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Sun Journal tells of Haitian connections of Beasley, Mathieu '12

Thursday, January 14, 2010 9:04 am

The Lewiston Sun Journal interviews Myron Beasley, assistant professor of American cultural...

Men's crew traveling to UK for Henley Royal Regatta

Monday, June 22, 2009 9:54 am

For the past three years, the Bates College men's rowing team has stood by as the women's team has qualified for, and excelled in, the NCAA Women's Rowing Championships. Since the NCAA doesn't sponsor championships in men's rowing, it would be understandable if there might have been mixed emotions about seeing their teammates get to extend their season in something resembling the limelight.

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Bates alums producing sustainable food

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:40 pm

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the...

Update: Economic Climate and Bates

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 1:31 pm

In a second letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen provides more insight on the College's financial management and planning strategies, and the "people, structures, habits and values already in place to guide us."

Election Night at Bates

Friday, November 7, 2008 1:24 pm

Regardless of what presidential candidate you supported there is no doubt that Tuesday night was a special night for America. To see Barack Obama, an African-American, be elected as President of the United States, is truly something remarkable. Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, this is a historic moment in our country’s history and one that I know I will never forget.

Congress extends tax break on gifts from IRAs

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 1:53 pm

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 extends the rollover provisions originally enacted by the Pension Protection Act of 2006. The legislation offers charitably minded individuals a golden opportunity to make gifts directly from their IRAs and to exclude the amount of their gifts from gross income.

Field Geology in Maine

Sunday, October 19, 2008 1:33 pm

Another cool class I am taking this year is called Field Geology in Maine. What’s awesome about it is how the course introduces you to the principles of geology while working in the field. Therefore, it isn’t the same old “rocks in a box” kind of geology that sounds oh-so boring. Instead, the professor has the philosophy that the best way to learn geology is by doing it. About once a month, our lab will go out on a field trip to the coast, Baxter State Park, or even Acadia National Park.

Alum to attempt to ski to the North Pole

Thursday, October 16, 2008 10:51 am

In March of 2009, Tyler Fish '96 and John Huston will attempt to become the first Americans to ski unsupported to the North Pole.

Global Lens 2008 film series resumes with Bet Collector

Friday, October 10, 2008 12:00 pm

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, resumes at Bates College with the 2006 Filipino drama "The Bet Collector."

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