Stories about "Academic Life"
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: See how students find purpose in their Bates-funded summer internships

Thursday, August 17, 2017 7:33 pm

J.R. Watanasiri '19 came to Bates to major in biochemistry with a pre-med focus. But he liked tuna, too. Can Bates help him combine the two?

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: See how students find purpose in their Bates-funded summer internships

Thursday, August 17, 2017 3:49 pm

J.R. Watanasiri '19 came to Bates to major in biochemistry with a pre-med focus. But he liked tuna, too. Can Bates help him combine the two?

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What’s In a Name: Androscoggin

Thursday, August 3, 2017 4:30 pm

"Androscoggin," the name of Lewiston's river and county, is the contemporary word describing a Native American tribe that lived here.

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Look What We Found: Raj Saha’s water wheel

Friday, July 21, 2017 12:29 pm

You'll find pure chaos inside a storage room in Carnegie Science Hall.

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Here’s the 2017 Bates summer reading list, suggested by faculty, staff, and alumni

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:56 am

Ever wondered what's on the bedside tables of Bates folks? Wonder no more.

Bobcat Venture Pitch Competition judge Chris Barbin '93 gives first-place winner Ali Rabideau '17 of Natick, Mass., a $9,000 check for her pitch, Herban Works, a line of home products made from medicinal herbs and flowers by at-risk women of the Center for Wisdom's Women in Lewiston. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
The major Bates College stories of 2016–17

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:23 am

It was a year of never-befores and how-about-thats, with a few way-to-goes along the way.

In support of "active learning," Carnegie 339 will lose its tiered seating and lab bench -- and with them its frontward focus -- but will gain whiteboards all around and tables that enable a variety of furniture placement. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 8:07 am

Classrooms in a Bates College science hall are being made over to advance the college's understanding of the pedagogical practice of active learning.

Near Flagstaff, N.M., in 2011, on his final Short Term trip to the U.S. Southwest, John Creasy poses next to examples of "volcaniclastic" rock that's been moved or affected by wind, water, or similar action. (Photograph by Dykstra Eusden '80)
John Creasy, who ushered in the thriving modern era for geology at Bates, dies at age 71

Monday, June 26, 2017 2:01 pm

“We were in awe of him, but his intensity was contagious. There was so much respect for him: I wanted to work my butt off to impress John, to achieve for John.”

Bates is a green campus. A plant glistens after a late spring shower. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:30 am

We’ve finally transitioned from spring to summer.

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Look What We Found: Aleks Diamond-Stanic’s plate with 1,400 holes

Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:55 pm

While it looks like a pizza screen, the plate was used by astronomers to collect spectra from objects throughout the universe.

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