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Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Video: Statue of Benjamin Mays ’20, ‘prophet of freedom,’ unveiled

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm

Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.

Video: “Make your move!” — What Bobcat runners think about cheers they hear

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:56 pm

Members of the Bates women's cross country team opine about all the advice they hear from supporters during races.

Q&A: Psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass on eyewitness identifications

Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:20 am

Audience questions added some new angles to a talk by Bates College psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass about eyewitness identifications.

What I Mean When I Say: ‘Host,’ with Lee Abrahamsen

Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:55 am

You can host a party. You can host a TV show. But in Bates biologist Lee Abrahamsen’s profession, you’re more likely to host a parasite.

Students look to show diversity of the francophone world with film festival

Friday, October 27, 2017 9:50 am

French speakers come from around the world. So do the student-selected films at the Tournées Film Festival.

Bates in the News: Oct. 27, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19 pm

Ibram Kendi explains the fundamentals of antiracism, Katie Burke '03

Explaining how to be an ‘antiracist,’ Ibram X. Kendi rattles conventional wisdom

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11 pm

Author Ibram X. Kendi gave a talk titled "How to Be an Antiracist" at Bates College. It’s advice he’s abundantly qualified to offer.

Diversity at Bates, other consortium schools to benefit from $5.5 million grant

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58 am

The Creating Connections Consortium, which includes Bates College, has received a $5.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to advance campus diversity.

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