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Tuesday

March 4, 2014
2:09 pm

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens’ new book.

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Monday

March 3, 2014
8:31 am

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Yes, February was another chilly month. But as George Harrison noted, here comes the sun. And we say it’s all right. Photography by Sarah Crosby and Phyllis Graber Jensen.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday

February 28, 2014
10:40 am

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra perform the song cycle “No Place to Go” on March 7.

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Thursday

February 27, 2014
12:03 pm

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Tuesday

February 25, 2014
4:17 pm

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Tuesday

February 25, 2014
3:29 pm

Singer-songwriter Ritter riding ‘Beast’ back to Bates

Touring behind his acclaimed album “The Beast in Its Tracks,” singer-songwriter Josh Ritter performs on March 2.

Singer-songwriter Ritter riding ‘Beast’ back to Bates

Saturday

February 22, 2014
1:20 pm

Bates student John Durkin dies while on study-abroad program in Rome

John Durkin ’15 was an economics major and Asian studies minor, and a member of the Bates football team.

Bates student John Durkin dies while on study-abroad program in Rome

Thursday

February 20, 2014
8:00 am

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

With a goal of improving students’ career prospects through workplace immersion programs, “everyone wins,” says President Clayton Spencer.

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
1:10 pm

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests