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Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:25 pm

Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gives a talk titled "Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Darwin correspondence discussed in next 'Darwin at 200' event

Friday, February 27, 2009 9:43 am

Science historian Sheila Ann Dean, who has studied the correspondence of Charles Darwin extensively, presents the lecture "Charles Darwin: After the Origin and Before the Descent" at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

CDC policy analyst Alicia Hunter '94 offers a healthy helping

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:12 am

"Some 300,000 children are affected by the new regulations," says Alicia Hunter '94, a senior health policy analyst for the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

Othello: Love Curdled Through a Malevolent Scheme

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:22 am

New York Times reviewer Charles Isherwood praises the "extraordinary" Off Broadway directing debut of Arin Arbus '99, who directed the Theater for a New Audience production of Othello. "Shakespeare is the star here," Isherwood writes, "but he is handled with the kind of artistry we always hope for and rarely find. This is among the most sensitively directed, eloquently designed and impeccably acted productions of a Shakespeare tragedy that the city has seen in years."

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:02 am

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 11:10 am

Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, received a nearly $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create an entirely online undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry that's distinctive in two ways.

The Farmer's Father

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...

Wake Up! call

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:02 pm

Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential...

Sargent explores disconnect between principles and judgments

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:58 am

Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent has received a grant of approximately $60,000 to support research into the brain's ability to link moral principles with specific judgments.

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

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