Stories about "Current topics"
Friday, January 21, 2022 11:44 am
Five speakers on MLK Day at Bates, Maine-based thinkers, practitioners, and activists, offered personal narratives and insights that vividly captured the day's theme, "What I Mean When I Say: Decolonization and Liberation."
Sociologist Ken Kolb ’98: Well-intentioned efforts to fix food deserts are ‘flawed’ and miss the point
Thursday, January 20, 2022 9:44 am
Access to better food is championed by the foodie movement, says Furman University sociology professor Ken Kolb '98, but "there's really no evidence that increasing access will actually change the way people eat."
Thursday, January 13, 2022 12:05 pm
It's a term you may have heard — "decolonization" — without fully grasping its meaning or relevance. If that's true for you, then welcome to Bates' 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance.
Monday, January 10, 2022 12:00 pm
Click the garnet buttons of this interactive photograph to learn what we spied in the Parker Hall room of George French, Class of 1908.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:34 pm
It’s finals week, and we think students are foregoing routine tasks like...
Thursday, December 2, 2021 2:21 pm
Read real cases of the Spanish Inquisition, and see images of original documents, including the inquisition a Mexican silversmith accused of wearing unsensible shoes.
Friday, November 19, 2021 9:13 am
One of 10 "Top Performer"s in the country, Bates earned a Gold rating for excellence in sustainability performance from an international benchmarking organization.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:23 pm
A poignant observance at Veterans Plaza offered a simple ritual that "people can interact with throughout Veterans Day," says the Rev. Brittany Longsdorf.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:18 pm
With 85 percent of eligible students heading to the polls in 2020, Bates was recognized for having one of the highest voting rates in the nation.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 12:21 pm
Introducing the creative teams of the 2021 Trashion Show, including a Bates professor modeling COVID lounge wear made from face coverings.