Stories from 2012
John Pappas, father of Troy '16, leaves the College Chapel at the end of the Oct. 11 memorial service, followed by head football coach Mark Harriman. Pappas holds Troy's jersey, signed by his teammates, and a floral arrangement from the service. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates remembers Troy Pappas ’16

Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:50 pm

The College Chapel was filled for an Oct. 11 gathering that honored Troy Pappas' life and shared the sorrow of his loss.

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 8:29 am

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case challenging use of race...

Slide Show: Parents and Family Weekend 2012

Monday, October 8, 2012 11:17 pm

Parents and Family Weekend 2012 featured a wide range of activities and...

Bates community mourns death of student injured in fall

Friday, October 5, 2012 9:15 pm

Bates College President Clayton Spencer tonight sent an email message to the...

Events schedule: October 2012, first revision

Thursday, October 4, 2012 1:09 pm

Here’s a revised listing of public events at the college from Oct. 5-31, 2012.

A close-up view of the International Space Station take from the space shuttle Discovery in March  2011. Photograph courtesy of NASA.
Museum of Art to connect L-A seventh-graders with space station

Thursday, October 4, 2012 12:49 pm

The Museum of Art will give L/A seventh-graders the opportunity to talk with astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Christopher Emdin is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Intercultural Education office presentations represent diverse interests

Thursday, October 4, 2012 12:27 pm

The Office of Intercultural Education offers four autumn presentations exploring topics relating to the LGBT, African American and Latino/a experiences.

Babak Tafreshi, an Iranian-born artist and science journalist, leads an astrophotography workshop in the Maine wilderness and gives a talk related to the Bates exhibition "Starstruck" during October.
Science journalist offers astrophotography lecture, wilderness workshop

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:28 pm

Science journalist Babak Tafreshi leads a wilderness photography workshop and offers a lecture related to the Museum of Art exhibition "Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography".

Panel to explore religious perspectives on marriage equality

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:13 pm

A panel of religion scholars and clergy will examine the topic of marriage equality for same-sex couples on Oct. 8.

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Laura Fortman, Maine's former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture "Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today" on Oct. 10.

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