Archives for "Academics"

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 4:26 pm

From Tarantino to terror management, 14 senior theses from the Class of 2014

From Tarantino to terror management, 14 senior theses from the Class of 2014

Peter Cowan ’14 reports on this culminating academic experience among Bates seniors.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse’s academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.

Friday

May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

Friday

May 16, 2014 11:52 am

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

Wednesday

May 14, 2014 3:22 pm

Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch

Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch

In a new Short Term course on digital innovation, students make pitches to alumni who’ve been on both sides of the negotiating table.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 received the Maine Campus Compact’s Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Seven students create dishes from their own recipes, with the “theme ingredient” being food available in Commons.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 8:34 am

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Described as “a thought-provoking documentary about the folly of shoreline construction in the Hurricane Sandy age,” the film “Shored Up” will be shown on May 19.

Monday

May 12, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Bates College presents Lynn Siefert’s 1987 play “Little Egypt,” a bittersweet comedy about romance’s roller-coaster rides in a small Midwestern town, May 15-18.