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Tuesday

September 6, 2011
10:40 am

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

A highlight of the Parent Orientation was a story shared by Roland Davis ’92, director of the Office of Intercultural Education. In urging parents to turn their kids loose, Davis told of how he learned to give his young daughter some independence as she began kindergarten.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011
10:25 am

New students find the appeal of green at Orientation

“We have had steady business, and that’s great,” sustainability coordinator Julie Rosenbach said about the materials she offered at Orientation about “green” programs at Bates.

Friday

September 2, 2011
6:31 pm

Boston Globe explores the life of David Aschauer; services set for Saturday

In a touching and insightful story, The Boston Globe explores the unexpected death of Bates economics professor David Aschauer, who…

Friday

September 2, 2011
3:19 pm

New York Times invites Douglass' commentary on eyewitness reliability

For its “Room for Debate” feature, The New York Times invites several leading scholars, including Associate Professor of Psychology Amy…

Friday

September 2, 2011
3:02 pm

Talks about drawings, Wyeths to close museum's summer shows; Alvarez Bravo exhibition to open

Even as it readies a new display of images by a seminal Mexican photographer, the Bates College Museum of Art offers a series of talks to conclude its summer exhibitions.

Friday

September 2, 2011
2:22 pm

Rapper Macklemore and his DJ/producer, Ryan Lewis, to perform outdoor show

Fresh from their triumphant national touring debut as headliners, Seattle rapper Macklemore and his DJ producer, Ryan Lewis, visit Bates College for an open-air performance on the Library Quad, accessed from Campus Avenue between Chase Hall and the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, at 8 p.m.Friday, Sept. 16.

Friday

September 2, 2011
11:22 am

Ready, set, welcome: Nine behind-the-scenes stories about the new Bates year

After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their preorientation AESOP trips on Monday, we did a…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:59 pm

The Class of 2015, by the numbers

Enrollment figures will not be final until Oct. 1, but Bates currently anticipates a class of 264 women and 242 men, selected from 5,196 applicants, the largest pool in the college’s history (up 15 percent from the previous year).

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:56 pm

Francesco Duina and the Convocation keynote

In his 2011 Convocation keynote address, Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina will draw from his book Winning, inviting all incoming…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:51 pm

President Nancy J. Cable

By unanimous vote of the Bates College Board of Trustees, Nancy J. Cable was appointed interim president of Bates College April 12, 2011, and assumed her duties on July 1, 2011. Bates has begun a national search for its next president, who will begin service to the college on or before July 1, 2012.