Archives for "Education and research"

Saturday

November 1, 2008 8:44 am

It's all about the paper trail for archives director Kat Stefko

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.

Friday

October 10, 2008 10:55 am

Alan Schwartz '61 sees the law end of the credit crisis

An expert in bankruptcy and corporate governance, Yale law professor Alan Schwartz ’61 knows his work relates to the recently…

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 2:59 pm

Place in the heart

While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 10:39 am

Community Fabric

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 10:08 am

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

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.

Sunday

May 11, 2008 11:49 am

Work, Truly Our Own

Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.

Sunday

May 11, 2008 11:40 am

Ask Me Another

There’s nothing alien about ET abduction, says Stephanie Kelley-Romano.

Sunday

May 11, 2008 11:22 am

Reason and Rhyme

Two Prizewinning alum poets praise Rober Farnsworth, recipient of the Kroepsch Aware for Teaching, for helping them navigate the writer’s world.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

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.

Saturday

March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself