Archives for "Current topics"
February 5, 2016 12:03 pm
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84
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.
January 28, 2016 1:14 pm
An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.
January 20, 2016 12:53 pm
Here’s how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.
November 19, 2015 7:16 pm
The annual Trashion Show once again featured wearable runway designs made from recycled stuff, including one outfit inspired by Barbarella and Madonna.
November 13, 2015 8:33 am
Research by Bates sociologist Michael Rocque finds that communities that have strong marriage rates demonstrate lower levels of crime.
October 29, 2015 2:52 pm
Matt Auer, dean of the faculty and an environmental policy expert, and a colleague made their discovery by looking at censorship related to the film “Under the Dome.”
October 16, 2015 11:46 am
What started as a way for Nicolette Robbins ’11 to spend her final Short Term has become groundbreaking research on what it’s like to come out as an asexual person.
October 1, 2015 12:21 pm
The Arctic’s long polar night does not slow down the marine ecosystem — a finding that has sobering consequences for how we think about the seasons in this era of climate change.
September 23, 2015 12:23 pm
Bates neuroscientist Nancy Koven will use a three-year, nearly $300,000 federal grant to take a cold and hard look at oxytocin.
July 20, 2015 1:54 pm
McNally spent the summer on a Bates-funded Otis Fellowship to record oral histories of the fishing community on Grand Manan Island.