Stories about "People and groups"
Opening Day 2015 , the first day of Orientation for the Class of 2019, included a First Generation to College Student and Parent Panel Discussion in Commons. Programming for First Gen students has been expanded this year. (Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College)
Here comes the Class of 2020, bringing ‘the world to Bates’

Friday, August 26, 2016 11:49 am

The 499 members of the Class of 2020 were selected from a pool of 5,356 applicants, the second-largest in Bates history.

In her second floor Dana Chemistry office, biochemistry professor Paula Schlax helps AsiaLuna Patois '19 of Baltimore, Md. prepare for a chemistry exam.
Paula Schlax wins 2016 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Thursday, April 14, 2016 2:35 pm

Paula Schlax is the 2016 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, Bates College's signature honor for great teaching.

Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro's early-career award is considered the "NSF's most prestigious grant for junior faculty scientists," says Matt Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Neuroscientist Jason Castro receives ‘most prestigious’ NSF early career award of $720K

Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:43 am

A $720,000 National Science Foundation award will support Jason Castro's brain structure research and the creation of new neuroscience course materials.

John Kramer '95. (Susan Wilson)
Kramer ’95 to perform ‘The People United Will Never Be Defeated!’

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 2:18 pm

Performing at Bates College on March 18, pianist John Kramer '95 returns to the place where he decided to become a musician.

Members of the campus community attend the gift announcement celebration in Memorial Commons on Friday. The gathering included faculty, staff, students, trustees, and Alumni Council members. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am

The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
$165,000 grant funds Bates study of tree structure and drought response

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:35 pm

It's plain that a tree without water will die. What's not so clear is what happens inside a thirsty tree while it's still alive.

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Robert Feintuch, artist of psychologically pointed depictions of the male form, is at large in Greater NYC, Chicago

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1:03 pm

You've heard it said, "Show 'em, don't tell 'em." But Robert Feintuch of Bates College's art and visual culture department will do both in the coming weeks.

Caroline Holm '17, Alex Krech, a Southern Maine Community College intern, and Anna Berenson '16, work  under the direction of chemistry professor Paula Schlax studying gene expression in the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax's $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Carla Essenberg, biology

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:41 pm

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates College biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015.

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Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including four tenure decisions

Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:24 pm

Recent faculty promotions at Bates include four professors earning tenure and three being named full professor.

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