Archives for "Current topics"
Friday, May 20, 2016 1:17 pm
The Bates College course "Innovations in Mapping" looks at two eras marked by big advances in mapmaking and navigation: the 1700s and the last few decades.
Friday, May 6, 2016 10:37 am
Students used mailable laundry packs, a nearby store's machines, or a Lewiston-Auburn service run on campus by students — who had to deal with deadbeat clients.
Friday, April 29, 2016 11:53 am
Known as the "Bien" edition, the volume is huge — 57 pounds, with each page measuring 39 1/8 inches by 26 1/8 inches. Its Bates provenance is equally outsized.
Friday, April 29, 2016 10:48 am
Like much of Bates' engagement with Lewiston-Auburn, the college's sponsorship of this fast-growing festival is a two-way street.
Friday, March 18, 2016 10:44 am
Featuring images of a Japanese tea ceremony she performed at Bates, here's a story about Yuko Eguchi '03 and her path from Japan to Bates — where she staged an opera for an epic senior thesis — and into a scholar's life.
Friday, March 18, 2016 9:55 am
Philosopher Lauren Ashwell puts a metaphysical spin on an everyday term.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:11 pm
Ten years after doing a senior thesis on Maine food security, she decides to eat a Maine-sourced diet for one month.
Friday, February 26, 2016 10:00 am
Bates gets praise for building a distinctive Digital and Computational Studies Program; and researcher Matt Bogyo '93 discovers a new tool in the fight against malaria.
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program
Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am
The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:03 pm
The health of democratic society depends on papers making a "nuanced transition" to an all-digital future, says McGrory. Plus: What he thinks about "the Bill" of today.