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27 of the best thank-yous from Bates senior theses through the years

Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:37 am

This being Thanksgiving Week, here are the best — the most distinctive, unusual, and quirky — thank-yous offered by generations of weary, yet grateful, seniors.

Alex Dauge-Roth, associate professor of French and francophone studies, gives the Kroepsch Lecture on March 18, 2015.
What we owe genocide survivors

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:22 am

A report on Alex Dauge-Roth's Kroepsch Lecture.

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Alexandre Dauge-Roth wins 2015 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:22 pm

One thing Bates College professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth wants his students to take away from his teaching is a better understanding of how their worldview is shaped by their own position.

Michael Rocque, assistant professor of sociology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:46 am

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

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10 Bates students and alumni awarded Fulbright grants

Thursday, June 5, 2014 8:38 am

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

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

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 4:26 pm

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

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

Friday, May 2, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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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,...

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