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Thursday

July 26, 2012 1:41 pm

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

The reason firewalkers don’t get burned lies in Loring Danforth’s research.

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 4:32 pm

With ‘Man of War,’ Schroeder ’95 gets into character

With ‘Man of War,’ Schroeder ’95 gets into character

Charlie Schroeder ’95 offers entertaining insights into the lives of war reenactors.

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 3:45 pm

Royal Gazette profiles juggler and performer McCoy ’03

The Royal Gazette of Bermuda explores the world of juggler and comic Brent McCoy ’03 by visiting his show at…

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Steve Kingston ’88, proprietor of The Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, is the underdog winner of a New York City lobster roll contest.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:45 am

They want to know from Fisher ’06: What is Wander?

They want to know from Fisher ’06: What is Wander?

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

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:28 am

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

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

Monday

June 18, 2012 9:54 am

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

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

Friday

May 18, 2012 4:15 pm

Audio: poems and prose from Bates’ creative writing majors

Audio: poems and prose from Bates’ creative writing majors

Their adviser, Rob Farnsworth, praised them for their “dedicated commitment to the life of the imagination.”

Tuesday

May 8, 2012 11:18 am

Student stories underscore the value of Bates philanthropy

Student stories underscore the value of Bates philanthropy

Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon brings together students and donors.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 10:13 am

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.