News Archives

Saturday

October 29, 2011 9:53 pm

Video: Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell’s keynote to ‘Open to the World’

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell LL.D. ’85 used incidents from his own life to drive home higher education’s value to both personal growth and economic success.

Friday

October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…

Thursday

October 27, 2011 6:38 pm

Video: Ribbon cutting dedicates Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Video: Ribbon cutting dedicates Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Led by President Nancy Cable and Chairman of the Board Mike Bonney ’80, members of the Bates community participate in…

Tuesday

October 25, 2011 6:37 pm

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet ’11, a program assistant on the Bates Semester…

Tuesday

October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Tuesday

October 25, 2011 2:19 am

The new Bates online experience is faster, smarter and content rich

The new Bates online experience is faster, smarter and content rich

We’ve created an online experience that reflects the college in authentic and engaging ways.

Monday

October 24, 2011 9:38 pm

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…

Monday

October 24, 2011 8:22 pm

Video: UN Day menu kicks off ‘Open to the World’ week

Video: UN Day menu kicks off ‘Open to the World’ week

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…

Friday

October 21, 2011 10:28 am

Civic Forum next: Norway massacre affords lens to examine anti-Islamism

A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans’ relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year’s tragic massacre in Norway.

Friday

October 21, 2011 10:10 am

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, discusses the importance of reflective thought amidst the information onslaught.