News & Features

Regan Radulski ‘15 (green top) takes part in a modern-dance class during the Bates Dance Festival. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream
What do Bates dance majors gain by training at the Bates Dance Festival?
By Doug Hubley on August 29, 2014
With Convocation in view, a new Age of Discovery is about to begin at Bates
For the dean of the faculty at Bates College, there's a clear connection between a student's journey while at Bates and the Age of Discovery that opened the globe to seafaring European explorers centuries...
By Doug Hubley on August 28, 2014
Marian McPartland, center, flanked by drummer Joe Morello and bassist Bill Crow. McPartland is portrayed in a Bates screening of the documentary "In Good Time." (Courtesy of Films by Huey)
Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections
The Museum of Art exhibition "Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts" expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University's Center for Jazz Studies on Sept....
By Bates News on August 25, 2014
XXX portrays XXX in the all-black production of "Death of a Salesman," directed by Ozzie Jones '94. (Photo courtesy of Ozzie Jones '94.)
Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman
How did Jones make the play feel like "a black play written by a black writer for a black audience"?
By Victoria Stanton on August 22, 2014
Countertenor Andreas Scholl. (James McMillan/Decca)
Events at Bates: Sept. 2–30, 2014
This is a list of public events at Bates College for the period Sept. 2–30, 2014.
By Doug Hubley on August 21, 2014
Evan Cooper '15 poses for a portrait at Pine Tree Legal, where he is working to provide legal aide to those who can't afford it, during a summer internship sponsored by the Harward Center. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal
Evan Cooper '15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn't afford it.
By Alexander Hulse '15 on August 19, 2014
The DaPonte String Quartet.
Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25
Pianists Frank Glazer and George Lopez join the DaPonte String Quartet for a two-concert festival marking the 100th anniversary of World War I.
By Bates News on August 18, 2014
Got house? A power shovel demolishes a Bates-owned house at 67 Campus Ave. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Aug. 14, 2014
The Campus Construction Update comes to you in the giant economy size today thanks to an abundance of construction news at Bates College.
By Bates News on August 14, 2014
Lester Kenway '75 works along the Appalachian Trail in Caratunk, Maine, alongside wife Elsa Sanborn and Craig Dickstein.
Lester Kenway ’75 lauded for ‘revolutionary’ work along Appalachian Trail
Lester Kenway '75 has dedicated his life to making the outdoors accessible to generations of hikers across the United States.
By Victoria Stanton on August 6, 2014
At Ocean Spray headquarters in Middleborough, Mass., Peter Wyman '86 (left) joins Pat Quinn '12 and Ladd Intern Kelsey Mehegan '15 of Duxbury, Mass., for a photograph. Wyman is vice president for global business development at Ocean Spray, while Quinn is associate trade marketing manager. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates
From Seattle, Wash., to New York City’s Times Square, Bates students are...
By Bates News on August 5, 2014