Stories about "Bates values"
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Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Murambi Genocide Memorial, Rwanda. (Photograph by Aliza Luft)
Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:58 am

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

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Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times

Thursday, April 17, 2014 3:12 pm

While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome,...

A Short Term course on hydrogeology, taught by Associate Professor Beverly Johnson, visits the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:37 pm

Two intriguing new programs this spring will play to Short Term's founding tradition of innovation.

Photo by Tony Powell. Lisa Barry Portraits. April 2, 2014
Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:54 pm

Lisa Barry '77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.

"Ashley," an oil painting by Mahala Sacra, on display in the Senior Thesis Exhibition.
Senior Thesis Exhibition, display of Polish posters open April 4 at Museum of Art

Monday, March 31, 2014 1:44 pm

The 2014 "Senior Thesis Exhibition" and a display of posters from an influential period in Polish graphics arts open on April 4 at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Franciszek Starowieyski's 1963 poster promotes a Polish production of T.S. Eliot's play "The Family Reunion."
‘Polish Posters: Art and Allusion’ opens April 4 at Bates College Museum of Art

Monday, March 31, 2014 1:09 pm

The Bates College Museum of Art showcases posters from Poland promoting cultural events from the 1960s to the 2000s.

"Sunday Kind of Love," an oil painting on canvas by Singha Hon.
2014 Senior Thesis Exhibition features work by 10 studio art majors

Monday, March 31, 2014 12:58 pm

The exhibition underscores a special, student-focused relationship between the Museum of Art and the Department of Art and Visual Culture.

The Assad Family in performance.
Assad Family brings ‘Brazilian Songbook’ to Bates

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:50 pm

Featuring brothers called "the best two-guitar team in existence," the Assad Family brings their "Brazilian Songbook" program to Bates on April 6.

Edmund Muskie '36 is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state by longtime friend and adviser Frank Coffin '40, a federal judge at the time. Looking on are, from left, President Jimmy Carter; Muskie's daughter Ellen Muskie Allen; and his wife, Jane Muskie.
On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

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