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Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Sunday, May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Isabel Wilkerson address the Class of 2014 during  Bates' 148th commencement. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Sunday, May 25, 2014 12:33 pm

Our country is in a crisis about "what we should do about our tangled inheritance...about the sins of the past and the injustices of the present."

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Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson '97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

“If the course is ever going to appeal to students who are less comfortable with statistics, I need to understand the student experience,” says Professor of Psychology Amy Douglas. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

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From Tarantino to terror management, 14 senior theses from the Class of 2014

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 4:26 pm

Peter Cowan '14 reports on this culminating academic experience among Bates seniors.

Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 3:31 pm

Here's a primer for getting the best from Commencement at Bates, the 2014 edition.

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French and Francophone studies. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse's academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.

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Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 2:00 am

Worthy's recent death at age 92 attracted national attention, including obituaries in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

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Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

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From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Friday, May 16, 2014 11:52 am

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

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