Stories about "Academic Life"
Friday, November 8, 2019 1:16 pm
Environmental studies major Alex Cullen '20 writes about a conversation-rich dinner, with faculty and students, at nearby Nezinscot Farm to honor and welcome this year's Otis Lecturer.
Friday, November 8, 2019 9:00 am
At the competition in Boston, students become the Federal Reserve: They analyze the economy, predict the future, and make recommendations for monetary policy.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:27 am
A Bates professor is one of a group of scientists who have found a possible explanation for how gases like oxygen get into the empty space around galaxies: galactic wind.
Friday, October 25, 2019 10:51 am
Recalling Elijah Cummings and Benjamin Mays, a friendship between American and Chinese artists, and a math professor explains her favorite theorem.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 2:36 pm
Faculty, staff, and students across Bates are using advances in information technology to make course materials cheaper and more accessible.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 9:06 am
Holly Ewing is integral to the National Science Foundation-funded project to use big data and robotics against the growing hazard of blue-green algae blooms.
Friday, October 11, 2019 12:25 pm
At the site of an abandoned Alaskan village, an alumnus hears 11 words illuminating experiences of students and their professor conducting indigenous archaeology.
Friday, October 11, 2019 11:00 am
A teachable moment during the Global Climate Strike prompts a veteran Bates professor to examine her history of activism.
Thursday, October 10, 2019 2:00 pm
In her written greeting to visitors entering an exhibition in Lewiston, Bates theater professor Christine McDowell bares her sole.
Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:39 pm
A first-generation-to-college student from Portland, Maine, Lizanecz at first felt “anxious, curious, scared” on campus. The Bobcat First! program gave him a foothold.