Stories about "Academic Life"
Supervised by Holly Ewing, Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, environmental studies major Christopher Castaneda ’20 takes water samples from Lake Auburn. He’s studying nutrients produced by algae and consumed by other organisms in the lake. Related to the impacts of algae blooms on water quality, the research supports community efforts to deliver unfiltered public water at the lowest price. On the boat with Water treatment manager and lab director Chris Curtis (in blue shirt) and Lindsay Bates and Dan Fortin, water quality technicians (Bruins sweatshirt)
Video: Topher Castaneda ’20 builds community as a Residence Life leader

Friday, September 20, 2019 11:20 am

What's Topher's story? Using stories to build understanding among first-year students.

Bates in the News: Sept. 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019 9:44 am

An alum helps Colin Kapernick guest-edit a magazine, and Olive Kitteridge returns to Elizabeth Strout ’77.

Investing in student success: Meet Bates faculty new to the tenure track in 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:40 am

Five professors newly appointed to the tenure track have found that their values, interests, and goals are reflected in the Bates community.

At today's Opening Convocation ceremony, keynote speaker and honorand Dolores Huerta @doloreshuerta, an icon of the labor rights movement and civil rights leader, helped usher in the academic year at Bates by encouraging the Class of 2023 and the broader Bates community to become active in the fight against racism, anti-semitism, and sexism.Clark A. Griffith Professor of Environmental Studies Jane Costlow
My Last Year: Scenes from Jane Costlow’s final year of teaching

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 4:46 pm

This new series will follow Jane Costlow — esteemed Bates teacher, scholar, and colleague — month by month during her 34th and final academic year.

Video: Opening Day 2019, from welcoming greetings to parting hugs

Friday, September 6, 2019 11:10 am

Bates' newest students, the Class of 2023, experience Opening Day on Aug. 26, 2019.

Lining up for Convocation, five Bates professors share what they’re excited to teach

Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:34 pm

A redesigned chemistry course, a class for costume designers, and the "exciting and frightening" relevance of constitutional law.

Convocation speaker Dolores Huerta to the Class of ’23: ‘We have the power’

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 4:04 pm

Not every Bates academic year begins with a legend of the American labor movement leading a chant of “Yes we can!”

Video: The importance of shower shoes and other advice to new Bates students

Friday, August 30, 2019 9:06 am

If you could go back in time, BatesNews asked eight seasoned Bobcats, what tips would you give your first-year self?

Move-In DayPresident’s Welcome AddressAll are invited to enjoy a warm welcome from Clayton Spencer, Bates’ eighth PresidentCoram Library QuadRain Site: Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building
Arriving Monday, the Bates Class of 2023 steps into a ‘world of new connections’

Thursday, August 22, 2019 4:28 pm

Learn all about the 501-member Class of 2023, selected from the largest applicant pool in Bates history, and how they'll be welcomed on Monday.

Bates announces four faculty promotions, including tenure, for 2019–20

Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:56 am

The four newly promoted faculty members are Travis Gould, physics; Michael Rocque, sociology; Krista Aronson, psychology; and Anita Charles, education.

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