Doug Hubley

Doug writes and edits text for various Bates publications. He also edits listings of public events taking place at the college and handles certain media-relations duties, including publicity for arts events.

Stories by Doug Hubley
Physicist Childress among 'spin doctors' making quantum discovery

Tuesday, 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.

Asphalt Orchestra performs on the Olin Arts Center terrace on Oct. 8. Photograph by Jose Leiva.
Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Monday, 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.

The renovated Roger Williams Hall (at left) and Hedge Hall: "Projects I am proudest of," says Terry Beckmann. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

Friday, 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

About the 'Open to the World' speakers

Friday, October 7, 2011 10:49 am

More about "Bates Unbounded: Open to the World" speakers Gary Hirshberg, Paul Marks '83 and U.S. Sen. George Mitchell.

Events schedule: September 2011, revised

Thursday, September 15, 2011 10:44 am

Hello from Bates! Here's an refreshed preview of public events at the college Sept. 15-30, 2011. This schedule includes events added since the first September edition, and corrections and updates to the earlier edition.

McCann '77, Raths '96 and Rossello join Board of Trustees

Friday, September 9, 2011 3:28 pm

Bates President Nancy J. Cable has announced that the Bates Board of Trustees recently elected three new members.

'Persistence' was the secret for international students delayed by Irene

Thursday, September 8, 2011 4:53 pm

One in four of the international students coming to Bates experienced some...

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

"Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture," the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began -- in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 11:09 am

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint '14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 10:40 am

A highlight of the Parent Orientation was a story shared by Roland Davis '92, director of the Office of Intercultural Education. In urging parents to turn their kids loose, Davis told of how he learned to give his young daughter some independence as she began kindergarten.

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