Archives for "Society and culture"
September 11, 2009 2:05 pm
Making better choices by going deep, taking the time, making the connection, staying focused.
September 11, 2009 1:59 pm
The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.
September 11, 2009 10:57 am
A professor of Spanish, a poet and an authority on Mexican citizens of African descent, Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas offers a talk titled “Afro-Mexico 1519-” at Bates College at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.
August 31, 2009 8:33 am
N. Scott Momaday, whose novel “House Made of Dawn” in 1969 earned him the first Pulitzer Prize awarded to a Native American, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
August 28, 2009 12:58 pm
David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations
An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests how colleges might respond to the decline of…
August 25, 2009 8:58 am
New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth '01, co-creater of a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time
New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth ’01, an applied mathematician at the University of Vermont, and colleague Peter Dodds, who have created a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time, as expressed in blogs and Twitter.
August 19, 2009 10:09 am
Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience
August 4, 2009 3:38 pm
After sharing a meal at the end of a two-week homestay with a Zulu family in rural Ohwebede, my host siblings encouraged me to take out my camera for one last photo shoot.
August 4, 2009 3:28 pm
In Thailand, the death of a loved one is never a sad occasion
August 4, 2009 3:15 pm
This was shot in April 2007 on the island of Fyn.