Homepage Images

This gallery collects the many images we use on the Bates.edu homepage between Aug. 15, 2015 and April 1, 2016. To see our homepage images prior to Aug. 15, 2015, visit the entire archive.

Rep. John Lewis to speak at 150th Commencement

Friday, April 1, 2016 4:05 pm

Bates also welcomes honorands Lisa Genova ’92, Daniel Gilbert, and Robert Witt…

Get Smart

Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:20 am

During the Mount David Summit, students are thought leaders, sharing knowledge and…

Life Is a Cabaret? Right…

Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:14 am

Illustrated with sizzling photos, Cabaret‘s student director and actors talk about its…

Fulbright to Bates: You’re a Top Producer (Again)

Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:00 am

In 2016, Bates produced the third-highest number of Fulbright U.S. Student awards

Campus Construction Update: March 25

Friday, March 25, 2016 10:56 pm

What’s involved in that mysteriously inclusive term “site work”?

Shot by Shot

Thursday, March 24, 2016 4:09 pm

An inside look at Bates squash champion Ahmed Abdel Khalek’s road to…

This Month at Bates

Thursday, March 10, 2016 2:34 pm

Whether it’s winter or quasi-spring, the Bates heart beats with intensity.

Go Ahead and Jump!

Sunday, February 21, 2016 10:35 pm

The annual, you-have-to-be-mad dash from shore to pond.

The Senior

Sunday, February 21, 2016 10:24 pm

What Senior Day lacked in numbers — Chelsea Nason was the sole…

19 Million Reasons to Cheer

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:36 pm

Gifts of $19 million will expand the faculty by six and launch…

The Photography of MLK Day

Friday, January 22, 2016 3:32 pm

Bates photographers offer a deep dive into the imagery of MLK Day…

Spoken Like a King

Friday, January 22, 2016 3:10 pm

Soaring MLK Day rhetoric from essayist and scholar Jelani Cobb, U.S. Sen….

Building Awareness

Friday, January 15, 2016 5:55 pm

A revelatory metamorphosis is taking place at the construction site of two…

MLK Day 25 Years Ago

Friday, January 15, 2016 5:48 pm

In 1991 the Bates faculty used MLK Day to help their students…

Help From My Friends

Friday, January 15, 2016 5:00 pm

Racing shells damaged in transit to last spring’s NCAA championships, Bates rowers…

Great Unexpectations

Friday, January 8, 2016 6:08 pm

With an eye on the unexpected, Bates photographers share their favorites 28…

‘Supreme and Magnificent Command’

Friday, January 8, 2016 5:11 pm

Critics praise the new novel from Elizabeth Strout ’77, Litt.D. ’10

This Month at Bates

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 8:39 am

Monthly slideshow: end-of-semester intensity in the arts, athletics, and academics, among many…

‘Emma Wears Polos’

Friday, December 4, 2015 5:47 pm

Through dance, poetry, and now film, Katie Ailes ’14 tells a story…

Trashion Show

Friday, December 4, 2015 5:23 pm

An annual show of runway designs made from recycled stuff, created and…

Better Model, Better Simulation

Sunday, November 1, 2015 8:50 am

Mathematics professor Henry Boateng, a computational scientist, is next in a series…

‘Black Boughs and Brilliant Leaves’

Friday, October 30, 2015 5:55 pm

Hear a poem about autumn by Robert Farnsworth and see Bates’ best…

Switch in Time

Friday, October 30, 2015 5:48 pm

Bates chemist Paula Schlax nets three-year, $345K grant to study the genetic…

Quick to Censor

Friday, October 30, 2015 5:29 pm

Bates-authored research reveals that China’s social-media censors act more quickly than previously…

‘Force, Spirit, and Bobcat Zen’

Thursday, October 15, 2015 4:25 pm

Photographs from Back to Bates, a “new” weekend event for alumni, parents,…

This Month at Bates

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 8:38 am

The monthly slideshow features a cornucopia of academics, athletics, and all else…

Night Life

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 8:36 am

Arctic researchers, including Bates biologist Will Ambrose, discover unexpected activity during the…

Still Painting After All These Years

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 1:17 pm

June Griffin ’36 was a travel writer for years but this centenarian’s…

From Blue to Brick

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:57 pm

An art and visual culture professor explains why new brickwork makes one…

When Too Much Is Not a Good Thing

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:44 pm

“Love drug” oxytocin’s possible dark side is the topic of a $300,000…

‘You, the Students’

Friday, September 11, 2015 4:51 pm

The new year begins with a charge to the new students: It’s…

Heavens to Bates

Friday, September 11, 2015 4:50 pm

Join the Class of 2019 during its first week on (and off)…

Bates Welcomes New Faculty

Friday, September 11, 2015 4:41 pm

The first in a series of profiles of new tenure-track faculty members

Local Support

Friday, September 11, 2015 4:30 pm

What makes Lewiston-Auburn great? The people who live here, says Jason DeFelice…

‘Fully Invested’

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:18 pm

The seven professors who have earned recent promotions “exemplify what it means…

Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, August 28, 2015 5:52 pm

In Kingston neighborhoods, students learn that fieldwork and community-engaged learning “take more…

Beach to Marsh

Friday, August 28, 2015 5:43 pm

Spend a day with geology students doing faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and…

Summer’s Coming!

Thursday, August 27, 2015 8:55 am

“Summer is coming!” says the project manager for Bates’ two new dorms….

‘You Don’t Have to Know’

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:20 am

A Purposeful Work intern shares lessons from his workplace: a global incubator…

Let’s Get Small

Monday, August 17, 2015 8:40 am

Thanks to a $473,000 grant, Bates researchers and students will have a…