Stories about "Academic Life"
A day in the life of a Short Term in London

Friday, May 18, 2018 11:56 am

Sarah Rothmann '19 details a typical Monday, which includes class at the British Museum, museum visits, Shakespeare's Globe, and, of course, making sure Professor Freedman has his hat.

Try this on: a Short Term course on private equity. And it fits!

Friday, May 18, 2018 9:10 am

An alum-taught course on the ins and outs of private equity at a liberal arts college? Here's how Bates made it work. It's called Purposeful Work.

Watch the ‘power of Bates science’ rocket into space Monday morning at 4:39 a.m.

Friday, May 18, 2018 8:43 am

Monday's launch takes a Bates physics experiment to the International Space Station. For one alumnus, it's "all about the power of science at Bates."

Cheer the Chairs: Brian Ruppert appointed to Hirasawa Professorship

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Joining the Bates faculty in 2017–18, Professor of Asian Studies Brian Ruppert is the new Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies.

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 am

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

Speak to me of Bates Commencement: Quotables from some notables

Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am

Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.

Bates at Night: In a spring twilight

Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:46 pm

Over three spring dusks, a Bates photographer captures the delicate balance between light and dark.

This Month at Bates

Thursday, May 10, 2018 11:32 am

Short Term at Bates is brief but intense.

Cheers for the Chairs: Holly Ewing appointed to Johnson Professorship

Monday, May 7, 2018 3:35 pm

Ewing's research, often with student collaborators, investigates the interconnections among atmospheric, terrestrial, and aquatic ecosystems.

As 15 students of Shakespeare prepare for London, it’s much ado about leaving

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:26 am

As they gather for London, English professor Sanford Freedman has some things weighing on his mind. Like the weight of his students' luggage.

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