Stories about "Academic Life"
Did closing New York City bathhouses in the 1980s strip dignity from gay men?

Friday, March 16, 2018 9:35 am

The closing of gay bathhouses during the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis constituted a “dignity taking,” two scholars argued in a Bates presentation.

Bates’ environmental studies program cited as national model for community engagement

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:30 am

“The way the Bates environmental studies program weaves public engagement into the fabric of the major produces fabulous outcomes."

Ian Erickson ’18 takes the first critical look at HIV/AIDs activism in 1980s rural Maine

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:22 am

In the beginning, “people in Maine, whether they were queer or not, viewed themselves as immune and separate from HIV/AIDS."

Bates at Night: Dodgeball for a cause

Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:34 pm

Student and faculty-staff teams dodged, dipped, ducked, dived, and dodged to support a school food pantry.

Q&A: Ben Tonelli ’18 creates model showing how songbirds spread ticks

Friday, March 2, 2018 10:34 am

"Until Ben’s model, we haven’t had a sense of where the redistribution might occur and the possible scale of that effect,” says his adviser.

Bates College ranks No. 1 in Fulbright Student awards for 2017–18

Monday, February 19, 2018 11:06 am

The prestigious Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship initiative for international educational exchange.

A brief history of Frederick Douglass, Oren Cheney, and Bates

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:35 pm

Bates founder Oren Cheney and the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass were friends and giants in their worlds.

Why the sultans read Socrates

Friday, February 16, 2018 1:14 pm

Ali Akhtar's first book explores how medieval caliphates were ruled, and how ancient thought influenced the rulers and their people.

Bates at Night: Intramurals and ‘playing the game we love’

Friday, February 16, 2018 10:40 am

When it comes to Bates intramurals, you try not to let "passion get in the way of having fun and showing good sportsmanship."

Bates adaptation of ‘Diary of a Madman’ wins theater festival honors

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2:24 pm

The Bates adaptation and production of Diary of a Madman took three awards at the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

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