News Archives

Tuesday

December 2, 2008 2:02 pm

Graduate health programs accept 81 percent of Bates applicants

Eighty-one percent of Bates students and alumni who worked with the College’s Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2008 matriculation were accepted.

Tuesday

December 2, 2008 2:01 pm

Robert Kinney '39 awarded Mays Medal at Benjamin Bates Society meeting

E. Robert Kinney ’39, LL.D. ’85, has been awarded Bates’ highest alumni honor, the Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal, for distinguished service to the College and to the larger community worldwide. Kinney, a former CEO of General Mills, received the honor from the Alumni Council Nov. 8 in Minneapolis, at the third gathering of the Benjamin Bates Society, philanthropists who have given $1 million or more in lifetime gifts to the College.

Tuesday

December 2, 2008 1:41 pm

WRBC: Rocking your world since 1958

It’s official: WRBC just turned 50! If you live near campus, you can listen over the radio at 91.5 FM. The rest of world can check out a live webcast, read the station’s history and interact.

Tuesday

December 2, 2008 1:31 pm

Update: Economic Climate and Bates

In a second letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen provides more insight on the College’s financial management and planning strategies, and the “people, structures, habits and values already in place to guide us.”

Tuesday

December 2, 2008 12:00 pm

Chinese, Indonesian dramas conclude Global Lens films

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, concludes at Bates College this week with screenings of the Chinese drama Luxury Car.

Monday

December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

ProFile: The Fix is in — Josh Fix

The waning days of 2008 yielded a growing consensus that Free at Last, the debut CD from Josh Fix ’99, is quite download-worthy.

Monday

December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Chris Wilson '10

In last Tuesday’s annual matchup against Southern Maine, the Bates men’s basketball team trailed their in-state rivals at halftime by a 30-24 score. But junior co-captain Chris Wilson took care of chopping that lead down right away to start the second half, hitting back-to-back 3-pointers that sandwiched a pair of USM foul shots, cutting the deficit to 32-30 in the first 84 seconds of the period.

Monday

December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Val Beckwith '09

Senior co-captain Val Beckwith has led the Bates women’s basketball team to a 2-1 start, leading the team in scoring in all three of its games thus far.