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Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Vale, whose appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2015, is currently director of digital learning at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

By Bates News on July 2, 2015

Multimedia: 22 stories and moments from the 2015 year at Bates

Here are 22 stories and moments from the 2015 college year, a very good year, at Bates.

By Bates News on June 30, 2015

Bobcat sports gain all-time best ranking in 2015 Directors’ Cup

Shortly after winning its first NCAA team championship, Bates earns an all-time best 27th in the final 2015 national Directors' Cup standings.

By Andy Walter on June 26, 2015

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Multimedia: Steel-beam celebration ‘tops off’ new residence hall construction

The crowd gave applause and cheers as the beam twirled toward its destination along the roofline of 55 Campus Avenue.

By Kent Fischer on June 26, 2015

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.

By Kent Fischer on June 23, 2015

Multimedia: President Spencer’s event in New York City with Bryant Gumbel ’70 and Michael Chu ’80

Text, photo, and video coverage of an evening that featured compelling Bates people, a great venue at the Whitney Museum, and spirited conversation about Bates in an age of disruption.

By Jay Burns on June 23, 2015

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Video: High-speed campus tour discovers 2015 Reunion ivy stones

A zippy tour of the Bates College campus to locate the 15 ivy stones for the Reunion 2015 classes

By Jay Burns on June 19, 2015

Slideshow: 101-year-old ‘Program of Merryment’ highlights Reunion 2015

Inaugurated in 1914 as a “program of merrymaking,” the annual Alumni Parade at Reunion continues to thrive and jive in 2015.

By Bates News on June 19, 2015

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Video: Alumni Parade and alumni voices at Reunion 2015

Scenes and voices from the 2015 Alumni Parade at Reunion.

By Bates News on June 16, 2015

Clayton Spencer receives an honorary degree from Bishop's University in Quebec on June 6. (Photo courtesy of Bishop's University)
President Spencer honored with degree from Bishop’s University

President Clayton Spencer has received an honorary degree from Bishop’s University in Quebec, an institution devoted to the “liberal education of undergraduates.”

By Kent Fischer on June 16, 2015