Stories from 2012
Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

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.

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Monday, October 29, 2012 6:00 pm

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

Bates prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Monday, October 29, 2012 5:33 pm

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

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

Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

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

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

Monday, October 29, 2012 4:00 pm

Photographs reflecting the poignancy and celebration, musical offerings and spoken word, of...

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

Monday, October 29, 2012 2:42 pm

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.

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

Monday, October 29, 2012 9:50 am

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.

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Friday, October 26, 2012 8:00 pm

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

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

Friday, October 26, 2012 4:00 pm

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.

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

Friday, October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

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

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