Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
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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.

In the Shetland Islands, a Bates-directed archaeological dig, funded by the National Science Foundation, involves geologists, anthropologists, historians and biologists who are discovering the fate of a township named Broo that was buried in sand during the17th century Little Ice Age.
Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental...

Frieda Esther Lopatka, grandmother of Rachel Baumann.
Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 8:08 am

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents' travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

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Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

Friday, November 1, 2013 10:38 am

“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”

The team of Taylor Blackburn '15 and Matt Summers '15 get ready to head to Harvard for a recent tournament. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:00 am

Bates debate ranks fifth in the U.S., trailing only Yale, Harvard, Brandeis and Rutgers.

Jonathan Cavalerro, assistant professor of rhetoric (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

Monday, October 28, 2013 9:23 am

"I’m interested in the cultural place of the movies, and how they help us think about social identities," says Jonathan Cavallero, assistant professor of rhetoric.

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