Stories about "People and groups"
Why the sultans read Socrates

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:14 pm

Ali Akhtar's first book explores how medieval caliphates were ruled, and how ancient thought influenced the rulers and their people.

Q&A: For Pat Schoknecht, Bates’ distinctive melding of IT and libraries was a draw

Thursday, February 8, 2018 4:34 pm

As Bates’ new head of Information and Library Services, Pat Schoknecht’s domain...

Video: Plowing Garcelon means “16 miles forward, 16 miles backward”

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:46 am

Clearing Garcelon's FieldTurf surface is "a sign of spring and a sign of spring sports," says Tim Kivus of Facilities Services.

What I Mean When I Say: Paul Shea and ‘bubble’

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:44 am

What do the Great Recession and Tulip Mania have in common?

In Muskie Archives, a virtual reality system that teaches geometry

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:41 am

Find the bear. Grab a sphere. Turn the sphere into a line and the line into a square. Make a circle big enough to step inside.

Student committee announces Carignan Fund grants to seven L-A groups

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:47 am

“I learned how many awesome organizations and people we have in Androscoggin County," said Brie Wilson '18.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Bates College names Malcolm Hill as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, January 8, 2018 10:29 am

Hill, who comes to Bates from the University of Richmond, is a "seasoned academic leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts," said President Clayton Spencer.

Crop advisers can influence farmers to adopt conservation practices

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:05 pm

Farmers trust crop advisers, a type of consultant, on lots of things. A Bates faculty member found that their influence can be harnessed for conservation work.

For the holidays, four recipes from the Bates kitchens

Thursday, December 21, 2017 10:34 am

With another food-fueled holiday season upon us, here are four dishes, both mains and sides, from the 2017 Harvest Meal.

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