Stories about "News and politics"
Friday, June 26, 2020 9:21 am
A Bates equity VP explores Juneteenth, an alumnus pens a new book on Bobby Orr and the Bruins, a student TikTok video goes viral, and a professor answers an NPR puzzle.
Friday, April 24, 2020 10:13 am
It's good Bates in the News: On April 17, Jack Allard ’16 left a Philadelphia hospital after a highly publicized weeks-long battle with COVID-19.
Thursday, April 9, 2020 3:34 pm
As schools scramble to provide meals and technology in the pandemic, a Bates scholar looks to the future — and a student school board member makes decisions in the present.
Friday, March 27, 2020 10:47 am
As COVID-19 affects study and work, we revisit Bates history, celebrate fellowships and promotions, and follow a Bates alum reality star.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:36 pm
From plastic-eating worms to stapleless staplers, Bates' Green Innovation Grants support surprising — and surprisingly effective — sustainability projects.
Friday, October 25, 2019 10:51 am
Recalling Elijah Cummings and Benjamin Mays, a friendship between American and Chinese artists, and a math professor explains her favorite theorem.
Friday, September 27, 2019 11:07 am
The words are right there in the Bates mission statement: a call to "informed civic action." And it played out in Portland last week as Bates students took center stage at the Global Climate Strike.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:16 pm
If you want to understand what’s driving a particular conspiracy theory, advises rhetoric professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano, try to understand the perceived evil behind the theorists’ stories.
Friday, September 20, 2019 9:44 am
An alum helps Colin Kapernick guest-edit a magazine, and Olive Kitteridge returns to Elizabeth Strout ’77.
Friday, August 16, 2019 9:14 am
Two alumni speak out on immigration, and faculty write op-eds on the Democratic debates, purposeful work, and the outrage machine.