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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

Monday

February 10, 2014
2:42 pm

Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Items featuring Olympian Emily Bamford ’15, historian Amy Bass ’92, cultural critic Erica Rand and sports agent Peter Carlisle ’91.

Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Friday

January 31, 2014
12:37 pm

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud ’15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Wednesday

January 29, 2014
9:09 am

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

The $1.2 million renovation features the new Digital Media Studios, a boon for faculty and students who use the screen to teach and learn.

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

Wednesday

December 18, 2013
12:00 pm

Olympic hopefuls Bamford ’15 and Ellefson ’09 ski different trails toward Sochi

Their paths are, quite literally, polar opposites.

Olympic hopefuls Bamford ’15 and Ellefson ’09 ski different trails toward Sochi

Tuesday

November 19, 2013
5:21 pm

After JFK’s assassination, The Bates Student reflects a grieving community

Essays, articles and poems in The Bates Student captured emotions and innocence.

After JFK’s assassination, The Bates Student reflects a grieving community