Stories about "News and politics"
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:27 am
John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives...
Sunday, April 26, 2009 9:50 am
Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent...
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.
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.
Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:25 pm
Created by Craig Saddlemire, a Lewiston resident and member of the Bates class of 2005, the film follows the response to the city's plan in 2004 to build a four-lane boulevard through a low-income neighborhood. The project would have displaced 850 residents and destroyed playgrounds, vegetable gardens and historic buildings.
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.