Stories from 2012
Focus will be on virtues of compromise as Bates greets Class of 2016

Friday, August 31, 2012 12:37 pm

Welcoming the most selective and geographically diverse class in the school's history, Bates begins its 2012-13 academic year Sept. 4.

Professor of Theater -- and filmmaker -- Paul Kuritz. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
‘Amy’s Wish,’ Kuritz’s latest film, to debut Sept. 8

Friday, August 31, 2012 12:24 pm

A short film directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz premieres at the college Sept. 8.

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Museum of Art offers lectures, star parties and more as ‘Starstruck’ shines on

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:58 am

The Bates College Museum of Art presents lectures, star-viewing parties and other public programs throughout the autumn in conjunction with the remarkable exhibition "Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography."

Singer-songwriter Mirel Wagner. Photo by Aki Roukala.
CANCELED: Singer Mirel Wagner cancels Sept. 12 Bates performance

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:49 am

Mirel Wagner's Bates concert has been canceled.

Todd Gitlin. Photograph by The Associated Press.
Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Red Baraat brings 'bhangra' and brass to the Olin Concert Hall stage.
Bach, ‘Bhangra,’ blues, Baroque and more on tap as Bates announces fall concert season

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:10 am

The autumn 2012 concert season represents the best of music from Bates and the world.

Members of the 2008 AESOP trip dive into the frigid waters of the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine. From left: co-leader Emily Chandler '09, co-leader Lincoln Benedict '09, Ben Williams '12, Stephen Wright '12, Erin Pinover '12 and Monica Rodriguez '12. Standing near the stern is Maria Rouvalis '12.
AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

Thursday, August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

For Monica Rodriguez '12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Aquila Theatre Company visits Bates and Lewiston in a residency co-sponsored with L/A Arts. Photograph copyright 2005 by Lois Greenfield.
Events Schedule: September 2012

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:21 am

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college during September 2012.

Flanked by Senior Lecturer in Theater Kati Vecsey and theatrical technical director Michael Reidy, Travis Jones '13 discusses his work as a set designer during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Summer Student Work: High Line and high wires

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 11:31 am

Third in a series, Travis Jones '13 explores architectural spaces in New York City.

Among the Harward Center's initiatives is the Community-Based Research program, which allows students to connect service and academics. Above, David Longdon '13 helps lead youth programming with Lots to Gardens, a community garden program in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.

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