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Thursday

March 4, 2010
2:03 pm

Politician to discuss hopes for a green, sovereign Quebec

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).

Tuesday

March 2, 2010
2:24 pm

Former U.S. undersecretary of state for African affairs to speak about African leadership

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.

Friday

February 12, 2010
9:39 am

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

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.

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:12 am

The Right Questions

Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.

Friday

December 18, 2009
8:08 am

Live Where You Pay

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.

Monday

October 26, 2009
1:28 pm

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

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.

Tuesday

October 20, 2009
12:01 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education dubs John Atchley '06 a 'new kind of Fulbrighter'

The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story about the changing focus of Fulbright scholars in…

Friday

October 16, 2009
2:44 pm

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Tuesday

September 29, 2009
4:50 pm

Bates welcomes two new trustees

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the appointment of two Bates College alumni to the college’s Board of Trustees, Laura L. Young Connelly ’88 and Stuart B. Abelson ’97.