Stories about "social sciences"
‘Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship’ at issue for MLK Day 2016

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 1:50 pm

Nationally known commentator William Jelani Cobb gives the keynote address at Bates College's 2016 MLK Day observances.

‘Bold and fearless’ economist Roland Fryer to speak on racial disparities in police use of force

Monday, November 2, 2015 1:40 pm

Fryer, winner of the Clark Medal and known for his research into racial inequality, has been called "bold and fearless" for investigating various economic theories that might shed light on racial inequality in America.

China’s social-media censors quicker than previously thought, Auer’s research reveals

Thursday, October 29, 2015 2:52 pm

Matt Auer, dean of the faculty and an environmental policy expert, and a colleague made their discovery by looking at censorship related to the film "Under the Dome."

‘Standup economist’ brings light touch to climate policy

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:21 pm

Bates College presents "standup economist" Yoram Bauman with a presentation called "Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change" on Oct. 13.

Leaders and leadership
U.S. Sen. Angus King to discuss D.C.’s workings in Civic Forum

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:56 pm

U.S. Sen. Angus King will deliver remarks titled "How Washington Works (Or Doesn't)" at Bates on Oct. 14.

Bates conference to explore aspects of property

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:37 pm

Bates College hosts the daylong conference "Property: Claims to Ownership and Responsibilities of Stewardship in Multidisciplinary Perspective" on Oct. 17.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Leshui He, economics

Thursday, September 10, 2015 2:51 pm

Leshui He started at Bates College in August 2015 as an assistant professor of economics.

Summer Student Work: Fan Dong ’17 investigates fracking’s health benefits

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 2:54 pm

Could fracking have health benefits? A junior from Beijing, Fan Dong '17 is helping a Bates College expert in health economics find out.

Lecturer in education receives Fulbright for research in India

Thursday, July 16, 2015 1:21 pm

Anita Charles of Bates College's education faculty has received a Fulbright award for the study of educational practices in India.

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Devin Tatro got a study-abroad experience that let her combine her academic and extracurricular interests — and encourage children to pursue their goals.

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