Emily McConville

Emily writes and edits content for Bates publications.

Stories by Emily McConville
Bates in the News: Jan. 18, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:22 pm

Bates alumni join and leave Congress, an alumna helms a university, and we learn how Brooks Quimby mentored Ed Muskie '36.

Amidst sharks and coral reefs, Kelton McMahon ’05 unravels a paradox as old as Darwin

Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:43 pm

Over the course of his career, Kelton McMahon ’05 has developed tools that can tell you what an animal eats, by looking at the atoms in its body.

Grassroots activism: 6 insights from MLK Day speaker Barbara Ransby

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:35 pm

Michael Sargent, an associate professor of psychology and a podcaster, interviews Ransby ahead of her Jan. 21 keynote address.

‘Just like Bates’: Ngan Dinh ’02 helps build Vietnam’s first liberal arts university

Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:40 am

Among the first Vietnamese students to attend Bates, Ngan Dinh ’02 is now a key figure in the creation of Fulbright University Vietnam.

Video: 2018 in pictures

Monday, December 17, 2018 2:42 pm

Place, focus, teamwork, motion, connection: the year that was at Bates College.

Through hands-on research, Bates students help expand access to energy-saving window inserts

Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am

In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.

‘She saw herself as the Bride of Christ’: The story of an African nun in 18th-century Spain

Friday, December 7, 2018 12:40 pm

Bates professors Sue Houchins and Baltasar Fra-Molinero pooled their expertise in Spanish, African American studies, gender and sexuality studies, and more to bring an African nun’s story to an English-speaking audience.

What is truth? In a team-taught seminar, first-years learn to find out

Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:11 am

The truth is, the new seminar is less about figuring out what “the truth” actually is and more about exploring methods of discerning and crafting truth.

What I Mean When I Say: Joshua Rubin and ‘emergence’

Friday, November 30, 2018 11:28 am

As a scholarly term, "emergence" can explain political upheaval, a new fashion sense, or a good rugby match.

When legal nonprofit needs French language interpreters, Bates students step in

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:50 pm

French and francophone studies majors volunteer to interpret during asylum seekers' meetings with their potential lawyers, in a partnership that has only grown.

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