Stories about "Current topics"
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program
Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am
The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84
Friday, February 5, 2016 12:03 pm
The health of democratic society depends on papers making a "nuanced transition" to an all-digital future, says McGrory. Plus: What he thinks about "the Bill" of today.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:14 pm
An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm
Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.
Friday, November 13, 2015 8:33 am
Research by Bates sociologist Michael Rocque finds that communities that have strong marriage rates demonstrate lower levels of crime.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 2:52 pm
Matt Auer, dean of the faculty and an environmental policy expert, and a colleague made their discovery by looking at censorship related to the film "Under the Dome."
Friday, October 16, 2015 11:46 am
What started as a way for Nicolette Robbins ’11 to spend her final Short Term has become groundbreaking research on what it’s like to come out as an asexual person.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:21 pm
The Arctic's long polar night does not slow down the marine ecosystem — a finding that has sobering consequences for how we think about the seasons in this era of climate change.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:23 pm
Bates neuroscientist Nancy Koven will use a three-year, nearly $300,000 federal grant to take a cold and hard look at oxytocin.
Monday, July 20, 2015 1:54 pm
McNally spent the summer on a Bates-funded Otis Fellowship to record oral histories of the fishing community on Grand Manan Island.