Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
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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,...

Rebecca Goetz '00 is author of he Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).
Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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

Kelton McMahon '05 (left) dives among coral reefs in the Red Sea. McMahon earned a doctorate from the joint MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution program in oceanography. (Michael Berumen / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

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

Mount David Summit 2010. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:45 am

The "premier academic event of the year" is today. Stop by if you're in the area!

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

Friday, March 14, 2014 10:23 am

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

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

Friday, February 28, 2014 5:56 am

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

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

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

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.

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