Archives for "Current topics"

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle ’98 is winning rave reviews for his star turn this spring in the title role of “Othello: The Remix” at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 3:06 pm

Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Whitten is a circulation assistant at Bangor Public Library who several years ago co-founded the library’s Not Your Ordinary Book Club.

Monday

February 25, 2013 5:52 pm

LA Times reviews Christmas in Hanoi featuring Joseph Kim ’96

LA Times reviews Christmas in Hanoi featuring Joseph Kim ’96

Written by Eddie Borey, the cross-cultural family drama Christmas in Hanoi features Joseph Kim ’96 in one of the lead roles.

Monday

February 25, 2013 11:02 am

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper’s new editor.

Monday

February 25, 2013 9:32 am

Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Drew Gallagher ’11 believes all his students “have the ability to rise.”

Wednesday

February 20, 2013 11:52 am

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Belcampo is not just an interesting company but a potentially important one.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

It’s a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.