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

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

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

Professor of Geology Mike Retelle's research in the Arctic looks at glacial and sea level history, as well as records of climate change preserved lake sediments. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:44 pm

"It's hard to comprehend billions of years," says geology professor Mike Retelle.

Videographer Joshua Ajamu '14 of Breinigsville, Pa., has found a second home in Pettigrew's new Digital Media Studios. (Phyllis Graber Jensne/Bates College)
Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:09 am

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.

Debater Shannon Griffin '16, left, listens to an objection Monday during the Reverend Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate between Bates and Morehouse colleges in the Olin Arts Center. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:19 am

As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.

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Slideshow: 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 5:35 pm

Images include Sunday's memorial service, the keynote program Monday, the Benjamin Mays Debate between Bates and Morehouse, and the evening arts performance by Sankofa.

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It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 2:54 pm

Bates presents Asia Night and the fourth annual Arts Crawl, a celebration of student creativity in the performing, literary and visual arts, the weekend of Jan. 24-25.

Rohina Malik performs "Unveiled." (Sadaf Syed)
Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Friday, January 17, 2014 9:37 am

Playwright-actress Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show "Unveiled," portraying five Muslim women living in a post 9/11 world, on Jan. 27.

President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:42 am

Livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

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In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Friday, January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

Caitrin Lynch '89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Down East Cider co-founders Tyler Mosher '11 (left) and Ross Brockman '11 held a tasting in the Bobcat Den last spring. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:36 pm

"These boys have made it their mission to build New England's first and largest craft hard cider company," says Forbes.

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