Stories about "Academic Life"
$175,000 NEH grant signals Diverse BookFinder’s growing national reach

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 2:10 pm

On its fourth anniversary, the Diverse BookFinder is expanding to help educators use picture books to engage children in cross-cultural conversations built around curiosity, compassion, and understanding.

Picture story: Convocation and Memorial Tree Planting at Bates College

Friday, September 3, 2021 1:01 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen of two academic rituals of a new academic year, Convocation and the Memorial Tree Planting, on Aug. 31, 2021.

10 pieces of advice, for all of us, from a wisdom-filled Bates College Convocation

Friday, September 3, 2021 11:53 am

Convocation and Commencement bookend the year with a similar look and feel. Similar, too, in offering sound advice, useful to far more than first years.

Bitter experience? A student intern tests Lewiston craft beers in a Bates lab

Thursday, August 12, 2021 10:56 am

When a Lewiston craft brewery wanted a partner to research the bitterness of their beers, they turned to Bates and Purposeful Work intern Emily Tamkin '23.

Announcing the 25th annual Bates College summer book list

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 1:13 am

Going strong since 1997 as an annual gift for graduating seniors (and a delight for the rest of us), here's the 25th edition of the Good Reads list of book recommendations by Bates folks near and far.

Bates in the News, June 24, 2021

Thursday, June 24, 2021 3:07 pm

A young Black alum's Southern take on Hamlet, Bonney Science center explained, and how an alum artist deals with her goats.

Scenes from on and around Lake Andrews, aka The Puddle, on the morning of Wednesday, One 9, 2021.Ducks
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 1:31 pm

“I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June,” wrote L.M. Montgomery. Welcome to June at Bates.

AMERLING, Friedrich von(b. 1803, Wien, d. 1887, Wien) Portrait of Count István Széchenyi1836 Oil on canvas, 250 x 165 cmHungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest
Bates announces Fulbright Student awards for 2021–22

Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:14 am

Meet the eight new graduates and young alumni who have been offered Fulbright Student awards to teach or conduct research abroad in 2021-22.

Video: For Erick Gredonia ’21, dance creates the ‘best version of myself’

Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:23 am

Motion defines dance. Yet for Gredonia, a defining dance experience at Bates was a moment of quiet stillness, tinged with despair.

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