News & Features

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 Wyman 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
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Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million
“We have ambitious goals for Bates, and I am inspired by this outpouring of support from the college community,” said President Clayton Spencer.
By Bates News on July 15, 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
Chris Aiken (shown) and Angie Hauser perform in the Bates Dance Festival's "Different Voices" concerts. (Chris Randle)
Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’
The 2014 Bates Dance Festival draws to a close with five performances, including two "Different Voices" concerts that showcase a grand diversity of styles and perspectives from young international choreographers.
By Bates News on August 4, 2014
Brenna Callahan works with an unidentified pupil at Montello School. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost
Brenna Callahan '15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.
By Alexander Hulse '15 on July 29, 2014
Yin Mei. (Paul B. Goode)
Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over
Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians' Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.
By Bates News on July 25, 2014
Bates biology professor Larissa Williams discusses the image of a zebrafish embryo at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory on July 23. Mostly from Bates, the students with her are, from left, Nabil Saleem '15, Roshni Mangar (College of the Atlantic '16), Katie Paulson '15 and Sophie Salas '15. (Bill Church/MDIBL)
Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE
Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.
By Doug Hubley on July 23, 2014
Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina. (Morris Freeman)
New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions
Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.
By Alexander Hulse '15 on July 22, 2014