Stories about "Current topics"
Bates’ newest Olympian: Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Cyprus

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:33 pm

Lefkaritis, a Bates alpine skier and double major in engineering and economics, is the one and only Olympian from his native Cyprus.

‘Establish the run’ for Super Bowl success? Not so fast, say Bates researchers

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:53 am

Bates economist Paul Shea and his former student Jared Quenzel ’13 tested a football truism, and here's what they found.

Evelynn Hammonds, eminent scholar on issues related to women of color in STEM, elected to Board of Trustees

Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:00 am

Evelynn Hammonds is the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

In Muskie Archives, a virtual reality system that teaches geometry

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:41 am

Find the bear. Grab a sphere. Turn the sphere into a line and the line into a square. Make a circle big enough to step inside.

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

Slideshow: From age 9 to 86, they explain how Bates took MLK Day ‘to another level’

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:06 am

Hear from people age 9 to 89 who attended the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance and learn why it is "tremendously important within our community."

MLK Day 2018: Education is ‘the key to the kind of society we need’

Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm

In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Video: Nate Stephenson ’18 plays the madman ‘who could be anyone’

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:07 am

For his honors thesis in theater performance, Nate Stephenson ’18 plays Everyman from Nikolai Gogol's short story “Diary of a Madman."

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