Stories about "Academic Life"
Bates in the News: March 27, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020 10:47 am

As COVID-19 affects study and work, we revisit Bates history, celebrate fellowships and promotions, and follow a Bates alum reality star.

Bates professors’ humorous movie-trailer videos brighten the move to remote learning

Friday, March 27, 2020 9:34 am

As Bates faculty pivot to online teaching, making "trailers" offers fun and catharsis.

Picture story: A community rallies as students depart campus

Monday, March 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Compelling and poignant photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen captures a historic community effort to support students leaving campus due to the COVID-19 crisis.

From Bates history: 32 Bates women who inspire, give hope, and make us proud

Friday, March 20, 2020 1:17 pm

Here's an inspiring catalog of accomplished and pioneering Bates women from the first century of the college — writers, scientists, artists, social-justice activists, doctors, academics, and a Marine.

What can we learn about apologies from the #MeToo moment?

Friday, March 13, 2020 9:17 am

Psychology professor Georgia Nigro and three Bates students break down public apologies, then ask what makes an apology effective.

Purposeful Work: Spotlight on Environmental Careers6-7 p.m. Environmental Career Panel Discussion in Commons 2217:10 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Session I There was a second breakout session and networking reception that I didn't photograph.Philip Dube '16, second-year graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.Emma Conover '16, Ceres's water program, where she works to mobilize food and beverage companies to address water risks in their agricultural supply chain.Mike Lydon ;04, a Principal of Street Plans, an international award-winning planning, design, and research-advocacy firm based in Miami, New York City, and San Francisco.Lucy (Brennan) Perkins '14, joined the City of South Portland's sustainability office to assist in the developments of campaigns and outreach materials that educate the community about sustainability initiatives and garner new support for policies and programs.Hannah Broadley '10, biologist, ecologist, and entomologist, with a Ph.D., whose area of focus is the management of invasive forest insects. She is currently a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts and works with a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.Jeffrey Porter '85, considered one of the top environmental lawyers in the country.
To succeed in an environmental career, pick a problem and become an expert, say Bates alumni

Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:35 pm

Dive deep into your chosen field by getting involved both locally and internationally, and by keeping tabs on a rapidly changing world.

The case of the missing buds in the Library’s Lost & Found, March 11, 2020

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:49 pm

“I think I’m on the phone with someone’s mom,” said a wide-eyed Jaimin Keliihoomalu ’21 of Kapolei, Hawaii, thus beginning the case of the lost Bluetooth ear buds.

My Last Year of Teaching: ‘I really love the one-on-one interaction’

Friday, March 6, 2020 10:38 am

Jane Costlow shares stories and insights from 34 years of advising senior thesis students.

Bates students get an inside look at the law — from a Lewiston court judge, no less

Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:44 pm

Deploying decades of legal experience, Judge John Beliveau helps Bates students understand their rights and how the laws of the land came to be.

Stupid F#@king Bird by Aaron PosnerSort of Adapted from The Seagull by Anton Chekhov CONRAD…….Max Younger ‘22DEV……David Garcia* ‘20MASH…Becca Kraft ‘20NINA….Sukanya Shukla* ‘20EMMA ARKADINA….Stine Carroll* ‘20DOYLE TRIGORIN….Matthew Engles ’20DR. EUGENE SORN….Kirk Read *This performance is offered in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a Senior Thesis/Capstone in Theater. Setting: The summer home of Emma Arkadina.Act One-By the lake. In the fall.Act Two-A realistic kitchen. A day later.Act Three-4 years later. Production StaffStage Manager….Luis David Molina Rueda ‘20Assistant Director….Kush Sharma ‘23
Q&A: You needn’t know Chekhov’s ‘Seagull’ to appreciate this ‘Stupid F**king Bird’

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:20 pm

When Bates director Tim Dugan saw Aaron Posner's "sort of" adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull, he says, “I was immediately blown away."

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