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Friday

October 21, 2011
10:28 am

Civic Forum next: Norway massacre affords lens to examine anti-Islamism

A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans’ relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year’s tragic massacre in Norway.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011
12:27 pm

Thanks to Fulbright awards, five alumni to teach and study in Argentina, China, Germany, Spain

The federal Fulbright Program has awarded grants for teaching and research in Argentina, China, Germany and Spain to five Bates College alumni.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011
11:25 am

Sights, sounds and sense of Russian poetry at Mount David Summit

The two students of Russian began their Mount David Summit panel presentation with a black-and-white photograph showing the open casket…

Friday

February 11, 2011
3:34 pm

Our Man in Moscow

You can still make money doing business in Russia, says Jere Calmes ’92, just not in the same wild ways.

Friday

November 12, 2010
11:52 am

Global Lens series presents Serbian film Ordinary People

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with “Ordinary People” by Serbian director Vladimir Perisic, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, and 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at the Ronj, Bates’ student-run coffeehouse at 32 Frye St.

Friday

November 5, 2010
3:49 pm

Bates-led consortium of schools awarded $619,000 to continue Shetlands study

The National Science Foundation has awarded $619,000 to Bates College and two other Maine schools to continue a long-term study of the relationship among climate, the environment and human activity in the Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland. The three-year grant supports the Shetland Islands Climate and Settlement Project, an international multidisciplinary exploration of a period and place in history where “the sands of time” became more than just a cliche.

Thursday

September 30, 2010
3:49 pm

Daily Series: In Armenia, Shahinyan '12 picks up where the Soviets left off

As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences. Name: Gohar Shahinyan ’12…

Wednesday

May 26, 2010
3:57 pm

Two Bates seniors, an alumnus receive Fulbright awards

Thanks to English Teaching Assistantships from the federal Fulbright Program, two Bates College seniors and a Bates alumnus will teach English overseas starting next fall. The Fulbright recipients are Avery Masters, a senior from Mill Valley, Calif., who will teach in Spain; Maura McGee, a senior from Manchester, N.H., who will teach in France; and Corey Pattison, a 2009 graduate now living in Gaza who will head for Indonesia.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009
3:17 pm

Friedman '11 tapped by Sierra student group to advocate for tough climate treaty in Copenhagen

Robert Friedman, a Bates College junior, is one of 18 college students nationwide set to lobby international climate treaty negotiators next month on behalf of a Sierra Club youth organization.

Monday

October 26, 2009
1:28 pm

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.