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Marriage fight looms

Thursday, June 18, 2009 10:59 am

The Morning Sentinel reports that political strategist Jesse Connolly ’03 will run...

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

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee...

May 14 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:17 pm

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.

May 5 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 10:10 am

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.

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.

Important information regarding H1N1 (swine flu)

Thursday, April 30, 2009 10:46 am

This is the first of what we anticipate will be a series of communications as we all deal with the H1N1 (swine flu) outbreak in the United States and internationally.

'Ethnicity, Inc.' lecture highlights visit by noted social scientists

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:27 am

John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives...

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...

It's beer and brackets for News' sports writer as NCAA Tournament kicks off

Friday, March 20, 2009 12:10 pm

The New York Daily News gave staff writer Matt Gagne '04 an assignment he's been training for since his Bates days: Cover the NCAA men's basketball tournament from a sports bar in Manhattan. With a couple of friends, including a chum from Bates, Gagne watched the first-round games from the ESPN Zone in Times Square.

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:40 pm

Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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