Stories about "People and groups"
It's move-in day for members of the Class of 2020 on Aug. 29. Here students and family move into brand new residences at 55 and 65 Campus Avenue where they are greeted by members of Residence Life, AESOP trip leaders, and Orientation Week Leaders (OWLs). Students and families also drop by the Bates College Store and Package Center where they picked up packages mailed to them to move into their rooms (with golf carts staffed to drive these multiple packages to their residences across campus).
Picture story: A grand garnet welcome for the Class of 2020 on Opening Day

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:22 pm

Photos galore from Opening Day as nearly 200 students helped welcome 499 members of the Class of 202o and their families.

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Video: Professor Denis Sweet explains why he sent his students to the trees

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:08 pm

Sending his First Year Seminar students out to "experience" a tree starts them on the path of figuring out "what it is that they think about."

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.

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