Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Wednesday

September 17, 2014 10:46 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

New at Bates, criminologist Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to the sociology faculty.

Thursday

June 5, 2014 8:38 am

10 Bates students and alumni awarded Fulbright grants

10 Bates students and alumni awarded Fulbright grants

Recognized as a “top producer” of prestigious Fulbright grants, Bates again runs true to form.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 4:26 pm

From Tarantino to terror management, 14 senior theses from the Class of 2014

From Tarantino to terror management, 14 senior theses from the Class of 2014

Peter Cowan ’14 reports on this culminating academic experience among Bates seniors.

Friday

May 2, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Insights from a day with Thomas Goetz ’90, Renaissance man for the digital era

Slideshow: Insights from a day with Thomas Goetz ’90, Renaissance man for the digital era

A day with Thomas Goetz ’90, an author and entrepreneur who has scrutinized humanity’s dance with information technology since the early Internet Age.

Tuesday

April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

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

Friday

April 18, 2014 11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

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

Thursday

April 17, 2014 3:12 pm

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

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

While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome, women nevertheless played active roles in religious rituals….

Thursday

March 27, 2014 12:00 pm

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 10:45 am

Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

The “premier academic event of the year” is today. Stop by if you’re in the area!