Archives for "News and politics"

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

The Wounds of War

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 12:01 pm

Pearls and Swine

Fareed Zakaria’s wise words pique professors’ interest

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Open Forum

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Thursday

June 25, 2009 11:21 am

Statistics ace raises doubt

The Boston Globe describes how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections…

Thursday

June 25, 2009 9:36 am

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has “leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines” with a co-written article that points out “data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities” in Iran.

Thursday

June 18, 2009 11:31 am

Stealing the village vote

In an op-ed essay published in The New York Times, Bates politics professor Eric Hooglund asks if “rural Iran, where…

Thursday

June 18, 2009 10:59 am

Marriage fight looms

The Morning Sentinel reports that political strategist Jesse Connolly ’03 will run the campaign to fight the potential people’s veto…

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of…

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:17 pm

May 14 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed eight H1N1 (swine flu) cases in Maine, with five other cases probable, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tuesday

May 5, 2009 10:10 am

May 5 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed one of seven Maine H1N1 (swine flu) cases reported. Up to six more are expected to be confirmed, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The cases involve two adults in Kennebec County, three adults and one youth in York County, and one youth in Penobscot County.