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Wednesday

October 17, 2012
8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Tuesday

October 2, 2012
10:07 am

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Wednesday

September 5, 2012
3:45 pm

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Wednesday

September 5, 2012
8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday

August 29, 2012
8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Wednesday

August 8, 2012
10:00 am

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Monday

July 30, 2012
12:45 pm

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

The “113 Fund” will support summer internships in the Bates economics department.

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

Thursday

July 26, 2012
1:41 pm

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

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

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Monday

June 18, 2012
11:10 pm

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

The faculty members are “outstanding scholars and teachers who have made many contributions to knowledge in their fields.”

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

Monday

June 18, 2012
11:28 am

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

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

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce