Stories about "Current topics"
In state-of-the-art labs, Bates alumni work toward Ebola treatments

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:17 am

Two Bates alumni try to understand how Ebola and its relatives infect cells — and what we can do to stop it.

How Gabby Rivera is revolutionizing pop-lit’s depiction of the comic-book hero

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:09 am

Speaking to a Bates audience, Rivera, who is the author of Marvel’s first queer Latinx superhero, says that being soft can redefine what it means to be a hero.

Bates in the News: Oct. 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:55 am

NBC takes to the air with a Bates student pilot, and two alumni connect on a story about football concussions, thanks to a Reunion connection.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Frye

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 3:22 pm

Home to cozy student houses, a hopping social scene, and the campus coffeehouse, Frye Street is named for an illustrious Lewiston family.

40,000 feet in the air, a Bates team observes a distant galaxy

Friday, September 28, 2018 9:08 am

Physics professor Aleksandar Diamond-Stanic secured seats for his research students aboard SOFIA, the world's largest airborne observatory.

Look What We Found: Meredith Greer’s plush microbes

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 4:20 pm

Learn about Meredith Greer's assortment of oversized plush microbes that reflect her research interest in mathematical modeling of infectious diseases.

At father’s alma mater, ‘Real American’ author discusses growing up black and biracial

Friday, September 21, 2018 8:46 am

Julie Lythcott-Haims, author of the 2018 Common Reading and daughter of George Lythcott '39, returned to campus to share her father's story, her story, and the "catharsis" that allowed her to finally love herself.

‘Compelling scholars and educators’: Meet 2018’s tenure-track faculty

Monday, September 17, 2018 3:43 pm

Six of Bates' 21 new faculty members are on the tenure track. Let’s meet them.

Charlie Cook: 2018 midterms truly the ‘most important since Moby Dick was a guppy’

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:15 am

Which will be stronger in November: the Democratic wave or the Republican seawall?

18 years after ‘just friends,’ they tied the knot back at Bates

Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:50 am

Another summer weekend, another alumni wedding in the Gomes Chapel. But this time, we were there to tell the story, of best Bates friends who became much more.

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