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Monday

October 29, 2012
6:00 pm

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

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

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Monday

October 29, 2012
5:33 pm

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.

Bates prepares for Hurricane Sandy

Monday

October 29, 2012
5:00 pm

‘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.

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

Monday

October 29, 2012
4:00 pm

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…

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

Monday

October 29, 2012
2:42 pm

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.

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

Monday

October 29, 2012
9:50 am

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.

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

Friday

October 26, 2012
8:00 pm

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

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

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Friday

October 26, 2012
4:00 pm

‘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.

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

Friday

October 26, 2012
12:00 pm

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.

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