Stories about "Academic Life"
In state-of-the-art labs, Bates alumni work toward Ebola treatments

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:17 am

Two Bates alumni try to understand how Ebola and its relatives infect cells — and what we can do to stop it.

Bates in the News: Oct. 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:55 am

NBC takes to the air with a Bates student pilot, and two alumni connect on a story about football concussions, thanks to a Reunion connection.

How do we know what we’re seeing? A Bates professor finds out

Thursday, October 4, 2018 1:17 pm

Michelle Greene and a colleague created a mathematical model of how our brains process the world around us.

Bates at Night: It’s ‘murder’ in Chase Hall, thanks to the Robinson Players

Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:43 pm

At 9:22 on Wednesday night, a blood-curdling scream erupted from within Chase Hall. Crime? None. Fun? Tons.

‘Anthropocenic’: Museum show looks at humanity’s planetary impact

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:56 am

A new Bates exhibition examines humanity’s mark on the planet with pathos, wit, and an eye-opening diversity of work.

40,000 feet in the air, a Bates team observes a distant galaxy

Friday, September 28, 2018 9:08 am

Physics professor Aleksandar Diamond-Stanic secured seats for his research students aboard SOFIA, the world's largest airborne observatory.

Hagel honored for work on notions of authenticity in trans children

Thursday, September 27, 2018 2:04 pm

If a transgender child seems unsure of their gender identity, is that identity any less authentic? Nina Hagel explains.

What I Mean When I Say: Stephanie Pridgeon and ‘testimony’

Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:18 am

”It gets into some pretty juicy issues of identity politics and the ways in which people understand themselves.”

Look What We Found: Meredith Greer’s plush microbes

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 4:20 pm

Learn about Meredith Greer's assortment of oversized plush microbes that reflect her research interest in mathematical modeling of infectious diseases.

13 language-learning tips from Bates faculty and students

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:31 am

Immerse yourself, tell stories, listen to music, and "plagiarize."

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