Stories about "United States"
Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Dance festival's 'Different Voices' hail from Africa, Mexico, U.S.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010 9:09 am

In the final week of the Bates Dance Festival, the annual "Different Voices" concert showcases the internationalism of contemporary dance, with choreographers from the United States, Africa and Mexico bringing compelling styles and perspectives to the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 5 and 6, in Bates College’s Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

The Boston Globe notes kickoff for My Secret Boston, co-founded by Jon Marcus '82

Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:41 am

In his Names column, Boston Globe reporter Mark Shanahan ’87 notes the...

About the Cover: Fall 2009

Monday, December 21, 2009 4:05 pm

Photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen traveled to New Orleans in September to photograph...

Live Where You Pay

Friday, December 18, 2009 8:08 am

Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi — where the monster storm came ashore — nine out of 10 people have come back. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.

President Hansen guest at media roundtable on higher education

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 2:40 pm

Nine college and university presidents including Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen were invited to join about two dozen members of national news media recently in a dialogue on higher education.

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:39 pm

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture "The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.

CEO of American Indian Higher Education Consortium to speak at Bates College

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:33 pm

Carrie Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, discusses her work at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376. A dinner with Billy precedes the event at 5:15 p.m.; seating is limited and by RSVP only. For more information, contact ttaylor@bates.edu.

Research in Bloom: Presenting research at the Summit

Friday, May 1, 2009 11:48 am

C. Challen Willemsen '10 enjoys presenting his research on Maine orchids during the 2009 Mount David Summit, the annual campus-wide celebration of student academic achievement.

Lumina's leader sets lofty goals for fund's role in policy debates

Friday, May 1, 2009 10:18 am

A major profile in the The Chronicle of Higher Education portrays Jamie Merisotis '86, president of the Lumina Foundation for Education, as a U.S. higher education policy leader whose "big goal" has caught the attention of the Obama White House.

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