Stories about "Society and culture"
To the victors: How NHL champion Tim Ohashi ’11 spent his day with the Stanley Cup

Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:40 pm

“It makes people smile,” says Tim Ohashi ’11, summing up the swell...

What’s in a Name: Tree Streets

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm

The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”

Social Security going broke? Not so fast, says Richard Gelles ’68

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:08 pm

Despite recent headlines, we needn't worry about Social Security going broke, says Richard Gelles ’68: “It’s already broke."

Web Harrison ’63, longtime coach who inspired students with a fusion of Bates ideals and practical Marine Corps values, dies at age 78

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:33 am

A revered football and lacrosse coach from the 1970s into the 1990s, Harrison gave his players a way to live life with integrity and purpose.

Look What We Found: Ann Marie Russell’s art evokes spreadsheets and connections

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:04 pm

Every day as she walks to her desk, Ann Marie Russell passes a piece of Haitian-made art.

Slideshow: Best of the 2018 Barlow Off-Campus Photography Exhibition

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 3:19 pm

Eighteen dazzling selections from the annual photo exhibit that lets students share with the campus what they've seen and experienced abroad.

With Purposeful Work, Bates provides an education ‘fit for the future of work’

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 3:16 pm

A major feature on the news site Quartz reports that Bates has cracked the nut in how best to prepare students for post-graduation happiness.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

James Reese recalls the night of King’s assassination, and the 50 years since

Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00 am

Twelve years old in 1968, James Reese recalls the night he learned of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, and ponders unanswered questions of King's legacy.

In his inaugural lecture, Matthew Jadud calls for Digital and Computational Studies ‘for all our students’

Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:59 am

In his lecture as the inaugual holder of the Colony Professorship in Digital and Computational Studies, Matt Jadud describes how computing can intersect with the liberal arts at Bates — and how it already has.

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