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Help Wanted

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:10 pm

Anthropology students identify obstacles to Somali employment in the Lewiston-Auburn area — as well as potential solutions.

Everything Downhill

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:34 am

It's pandemonium atop a beginner lift at the Bretton Woods ski resort in New Hampshire. Limbs flail, ski equipment disconnects, and clothing detaches as fledgling skiers hit the snow on their first lift ride. Then Alexa Bernotavicz '94 steps in. She rights the skiers, guides them out of harm's way, and readies the lift for yet another wave of chaos.

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Coping against the odds

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:14 am

Taking Direction.

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:43 am

Poets, essayists put food on the menu at a 'Literary Café'.

Authority on diversity in higher education to speak at Bates College

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:47 pm

Sylvia Hurtado, an expert on student educational outcomes and diversity in higher education, visits Bates College to give a talk titled "Preparing College Students for a Diverse Democracy".

Invention of Everything Else author among writers in literary series

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:34 pm

Samantha Hunt, who wrote a novel about the inventor Nikola Tesla, and Two Kinds of Decay author Sarah Manguso are among the writers reading from and discussing their work in a Bates College literary series during March.

Darwin correspondence discussed in next 'Darwin at 200' event

Friday, February 27, 2009 9:43 am

Science historian Sheila Ann Dean, who has studied the correspondence of Charles Darwin extensively, presents the lecture "Charles Darwin: After the Origin and Before the Descent" at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

History professor Hall receives Kroepsch Award for teaching excellence

Thursday, February 26, 2009 11:56 am

Associate Professor of History Joseph Hall Jr., a member of the Bates College faculty since 2002, has received the college's 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. In conjunction with this honor, Hall gives a talk titled "How Maine Was Discovered."

Recession special gives college degree in three years, not four

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:17 pm

Bryan McNulty, director of Communications and Media Relations at Bates, was quoted in a Bloomberg.com story about colleges offering new, three-year programs to students looking to save money.

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