Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
Assistant Professor of Physics Travis Gould, left, and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Jason Castro are typical of newer faculty at Bates who are running with the college tradition of collegiality and cross-discipline collaboration. They're working on a project to image brain structures at the resolution of a single cell. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
New professors launch Bates careers, forge bonds just like first-years

Friday, September 22, 2017 12:33 pm

We know that students can be grouped by class year. Perhaps less obvious, but equally telling, are ways that faculty can be grouped.

Responding to Charlottesville: Historical Perspectives at Pettengill G21 on September 18th, 2017.  A roundtable discussion with Dr. Andrew Baker, Bates College, Dr. Margaret Creighton, Bates College, Dr. Patrick Otim, Bates College, Robin McDowell, Harvard University, and moderated by Dr. Christopher Petrella, Bates College. Sponsored by the Department of History and the Office of Equity and Diversity.
Removing Confederate monuments is only a starting point, Bates panelists say

Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:46 pm

Removing monuments to Confederate leaders means little without an understanding of why they were created, how racism persists today, and how to move forward.

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Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”

Tuesday, Sept. 5: Professor Emeritus of Sociology Sawyer Sylvester talks with Professor of Religious Studies Marcus Bruce ’77 after Convocation. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
With new urgency, Bates professors say what — and why — they’re excited to teach this fall

Friday, September 8, 2017 11:59 am

When saying what they're excited to teach, faculty always express optimism for a new academic year and their new students. This year, we heard something different.

(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?

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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.

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.”

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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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Video: Hear nine ‘Voices from the Class of 2017’

Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:45 pm

Here's our collection "Voices from the Class of 2017," a series of brief video portraits of nine seniors set to graduate on Sunday.

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