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Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

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.”

Friday

May 23, 2014 10:33 am

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

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!

Thursday

May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

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

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.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 4:26 pm

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

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.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 3:31 pm

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

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

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

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.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:00 am

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

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.

Friday

May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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.

Friday

May 16, 2014 11:52 am

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

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.

Wednesday

May 14, 2014 3:22 pm

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

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.