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Marriage, the ultimate crime fighter?

Friday, November 13, 2015 8:33 am

Research by Bates sociologist Michael Rocque finds that communities that have strong marriage rates demonstrate lower levels of crime.

Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

During a vaccine clinic in October 2009, Miljan Zecevic '10 receives his vaccine injection. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Shifts in student routines may explain 2009’s H1N1 surge, Bates researchers find

Monday, January 28, 2013 12:00 pm

The findings suggest that the patterns of student movement across a campus like Bates is not as "well-blended" as thought.

Kate Paladin '15 speaks about her experience as Otis Fellow during an EnviroLunch in New Commons on Jan. 17, 2013. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Kate Paladin '15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

Irene's gone and AESOP's on: a Monday update

Monday, August 29, 2011 12:41 pm

With the wind and rain from Tropical Storm Irene long gone from Maine and New Hampshire, the college's Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program trips will depart from campus as scheduled on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

AESOP and Irene: 2 p.m. update to AESOP's response to the hurricane

Friday, August 26, 2011 9:43 am

As the scheduled departure date nears for Bates' 2011 AESOP trips, we are closely following weather advisories regarding Hurricane Irene, and will change plans if necessary to assure the safety of all students involved. Given the predicted pace of the storm, we currently anticipate that the trips will be able to leave campus on Tuesday, Aug. 30, as scheduled.

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:03 pm

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft...

WCSH-TV covers mock dorm blaze during Fire Safety Day

Friday, November 5, 2010 2:24 pm

WCSH-TV reporter Chris Rose covered Fire Safety Day at Bates on Oct....

Associated Press quotes McClelland '11 about bus bomb scare

Thursday, June 3, 2010 12:08 pm

The Associated Press interviews Megan McClelland ’11 for a story about the...

Military and medical perspectives on nuclear threat to be discussed

Thursday, April 1, 2010 4:00 pm

A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled "A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?" at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.

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