News and Calendars
Life at Bates revolves around the academic calendar: a fall semester, a winter semester, a 5-week spring Short Term, and summer programs. Students and faculty have obligations linked to the academic calendar, ranging from registration to tenure and promotion.
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NEWS: Learn More about the Bates Faculty
Faculty Changes 2015-2016: Who’s here; who’s on leave; who’s retired.
Bates is a very busy place: the intellectual life of the College is robust and multifaceted. A wide range of programs is presented by faculty and students that are open to all. Athletic contests, music, dance, and theatrical performances highlight student achievement. Lectures and performances by visiting scholars and artists that enrich the academic program are sponsored by departments and interdisciplinary programs, the dean’s office, the Career Development Center, the Office for External Grants, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the Museum of Art, and the Bates Dance Festival.
The Bates faculty have far-reaching teaching and scholarly interests. CLICK HERE for an overview of the faculty’s fields of teaching and scholarly expertise.
The Bates Faculty are productive and accomplished teacher-scholars. The dean’s office is proud to share stories of their discoveries, awards, and artistic work. CLICK HERE to learn more about recent faculty publications and artistic works reported to us in the last month.
WHITEHOUSE LECTURE ON HAIR
Whitehouse Professor Rebecca Herzig speaks on the ways that class, gender, race, science, politics, and economics intersect around hair in her Whitehouse Lecture: bates.edu/news/2015/02/04/85879/
JOHNSON ON JAZZ
Visiting music professor AJ Johnson’s love unlimited trio includes jazz brass, cello, and reeds: bates.edu/news/2015/01/20/a-j-johnson-leads-jazz-trio-featuring-brass-cello-reeds-on-jan-23/
BATES ACQUIRES CONFOCAL SCOPE
A team of science faculty scored NSF funding for one of the few confocal scopes in Maine: bates.edu/news/2015/01/15/future-proof-second-of-its-kind-in-maine-new-microscope-is-a-game-changer/
BATES BIDS FAREWELL TO FRANK GLAZER
Piano legend and Bates artist-in-residence Frank Glazer dies at age 99: bates.edu/news/2015/01/13/frank-glazer-pianist-of-international-renown-and-longtime-bates-artist-in-residence-dies-at-age-99/
SOCIOLOGIST MICHAEL ROCQUE QUOTED
Michael Rocque, Assistant Professor of Sociology, shares his thoughts on the link between gender and active-shooter events: bates.edu/news/2014/11/21/daily-dot-quotes-sociologist-michael-rocque-on-the-link-between-gender-and-active-shooter-events/
AWARD-WINNING POET, CRYSTAL WILLIAMS
Crystal Williams read her award-winning poetry at the Language Arts Live event: bates.edu/news/2014/11/17/an-award-winning-poet-crystal-williams-to-read-in-language-arts-live-event/
MAYS DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORSHIP: MARCUS BRUCE
Marcus Bruce ’77, Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, discussed African Americans in Paris on Wednesday, November 5th: bates.edu/news/2014/11/10/marcus-bruce-celebrates-appointment-to-mays-professorship/
AMBROSE AND RETELLE WIN GRANT TO STUDY CLIMATE CHANGE
Will Ambrose and Mike Retelle are awarded a major grant to study climate change: bates.edu/news/2014/10/27/dead-clams-talking-337000-grant-supports-clamshell-climate-research/
BIOLOGY WELCOMES BRETT HUGGETT
New faculty profile: Brett Huggett: bates.edu/news/2014/10/24/bates-welcomes-new-faculty-brett-huggett-biology/
GENEVIÈVE ROBERT JOINS GEOLOGY
New faculty profile: Geneviève Robert: bates.edu/news/2014/09/24/bates-welcomes-new-faculty-genevieve-robert-geology/
ERICA RAND CELEBRATED AS WHITEHOUSE PROFESSOR
Erica Rand of Art & Visual Culture and Women & Gender Studies spoke on her research in September: bates.edu/news/2014/09/17/rand-celebrates-whitehouse-professorship/
MICHAEL ROCQUE JOINS SOCIOLOGY
New faculty profile: Michael Rocque: bates.edu/news/2014/09/17/bates-welcomes-new-faculty-michael-rocque-sociology/
MATH WELCOMES KATIE OTT
New faculty profile: Katharine Ott: bates.edu/news/2014/10/16/bates-welcomes-new-faculty-katharine-ott-mathematics/
ECONOMICS WELCOMES BACK NATHAN TEFFT
Welcome back, Nathan! Profile of returning economist, Nathan Tefft: bates.edu/news/2014/10/02/bates-welcomes-returning-faculty-nathan-tefft-economics/
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