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Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:09 pm

Called to the table

Conversations about food remind us that a liberal education prepares the whole human being for life.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
1:51 pm

Alumnus and Bates Contemplates Food

The cover of the Fall 2008 Bates Magazine shows Nicolas Lindholm ’86 displaying tomatoes grown on his family-operated organic farm, Hackmatack Farm, in Penobscot, Maine.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
9:24 am

Feeding the Bobcat

Sylvan Ellefson ’09 and his Nordic teammates trust the Bates food chain.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
8:58 am

Keeping Pace with the Earth

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008
12:00 pm

Food writer Pollan explores 'American paradox'

The annual Otis Lecture at Bates, Pollan’s droll, fact-rich talk was titled In Defense of Food: “The Omnivore’s Solution.”

Sunday

August 10, 2008
12:38 pm

Iranians of all political stripes, ages believe U.S. will attack

In an essay published in Maine’s Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel newspapers in Maine, Visiting Professor of Politics Eric Hooglund writes about his early summer trip to Iran, which coincided with U.S. Senate and House resolutions (since blocked) authorizing President Bush to set up a naval blockade of Iran.

Tuesday

August 5, 2008
12:45 pm

To heal the wounded

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
2:46 pm

Ecosystem of inches

Every time a putt lips out, or every time a football bangs an upright, you hear the phrase: “It’s a game of inches.” Then there’s commercial fisherman Eric Hesse ’86, the subject of a photo essay. He works in an ecosystem of inches.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
11:56 am

Inside China

As China becomes a global player, Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio and her students have ringside seats.