Stories about "Society and culture"
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Look What We Found: Jakub Kazecki’s 1905 Bates German Club medal

Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:45 am

“Students graduate and start their lives." But there are material things that will "bring them back to Bates and create a Bates identity.”

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Bates debuts one-of-a-kind search engine for diverse children’s books

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 2:28 pm

A Bates College team led by Krista Aronson has created the Diverse BookFinder, a set of resources that makes diverse children’s books newly findable.

Responding to Charlottesville: Historical Perspectives at Pettengill G21 on September 18th, 2017.  A roundtable discussion with Dr. Andrew Baker, Bates College, Dr. Margaret Creighton, Bates College, Dr. Patrick Otim, Bates College, Robin McDowell, Harvard University, and moderated by Dr. Christopher Petrella, Bates College. Sponsored by the Department of History and the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Removing Confederate monuments is only a starting point, Bates panelists say

Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:46 pm

Removing monuments to Confederate leaders means little without an understanding of why they were created, how racism persists today, and how to move forward.

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane delivers her Convocation address, "Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities," on Sept. 5, 2017 (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
2017 Convocation address: ‘Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities,’ by Professor of Sociology Emily Kane

Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:25 pm

"Maybe already, maybe tomorrow, but definitely over time, you’ll begin to find the particular faculty members with whom you’ll forge especially deep bonds."

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Convocation 2017: ‘A time to take up our work with new resolve’

Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:13 pm

Bates College's 2017 Convocation gave three speakers the opportunity to offer three distinct perspectives on what “Bates community” means.

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Q&A: New Bates A.D. Jason Fein on the NESCAC, his Yankees, and Commons pizza

Friday, September 1, 2017 12:17 pm

Jason Fein's rise through the AD ranks is a bit distinctive — in the same way his Brooklyn-bred New York sports loyalties are distinctive here in Maine.

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‘Tremendous teammate’ Rob Gomez ’05 forgoes race victory to help a fallen runner

Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:50 pm

With the finish of the world-class Beach to Beacon in sight, and a Maine title on the line, Gomez slowed to help a staggering fellow runner finish first.

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What’s In a Name: Androscoggin

Thursday, August 3, 2017 4:30 pm

"Androscoggin," the name of Lewiston's river and county, is the contemporary word describing a Native American tribe that lived here.

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Slideshow: National Selfie Day lures the Bobcat from his den

Friday, June 23, 2017 12:48 pm

The Bates Bobcat was on the prowl Wednesday for selfie, not selfish, reasons.

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How did Ed Muskie ’36 get baseballs signed by the Yankees, Giants, and Dodgers?

Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00 am

The signed baseballs include Hall of Fame signatures of Jackie Robinson, Yogi Berra, and Mickey Mantle.

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