Archives for "Asia"

Tuesday

May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students — a record number for the college.

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Tuesday

February 26, 2013 4:06 pm

Give peace a chance: Israeli-Palestinian band with a mission coming to Bates

Give peace a chance: Israeli-Palestinian band with a mission coming to Bates

Bates presents the young Israeli and Palestinian musicians of Heartbeat, a band seeking to use music to promote peace in the Middle East, on Feb. 27

Friday

January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

The Saudi Gazette publishes “Bridging the Gap,” a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Danforth’s letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:02 pm

Seven receive Fulbright awards to teach, conduct research abroad

Seven receive Fulbright awards to teach, conduct research abroad

Seven 2012 Bates graduates have received Fulbright awards for teaching and conducting research in Europe, Asia and South America.

Tuesday

May 8, 2012 4:49 pm

J Street U presents ‘Crisis of Zionism’ author

J Street U presents ‘Crisis of Zionism’ author

Peter Beinart, an author who predicts a breach between young U.S. Jews and Israel if that country maintains its current policies toward the Palestinians, speaks on May 15.

Tuesday

May 8, 2012 10:17 am

First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

Two first-year students have received a Projects for Peace grant to stimulate economic growth and support a rural education initiative in India.

Wednesday

February 22, 2012 2:23 pm

The Global Lens series of international films returns Feb. 29

The Global Lens series of international films returns Feb. 29

The Global Lens series of international films returns this month starting with Brazilian director Sérgio Bianchi’s The Tenants on Feb. 27.