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Preamble: Something New

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:39 am

At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

Thursday, June 25, 2009 9:36 am

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman '08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has "leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines" with a co-written article that points out "data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities" in Iran.

Bates duo tops Bowdoin for NCAA tennis doubles title

Monday, May 25, 2009 11:10 am

They may as well have played on their own home courts, or at Lisbon High School for that matter, 3,000 miles away. But one of the greatest moments in the history of Bates athletics was a win over virtual neighbor and arch rival Bowdoin, decided in Southern California late Sunday night.

WRBC recommends…

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 10:47 am

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

In Praise of Melancholy author to speak

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 3:55 pm

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote to America's culture of "happiness at all costs," visits Bates College to give a talk called "The Power of Melancholy" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

'Ethnicity, Inc.' lecture highlights visit by noted social scientists

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:27 am

John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives...

On same-sex marriage, look to Iowa

Sunday, April 26, 2009 9:50 am

Writing in the Lewiston Sun Journal, Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent...

College Lecture Series presents in 'Praise of Melancholy' author

Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:24 pm

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote...

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

UMass Amherst sociologist to discuss interracial Asian adoption

Friday, April 3, 2009 10:05 am

C.N. Le, director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program at UMass Amherst, offers a lecture titled "Interracial Asian Adoption: Issues and Identity in 21st-Century American Society" at Bates on April 6.

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