Stories about "Society and culture"
Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:05 pm
Bates photographers and writers share what they saw and heard in from students and professors in the college's arts center during three days in February.
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:21 pm
A study coauthored by Associate Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft finds that attempts to cut vaping by raising taxes on e-cigarettes may push users toward conventional, and many would say far more deadly, tobacco cigarettes.
Monday, February 10, 2020 6:38 am
With 24 Fulbright Student awards, Bates tops U.S. liberal art colleges for the second time in three years — and it’s the most ever received by a liberal arts college.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 10:13 am
Bates’ Africana program offers five plays during Black History Month that use historical events as a springboard to explore white oppression and black resistance.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 1:29 pm
Using theater to convey history “makes things more immediate, more alive," says a Bates playwright.
Friday, January 31, 2020 9:03 am
The process is prized by the students who pick the award-winners, too.
Thursday, January 30, 2020 4:38 pm
His pop-up portrait studio at the ready, Bates photographer Theophil Syslo captured a colorful and dazzling array of costumes and performers at Sangai Asia Night.
Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:12 am
Biased author Jennifer Eberhardt's talk was rich in science, often sobering, yet ultimately uplifting.
Friday, January 17, 2020 10:35 am
Professor of Anthropology Steven Kemper taught lessons "in the interest of making sense of how we live in the world, what matters most for people, and why," writes Caitrin Lynch '89.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 2:02 pm
The Bates Facebook page offered its 18,856 followers a total of 354 posts in 2019. Here are the top 10 as measured by engagements: likes, comments, and shares.