News Archives

Wednesday

October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Bates is one of two higher-education institutions nationwide to be honored by the American Psychological Association for a distinctive culture of service to the field of psychology.

Monday

October 29, 2012 6:00 pm

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

The traditions, people and exuberance of a Bates presidential inauguration, all on a gorgeous mid-fall afternoon.

Monday

October 29, 2012 5:33 pm

Bates prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Bates prepares for Hurricane Sandy

The college is preparing for high winds and heavy rain overnight, but does not currently plan any general closure or class cancellations.

Monday

October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.

Monday

October 29, 2012 4:00 pm

Slide show: Service for naming the Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Slide show: Service for naming the Peter J. Gomes Chapel

Photographs reflecting the poignancy and celebration, musical offerings and spoken word, of the service for naming Peter J. Gomes Chapel…

Monday

October 29, 2012 2:42 pm

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

A marine science researcher will reveal how technology can be used to study the feeding behavior of humpback whales, in a lecture on Nov. 6.

Monday

October 29, 2012 9:50 am

CANCELED: ‘ F To eMbody: A Reconstruction of Gender’

CANCELED: ‘ F To eMbody: A Reconstruction of Gender’

Originally scheduled for 8:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, the performance F To eMbody: A Reconstruction of Gender by Rocco Katastrophe and Athens Boys Choir has been postponed indefinitely.

Friday

October 26, 2012 8:00 pm

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Watch the complete video of the inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer.

Friday

October 26, 2012 4:00 pm

‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the “embodiment of Bates values,” as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.

Friday

October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

There’s competition, said Michael Bonney, CEO of a company engaged in the high-pressure field of pharmaceuticals. And then there’s competition.