Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
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!

A screen capture of an ad from the Honey Maid "This is Wholesome" campaign, featuring a gay male couple who have two children.
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.

‘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.

Debater Shannon Griffin '16, left, listens to an objection Monday during the Reverend Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate between Bates and Morehouse colleges in the Olin Arts Center. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:19 am

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

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Friday, January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

Caitrin Lynch '89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Paper masks used in shaman rituals of the Yao people of Vietnam. From the Museum of Art exhibition "How to Make the Universe Right."
Museum of Art presents major collage exhibition, unique show of shaman objects from Vietnam

Monday, January 6, 2014 1:30 pm

Opening on Jan. 23 are Bates College Museum of Art exhibitions exploring the field of collage and shamanist objects from northern Vietnam.

Paper masks used in shaman rituals of the Yao people of Vietnam. From the Museum of Art exhibition "How to Make the Universe Right."
‘How to Make the Universe Right’: a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

Monday, January 6, 2014 12:58 pm

In an exhibition believed to be the most extensive of its kind...

Dmitriy Redkin ’17 plays Thomas Jefferson during a Halloween-week debate in which Brooks Quimby Debate members debated as Revolutionary War characters.
Debate concludes brilliant fall campaign ranked sixth in U.S.

Friday, December 13, 2013 12:00 pm

"Incredibly successful" is how Director of Debate Jan Hovden describes the fall campaign.

Shown at center, Colleen Fitzgerald performs her senior thesis piece in dance on Dec. 6 and 7. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
‘Intricate Glances’ in a senior thesis dance piece

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 10:49 am

Bates College dance major Colleen Fitzgerald performs "Intricate Glances Will Meet Here" Dec. 6-7.

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