Stories about "People and groups"
Peek Behind the Curtain (Ep. 2): Maine takes the main stage

Thursday, February 2, 2023 4:49 pm

Fly fishing in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing?" See how Carol Farrell, costume shop supervisor, and Adelle Welch '25 bring Shakespeare to Maine in this second "peek behind the curtain" of the production process.

A peek behind the curtain (Ep. 1): Contents of a costume shop

Friday, January 27, 2023 9:00 am

Step into the costume shop, ground zero for the many costumes in the Bates Theater Department's upcoming production of "Much Ado About Nothing" in the first "peek behind the curtain" of the production process.

Bates College announces goal to add eight new permanent faculty positions

Monday, January 23, 2023 1:03 pm

Expanding the Bates faculty “is a matter of central importance to the strength and vitality of our academic program,” said Malcolm Hill, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty.

Professor Emeritus of English Lewis A. Turlish dies at age 80

Friday, January 13, 2023 12:02 pm

A member of the faculty from 1969 until 2008, Turlish was praised as a consummate teacher whose classroom style was “gracious, generous, witty."

And now: The answer to how ancient plants could live on dry land

Thursday, December 8, 2022 1:28 pm

Researchers including Bates biologist Brett Huggett answer a long-unanswered question: how early plants made the big move to dry-land living 400 million years ago.

Bates College announces promotions of 13 professors

Thursday, December 8, 2022 9:43 am

Meet these newly promoted Bates professors, and hear each explain the meaning of being a Bates professor. Says one, "I get to help our students be fully themselves and see them thrive, alongside folks who care about it as much as I do.”

Q&A: ‘It’s a skill’ — Lindsey Hamilton ’05 explains the ins and outs of inclusive teaching and learning

Friday, November 18, 2022 11:32 am

A nationally regarded expert in the field of inclusive teaching, Hamilton is the inaugural director of the college’s new Center for Inclusive Teaching and Learning. "The field of teaching is backed up with scholarship and evidence just like any other discipline. We can improve it but we just have to do things that we know work.”

Bates celebrates retiring professors for their ‘persistence and care, grace and humility’

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:59 pm

At three campus events during the 2021–22 academic year, Bates College celebrated the retirements of 12 faculty members. Read what their colleagues said about each.

A science first: Bates physicist Nathan Lundblad leads research to create ultracold atomic bubbles in space

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 1:45 pm

The prestigious journal Nature has published research by Lundblad, a professor of physics, and his coauthors on their history-making research aboard the International Space Station.

Spring at Bates (No. 2): It’s Commencement, time for the annual annual plantings around campus

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:46 pm

Aided by seniors keen on making the campus look great for their graduation, the Bates grounds crew plants annuals here and there, including an iconic Commencement location.

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