Archives for "Faculty and staff"


October 7, 2011 9:18 am

With contemporary interest, Society of Antiquaries elects Michael Jones as Fellow

When Professor of History Michael Jones learned of his recent election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of…


September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…


September 27, 2011 11:19 am

Audio: Chris Murtagh’s 600-mile dash to graduation

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.


September 14, 2011 2:43 pm

Olin Arts Center introduces 'Flash' concerts

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


September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

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

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

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, we asked several professors a question: What course…


September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

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

“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.


September 6, 2011 11:09 am

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint ’14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.


September 2, 2011 6:31 pm

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

In a touching and insightful story, The Boston Globe explores the unexpected death of Bates economics professor David Aschauer, who…


September 2, 2011 11:22 am

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

After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their preorientation AESOP trips on Monday, we did a…


September 1, 2011 2:47 pm

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

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.