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Thursday

September 1, 2011
9:30 am

Rachel Stern '07, Fulbright grant recipient

An economics major at Bates, Stern received a Fulbright to study for a master’s of business administration at IE, a business school in Madrid. Aspiring to do business development that is socially and environmentally sustainable, particularly with women entrepreneurs in the Third World, Stern has selected IE because of its international leadership in this field.

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.

Thursday

September 1, 2011
9:17 am

Anne Connell '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Anne Connell ’10 received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English as a foreign language in Germany. She feels a deep engagement with the work of breaching language barriers and exploring the circumstances of Germany’s Turkish population.

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
12:30 pm

Ana Brzezinska '11, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Ana Brzezinska ’11 has received an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. These grants support recipients in positions as teaching assistants who work with local students on their English language skills and knowledge of the United States. As the same time, the teaching assistants pursue individual research.

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.

Thursday

February 8, 1996
9:34 am

Professor's book focuses on ethnic nationalism, Macedonian conflict

Loring M. Danforth, professor of anthropology at Bates, has written a book about the claims to and construction of Macedonian identity in Northern Greece and Australia. In The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, just published by Princeton University Press, Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition and the role of the state in building a nation.