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Friday

December 20, 2013
3:09 pm

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Friday

December 6, 2013
2:36 pm

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

“What I was doing to create a dance stemmed from fieldwork that was anthropological and choreographic,” says Colleen Fitzgerald ’14, who choreographed “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here.”

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

Tuesday

December 3, 2013
12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Wednesday

November 13, 2013
8:08 am

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Monday

November 11, 2013
10:27 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

At Bates, a college that prepares students for global citizenship, training as an actor is highly valuable, says Brooke O’Harra, assistant professor of theater. Students of acting “have to start to understand how they exist in the world, how they function in relation to others.”

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

Friday

November 8, 2013
3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Thursday

September 19, 2013
11:41 am

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Wednesday

August 7, 2013
5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Tuesday

August 6, 2013
10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday

July 23, 2013
3:00 pm

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

James Meyo ’14 and Jenny Chen ’16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique