Stories about "Academic Life"
Donald Lent, artist, teacher, and mentor who built the visual arts program at Bates College, dies at age 86
Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:13 am
The architect of the college's studio art program, Lent mentored and instilled "a sense of possibilities" in generations of Bates art students.
‘We got you. We got each other:’ Words of encouragement to the Class of 2020, from a millennial professor
Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:01 am
Take it from millennials and a multitude of Black authors, writes English professor Therí A. Pickens: Class of 2020, you are not alone.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:51 pm
Reflecting a momentous and historic Bates year, here are the 15 most-viewed Bates News stories of the 2019–20 academic year.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:06 pm
President Clayton Spencer announced on June 30 that Bates will invite students to return to campus for the fall semester. By planning for an in-person semester, she wrote, is the best path forward to support students' "forward momentum." Based on exhaustive consultation, the fall plan will require "broad commitment across the campus community."
Friday, June 26, 2020 9:21 am
A Bates equity VP explores Juneteenth, an alumnus pens a new book on Bobby Orr and the Bruins, a student TikTok video goes viral, and a professor answers an NPR puzzle.
Friday, June 19, 2020 11:51 am
Check out this aerial photo of Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area and fun facts from Bates geologists Bev Johnson and Dyk Eusden '80.
Friday, June 19, 2020 9:10 am
Among the titles: When You Reach Me, Where the Crawdads Sing, Why We Sleep, and How to Be an Antiracist
Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:19 pm
Collaborating on the mass mailing of diplomas, a staff team helped write the final chapter of Bates' most unusual Commencement.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:52 pm
Historical items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collection Library and elsewhere.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:56 pm
In lieu of a traditional recessional, this slideshow served as the finale of the Commencement livestream on May 31.