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Monday

October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine’s independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo

Wednesday

October 10, 2012 8:29 am

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case challenging use of race as one factor in college admissions decisions, it…

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Monday

August 13, 2012 12:00 pm

Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

The redesigned Bates website won Best Website and Best Home Page in the 2012 eduStyle Awards.

Thursday

August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

Wednesday

August 8, 2012 10:00 am

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

Tuesday

July 31, 2012 12:33 pm

WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

Peter Carlisle ’91 discusses what the Olympics are like from an agent’s perspective.

Monday

July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine, did not go unnoticed…

Monday

July 30, 2012 3:18 pm

Boston Globe reports Howie ’81 is game studio COO

Boston Globe reports Howie ’81 is game studio COO

Boston Globe tech blogger Scott Kirsner reports that game development veteran Hank Howie ’81 is the new chief operating officer…