Stories about "Academic Life"
Friday, October 23, 2020 11:46 am
Renowned poet Yolande Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni Jr. touched her heart with her...
Thursday, October 22, 2020 4:02 pm
A lecturer in art and visual culture, Roman uses drawing, installation, and digital media to “portray the ordinary grace of contemporary Black men.”
Friday, October 16, 2020 11:34 am
Shoutout for the Bates online tour and two New York Times alumni profiles, of an international bagel guru and the personal assistant to fashion designer Marc Jacobs.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 4:15 pm
We create meaning with more than our brains, says Evans, a new lecturer in dance. Through the embodied arts, we can literally "dance through life" — and gain the power "to be unabashedly human.”
Friday, October 9, 2020 12:16 pm
Doudna, Bates' 2019 Commencement speaker, won the Nobel for co-discovering CRISPR-Cas9 technology, now in use in Bates classrooms.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:01 pm
Follow along as Bates environmental studies students go off campus and dig into the science of dirt at a stunning coastal Maine site.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:51 am
In early modern English literature, the spoken voice becomes a sensation with considerable power, says Adkison, a new assistant professor of English. Shakespeare shows how.
Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:40 pm
Garrison studies the impacts of racism and classism on mental health, including how the social concept of meritocracy contributes to stress.
Friday, September 25, 2020 10:42 am
However lowly, or low in the water, freshwater sponges are "biomedically relevant,” says Bates biologist April Hill "They are important organisms for us to pay attention to.”
Friday, September 25, 2020 9:18 am
A political theorist, Gilson explains why activists need to use language that is "adapted to their specific situation" — even if the language is off-putting to voters.