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“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.

Otis (left) and Juno (right) flank Bates Equestrian Club members Katie Kirwin '15, Carolyn Attenborough '15 and Hannah Kiesler '16.
Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 8:00 am

“For both of them to place in the top 10 at Nationals is an amazing accomplishment,” says coach Ginger Klingenstein-Albert.

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