Stories from August 2013
Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Monday, August 12, 2013 1:34 pm

Williams will oversee the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Intercultural Education and serve as a member of the president’s senior staff.

Phillip Dube '16 of Norton, Zimbabwe, works on his laptop that he classifies as "one of my most prized possessions." The Bates sticker looms large because it’s “a huge part of my identity. It's four years of my life. It's going to have a big effect on who I am." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
News for the New Semester, Fall 2013: Welcome

Friday, August 9, 2013 12:16 pm

Bates is forever, but the details change from year to year. This...

Alexandra Balter '14, right, poses at a field site in Svalbard, Norway, with adviser and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, center. Joining them in Svalbard is Greg de Wet '11, left, who is current pursuing his master's at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Photograph provided by Greg de Wet '11.
Summer Student Work: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Alexandra Balter '14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.

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‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology...

Seen for sale at the Campus Store. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slide Show: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 1:02 pm

Enjoy a monthly slide show of images that features the vitality of...

Seen here is an artist's conception of an unusual kind of supernova that Soderberg has explored. Known as an engine-driven supernova, it emits low-energy radio waves rather than high-energy gamma rays. Illustration by Bill Saxton.
Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 10:00 am

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It's also a predictor of later success.

Choreographer Kendra Portier.
Dance festival’s final days bring diversity of ‘Different Voices,’ thrill of student work

Monday, August 5, 2013 10:00 am

During its last week, the excitement of the Bates Dance Festival builds to a crescendo.

Caleb Glassman '14 and Destany Franklin '14 conduct research in a lab run by Nancy Kleckner, associate professor of neuroscience, on July 30, 2013. Photograph by Marc Glass/Bates College
Summer Student Work: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Thursday, August 1, 2013 4:31 pm

Two rising seniors share insights into life in a summer research lab as they study neurological processes in snail brains.

Intercultural Education Office, Fall 2013

Thursday, August 1, 2013 12:58 pm

The Office of Intercultural Education focuses on the mission of fostering dialogue...

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Maine bluesman Samuel James performs Aug. 1 Concert on the Quad

Thursday, August 1, 2013 9:05 am

Enjoy the blues of Maine singer-songwriter Samuel James in the Aug. 1 edition of the new Concerts on the Quad music series.

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