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A. Van Jordan reads from his poetry at Bates on Sept. 24.
Campus events: Sept. 8–28, 2015

Hello from Bates College! These are public events at the college from Sept. 8–28, 2015.

By Doug Hubley on September 3, 2015

Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

The Class of 2019 began arriving early on Opening Day, the start of Orientation, with lots of help from current students and college staff.

By Bates News on September 2, 2015

‘Our Declaration’ author Danielle Allen to speak at Convocation 2015

Danielle Allen, author of the prizewinning 2014 study "Our Declaration," is the featured speaker at Bates College's 2015 Convocation, on Sept. 8.

By Doug Hubley on September 2, 2015

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Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

By Jay Burns on August 28, 2015

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 28, 2016

"My mantra has been, 'Summer is coming,'" laughs Chris Streifel, project manager for two new dorms being built for Bates. Of course, he means summer 2016.

By Doug Hubley on August 28, 2015

‘Community and connection’ are what’s in store for the arriving Class of 2019 on Aug. 31

After Opening Day on Aug. 31, the journey of becoming a bona fide Bates College student begins with Orientation.

By Kent Fischer on August 28, 2015

Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including four tenure decisions

Recent faculty promotions at Bates include four professors earning tenure and three being named full professor.

By Kent Fischer on August 27, 2015

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Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Bates swapped out hundreds of student mattresses over the summer. That means some Maine families might soon be sleeping better.

By Jay Burns on August 21, 2015

With the drill press that she uses to take cores from slabs of glass in the background, Paige Guevarra '18 of Brooklyn, N.Y., is shown in Genevieve Robert's geology lab. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Paige Guevarra ’18 gets to the heart of glass as geology assistant

Here’s what it is like to spend the summer as a funded research assistant in a Bates geology lab.

By Doug Hubley on August 21, 2015

Purposeful Work intern Joaquin Espinosa ’16 of Quito, Ecuador, checks in with other interns at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm helps startups in education, energy/sustainability, health, and transportation and smart cities. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Joaquin Espinosa ’16 helps startups help the world

Espinosa had a Bates-funded Purposeful Work internship at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund founded in 2013 and based in Washington, D.C.

By Jay Burns on August 17, 2015