Stories from October 2011
Video: Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell’s keynote to ‘Open to the World’

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:53 pm

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.

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

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her...

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Video: Ribbon cutting dedicates Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Thursday, October 27, 2011 6:38 pm

Led by President Nancy Cable and Chairman of the Board Mike Bonney...

Emma Hitchcock '14 photographs Maud Welch '13 in front of the Aiguilles de Port Coton on Belle Île. The students are part of the intensive and immersive Bates Fall Semester Abroad program centered in Nantes. Photograph by Ebbe Sweet '11.
The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:37 pm

“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet...

Students paint the Lisbon Street mural in 1971 as an unidentified man films the work.
Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

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

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

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 2:19 am

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

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Monday, October 24, 2011 9:38 pm

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for...

Flags of the world hang in New Commons on United Nations Day. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Video: UN Day menu kicks off ‘Open to the World’ week

Monday, October 24, 2011 8:22 pm

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for...

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

Friday, October 21, 2011 10:28 am

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.

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

Friday, October 21, 2011 10:10 am

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

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