Archives for "Government and organizations"
March 4, 2010 3:06 pm
Caleb Smith, an expert in the legal and cultural development of the U.S. penal system, offers a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.
March 4, 2010 2:03 pm
A former leader of the Green Party of Quebec, Scott McKay visits Bates College to discuss globalization, national distinctiveness, sovereignty and the environment at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
March 2, 2010 2:24 pm
Constance Berry Newman, a former U.S. State Department diplomat for African affairs, presents the lecture “Expectations of 21st-Century African Leaders: Too High or Too Low?” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.
February 12, 2010 9:39 am
The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.
December 23, 2009 6:12 am
Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.
December 18, 2009 8:08 am
Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi — where the monster storm came ashore — nine out of 10 people have come back. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.
October 29, 2009 12:14 pm
This winter, in collaboration with the Androscoggin Valley Regional Program for the Gifted and Talented, Bates College hosts three presentations related to the 2010 election for Maine governor.
Former Maine Gov. Angus King opens the series with a discussion of his first Blaine House race at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. King will also discuss his legacy as governor, including the Maine public school laptop program that provides every public middle-school student with an Apple laptop.
October 26, 2009 1:28 pm
Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.
October 20, 2009 12:01 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story about the changing focus of Fulbright scholars in…
October 16, 2009 2:44 pm
Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.