Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
With the exception of Hakimah Abdul-Fattah and Cameron Sheldon, who were abroad, the 2013 Fulbright grant recipients attended a May 13 reception at the home of Bates President Clayton Spencer. From left: Catherine Tuttle, Libby Egan, Tara Prasad, Marisa Mohrer, Spencer, Valerie Jarvis, Hansen Johnson, Nora Flanagan, Taryn O'Connell. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students -- a record number for the college.

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Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 pm

A leading scholar and globally engaged expert, Auer is also a dynamic and effective academic leader, said Bates President Clayton Spencer.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Douglas Hodgkin. Photograph courtesy of the Androscoggin Historical Society.
Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Students discuss the challenges and tactics of writing fellowship proposals at the Mount David Summit on March 29, 2013.
Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

Monday, April 8, 2013 10:52 am

At Mount David Summit, students shared their strategies for writing successful graduate fellowship proposals.

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Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is "important and interesting.”

Catherine Djang '13 and Ben Smith '13 are the first Bates debaters to "break" at the World Universities Debating Championship since 1999. Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 pm

"Breaking" at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

A captive adult male Cercopithecus lomamiensis. Photograph by  Maurice Emetshu.
Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler '95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Kate Paladin '15 speaks about her experience as Otis Fellow during an EnviroLunch in New Commons on Jan. 17, 2013. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Kate Paladin '15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

The freshwater zebrafish are valuable research specimens because they share a number of genes with humans.
Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Thursday, January 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Examining zebrafish can tell us something about us, says Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.

Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.
An expert in genetic impacts of pollution, Larissa Williams joins biology faculty

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 2:38 pm

In a sense, Bates biologist Larissa Williams studies the process of evolution as it happens.

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