Archives for "Faculty and staff"
Audio: Chris Murtagh’s 600-mile dash to graduation

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:19 am

Chris Murtagh '11, track coach Al Fereshetian and David Pless '13 made an overnight, 600-mile dash from Washington, D.C., back to Bates for Murtagh's graduation.

Olin Arts Center introduces 'Flash' concerts

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:43 pm

The Olin Arts Center introduces the new "Flash" concerts. The first concert features a jazz quintet with Bates faculty members, the second features jazz guitarist Sean McGowan. All concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu

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Video: Bates professors say what course they’re excited to teach (2011)

Friday, September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6,...

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

"Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture," the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began -- in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Boston Globe explores the life of David Aschauer; services set for Saturday

Friday, September 2, 2011 6:31 pm

In a touching and insightful story, The Boston Globe explores the unexpected...

Ready, set, welcome: Nine behind-the-scenes stories about the new Bates year

Friday, September 2, 2011 11:22 am

After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their...

Convocation to feature remarks by faculty member nationally noted for recent book

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:47 pm

Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.

Stephen Engel, assistant professor of politics

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:48 am

Stephen Engel's research interests include American political development, constitutional development, relations among the branches of government, and social movements, particularly gay and lesbian mobilization for social change.

Mara Tieken, assistant professor of education

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:40 am

Tieken researches how rural public schools shape their communities and, in particular, those schools' influence on racial dynamics. A former public schoolteacher in rural Tennessee, Tieken says she is "continually stunned by how overlooked rural schools are in educational policymaking."

Bates appoints tenure-track faculty in politics, English, education

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 10:19 am

Bates' commitment to social justice, its stated values of diversity and equity, and its innovative teaching were all factors that drew three scholars to join the faculty for the 2011-12 academic year. These potentially tenured faculty members have added to our knowledge about political antagonism toward federal courts, the role of the body in Arab American and African American literature, and the cultural and community functions of rural schools.

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