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Wednesday

October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

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

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

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

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

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

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:32 am

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 10:33 am

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Monday

October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine’s independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo

Wednesday

October 10, 2012 8:29 am

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case challenging use of race as one factor in college admissions decisions, it…

Friday

September 14, 2012 2:04 pm

Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

Soldier-poet Brian Turner to appear in Bates, downtown readings

An Army veteran whose service included a year in Iraq, poet Brian Turner reads from his work in a Language Arts Live event Sept. 27.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.