Stories about "The College"
Assistant Professor of Physics Travis Gould, left, and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Jason Castro are typical of newer faculty at Bates who are running with the college tradition of collegiality and cross-discipline collaboration. They're working on a project to image brain structures at the resolution of a single cell. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
New professors launch Bates careers, forge bonds just like first-years

Friday, September 22, 2017 12:33 pm

We know that students can be grouped by class year. Perhaps less obvious, but equally telling, are ways that faculty can be grouped.

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A place of ‘freedom and support’: Bates welcomes new tenure-track faculty

Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:01 am

Meet the new tenure-track faculty for 2017–18 at Bates College.

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Parents: Here’s your customized Back to Bates weather forecast

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's what Friday's and Saturday's temperatures in Lewiston will feel like for our Bates families.

A moment for reflection: The dance repertory performance class appears in a mirrored wall in the Plavin studio. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Sweat and study at the Marcy Plavin Dance Studio

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:13 pm

On Tuesday night, the Bates Dance Company picked up the pace in anticipation of the weekend's Back to Bates concert.

#925 was taken by my mother, Juli Fournier, on August 27 12:24pm, taken at my next door neighbor's house. I actually don't have the name of the kayaker. 
As Irma and Harvey closed in, Bates students felt close support

Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:37 pm

While not a direct hit, hurricanes Harvey and Irma still touched the lives of three Bates people.

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane delivers her Convocation address, "Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities," on Sept. 5, 2017 (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
2017 Convocation address: ‘Summer Posts, Fall Possibilities,’ by Professor of Sociology Emily Kane

Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:25 pm

"Maybe already, maybe tomorrow, but definitely over time, you’ll begin to find the particular faculty members with whom you’ll forge especially deep bonds."

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Convocation 2017: ‘A time to take up our work with new resolve’

Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:13 pm

Bates College's 2017 Convocation gave three speakers the opportunity to offer three distinct perspectives on what “Bates community” means.

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Q&A: New Bates A.D. Jason Fein on the NESCAC, his Yankees, and Commons pizza

Friday, September 1, 2017 12:17 pm

Jason Fein's rise through the AD ranks is a bit distinctive — in the same way his Brooklyn-bred New York sports loyalties are distinctive here in Maine.

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Hour by hour with the Class of 2021 on its Opening Day

Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:16 pm

Pictured over a span of just 12 hours, Opening Day represents something much bigger: the beginning of a lifetime experience for Bates students and families.

Pete Culcasi of Northbridge, Mass., looks at the eclipse through protective eyeglasses as his daughter, Maddie, and wife Jody, watch. A welder by trade, he'd also brought protective welder's glass. (Jay Burns/Bates College)
‘Follow me’: How Bates’ eclipse party got hopping

Friday, August 25, 2017 12:35 pm

“Excuse me,” Sylvia Deschaine told the surprised Admission gathering. “The eclipse is starting, and it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event."

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