Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Friday, June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

Thursday, June 25, 2009 9:36 am

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman '08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has "leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines" with a co-written article that points out "data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities" in Iran.

Federal scholarship to support New Jersey senior's third China visit

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:13 pm

Jiyeon Glass, a Bates College senior from Upper Montclair, N.J., has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Suzhou, China.

Senior wins U.S. Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:40 pm

Anna Levy, a Bates College senior from Portland, has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Harbin, China.

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best...

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 3:54 pm

The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year's summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Experience counts

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:46 pm

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward

Turning Points: Simple Questions

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:19 pm

The latest campus comings and goings

Reliving “A Night of Alchemy”

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:40 pm

On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire. And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?

Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:39 pm

For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled "Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia," published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.

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