Stories about "Faculty and staff"
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.

Assistant In Instruction Alyson FarringtonChemistry and Biochemistry BonneyScence Center laboratory, BSC 360
Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 5): veteran custodian, neuroscientist giving signals, instructor with good chemistry

Monday, May 2, 2022 2:21 pm

Here’s the fifth installment of our series that profiles, in images and words, each and every resident of Bates’ newest academic building, Bonney Science Center.

Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 4): custodian with views; resource manager hot and cold; professor moving in space

Monday, April 18, 2022 5:58 pm

Our fourth installment in a series that profiles, in images and words, each and every resident of Bates’ newest academic building, Bonney Science Center.

Meet the Bonney Science Center places and faces (No. 3): whiteboarding solid-state chemist; chemical hygienist; and organic lab teacher

Monday, April 11, 2022 10:14 am

Here’s the third installment of our series profiling all the resident of Bates’ newest academic building.

Bates in the News: March 19, 2022

Thursday, March 17, 2022 4:06 pm

Maine's largest Norway spruce tree, a film about the end of the world, and a children's book about embracing a child's trans identity.

Sean Findlen ’99 to step down as vice president for communications and public affairs at Bates

Thursday, February 17, 2022 12:06 pm

Findlen will step down on March 4, 2022, to accept a corporate communications position with a Fortune 250 financial services company. 

Stella James Sims was Bates’ first female Black graduate, but there’s so much more to her story

Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:16 pm

A look at the life of Stella James Sims, Bates Class of 1897, who, as a science teacher helped to strengthen the reputation of a historically Black college in West Virginia.

‘Contented,’ says the cellist, rehearsing for his Bates senior recital

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:04 pm

Arie van Vuuren ’22 has played the cello since the second grade when his parents chose it for him so he could perform violin duets with his sister.

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