Archives for "Faculty and staff"

Wednesday

September 8, 2010 3:13 pm

Ready to respond, 501 new students hear the call as Bates begins 145th year

“What we do today is symbolic of what we do all year long,” Professor of Religious Studies Marcus Bruce ’77 told some 501 new students during Bates College’s Convocation on Sept. 7. One of five speakers at the ceremony on the Historic Quad, Bruce’s keynote address eloquently wove together an explication of the College’s new mission statement with the meaning of “convocation” itself — and, most importantly, what it all means to the new arrivals.

Wednesday

September 8, 2010 3:09 pm

Video: Awaiting Convocation, profs say what they’re eager to teach

As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…

Wednesday

September 8, 2010 11:20 am

Slide show presents Class of 2014 orientation

View the slide show above by clicking the thumbnails. Orientation for the Class of 2014 helped ease first-year students into…

Friday

September 3, 2010 10:02 am

Sept. 7 Convocation to focus on decision-making, shared purposes

Bates College opens its 145th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with Convocation ceremonies welcoming the approximately 500 members of the Class of 2014. President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Professor Marcus Bruce, chair of the Bates religious studies department, are the featured speakers, with Hansen giving an address on How We Decide and Bruce focusing on A Shared Vocation that the new students are entering into.

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Are We Happy Yet?

In a dizzying display of data mining, Chris Danforth ’01 invents a way to measure human happiness in real time…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Connections: Calling All Bobcats

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show The first athletics-wide celebration in years summons the Bobcat faithful…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Ask Me Another: Cynthia Baker, religious studies professor

Cynthia Baker examines a ‘fraught’ identity term: ‘Jew’ Associate Professor of Religious Studies Cynthia Baker is something of an expert…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Mission (Statement) Accomplished

Community of voices resonate in new Bates mission statement Hundreds of people took part in crafting the new mission statement…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Nicoletti's Method: 'Sharp Pencils and Sweat'

From himself and his students, painter Joseph Nicoletti seeks what’s real By Edgar Allen Beem “Generally speaking, my work is…