Stories about "People and groups"
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.

Shown in a 2013 Concert on the Quad at Bates, Corey Harris '91 brings his distinctive brand of roots music back to Bates on Sept. 24. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
En route to Bates, Corey Harris ’91 talks with New Hampshire paper

Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:17 pm

Harris, who represents so many styles in his sound, was asked, "How does 'life' find its way into your storytelling?"

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A place of ‘freedom and support’: Bates welcomes new tenure-track faculty

Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:01 am

Meet the new tenure-track faculty for 2017–18 at Bates College.

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Parents: Here’s your customized Back to Bates weather forecast

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's what Friday's and Saturday's temperatures in Lewiston will feel like for our Bates families.

A moment for reflection: The dance repertory performance class appears in a mirrored wall in the Plavin studio. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Sweat and study at the Marcy Plavin Dance Studio

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:13 pm

On Tuesday night, the Bates Dance Company picked up the pace in anticipation of the weekend's Back to Bates concert.

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Bates’ memorial tree planting embraces the ‘sacred tension’ of gratitude and grief

Friday, September 8, 2017 12:25 pm

“It’s actually a beautiful gesture to say, dead or alive, you’re still a part of the Bates community,” says Multifaith Chaplain Brittany Longsdorf.

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.

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane delivers her Convocation address, "Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities," on Sept. 5, 2017 (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
2017 Convocation address: ‘Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities,’ by Professor of Sociology Emily Kane

Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:25 pm

"Maybe already, maybe tomorrow, but definitely over time, you’ll begin to find the particular faculty members with whom you’ll forge especially deep bonds."

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21 cool facts about 21 members of the Class of 2021

Friday, September 1, 2017 2:31 pm

The Class of 2021 includes a South Pole ski trekker, a vexillologist, and a certified instructor of mindfulness.

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Picture Story: Smiles, tears, and new beginnings on the Class of 2021’s Opening Day

Friday, September 1, 2017 2:10 pm

Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo capture move-in, decorations, presentations, receptions, and goodbyes.

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