November 1, 2011 5:11 pm
Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it’s the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it’s wrong.
October 31, 2011 7:31 pm
Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former…
October 31, 2011 6:26 pm
The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from being “a fairly unengaged student” to an international…
October 31, 2011 6:24 pm
“Rollin’ to Olin” is a new outreach program giving local schoolchildren a chance to experience music and visual art at…
October 31, 2011 6:23 pm
It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…
October 31, 2011 6:03 pm
Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…
October 31, 2011 5:18 pm
In Austin, Texas, Rose Levy-Rubinett ’12 grew up in a household where family history and Judaism were fused into a…
October 11, 2011 2:54 pm
While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.
October 10, 2011 1:18 pm
On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.
October 7, 2011 10:56 am
George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates