Archives for "Impact"

Friday

February 11, 2011 1:23 pm

Sports Notes: squash standout Cheri-Ann Parris '13

Barbados native Cheri-Ann Parris ’13 contributes an island attitude to Bates squash By Andy Walter The Barbados squash community is…

Friday

February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…

Friday

February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.

Friday

February 11, 2011 8:29 am

A Family Affair

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…

Friday

February 4, 2011 3:23 pm

Pupfish Shakeup

Paul Barrett ’80 is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expert on the endangered Devil’s Hole pupfish, several of which…

Friday

February 4, 2011 3:01 pm

A Burning Interest in the Serengeti

• Click the thumbnails above to view the slide show These photographs of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park illustrate research by…

Wednesday

January 26, 2011 12:03 pm

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft and his colleague Chad Cotti of the University…

Tuesday

January 25, 2011 3:58 pm

Carolyn Ryan '86 named editor of the 'soul' of The New York Times

Carolyn Ryan ’86 has been named metropolitan editor of The New York Times, according to the paper’s Media Decoder blog and…

Tuesday

January 18, 2011 3:09 pm

MLK Day: Bates explores non-violent activism past, present and future

In case you think that all the heavy lifting in the cause of social justice is over and done with, the Rev. James Lawson has news for you. “I am absolutely convinced” that the 21st century will be the time for a social justice movement that overshadows the transformative campaigns of the previous century, Lawson told a Bates College audience gathered on Jan. 17 to celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday

January 3, 2011 4:44 pm

Influential figures in older, newer civil rights struggles offer MLK keynotes

One of them described by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “the greatest teacher of nonviolence in America,” leaders representing two generations of social activism offer keynote addresses during the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College on Monday, Jan. 17.