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Friday

April 18, 2014
11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during Rwanda’s genocide

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during Rwanda’s genocide

Tuesday

March 25, 2014
12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Friday

March 14, 2014
10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Thursday

March 13, 2014
2:58 pm

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

You hear the word “endowment” and you probably think “college.” But there’s more out there, says Walter Dillingham ’82.

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Thursday

March 13, 2014
10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Thursday

February 27, 2014
12:03 pm

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Tuesday

February 25, 2014
4:17 pm

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Friday

February 21, 2014
10:41 am

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. “Days is a way to share a day in your life,” Fisher says.

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests