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Erik Jarnryd ’87, P’17 and Mark Mandel ’89 bring rich experience in business and finance to the Bates Board of Trustees

Jarnryd is chairman and CEO of Harvey Building Products in Waltham, Mass. Mandel is the director of global industry research at Wellington Management.

By Bates News on November 24, 2014

Milla's dress won the "Most Glamorous" award. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

The lure of high-end trashion and delightful desserts is irresistible to many, as evidenced by the energetic crowds that gathered in the Gray Cage on Nov. 19 for Bates College's ninth annual Trashion Show.

By Phillip Dube '16 on November 21, 2014

Michael Rocque, assistant professor of sociology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Daily Dot quotes sociologist Michael Rocque on the link between gender and active-shooter events

Pursuing the gender angle alone is fraught, says Rocque.

By Bates News on November 21, 2014

Renowned American pianist Richard Goode. (Steven J. Riskind)
Richard Goode, pre-eminent American pianist, to perform at Bates

Richard Goode, acclaimed as "one of the titans of the piano repertoire," returns to Bates College for a performance on Dec. 5.

By Bates News on November 20, 2014

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.

By Bates News on November 20, 2014

Four Bates juniors were among 20 students who had a private audience with the Dalai Lama: Ruth Baker '16 (middle row, left) of Minneapolis, Minn., Kristen Kelliher '16 (seated, center) of Norwich, Vt., Jacob Nemeroff '16 (middle row, next to Baker) of Doylestown, Pa., and Natalie Silver '16 (seated, left) of Bennington, Vt. (Photograph courtesy of SIT Study Abroad)
‘Living history’ as Bates juniors join private audience with the Dalai Lama

The four were among 20 American college students studying in Kathmandu on a study-abroad program that explores Tibetan and Himalayan cultures.

By Bates News on November 19, 2014

Renowned American pianist Richard Goode. (Steven J. Riskind)
Campus events: Dec. 1–8, 2014

This is a list of public events at Bates College for the period Dec. 1-8, 2014.

By Doug Hubley on November 19, 2014

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An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

By Bates News on November 17, 2014

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College's annual Otis Lecture on Nov....

By Bates News on November 17, 2014

Dylan Malone ’17 of Needham, Mass., helps to build a theater set in the Schaeffer Theatre carpentry shop. He's in Michael Reidy's course on theater technology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Autumn colors (and leaves) are hanging on, so don't count out fall just yet.

By Bates News on November 14, 2014