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Chuck Perou '87 is the May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology in the genetics department of the University of North Caroline School of Medicine.
Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

Thursday, May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

Perou's findings are “fundamentally reshaping the scientific understanding” of cancer, says The New York Times.

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Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Dumais' contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

The renovated Roger Williams Hall (at left) and Hedge Hall: "Projects I am proudest of," says Terry Beckmann. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Terry Beckmann, Bates vice president for finance and administration, to retire May 30

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:08 pm

Beckmann transformed the way Bates does business, says President Spencer. Her favorite project: the Hedge and Rogers Williams renovations.

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Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Stangle takes students' questions during a talk as part of the Purposeful Work: Voices in Entrepreneurship speaker series on March 5, 2014. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Stangle's visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college's Purposeful Work initiative.

An image from the 2009 Bates visit to Rwanda for the course "Learning with the Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide."
20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

Friday, April 18, 2014 1:31 pm

Perspectives look at the past, present and future of Rwanda.

A Short Term course on hydrogeology, taught by Associate Professor Beverly Johnson, visits the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:37 pm

Two intriguing new programs this spring will play to Short Term's founding tradition of innovation.

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Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 pm

"The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community," says David Das.

Professors Baltasar Fra-Molinero (left) and Charles Nero (right) are among the families represented in Household, the latest from documentary filmmaker Craig Saddlemire ’05.
Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 3:12 pm

Employing his technique of "community-based cinema," Saddlemire follows four Lewiston families, including that of professors Charles Nero and Baltasar Fra-Molinero.

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Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of "unusual promise" for a year of international travel and research.

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