Stories about "Academic Life"
Friday, February 15, 2019 10:22 am
With 13 awards this academic year, Bates has now earned Fulbright Top Producer honors for eight straight years, including a No. 1 ranking in 2017-18.
Friday, February 15, 2019 9:42 am
The media turns to former U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance ’82 to explain the Mueller investigation, and an alumna tells her classmate's story to emphasize the need for inclusive design.
Friday, February 15, 2019 9:24 am
The Jazz Bubble by music professor Chapman draws surprising parallels between conservative schools of jazz and political economy.
Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:40 pm
In a fun and heartfelt event before a recent men's basketball game, nine Bates faculty members were honored for “being instrumental in the success of Bobcat student-athletes.”
Friday, February 8, 2019 10:02 am
For this day in the life of Bates academics, we roamed all around Pettengill Hall following professors, students, custodians, classes, and, yes, two pugs.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:20 pm
In a class on nature-inspired design, Andrew Mountcastle tasks his students with building a better brush.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:59 am
Harmonic functions help explain physical phenomena like heat conduction and fluid flow, says Associate Professor of Mathematics Katharine Ott.
Friday, February 1, 2019 12:10 pm
Bates and NESCAC dodged the worst of the polar vortex cold (this time), but we're simpatico with our neighbors to the west.
Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:02 pm
In bringing his history students to campus to learn debate, Jarboe returns to "where I devoted all of my energy."
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12:28 pm
Through these assignments — such as describing as tree species or penning an op-ed — Bates professors teach their students to write with power and skill.