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Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

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.”

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Friday

May 23, 2014
10:33 am

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

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!

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

Thursday

May 22, 2014
3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

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.

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Tuesday

May 20, 2014
4:26 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

May 20, 2014
3:31 pm

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

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

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Tuesday

May 20, 2014
2:00 am

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

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

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

Friday

May 16, 2014
12:00 pm

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

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

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

Friday

May 16, 2014
11:52 am

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

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

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

Wednesday

May 14, 2014
3:22 pm

Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch

In a new Short Term course on digital innovation, students make pitches to alumni who’ve been on both sides of the negotiating table.

Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch