Stories about "Society and culture"
Friday, August 16, 2019 11:02 am
The largest-ever federal grant awarded to Bates, the award will fuel creation of a vast video gallery to support research in various fields, including artificial intelligence.
Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24 am
Bates economist Nathan Tefft and his colleagues wondered: Would a price subsidy on organic fruits benefit wealthy households at the expense of poorer ones?
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:35 pm
For tourists who trek to Maine on a quest for lobster, Steve Kingston '88 of the Clam Shack is their deliverer.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:32 pm
On the hottest two days of the hottest July on record, which NESCAC college were the toastiest?
Friday, July 12, 2019 10:12 am
A century ago, Bates' solid plan to own a southern Maine forest and run a forestry program became a "hopeless undertaking."
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.