Archives for "Global perspectives"
July 1, 2009 10:39 am
At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.
June 25, 2009 9:36 am
A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has “leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines” with a co-written article that points out “data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities” in Iran.
May 22, 2009 3:06 pm
For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates’ lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius ’11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college’s longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.
May 1, 2009 11:39 am
As part of an environmental studies requirement, Molly Mylius ’11 will help create an herb garden next to new dining Commons building.
April 6, 2009 11:23 am
Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury ’72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.
March 31, 2009 4:09 pm
If you think of the yearlong Bates Contemplates Food initiative as an arch built from many stones, Mark Winne ’72 set the moral keystone in place with a lecture on March 30.
March 26, 2009 3:38 pm
Food activist Mark Winne ’72, author of the book Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty, gives a talk titled “Food Justice and Good Food – When Shall the Twain Meet?” at Bates on March 30.
March 25, 2009 12:39 pm
Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gave a talk titled “Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It” on Thursday, March 12.
March 24, 2009 9:50 am
“The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty,” a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.
March 1, 2009 12:39 pm
For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled “Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia,” published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.