News Archives


August 31, 2011 10:09 am

TherĂ­ Pickens, assistant professor of English

Pickens investigates African American and Arab American literature, literary theory and disability issues. She bases her research on the exploration of the nature of awareness itself — a branch of philosophy called phenomenology.


August 24, 2011 3:50 pm

Events Schedule: September 2011

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college during September 2011.


August 4, 2011 3:51 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Institutional Diversity 2011-12

The Office of Special Assistant for Institutional Diversity will expand efforts to advance diversity and inclusion at Bates and to…


August 4, 2011 3:29 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Dean of Students Update

We have a few changes to our staff to report. As we announced in June, Carl Steidel has joined us…


August 4, 2011 2:59 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Office of the President

By unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, Nancy J. Cable became interim president of Bates on July 1, 2011….


August 3, 2011 12:04 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Learning Commons / Writing at Bates

Learning Commons The professional and student staff of Writing at Bates, the Math and Statistics Workshop, Ladd Library, the Help…


August 3, 2011 12:03 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Physical Plant

We’ve been very busy this summer with various construction projects on campus! For updates on these projects, services for students…


August 3, 2011 11:54 am

Summer Newsletter 2011: Asian Studies

The Program in Asian Studies is very happy to welcome back professors Dennis Grafflin and Trian Nguyen from their sabbatical…


August 3, 2011 11:54 am

Summer Newsletter 2011: Anthropology

The anthropology department is sorry to see Heather Lindkvist move on to a new job — and delighted that the…


August 3, 2011 11:52 am

Summer Newsletter 2011: Spanish

Along with the other foreign language programs, Spanish has moved to the newly renovated Roger Williams Hall, where you’ll find…