Stories about "News and politics"
Friday, February 15, 2019 9:42 am
The media turns to former U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance ’82 to explain the Mueller investigation, and an alumna tells her classmate's story to emphasize the need for inclusive design.
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.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:55 pm
Racism and other social inequalities are ever-present but not ever-discussed. Members of the Bates MLK Day planning committee invite us to open the conversation.
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.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:10 pm
An alumna discovers her great-grandfather's art, an economics professor recreates Maine election results, and Ed Muskie's people recall his 1968 campaign.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 3:37 pm
Fifty years ago, Edmund Muskie '36 ran one of the “exemplary national campaigns of modern times.”
Friday, November 16, 2018 10:14 am
Two alumni — one Democrat, one Republican — get elected to Congress, two more are quoted in a major National Geographic feature, and another coaches his 300th winning football game.
Bates politics professors offer a post-election brief on immigration, gender, and the rural-urban divide
Friday, November 9, 2018 12:11 pm
Democrats are able to debate issues like healthcare on their terms, while conversations about immigration have moved to the right, say Bates politics professors.
Friday, November 9, 2018 11:08 am
“We want to make sure there’s no way a student goes through their day at Bates today not knowing that it’s Election Day.”
Friday, November 2, 2018 3:05 pm
Associate Professor of Politics Leslie Hill on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, the politics of gender in the midterm elections, and a class project on voter engagement