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Thursday

September 1, 2011
9:22 am

Peter Marsters '09, Fulbright grant recipient

Peter Marsters ’09, who graduated from Bates with a degree in modern Chinese history, has worked as a program assistant for the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011
12:50 pm

Emily Grady '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Emily Grady ’10 has received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English in Argentina. As an environmental studies major at Bates, Grady co-founded two student environmental organizations, lobbied Maine’s senators for comprehensive climate legislation and co-founded an environmental leadership training program for Bates students.

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 27, 2011
4:38 pm

University of Wisconsin professor visits Bates to discuss African political cartoons

Tejumola Olaniyan, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents the lecture “On Bigness: Wealth, Power and Body Size in African Political Cartoons” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall (G52).

Friday

April 8, 2011
4:33 pm

Porst '11 receives Projects for Peace award to build first school in a remote Andean community

During a community dinner on the eve of her departure from a remote Peruvian community, Hannah Porst ’11 asked residents of this mountain village how she could thank them for their hospitality. What we really need, they told her, is a school. Now Porst has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant — covering a third of the cost of her initiative and making it possible for the school to be built this summer.

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

March 18, 2011
10:06 am

Hirai offers Sun Journal historical, personal insights into Tohoku earthquake

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History, offers personal and historical insights into the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in…

Wednesday

March 16, 2011
9:57 am

Orchestra concert raises funds for quake-ravaged Japanese town

Hiroya Miura, conductor of the Bates College Orchestra and a native of Japan, has announced that the orchestra’s March 19…

Monday

March 7, 2011
3:34 pm

Environmental studies lecture to unveil life in post-Soviet Siberia

Vladimir Munkhanov, a teacher, historian and lawyer from Siberia, visits Bates College to present the lecture Buryat Traditions and the Modern World: Siberian Lives in Post-Soviet Russia at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.