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Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava to give 2015 Commencement address, joining honorands Mark Abelson, Thomas Moser and Joan Benoit Samuelson

Bates will confer honorary degrees on four leaders in medicine, mathematics, American...

By Bates News on March 26, 2015

Theresa Seel '18 of Darmstadt, Germany, helps classmates put down lines for a demonstration bike lane on Oxford Street in Lewiston on May 20. The project was part of a Short Term urban planning course taught by Mike Lydon '04. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.

By Doug Hubley on May 22, 2015

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

By Jay Burns on May 22, 2015

The front page of the Lewiston Daily Sun (now the Sun Journal) on May 26, 1965. The fight story refers to Ali as "Cassius M.A. Clay," the media not quite agreeing to Ali's name change.
50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.

By Jay Burns on May 22, 2015

The crane lowers a piece of steel into place at 65 Campus Ave. on May 13, 2015. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: May 19, 2015

The steel structure at 65 Campus Ave. reveals the shape of things to come at Bates College.

By Doug Hubley on May 19, 2015

Stephen Gresham '03 (speaking) was one of seven alumni to offer wisdom from their own working lives during the May 2015 "Working Weekend" program. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
‘Working Weekend’ alumni say: Harmonize your interests, strengths

Bates College alumni helped students explore how to create meaning in their working lives during the May 16 "Working Weekend" event.

By Lillian Christine '15 on May 18, 2015

Where is the meaning in my work? Bates event can help

“How do you find meaning in your work?” That's the question that panelists, workshops and a keynote speaker will explore during the Bates College event called "Working Weekend."

By Bates News on May 15, 2015

Bates in the News: May 15, 2015

A regular sample of news items featuring Bates and Bates people.

By Jay Burns on May 15, 2015

Back at Bates to work with a class in Indonesian performance, Sulo Dissanayake '09 works with rod puppets during a rehearsal for a May 14 performance. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

By Bates News on May 12, 2015

Multimedia: Garcelon’s prime-time NCAA debut was a night to remember

All agreed: There’s been nothing like it in Garcelon’s 116-year history. First...

By Jay Burns on May 8, 2015

Poet Sinead Morrissey gives a Language Arts Live reading on May 8. (Sam Russica)
Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Bates College welcomes prize-winning Northern Irish poet Sinèad Morrissey for a reading on May 8.

By Bates News on May 8, 2015