Stories about "Current topics"
Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:05 pm
A really effective approach to working with English language learners is surprisingly simple.
In his inaugural lecture, Matthew Jadud calls for Digital and Computational Studies ‘for all our students’
Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:59 am
In his lecture as the inaugual holder of the Colony Professorship in Digital and Computational Studies, Matt Jadud describes how computing can intersect with the liberal arts at Bates — and how it already has.
Professor of German Craig Decker ’78, an ‘irascible and quick-witted’ teacher and scholar with ‘great depth and curiosity,’ dies at age 61
Friday, March 23, 2018 11:29 am
Decker, a member of the Bates faculty for 34 years and a renowned translator who explored German and Austrian social, literary, and cultural history, died on March 17 of cardiac arrest.
Friday, March 23, 2018 10:00 am
A framed photograph hangs in the office of Associate Professor of African American Studies Sue Houchins, a reminder of family and the power of education.
Friday, March 23, 2018 9:53 am
"I am a scientist, but I am also a scholar in African American studies. And I am going to find my way in both those worlds," says Rakiya Mohamed ’18 of Auburn, Maine.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:34 pm
Meet Ella Knowles, Class of 1884 — a suffragist, trailblazing lawyer, and career boat-rocker whose life was a succession of singular female accomplishments.
Friday, March 16, 2018 12:43 pm
The 2015 Lewiston boys soccer team, with many players who are Somali, were state champs. Bass spent months retracing their road to victory, getting to know the players, and understanding her college town in a new way.
Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm
Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.
Friday, March 16, 2018 9:35 am
The closing of gay bathhouses during the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis constituted a “dignity taking,” two scholars argued in a Bates presentation.
Friday, March 9, 2018 11:22 am
In the beginning, “people in Maine, whether they were queer or not, viewed themselves as immune and separate from HIV/AIDS."