Stories about "Academic Life"
Bates at Night: Running, jumping, climbing in Merrill Gym

Friday, January 12, 2018 10:14 am

On Tuesday night, students flex their muscles, train their bodies, and exercise parts of their minds probably untapped by their studies.

Climate change is behind storm-petrels’ breeding decline

Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:51 pm

In the deep cold of a Maine winter, the reality of our...

Bates College names Malcolm Hill as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, January 8, 2018 10:29 am

Hill, who comes to Bates from the University of Richmond, is a "seasoned academic leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts," said President Clayton Spencer.

Crop advisers can influence farmers to adopt conservation practices

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:05 pm

Farmers trust crop advisers, a type of consultant, on lots of things. A Bates faculty member found that their influence can be harnessed for conservation work.

Video: Alisa Amador ’18 creates community through her music

Friday, January 5, 2018 11:46 am

For Amador, being a musician is about performance: "reminding everyone of our shared humanity."

Slideshow: Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2017

Monday, January 1, 2018 3:00 am

Welcome to our annual showcase of the favorite images taken by Bates Communications photographers, featuring photographs from three perspectives.

Bates in the News: Dec. 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Bates classmates publish one of 2017's most-discussed research articles, and author-illustrator Matt Tavares '97 gets great reviews for his new children's book.

Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education Leland Bechtel dies at age 92

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 8:53 am

Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education Leland Bechtel died on Dec. 14, 2017, at age 92.

Bates at Night: ‘In the moment’ with the Jazz Band

Friday, December 15, 2017 12:01 pm

"To play musically correct and to respond to what the music is calling for — you can’t really practice that. You have to perform that."

Q&A: Matt Jadud envisions a ‘fundamentally inclusive’ Digital and Computational Studies program

Friday, December 15, 2017 9:57 am

"There should be nothing structural that discriminates implicitly or explicitly against any of our students."

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