Stories about "Society and culture"
2012 Bates website
Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

Monday, August 13, 2012 12:00 pm

The redesigned Bates website won Best Website and Best Home Page in the 2012 eduStyle Awards.

From 2007, this portrait of Peter Carlisle '91 was taken in his Portland, Maine, office. The poster behind Carlisle shows Michael Phelps wearing his Olympic medals in Athens. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 12:33 pm

Peter Carlisle '91 discusses what the Olympics are like from an agent's perspective.

Hank Howie '81
Boston Globe reports Howie ’81 is game studio COO

Monday, July 30, 2012 3:18 pm

Boston Globe tech blogger Scott Kirsner reports that game development veteran Hank...

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Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Thursday, July 26, 2012 1:41 pm

The reason firewalkers don't get burned lies in Loring Danforth's research.

Jeremy Fisher '06 is co-founder of Wander, developer of the Days app.
They want to know from Fisher ’06: What is Wander?

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:45 am

A startup social-media site reflecting users’ zeal for finding and sharing information about where they are and where they want to go.

Cultural anthropologist Caitryn Lynch '89 wrote "Retirement on the Line."
Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:28 am

Caitrin Lynch '89 is an associate professor of anthropology at Olin College.

Leena Nasser '12
Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Friday, January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser '12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

U.S. Marine Col. Stephanie Smith '87
Free Press feature on Montford Marines quotes Col. Stephanie Smith ’87

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:30 pm

The Detroit Free Press quotes Marine Col. Stephanie Smith ’87 in a...

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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

Students paint the Lisbon Street mural in 1971 as an unidentified man films the work.
Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

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