Stories by Mary Pols
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 4:48 pm
Professor of Mathematics Adriana Salerno says it feels odd getting an individual award because teaching "is a community activity."
Friday, October 6, 2023 2:19 pm
Myronn Hardy's new collection of poetry speaks to exile and return, and a moment in America in which potential cataclysm exists alongside possibility and change.
Bates physics professor earns NASA’s ‘exceptional achievement’ award, plus $1.89 million in grant funding, for groundbreaking research in space
Friday, May 19, 2023 11:11 am
Recognizing Professor of Physics Nathan Lundblad's groundbreaking experiments in the Cold Atom Laboratory aboard the International Space Station, NASA has awarded him a $1.89 million grant extension and its prestigious Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal.
‘Hoops,’ a new graphic novel from Matt Tavares ’97, tells a Cinderella story from Title IX’s early days
Thursday, March 9, 2023 2:21 pm
Bestselling children’s book author-illustrator Matt Tavares ’97 makes a creative leap for his newest book, a graphic novel inspired by the true Cinderella story of a girls basketball team in mid-1970s Indiana.
Friday, February 10, 2023 11:21 am
The NSF CAREER grant of $581,984 to Bates Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Geneva Laurita is one of the foundation’s most prestigious awards, recognizing both research and teaching.
Friday, January 27, 2023 11:49 am
The annual Bates Dance Festival helps to "strengthen arts and cultural ecosystems, provide equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and our economy," said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:46 pm
In Wasilla, Alaska, this summer, incoming Bates student Karsten Stiner ’26 looked…
Friday, October 28, 2022 8:46 am
A new Immersive Media Studio — a focal point of a major new arts and technology project funded by a $500,000 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation — will be a magnet pulling everyone from scientists to playwrights into collaboration.
Monday, August 22, 2022 3:13 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education, the preeminent U.S. higher ed publication, features Bates College photography exclusively for its 2022–23 Almanac issue.
Friday, June 17, 2022 9:07 am
Structural racism and a “survival of the fittest” mindset in STEM education won't be undone by waving an academic wand. It takes work — and listening to brave students. Here’s what Bates has been up to.