Archives for "Social sciences"

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.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Wednesday

April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Devin Tatro got a study-abroad experience that let her combine her academic and extracurricular interests — and encourage children to pursue their goals.

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Friday

March 22, 2013 11:30 am

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Biographer of the Rev. Benjamin Mays ’20 to speak at Bates

Bates presents award-winning Benjamin Mays biographer Randal Maurice Jelks on March 25.

Thursday

March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is “important and interesting.”