Archives for "Academics"

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.

Friday

January 30, 2015 11:00 am

Slideshow: Bates people plowed ahead during the Jan. 27 blizzard

Slideshow: Bates people plowed ahead during the Jan. 27 blizzard

Tuesday, Jan. 27, gave us 27 inches of snow, and despite the blizzard many Bates people plowed ahead.

Monday

January 26, 2015 2:42 pm

Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

For the fifth year in a row, Bates College presents a dazzling double-header of student creativity in the arts on Jan. 30: the Bates Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night.

Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:59 pm

Language Arts Lives presents author of ‘Happiest People in the World’

Language Arts Lives presents author of ‘Happiest People in the World’

As part of Bates College’s Language Arts Live series, Portland author Brock Clarke reads from his novel “The Happiest People in the World” on Jan. 29.

Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:44 pm

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

The artists featured in the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Back and Forth: The Collaborative Works of Dawn Clements and Marc Leuthold” discuss their collaborative process on Feb. 6.

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.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 10:19 am

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

Jazz musician and Bates College faculty member A.J. Johnson presents his Love Unlimited Trio in performance on Jan. 23.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

‘Future-proof': Second of its kind in Maine, new microscope is a game-changer

‘Future-proof': Second of its kind in Maine, new microscope is a 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.

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.

Wednesday

December 10, 2014 1:29 pm

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

The legendary Brooks Quimby Debate Council will send three teams to Malaysia in January to compete at the World Universities Debating Championships.