Stories about "Academic Life"
13 language-learning tips from Bates faculty and students

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:31 am

Immerse yourself, tell stories, listen to music, and "plagiarize."

$3 million gift endows Bates professorship in STEM equity and inclusion; April Hill named inaugural appointee

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:21 am

Hill is an eminent evolutionary developmental geneticist with a national reputation for dismantling barriers preventing students from thriving in STEM fields.

At father’s alma mater, ‘Real American’ author discusses growing up black and biracial

Friday, September 21, 2018 8:46 am

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of the 2018 Common Reading and daughter of George Lythcott '39, returned to campus to share her father's story, her story, and the "catharsis" that allowed her to finally love herself.

‘Compelling scholars and educators’: Meet 2018’s tenure-track faculty

Monday, September 17, 2018 3:43 pm

Six of Bates' 21 new faculty members are on the tenure track. Let’s meet them.

Bates in the News: Sept. 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:39 am

A major feature on Purposeful Work, an alumna filmmaker disrupts the queer female narrative, and professors comment on dual enrollment and cell phones.

Seven Bates professors share topics and courses they’re excited to teach

Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:18 am

As Bates professors lined up for Convocation last week, they shared the courses and topics they're excited to teach.

Look What We Found: Michael Rocque’s fun house

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:34 pm

“There are a lot of messages in this office,” says Assistant Professor of Sociology Michael Rocque, “and one of them is that it's OK to play with toys.”

Convocation 2018 remarks: President Clayton Spencer

Friday, September 7, 2018 12:16 pm

President Spencer considers the famous phrase "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Is it false hope? Or a call to action?

Convocation 2018 remarks: Associate Professor of History Joseph Hall

Friday, September 7, 2018 10:24 am

Associate Professor of History Joseph Hall explores Bates’ complicated early history and its implications for us

Picture story: The academic year kicks off

Friday, September 7, 2018 9:03 am

See all the photography of Orientation Week, from Opening Day to Convocation to the women's soccer season opener.

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