Stories about "Society and culture"
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 11:36 am
It's hardly unique for a Congressman to challenge an expert during a committee hearing. But it might be unique when they're both Bates alumni.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 1:30 pm
For a Short Term course new in 2019, professors Lynne Lewis and Francis Eanes brought students to the front lines of the battle against rising seas.
Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:58 am
Salt, sake, and sparks anoint the vessels made by students in the Short Term course “Apprentice Learning: Building the Japanese Boat.”
Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:00 am
Out of some 700 U.S. colleges and universities to sign a carbon-neutrality pledge in 2007, Bates is one of only seven to date that have reached that goal.
Friday, May 3, 2019 11:30 am
From a paperweight inspired by a big Bates win to a peace pipe that raises questions, here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:45 pm
Texas teen Annakate Kelley's video tribute to David Nash '68 catalyzes conversation and memory-sharing 50 years after his death in Vietnam.
Monday, April 15, 2019 10:19 am
Noble, a senior product manager at Garmin, makes the maps for each year's Trek. And this year, he's riding it with his two daughters.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:14 pm
The new study also suggests that Bates Purposeful Work offers ways that colleges and universities might better prepare students for the future of work.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:38 pm
When you're launching a new college, as Oren Cheney was doing on this day in 1855, you sweat the details, you don’t suffer fools, and you watch your money.
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 1:42 pm
Can "positive energy and socialist values" co-exist with Western pop culture? A Mount David Summit session takes a look.