Stories from May 2013
Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who "always ready with a helping hand."

Campus extends helping hands to downtown fire relief efforts

Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:44 pm

As the Lewiston-Auburn community rallies around the victims of three multi-building fires downtown, Bates is coordinating campus efforts to support the relief.

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:00 pm

In the wake of recent fires in downtown Lewiston, the Bates community is organizing to respond to the needs of our neighbors.

Hathorn Hall is silhouetted against a Bates fireworks display. Photograph by Ken Zirkel.
Heads-up for our neighbors: Fireworks planned for Sunday, May 12

Thursday, May 9, 2013 10:27 am

A student group at Bates will present fireworks over the college’s Lake Andrews starting around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, May 12

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 12:59 pm

Silvia Dominguez, a scholar who researches the welfare of women, children and minority populations, offers the talk "Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks" on May 9.

Slideshow: Student athletes get into GAME Day

Monday, May 6, 2013 3:23 pm

At the May 4 event, a panel of alumni shared how students can leverage their athletics experience for career success.

Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

Friday, May 3, 2013 3:44 pm

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of "shared enterprise."

French-Gypsy swing band, star jazz guitarist bound for Bates

Friday, May 3, 2013 10:25 am

The Olin Arts Center Concert Hall is the setting for two don't-miss jazz performances in May.

BatesDowntown presents an evening of Americana

Friday, May 3, 2013 10:15 am

The BatesDowntown concert series presents an evening of American roots music by the Seth Warner Trio and the duo Day for Night on May 11.

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

Friday, May 3, 2013 9:37 am

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival presents three days of contradancing, workshops and performances beginning May 9.

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