Stories from 2012
Travis Brown '11 of East Greenwich, R.I., explains his chemistry research at the 2011 Mount David Summit. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Mount David Summit will dazzle with work in physical and social sciences, humanities, arts

Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:38 pm

The 11th annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s showcase of student academic...

State Rep. Margaret Rotundo. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Political, educational leaders to share experiences in ‘Women and Leadership’ panel

Thursday, March 22, 2012 3:35 pm

Marking National Women's History Month, six female political and educational leaders discuss the challenges and achievements in their careers.

Photograph by Audrey Ouellette.
Dance concert celebrates choreography by students, faculty

Thursday, March 22, 2012 2:56 pm

The Winter Dance Concert features choreography by the director of the dance program and the college's first graduating dance majors.

Indonesian drummer-composer Wahyu Roche.
Gamelan features U.S. and Indonesian guests, work by Maine composer

Thursday, March 22, 2012 2:18 pm

Guest artists from Indonesia and the U.S. and a Bates composer all have a part in the March 31 Bates Gamelan concert.

David Longdon '14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent summer 2011 as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Thursday, March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

Priming your mind with money-related words and ideas can improve self-control, according to a new study co-authored by Bates graduate Monthe Kofos '11 and Associate Professor of Psychology Helen Boucher.
Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Thursday, March 22, 2012 10:13 am

Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.

Site of the Community Consultation in Kailahun, where Fambul Tok Staff met with local stakeholders to ask whether they wanted to launch the program in their district. Photograph by Sara Terry.
Bates presents documentary on societal healing in post-civil-war Sierra Leone

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 4:48 pm

Bates College presents "Fambul Tok," a documentary depicting a journey of reconciliation in post-conflict Sierra Leone, on March 22.

This October 2010 image shows Mikey Pasek '12, right, with Jourdan Fanning '13, left moving furniture in the Office of Intercultural Education, a location that includes space for Bates Hillel. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:41 pm

It isn’t Mikey Pasek’s style to grumble while waiting around for improvement. He makes change happen.

BatesNews March 2012

Monday, March 19, 2012 9:00 am

In this issue: 1. David Pless ’13 wins second straight NCAA shot...

Ozzie Jones '92 offers advice at a Bates-hosted conference for black and Latino male students. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14.
A sampling of advice from the Conference for Black and Latino Men

Friday, March 16, 2012 2:20 pm

A sampling of advice from the “Conference for Black & Latino Men from Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Colleges."

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