Archives for "Education and research"
November 1, 2008 8:44 am
Asked to describe her job as an archivist, Katherine Stefko’s stock reply is, “I’m paid to read other people’s mail.” The joke is revealing. Director of archives and special collections at Bates, Stefko oversees the delicate work of gathering documentary materials that reveal the details — sometimes very personal — of history.
October 10, 2008 10:55 am
An expert in bankruptcy and corporate governance, Yale law professor Alan Schwartz ’61 knows his work relates to the recently…
July 1, 2008 2:59 pm
While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place
July 1, 2008 10:39 am
The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.
May 13, 2008 10:08 am
Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.
May 11, 2008 11:49 am
Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.
May 11, 2008 11:40 am
There’s nothing alien about ET abduction, says Stephanie Kelley-Romano.
May 11, 2008 11:22 am
Two Prizewinning alum poets praise Rober Farnsworth, recipient of the Kroepsch Aware for Teaching, for helping them navigate the writer’s world.
March 26, 2008 10:13 am
A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.
March 1, 2008 4:39 pm
Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself