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

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 3:22 pm

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

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Where all the lights are bright: Students and L-A celebrate Night in Town

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:53 am

Beautiful spring weather and delicious food draw students downtown on May 7.

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