Archives for "Social sciences"

Friday

July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris ’91.

Wednesday

July 17, 2013 2:47 pm

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

Bates is known for nurturing student initiative. If you can make a case for your idea, the college will do…

Monday

July 8, 2013 4:00 pm

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

This past Short Term, I took the course “Turkey: From Empire to State.” For part of the course, we ventured forth to Turkey.

Thursday

June 27, 2013 2:09 pm

Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle, supervises the network’s Olympic Research Room.

Friday

June 21, 2013 12:46 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Mentoring and Learning’ — Kim Sullivan fosters college aspirations

Audio Slide Show: ‘Mentoring and Learning’ — Kim Sullivan fosters college aspirations

Bonner Leader Kim Sullivan ’13 discusses her commitment to the City of Lewiston and the Tree Street Youth Center, an…

Monday

June 10, 2013 1:58 pm

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

If you want to know how the Bates education addresses student needs, developmental and intellectual, it’s hard to imagine anyone better equipped than Jill Reich.

Thursday

May 23, 2013 9:48 am

Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Ray is asked, “If you were a student, what project through the Harward Center makes you think, ‘I’d be all over that’”?

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

Tuesday

May 7, 2013 12:59 pm

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Silvia Dominguez, a scholar who researches the welfare of women, children and minority populations, offers the talk “Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks” on May 9.

Friday

April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.