Stories about "Government and organizations"
Bates students advocate for research funding in Washington event

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:45 pm

A Bates College junior from Maine and a senior from New York state presented biochemistry research to a U.S. representative from Maine this month as part of "Posters on the Hill," an annual event designed to remind Congress of the importance of undergraduate research.

Lumina's leader sets lofty goals for fund's role in policy debates

Friday, 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.

On same-sex marriage, look to Iowa

Sunday, April 26, 2009 9:50 am

Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent...

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

Health care should be federalized

Thursday, 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."

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

Monday, April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury '72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Discussed the Icelandic recession

Tuesday, 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.

Turning Points: Simple Questions

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:19 pm

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Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

Sunday, 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.

No News is Bad News

Sunday, 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.

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