Stories about "Academic Life"
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 2:14 pm
In partnership with a Maine research lab, an innovative Bates biology course gives students up-close experience with cows and dung — all in service to a project to reduce greenhouse gas.
Friday, May 28, 2021 11:15 am
"Be comfortable embracing all of your strange and special qualities — and all of the people who love you for them," said Ngai in an address that shared
Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:02 pm
After a year's absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.
Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39 pm
For our Class of 2021 seniors, here are 21 frequently, and infrequently, asked questions about this year's Commencement.
Friday, May 21, 2021 12:06 pm
By coincidence, the two Senior Speakers at Commencement 2021 (one for each of two ceremonies) are both STEM majors from Zimbabwe. And both will tell compelling stories that are personal and universal.
Friday, May 21, 2021 10:32 am
A student club's high-altitude balloon launch — minus its payload — offers a chance for some Commencement-season ruminations on the value of failure.
Friday, May 21, 2021 9:07 am
Custard took Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, added a dose of glam rock, and shook it all into something fresh, but also vintage, for the Bates stage.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:37 pm
In yet another sign that Bonney Science Center construction is winding down, much of the construction-site fence is gone — notably, the stretch obscuring the Campus Avenue facade, the new building's visual calling card.
Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:06 pm
After a one-year absence due to the pandemic, the college’s annual celebration of student academic achievement zooms back to life this year on May 15.
Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:13 am
Massive income-support programs during the pandemic have been more than just a shot in the arm for the world’s economies, says Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics Abraham Asfaw.