Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
William Carlezon '86, professor of psychiatry at Harvard University, speaks during the "Engaged Liberal Arts" panel discussion at Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Oct. 26. At left is Bates English department chair Lillian Nayder. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

There's competition, said Michael Bonney, CEO of a company engaged in the high-pressure field of pharmaceuticals. And then there's competition.

Jakub Kazecki, assistant professor of German. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

The 1860 Republican Party platform called the expansion of slavery a "crime against humanity." Detail of a photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

For Short Term 2012, the annual theater production workshop is adapting for the stage a spoken-word piece by Marc Namuthi Joseph. Shown listening to Joseph during a class session are, from left, Katie Straw '12, Yasin Fairley '12, Ashley Booker '12, dance professor Rachel Boggia and theater lecturer Kati Vecsey. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
It’s that wonderful time of the year: Short Term 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 12:04 pm

Short Term is so eagerly anticipated at Bates that it just might be fair to say that you are no Bobcat unless you spend the Maine winter yearning for it.

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Multimedia: Highlights of the 2012 Mount David Summit

Monday, April 9, 2012 3:39 pm

A day when Bates students "take the lid off" the exceptional academic work done every single day.

Flanked by Senior Lecturer in Theater Kati Vecsey and theatrical technical director Michael Reidy, Travis Jones '13 discusses his work as a set designer during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Monday, April 2, 2012 3:24 pm

Just imagine the emotions reigning during the Mount David Summit, from pride in intellectual accomplishment to the exuberance of playing to an eager audience.

Appointees to professorships — in colleagues’ words

Friday, March 23, 2012 8:33 am

Six Bates faculty members were honored as 2012 appointees to named professorships.

Travis Brown '11 of East Greenwich, R.I., explains his chemistry research at the 2011 Mount David Summit. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Mount David Summit will dazzle with work in physical and social sciences, humanities, arts

Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:38 pm

The 11th annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s showcase of student academic...

Right to left: Daniel Waters '12, director Elizabeth Castellano '12, Hanna Allerton '15, Charles McKitrick '14 and Caitlyn Defiore '12 (back to camera) rehearse for "A Doll's House."
Castellano ’12 directs Ibsen’s still-controversial ‘A Doll’s House’

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 1:08 pm

Bates senior Elizabeth Castellano directs Ibsen's 19th-century play "A Doll's House" for the winter mainstage theater production.

Georgia Doucette '12 during a visit to a finished portion of the municipal trail system in Lisbon, Maine.
ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River's story.

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