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To heal the wounded

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury '72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.

Surdukowski and Karadzic

Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:40 pm

The Concord (N.H.) Monitor interviewed lawyer Jay Surdukowski in July after the capture of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who will stand trial after 12 years at large.

Switching careers

Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Economic uncertainty is leading more and more people to consider big career changes. Some are seeking new fields after a layoff, while others seek just-in-case alternatives in anticipation of troubles ahead.

Believe Muskie

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:09 am

Campaign materials help to form From Rumford to Washington: Edmund S. Muskie’s...

Against Olympics backdrop, museum exhibit explores Chinese cityscape

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:15 am

As the 2008 Beijing Olympics put China in the global spotlight this summer, a photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art will offer alternative perspectives on that intriguing, dynamic nation. "Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers" showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment. The exhibit appears from June 7 through Dec. 14.

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:08 am

Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.

Hurting Inside

Sunday, May 11, 2008 12:18 pm

This X-ray showing a nail in a person’s neck is from the...

An Important Visit

Sunday, May 11, 2008 12:04 pm

U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, following his speech in the Chapel on Feb....

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Thursday, May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Bates semester abroad in China (slideshow)

Thursday, May 1, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates group trekked up Mount Pamuling to visit the Buddhist monastery, which sits amidst a stunning landscape.

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