Stories from January 2013
Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Monday, January 21, 2013 12:00 pm

Featuring 19 Bates student-athletes and President Clayton Spencer, the video campaign supports LGBT athletes in all facets of the college's 31 varsity programs.

The Deansmen perform during the 2011 Arts Crawl at Bates.
Arts Crawl / Asia Night: Students’ creative energy burns bright

Friday, January 18, 2013 4:27 pm

A kaleidoscope of student creativity in the visual, literary and performing arts, Bates' third annual Arts Crawl takes place Friday, Jan. 25.

An image from the 2009 Bates visit to Rwanda for the course "Learning with the Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide."
Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Friday, January 18, 2013 1:45 pm

Teaching genocide is about finding ways to "create connections and dialogues" says Alex Dauge-Roth.

This World War II propaganda poster produced by the U.S. was the Dec. 8, 2012, entry on the Cooper-Hewitt blog Object of the Day. The poster's color choice, Matthew Kennedy explains sacrifices "traditionally patriotic reds and blues in favor of a more arresting hue, intended to bolster emotion." Poster: Give ‘Em Both Barrels. Designed by Jean Carlu, printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office, 1941. 1980-32-1201.
New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

Friday, January 18, 2013 10:16 am

The blog, featuring objects from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum collection, is the brainchild of Caroline Baumann.

The new grant from the Mellon Foundation will support a four-year project focusing on innovation in humanities curriculum and teaching at Bates.
Mellon Foundation awards Bates $1 million to support innovations in learning and teaching

Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:49 pm

The new grant will support a four-year project focusing on the humanities at Bates.

The freshwater zebrafish are valuable research specimens because they share a number of genes with humans.
Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Thursday, January 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Examining zebrafish can tell us something about us, says Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.

Members of President Woodrow Wilson's cabinet appear to be maintaining their fitness resolutions in this photo from August 1917. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection.
Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

Record-holding sprinter Isaiah Spofford '15 will try the 400 meters this spring.
Photo by Tom Leonard '78.
Morning Sentinel profiles sprinter Spofford ’15, ‘fast and getting faster’

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:06 pm

Coach Al Fereshetian says expectations for Spofford are "very high. He put in a fantastic fall of training."

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Monday, January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Victoria Lowe '12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

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