Stories from April 2013
A Bates crowd at the Courthouse Plaza on Lisbon Street listens to the all-college a cappella performance that concluded the 2012 "College Night in Town." Photograph by Michael Pasek '12.
College Night in Town returns May 1

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 2:00 pm

The event offers all area college students an opportunity to get better acquainted with dining, entertainment and shopping options in Lewiston and Auburn.

Chester Higgins Jr. Photograph by Sanviki Chapman.
Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Friday, April 26, 2013 4:18 pm

Chester Higgins Jr., a photographer for the New York Times whose images have appeared in exhibitions all over the world, visits Bates to give a talk titled Dancing with My Spirit on May 1.

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Bates expects to award bachelor's degree to approximately 450 students, representing 35 U.S. states and 28 countries, on May 26. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

The honorary degree candidates "show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

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Parker Quartet violinist Daniel Chong joins Bates pianist Frank Glazer in concert

Monday, April 22, 2013 12:36 pm

Bates presents Parker Quartet violinist Daniel Chong and Bates pianist Frank Glazer in concert Apr. 26.

2013 Davis Project for Peace recipient Aunt Myint '14. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Initiatives to foster Mideast dialogue and nurture collaborative conversations in Myanmar have garnered Davis Project for Peace awards for three students.

A Boston police officer shouts instructions on Boylston Street in Boston on April 15, 2013. Photograph by Bates photographer Mike Bradley, who was at the marathon earlier in the day and returned to cover the aftermath for a New York City media outlet.
Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:43 pm

Jon Marcus '82 describes solidarity and resolve in the aftermath of the April 15 bombings.

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Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:52 pm

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.

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Audio Slide Show: ‘Creative and Physical’ — Travis Jones’ pursuit of aerial arts and athletics

Monday, April 15, 2013 1:18 pm

Travis Jones ’13, a double major in art and visual culture, and...

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BatesNews: April 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013 3:00 pm

Stories this month include a prestigious Watson Fellowship to research cultural perceptions of strokes, the Mount David Summit student academic showcase and insight into the "really agonizing" teaching style of anthropologist Loring Danforth.

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