News Archives

Sunday

May 30, 2010 2:46 pm

Commencement message: Don't compare yourself to others, says journalist Pauley

“I saw this headline,” renowned television journalist Jane Pauley told the 455 members of the Bates College class of 2010: ” ‘Inspiration is everywhere, but you have to be looking.’ May you find inspiration everywhere you look.” Pauley was one of five honorary degree recipients at the College’s 144th commencement ceremony.

Friday

May 28, 2010 9:29 am

Leadership program provides skills for success

Building Essential Skills for Tomorrow — aka B.E.S.T. — was an eight-session program dedicated to teaching Bates students such leadership skills as networking, time management, networking and public speaking.

Friday

May 28, 2010 8:51 am

Museum of Art offers summer retrospective by noted painter Nicoletti

A summer exhibition examining the career of Joseph Nicoletti, one of Maine’s foremost realist painters, opens with a lecture by the artist and reception at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Bates College Museum of Art. Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective runs through Sept. 25.

Thursday

May 27, 2010 11:12 am

Events Schedule: Summer 2010

The summer season will feature Midsummer Lakeside Concerts, the Bates Dance Festival and an exhibition featuring realist painter Joseph Nicoletti.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:57 pm

Two Bates seniors, an alumnus receive Fulbright awards

Thanks to English Teaching Assistantships from the federal Fulbright Program, two Bates College seniors and a Bates alumnus will teach English overseas starting next fall. The Fulbright recipients are Avery Masters, a senior from Mill Valley, Calif., who will teach in Spain; Maura McGee, a senior from Manchester, N.H., who will teach in France; and Corey Pattison, a 2009 graduate now living in Gaza who will head for Indonesia.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:31 pm

Statement on May 26 incident

Aug. 23 update: News about court action relating to the May 26 arrests of Bates students will be posted here…

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:22 pm

Book drive for Kabul university enters last days

Bates, Colby and Bowdoin have focused their traditional rivalries on a good cause. The three schools are vying to see which can gather the most donated textbooks for donation to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Tuesday

May 25, 2010 2:49 pm

Historic Garcelon Field to get FieldTurf surface among improvements

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Created in 1899 with the help of students who wielded…

Friday

May 21, 2010 3:45 pm

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 17, 2010

Here we’d been thinking that it would be fun to gut a building. But not for the nail-pulling guy.