Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
New York Times invites Douglass' commentary on eyewitness reliability

Friday, September 2, 2011 3:19 pm

For its “Room for Debate” feature, The New York Times invites several...

2011 graduates include first students from distinctive math and science program

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 9:48 am

Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college's first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.

Video: Commencement 2011 honorand panel discussion

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 11:27 am

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin...

Video: Looking back, Margaret Cadden '11 reflects on the ebb and flow of Bates life

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 3:37 pm

Each Commencement season, we offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on...

Video: Looking back, Emily Cassidy '11 reflects on 'the criminology guy'

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 9:15 am

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their...

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college's academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:12 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:10 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro ("The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age"; Siglo XXI, 1995).

Bobcat slugger Noah Lynd ’11 looks at the physics of new NCAA-mandated bats

Friday, April 29, 2011 11:48 am

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of...

Symposium speaker: In higher ed, 'fairly good' not good enough for diversity efforts

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:41 am

Providing an energizing start to the fourth symposium convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen to address issues of campus diversity and inclusiveness, Alma Clayton-Pedersen said that it's time for academe to stop tinkering around the edges and, once and for all, effect thoroughgoing institutional change in the interests of human equity.

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