Archives for "Social sciences"

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics and politics faculty helped demystify Washington’s recent troubles in an Oct. 23 panel presentation.

Monday

October 21, 2013 4:28 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:06 pm

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist Corey Dolgon discusses the challenges of activism in a neo-liberal society on Oct. 22.

Thursday

August 29, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Internships help students like Zach Polich ’15 finding a work culture that fits your style — “rather than just chasing prestige.”

Monday

August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Summer Student Research: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Tuesday

August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…

Wednesday

August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters': Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

‘The Swordfish Hunters': Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…

Thursday

July 25, 2013 2:05 pm

Psychology, Fall 2013

We are excited to welcome Visiting Assistant Professor Jesse Bengson to the department this year. He comes to us from…