Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
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.

Debate tourney canceled; Yale debate postponed

Friday, February 27, 2009 2:58 pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the following tournament has been canceled, and the Bates-Yale debate has been postponed with a new date and time to be announced.

History professor Hall receives Kroepsch Award for teaching excellence

Thursday, February 26, 2009 11:56 am

Associate Professor of History Joseph Hall Jr., a member of the Bates College faculty since 2002, has received the college's 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. In conjunction with this honor, Hall gives a talk titled "How Maine Was Discovered."

Of clams and climate: what bivalves can tell us about Arctic environmental histories

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:10 pm

The annual academic publication Polar Research in Tromsø included an article focusing on Arctic research conducted by Bates biology professor Will Ambrose and his students, including Greg Henkes '08.

Bates students honored for neuroscience research

Monday, January 19, 2009 2:46 pm

A Bates College junior and a recent graduate have been honored for their achievements in neuroscience research at the college.

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