Archives for "Academics"
February 4, 2015 3:31 pm
“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.
January 30, 2015 12:11 pm
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.
January 30, 2015 11:00 am
Tuesday, Jan. 27, gave us 27 inches of snow, and despite the blizzard many Bates people plowed ahead.
January 26, 2015 2:42 pm
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.
January 21, 2015 3:59 pm
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.
January 21, 2015 3:44 pm
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.
January 20, 2015 12:19 pm
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.
January 20, 2015 10:19 am
Jazz musician and Bates College faculty member A.J. Johnson presents his Love Unlimited Trio in performance on Jan. 23.
January 15, 2015 3:38 pm
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.
January 13, 2015 12:40 pm
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.