Campus on the afternoon of Oct. 22, 2020.Breakfast bar outside of Ladd Library facing the Library Quad: Ilana Zeilinger '23 of Washington, D.C. does reading for Ben Moodie's "Comparative Society" class.EUSO 395G - Comparative SociologyComparative sociology studies social institutions, economic systems, political systems, cultures and norms, legal systems, public policy, social change, and behavior in two or more settings. Comparisons can be qualitative or quantitative in nature and are usually driven by a desire to test theories or hypotheses. Topics of study may include the impact of globalization on nation-states, social movements, war and violence, place and cultural specificity, postcolonial dynamics, urbanization, immigration, and regional integration. The seminar introduces students to comparative sociology through an examination of recent exemplary works and the completion of individual projects related to each student's interests.She was reading about French and American values.

Early Decision II and Regular Decision Deadlines Moved to January 11

This year has presented great challenges to prospective college students, their families, and the counselors who support them. In recognition of these extraordinary circumstances, Bates has moved our Early Decision II and Regular…

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Wednesday

October 14, 2020 10:11 am

Bobcat Chat: Sustainability Edition

Bobcat Chat: Sustainability Edition

Stewardship of the wider world is woven into the Bates experience. Hear from community members about how Bates continues to lead conversation and action about sustainability in higher education. We’ll also touch on how we’ve reached our goal of being one of only seven colleges in the country to go Carbon Neutral!

Wednesday

October 14, 2020 10:05 am

Bobcat Chat: Community Engagement, Episode 1

Bobcat Chat: Community Engagement, Episode 1

Interested learning more about Bates and how we connect with our surrounding community? Staff and students who engage with the…

Wednesday

October 14, 2020 9:58 am

Bobcat Chat: The International Student Experience

Bobcat Chat: The International Student Experience

Join our Director of International Enrollment, Associate Dean for International Student Programs, and international students for a conversation about the…

Wednesday

October 14, 2020 9:43 am

Bobcat Chat: Alumni Edition

Bobcat Chat: Alumni Edition

Get to know the Bates community through the lens of three alumni of the college.

Wednesday

October 14, 2020 9:32 am

Bobcat Chat: Clubs and Organizations

Bobcat Chat: Clubs and Organizations

What does life look like outside of the classroom? Join current students for a conversation about clubs, organizations, and student life in general! Clubs represented include Africana Club, Black Student Union, Bollywood Club, Club Soccer, Feminist Collective, Bates Outing Club, Robinson Players (Theater), Special Olympics, Ultimate Frisbee.

Monday

September 28, 2020 12:41 pm

Support for Students and Educators Affected by Wildfires

Support for Students and Educators Affected by Wildfires

We wish any individuals affected by wildfires a quick and safe recovery as you return to school and work. We…

Monday

September 28, 2020 12:22 pm

In Support of Students Who Engage in Protests or Walkouts

In Support of Students Who Engage in Protests or Walkouts

Bates College supports students who are using their voices to constructively institute change in policies, to protest against systemic oppression,…

Thursday

September 24, 2020 5:22 pm

How Bates Bobcats Redefine Teamwork during the COVID-19 Era

How Bates Bobcats Redefine Teamwork during the COVID-19 Era

The Bates Bobcats are a team — no matter what. Although intercollegiate competition are canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic for…

Wednesday

September 16, 2020 2:19 pm

The rhetoric of a Bates Convocation reminds us why we’re here

The rhetoric of a Bates Convocation reminds us why we’re here

After a summer where endless rounds of pandemic planning and announcements seemed to define the college enterprise, Bates’ Opening Convocation…

Tuesday

September 8, 2020 10:51 am

Ariel Abonizio | Voices from the Class of 2020

Ariel Abonizio | Voices from the Class of 2020

Ariel Abonizio ’20 of Cuiabá, Brazil, used a Purposeful Work internship and his extensive experience with the college’s Digital Media…