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Perfectly Human

Friday, December 18, 2009 11:28 am

Amid failure, we can grow closer to what inspires us.

Roman Influence

Friday, December 18, 2009 10:47 am

The book An Artist in Rome marries poems by the late John Tagliabue with paintings by Adam Van Doren.

Genocide’s Heirs

Friday, December 18, 2009 9:27 am

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.

'Valence, for Whom I Testify'

Friday, December 18, 2009 8:56 am

While visiting his former school, Ecole secondaire de Nyange, Ildephonse Majyambere, an orphan survivor of the genocide in Rwanda, tells what happened on March 18, 1997.

Live Where You Pay

Friday, December 18, 2009 8:08 am

Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi — where the monster storm came ashore — nine out of 10 people have come back. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.

New (and Young) Orleans

Thursday, December 17, 2009 2:15 pm

But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

Friday, July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. "My research is done with my students and through my students," says Kelsey.

The Wounds of War

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home

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