 and a new Dean of Admission.

History Lesson: Magazine covers through the years

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 3:00 pm

‘With Some Trepidation’ Heard a lot about “joining the conversation”? Harry Rowe,...

About the Cover: Clayton Spencer

Tuesday, June 19, 2012 12:00 am

Clayton Spencer poses in Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

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Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:10 pm

The faculty members are "outstanding scholars and teachers who have made many contributions to knowledge in their fields."

Tomi Chipman '14 stands with her father, Doug, in one of their greenhouses in Poland. Photograph by Jose Leiva/Sun Journal.
Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Monday, June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug...

Jeremy Fisher '06 is co-founder of Wander, developer of the Days app.
They want to know from Fisher ’06: What is Wander?

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:45 am

A startup social-media site reflecting users’ zeal for finding and sharing information about where they are and where they want to go.

Cultural anthropologist Caitryn Lynch '89 wrote "Retirement on the Line."
Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:28 am

Caitrin Lynch '89 is an associate professor of anthropology at Olin College.

This depiction by illustrator Alfred Garth Jones (1872–1955) of the Peasants Revolt features a male mob, but Associate Professor of English Sylvia Federico's research proves that women stormed the castle, too.
Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

Monday, June 18, 2012 9:54 am

"They were not shy to pick up staffs, sticks, and staves and wield them against perceived oppressors."

Bates in Brief Academics: Fanny Dickens, retiring professors, new professorships

Friday, June 15, 2012 2:08 pm

Lillian Nayder rediscovered the music of Fanny Dickens in the archives of Britain’s Royal Academy of Music.

China’s economy, and a group of Bates students, were awakening in 1981

Friday, June 15, 2012 12:09 pm

The flashes of color in these images of China from 1981, taken by Steve Stone ’83 during a Bates sociology Short Term trip, signal big changes to come.

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