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Wednesday

September 8, 2010
3:09 pm

Video: Awaiting Convocation, profs say what they’re eager to teach

As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…

Wednesday

September 8, 2010
11:20 am

Slide show presents Class of 2014 orientation

View the slide show above by clicking the thumbnails. Orientation for the Class of 2014 helped ease first-year students into…

Friday

September 3, 2010
2:05 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: September 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:59 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 3, 2010

The new FieldTurf playing surface at Garcelon Field is “phenomenal,” says one Bobcat. Roger Williams Hall is steeling itself for snow and earthquakes. And sometime soon the eagle will land at 10 Frye St.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:52 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 3, 2010: 10 Frye St.

In an e-mail slugged “The eagle will land,” Physical Plant project manager John Rasmussen alerted Campus Construction Update to a new development at the 10 Frye St. student residence. An eagle-shaped weathervane believed to be original to the 1873 carriage house at the site is scheduled to return to the roost the week of Sept. 6.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:49 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 3, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Paul Farnsworth, unlike Cole Porter, wants to be fenced in. Or at least he wants for the renovation of Roger Williams and Hedge halls to stay within its fenced-in work zone. But his goal, paradoxically, is the same as Cole’s: unrestricted mobility. Now, thanks to the end of construction work outside the zone, wandering over yonder is almost as easy as it ever was.

Friday

September 3, 2010
1:46 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 3, 2010: Garcelon Field

“The surface is phenomenal,” Bobcat center and co-captain Brendan Murphy ’11 said on Sept. 2, during the football team’s third practice on the renovated Garcelon Field. Though the grandstand has yet to be erected and there’s still work to do surrounding the gridiron, the playing field was declared ready for action late last week and the first-ever practice took place Aug. 31.

Friday

September 3, 2010
10:02 am

Sept. 7 Convocation to focus on decision-making, shared purposes

Bates College opens its 145th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with Convocation ceremonies welcoming the approximately 500 members of the Class of 2014. President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Professor Marcus Bruce, chair of the Bates religious studies department, are the featured speakers, with Hansen giving an address on How We Decide and Bruce focusing on A Shared Vocation that the new students are entering into.

Thursday

September 2, 2010
3:46 pm

Spiritual Journey

Thursday

September 2, 2010
3:30 pm

Bates listed among top 50 schools producing science Ph.D.s

With data from the National Science Foundation, CBS moneywatch.com has published an objective listing of colleges and universities where engineering…