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Tuesday

April 22, 2014
1:00 pm

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.

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Friday

April 18, 2014
11:58 am

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?

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

Thursday

April 17, 2014
3:12 pm

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….

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

Thursday

March 27, 2014
12:00 pm

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?

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

Tuesday

March 25, 2014
12:00 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

March 25, 2014
10:45 am

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!

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

Friday

March 14, 2014
10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Friday

February 28, 2014
5:56 am

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a “richer and more interesting life.”

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

Friday

January 31, 2014
12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Wednesday

January 22, 2014
10:19 am

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

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

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’