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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

Keenan Shields '18 of Pittsford, N.Y., Rakiya Mohamed '18 of Auburn, Maine, and Christina Olali '18 of New York City respond to a story by Patrick Sheehan '18 of Weymouth, Mass., during a storytelling event sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Education at the Benjamin Mays Center. The storytellers chose from "The Hidden Heart" and "Fish Out of Water" themes. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
This Month at Bates

Finally, there's light (and warmth) at the end of winter's tunnel. Take a look!

By Bates News on April 17, 2015

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Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching "The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn," historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

By Rebecca Carifio '15 on April 16, 2015

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President Spencer talks Purposeful Work, campus culture, and Short Term innovations with WRBC

Bates College President Clayton Spencer recently sat down with Alfred Russo ’15 and...

By Kent Fischer on April 13, 2015

Keila Ching ’18.Hannah Miller ’14 and Lucas Wilson-Spiro ’15 perform. (Phyllis Graber Jensen)
Interactive technology drives weekend’s senior thesis performance

In performances April 10-12, the Bates College theater-dance piece "Transparency" is driven by interactive multimedia.

By Bates News on April 10, 2015

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‘Great Day’ sets all-time giving record to secure $250K challenge gift

The Bates community rallied in record-setting fashion on March 31, the final day of the month-long Great Day to be a Bobcat giving campaign.

By Bates News on April 10, 2015

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Multimedia: Mount David Summit in words, video, photographs and audio

Hour by hour at the 2015 Mount David Summit.

By Bates News on April 10, 2015

Jim Murphy '69 "has led his programs with the utmost integrity, an amazing work ethic and a passion for excellence," said Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh. (Jay Burns/Bates College)
Bates women’s basketball coach Jim Murphy retires after 21 seasons, 343 victories and six NCAA appearances

With 343 victories and six NCAA Tournament appearances, Murphy "has led his programs with the utmost integrity, an amazing work ethic and a passion for excellence," said Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh.

By Bates News on April 7, 2015

A scene from "Twelve O'Clock Boys," featured at the Emerge Film Festival.
Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event's second year.

By Bates News on April 6, 2015

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Students, guest speaker present education symposium at Bates

The Bates College education department hosts a symposium comprising student presentations followed by a keynote address on April 8.

By Bates News on April 6, 2015

Matt Perejda '14, keynote speaker at the April 4 Bobcat Ventures pitch competition, is shown with Analysis Group co-founder Bruce Stangle '70 in 2014. Stangle visited campus for the Voices in Entrepreneurship program. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
With at least $5,000 in the offing, student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas

Bobcat Ventures, a Bates College student organization dedicated to entrepreneurship, is sponsoring a business idea competition on April 4.

By Bates News on April 3, 2015