Stories about "Academic Life"
Bates at Night: ‘In the moment’ with the Jazz Band

Friday, December 15, 2017 12:01 pm

"To play musically correct and to respond to what the music is calling for — you can’t really practice that. You have to perform that."

Q&A: Matt Jadud envisions a ‘fundamentally inclusive’ Digital and Computational Studies program

Friday, December 15, 2017 9:57 am

"There should be nothing structural that discriminates implicitly or explicitly against any of our students."

What I Mean When I Say: Susan Dewsnap and ‘bat’

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:56 pm

A bat can be a nocturnal mammal, or a home-run hitter. For Susan Dewsnap, it's an important piece of pottery equipment.

There’s ‘complexity of thought’ in Japan’s hip hop scene, says Bates senior

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:54 pm

A summer hanging out with breakers, lockers, and voguers, and the "sundry of views all thrown into my noggin."

Don’t taste the hops: Bates students take a Lewiston brewery tour

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:43 pm

The "Plants and Human Affairs" class heads to the Bates Mill and Baxter Brewing to learn about a beverage that dates back to the beginning of agriculture.

From Bates students and professors, 12 ways to avoid procrastination

Friday, December 8, 2017 10:07 am

Take a look at this time-management advice from students, faculty, and staff. Or put it off till tomorrow.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:43 am

Measuring brain waves, scoring your 1,000th point, touring a brewery for a class, designing fashion with trash.

Bates at Night: Hitting the books, the chai, and the Thesis Café

Friday, December 1, 2017 11:00 am

On Wednesday night, students in Ladd Library helped themselves to chai as they pulled out their books and opened their laptops.

What I Mean When I Say: Gina Fatone and ‘utterance’

Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:08 am

For most of us, an utterance is a spoken expression. For Bates ethnomusicologist Gina Fatone, the term is both broader and more specific.

Fall Dance Concert renamed to honor Bates dance icon Plavin

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:12 pm

Bates College has chosen to commemorate dance program founder Marcy Plavin, who died in 2016, by renaming its annual Fall Dance Concert after her.

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