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Video: Scenes from the Jenkins Inauguration, selfies, high fives, and hugs in a ‘place of warmth and welcome’

Friday, May 10, 2024 10:10 am

The May 4 installation of President Garry W. Jenkins featured historic firsts — Bates' first Black and first openly gay president— and also whopping cheers, an eclectic slate of live music, and droves of Bates friends and supporters on campus from far and wide.

Bates announces faculty promotions, including tenure awards, for 2024

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 3:23 pm

Eight professors at Bates College have received promotions, including tenure awards, effective…

FAQs: What to know and expect at the inauguration of Bates College President Garry W. Jenkins on May 4

Monday, April 22, 2024 10:55 am

On May 4, 2024, Bates will install a new president for only the eighth time in its 168-year history.

Bates professor Sonja Pieck authors award-winning book about German conservation, memory, and wounded land

Friday, April 19, 2024 4:30 pm

Sonja Pieck’s book "Mnemonic Ecologies," about the once-militarized inner German border becoming a Green Belt, tells a story of how "something healing could come out of the pain."

Bates professor lands $415,000 grant to research ‘dramatically understudied’ protein that could be involved in major neurological conditions

Friday, January 26, 2024 5:00 am

The National Institute of Health grant will fund research by Martin Kruse that seeks to learn if a not-well-understood cellular protein plays a role in neurological conditions like epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease.

Those odd circles in space? They’re now explained thanks to scientists including Aleks Diamond-Stanic

Friday, January 12, 2024 2:00 am

A team of scientists, including Bates physics professor Aleksandar Diamond-Stanic, have explained a space phenomenon first discovered in 2019 but a mystery until this week.

Legendary Bates chemistry professor Tom Wenzel named one of the top science educators of the past 10 years

Friday, December 15, 2023 9:55 am

Legendary Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Tom Wenzel, who was recognized as a pioneer for teaching undergraduates through active learning, is named one of the nation’s top science educators.

Bates professor wins national mathematics teaching award

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 4:48 pm

Professor of Mathematics Adriana Salerno says it feels odd getting an individual award because teaching "is a community activity."

Bates in the News: Sept. 29, 2023

Friday, September 29, 2023 11:40 am

Bates photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen's pathbreaking past, a student's new insight into the humanity of religion, and a faculty member's take on the conspiracy rhetoric of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Bates Dance Festival faculty member and choreographer Duane Lee Holland Jr. leads a Hip Hop Class in the Gray Athletic Building. He is joined by BDF faculty member Akili Jamal Haynes, aka Chibuzo Dunun, a composer and multi-instrumentalist (who is shown dancing with his guitar). Bates student Lucy Whitelam ’26 (she/hers) of Reading, Mass., is taking the class. She’s shown wearing her black “Be Nice” t-shirt). It’s a combined class of Hip Hop and Modern, joined into one because of a COVID outbreak within the BDF community. After warming up, the dancers began rehearsing a series of movements that referenced a football play running with a ball and making a pass.
Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 5:51 pm

Bates had a stormy, special summer: Groundbreaking research, campus renovations, Admission Visit Days, and student internship experiences, all in This Summer at Bates.

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