Stories about "Society and culture"
Mara Tieken, assistant professor of education

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:40 am

Tieken researches how rural public schools shape their communities and, in particular, those schools' influence on racial dynamics. A former public schoolteacher in rural Tennessee, Tieken says she is "continually stunned by how overlooked rural schools are in educational policymaking."

May 4 speakers look at political cartoons and globalization's impacts

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 2:49 pm

A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.

'Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation' continues lecture series

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 9:46 am

As part of a series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, Alondra Nelson visits Bates College to deliver her lecture, Roots Revelations: Genetic Ancestry Tracing and the YouTube Generation. The event takes place at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Pettengill Hall's Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road.

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:02 pm

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the...

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers...

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are...

Only Have Pies for You

Friday, February 11, 2011 11:16 am

At the reception following their July 31 wedding outside Madison, Wis., Keith...

073110_segall-mercer-Shower_041
‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

Friday, February 11, 2011 8:29 am

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro...

South Florida Gay News profiles hammer champ Keelin Godsey '06

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 4:05 pm

South Florida Gay News columnist Dan Woog profiles two-time NCAA champion hammer...

Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:02 am

As a report in Science News states, the research "supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences."

Load more