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Members of President Woodrow Wilson's cabinet appear to be maintaining their fitness resolutions in this photo from August 1917. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection.
Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

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Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Thursday, December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

Danforth's letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

St. Mary's radiology manager Donna Knightly shot this X-ray of a few items worn or carried by the Bates students. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Hospital reveals inside story as physics students explore medical imaging

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 2:22 pm

In November, Bates physics students toured X-ray, ultrasound and MRI facilities at a local hospital as part of a course on biomedical imaging.

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Slide show: Service for naming the Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Monday, October 29, 2012 4:00 pm

Photographs reflecting the poignancy and celebration, musical offerings and spoken word, of...

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Peter Gomes ‘cherished’ the Chapel that now carries his name

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:30 am

The Chapel became the Peter J. Gomes Chapel on Oct. 25 as hundreds gathered to remember the late preacher and teacher in words and song.

Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

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Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

An internship with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO is Mike Bonney '80, helped Jessica Howard '12 land a research job.

This family in Yemen's Mawza District received vouchers to buy food as part of Mercy Corps' emergency response to Yemen's humanitarian crisis. Photograph by Cassandra Nelson / Mercy Corps.
Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

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