Archives for "Social sciences"

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

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.

Wednesday

August 8, 2012 10:00 am

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

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.

Monday

July 30, 2012 12:45 pm

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

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

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.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:10 pm

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

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.”

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.

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Monday

May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

“Desperate Alewives,” a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Friday

April 6, 2012 4:44 pm

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Romina Istratii ’12 will use the Watson Fellowship to research the dynamics of food security and gender bias in Africa.

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.