Stories about "Academic Life"
Friday, September 23, 2022 11:54 am
Nine students whose summer jobs had Bates funding, including Purposeful Work internships, told us about what they did (and smelled) — and what they learned about their emerging sense of purpose.
Thursday, September 22, 2022 4:41 pm
Trends for 2022 include increasing interest in vegan items, some shortages (where's the Sriracha?), and a longstanding partnership with the world of research and discovery.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 7:47 am
After a renovation that redefined Dana Hall’s role in Bates science education, the building reopened with an Aug. 29 celebration. Also: an abyss in Chase Hall!
Friday, September 16, 2022 10:21 am
Bates students are always willing to help onboard the newest members of the community. Gathered by Aaliyah Moore '24 of Phoenix, Ariz., are 26 tips for the Class of 2026.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 5:52 pm
Recently awarded a prestigious Udall Scholarship, Brewer has grown into her role as a campus sustainability leader, learning to navigate some of the political realities of climate activism along the way.
Friday, September 9, 2022 10:26 am
Paths can get us to the right place at the right time. But they can also confine us, said Professor of Economics Daniel Riera-Crichton, who delivered the Convocation address on Sept. 6, asking the Class of 2026 to create their own route through Bates.
Friday, September 2, 2022 1:10 pm
Time spent in nature is great. Time spent even looking at images of nature help, too. With that in mind, here’s a brief but enveloping video from Bates–Morse Mountain on a summer day.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 4:32 pm
The Naval aviator alumnus who helped advise Top Gun: Maverick, the alumna winner of NPR's Tiny Desk Contest, and how salt marshes in Maine are helping fight climate change.
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 3:50 pm
Over the summer, K–3 educators came to campus to learn from a Bates expert how to use children's picture books to teach their young charges about inclusion, respect, and cultures beyond their own.
Friday, August 26, 2022 1:57 pm
Over the summer, President Clayton Spencer announced two new members of the college's senior leadership team.