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Monday

June 8, 2009
11:27 am

Barlow grant funds travel, sparks creativity

As Kali and Krishna, Valentina Calastri ’09 and Grif Peterson ’09 recall their travels through India.

Sunday

March 1, 2009
12:39 pm

Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled “Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia,” published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.

Friday

February 27, 2009
1:30 pm

Roar Young Lions, Roar

While I am unsure about how I feel about Jacob Zuma as a president, it was really incredible to be apart of a political rally of tens of thousands of people. Besides the size, it was kind of like one big party which included a good message and lots of singing. The fact that Zuma broke out in song and dance after his speech made some level of his popularity clear. He spent so much time making jokes about the opposition that had the audience rolling and closed his words with a performance. Bravo JZ, Bravo.

Tuesday

December 9, 2008
2:50 pm

Lively Up Yourself

As the semester ends, it seems appropriate to give you all a quick little recap. This has been a busy couple of months; I guess taking five classes, working three jobs, and wanting to soak up every Bates moment before going abroad might have been a bit much. I went on more sunrise paddles, sang in some more a cappella shows, frequented football games, and attended some wonderful dance parties

Friday

March 1, 2002
2:49 pm

Bates secures $400,000 Asian studies grant

Bates College has won a $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to expand and enrich its Asian studies program, announced Jill N. Reich, dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. The four-year grant will fund faculty research, the creation of new courses, travel for faculty and students, and the acquisition of library and technology resources.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
9:59 am

Timothy Lee named Ruggles Scholar

Timothy R. Lee of Salt Lake City, Utah, has been named Bates’ second Ruggles Scholar, a fellowship awarded to a junior for academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.