Archives for "Academics"

Tuesday

April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Friday

April 18, 2014 1:17 pm

Six questions with Professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth on the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

Six questions with Professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth on the 20th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

French Professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth traveled to Italy to take part in events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda.

Friday

April 18, 2014 12:12 pm

Goetz ’90 brings ‘The Remedy’ to campus

Goetz ’90 brings ‘The Remedy’ to campus

Thomas Goetz ’90, author of a new history that traces the intersecting careers of Arthur Conan Doyle and the scientist who showed the world that germs cause disease, speaks at Bates on April 28.

Friday

April 18, 2014 10:20 am

Calidore String Quartet to perform

Calidore String Quartet to perform

The prize-winning Calidore String Quartet performs music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Osvaldo Golijov at Bates on April 25.

Thursday

April 17, 2014 3:12 pm

Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times

Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times

While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome, women nevertheless played active roles in religious rituals….

Tuesday

April 15, 2014 12:56 pm

Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

A Davis Project for Peace award has gone to seniors Simone Schriger and Devin Tatro to support an initiative in Rwanda to support children of incarcerated people.

Thursday

April 10, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

“The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community,” says David Das.

Tuesday

April 8, 2014 2:54 pm

Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Lisa Barry ’77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of “unusual promise” for a year of international travel and research.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.