Archives for "Government and organizations"
May 1, 2009 10:18 am
A major profile in the The Chronicle of Higher Education portrays Jamie Merisotis ’86, president of the Lumina Foundation for Education, as a U.S. higher education policy leader whose “big goal” has caught the attention of the Obama White House.
April 26, 2009 9:50 am
Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent joins the discussion of a proposed same-sex marriage…
April 10, 2009 4:52 pm
The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under the Capitol dome, third and fourth floor, from…
April 9, 2009 9:59 am
A letter in the Portland Press Herald by Dr. John Radebaugh ’48 of Falmouth, Maine, supports a federal single-payer health reform bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. The proposed legislation will “cover all of the 46 million Americans who lack coverage by eliminating deductibles and restoring free choice of physician.”
April 6, 2009 11:23 am
Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury ’72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.
March 10, 2009 12:04 pm
The Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið took note of dance band FM Belfast’s tour of the U.S., including a stop at Bates College that was sponsored by WRBC-FM. Besides offering a concert, the Icelandic band participated in a discussion about the recession in their homeland.
March 1, 2009 1:19 pm
The latest campus comings and goings
March 1, 2009 12:39 pm
For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled “Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia,” published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.
March 1, 2009 12:24 pm
The volume of news from Washington, D.C., is growing, but fewer newspaper journalists are around to explain it. At stake, perhaps, is the democratic process.
March 1, 2009 11:14 am