News Archives

Thursday

February 19, 2015 1:09 pm

Campus events: March 1–29, 2015

Campus events: March 1–29, 2015

This is a list of public events at Bates College for the period March 1-29, 2015.

Friday

February 6, 2015 11:06 am

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 6, 2015

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 6, 2015

It’s hard to know for sure just what’s happening underground. And if the moles and worms know, they aren’t talking.

Wednesday

February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Thursday

January 22, 2015 10:37 am

Campus events: Feb. 1-28, 2015

Campus events: Feb. 1-28, 2015

This is a list of public events at Bates College for the period Feb. 1-28, 2015.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 12:19 pm

MLK Day keynote: Black Lives Matter movement is a sign of hope

MLK Day keynote: Black Lives Matter movement is a sign of hope

What does the Black Lives Matter movement really want? In his keynote address during Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College, historian Peniel Joseph had an answer.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a “game-changer” for student learning and faculty research.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 2:34 pm

Campus events updated: Jan. 16–31, 2015

Campus events updated: Jan. 16–31, 2015

This is an updated list of public events at Bates College for the period Jan. 16-31, 2015.

Tuesday

January 13, 2015 12:40 pm

Frank Glazer, pianist of international renown and longtime Bates artist in residence, dies at age 99

Frank Glazer, pianist of international renown and longtime Bates artist in residence, dies at age 99

A pianist internationally known for his artistry and dedication, beloved for his generosity and celebrated for his artistic longevity, Frank Glazer died Jan. 13.

Thursday

December 18, 2014 4:15 pm

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 18, 2014

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 18, 2014

Some kinds of dirt will do just fine when you want to build something on top of it — but other kinds, not so much. Those other kinds bring us to an especially interesting chapter in the story of the two student residences that Bates College is building for its Campus Life Project. And it’s a chapter beginning in a couple of weeks.