News Archives


August 25, 2011 11:02 am

Bates journalism students help break dam-safety story

A news story about 93 potentially hazardous dams in Maine, prepared by the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, is getting attention all around the state and in Washington, D.C. And Bates students played a crucial role in its development.


August 24, 2011 3:50 pm

Events Schedule: September 2011

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college during September 2011.


August 22, 2011 10:51 am

Bates annual giving posts robust gains in 2011

Bates annual giving posted robust gains in the 2011 fiscal year, according to a year-end summary prepared by the staff…


August 17, 2011 9:48 am

2011 graduates include first students from distinctive math and science program

Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college’s first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.


August 15, 2011 9:35 am

Dean Emeritus James Carignan '61, man of 'high energy, principled action and unwavering commitment,' dies at 72

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Dean Emeritus of the College James W. Carignan ’61, praised as…


August 5, 2011 7:58 am

In final days, dance festival showcases students, international choreographers

Creations by festival students and professional choreographers from around the world are showcased in the closing days of the 2011 Bates Dance Festival.


August 4, 2011 3:51 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Institutional Diversity 2011-12

The Office of Special Assistant for Institutional Diversity will expand efforts to advance diversity and inclusion at Bates and to…


August 4, 2011 3:29 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Dean of Students Update

We have a few changes to our staff to report. As we announced in June, Carl Steidel has joined us…


August 4, 2011 2:59 pm

Summer Newsletter 2011: Office of the President

By unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees, Nancy J. Cable became interim president of Bates on July 1, 2011….


August 3, 2011 2:01 pm

Teach for America again counts Bates among top contributors

Bates College is again among a group of 20 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the most new graduates to Teach…