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Sunday

March 1, 2009
12:24 pm

No News is Bad News

The volume of news from Washington, D.C., is growing, but fewer newspaper journalists are around to explain it. At stake, perhaps, is the democratic process.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
12:10 pm

Help Wanted

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

Sunday

March 1, 2009
11:34 am

Everything Downhill

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.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
11:23 am

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

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.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
11:14 am

Coping against the odds

Taking Direction.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
10:43 am

Scribbling Meets Nibbling

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

Friday

February 27, 2009
1:47 pm

Authority on diversity in higher education to speak at Bates College

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”.

Friday

February 27, 2009
1:34 pm

Invention of Everything Else author among writers in literary series

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.

Friday

February 27, 2009
9:43 am

Darwin correspondence discussed in next 'Darwin at 200' event

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.

Thursday

February 26, 2009
11:56 am

History professor Hall receives Kroepsch Award for teaching excellence

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.”