Stories from June 2013
Giles Giguere of Higgins Custom Painting in Lewiston works on removing 60 layers of paint from the columns of Hathorn Hall. Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Hathorn Hall’s columns get stripped down and freshened up

Friday, June 21, 2013 10:26 am

Before being painted, Hathorn Hall's columns get the bare naked treatment.

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Multimedia: Reunion 2013

Thursday, June 13, 2013 7:27 am

Welcome to complete multimedia coverage of Reunion 2013 at Bates College. Reunion...

Audio Slide Show: ‘Committed and Dashing’ — Mikey Arsnow and the Deansmen storm the town

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10:54 am

Mikey Arsnow ’14 is a member of the Deansmen. Here he explains...

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Revealed: Who coined the distinctive Bates cheer ‘Great day to be a Bobcat’?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 6:39 pm

Reunion Weekend was an opportune time to discover who coined the cheer "Great day to be a Bobcat."

Emily "Libby" Egan was one of four seniors to be honored by the Harward Center for outstanding community-engaged academic work. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Harward Center for Community Partnerships awards recognize 18

Monday, June 10, 2013 4:09 pm

The seventh annual Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards recognized 18 individuals and organizations on May 8.

Creating knowledge: Daniel Paseltiner '16 works on mathematical group theory for the course nicknamed "Math Camp" during Short Term 2013. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

Monday, June 10, 2013 1:58 pm

If you want to know how the Bates education addresses student needs, developmental and intellectual, it's hard to imagine anyone better equipped than Jill Reich.

Brad Adams '92 is congratulated by President Clayton Spencer as he receives the Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community on June 8, 2013, at Reunion. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Adams ’92 receives Stangle Award for Distinguished Service

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:57 am

Established in 2012, the Stangle Award recognizes leaders who help Bates people become better professionals in their careers and volunteer work.

Julia Sleeper '08, recipient of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award at Reunion for her work with Tree Street Youth Center in Lewiston, poses with President Clayton Spencer. Photograph by H. Lincoln Benedict '09.
Sleeper ’08 receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:43 am

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award is presented to a recent graduate for exceptional volunteer service to Bates and distinction in his or her career.

The Bates art museum is closed during summer 2013 for the replacement of its old halogen lights (shown in this image of Fransje Killaars' 2013 exhibition "Color at the Center") with energy-saving LEDs.
Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

Thursday, June 6, 2013 2:49 pm

The Bates College Museum of Art is closed for the summer for the installation of a state-of-the-art LED lighting system.

Bates Museum of Art interns Eliza Pyne '13, at left, and Irem Ikizler '15 discuss the art of Fransje Killaars in a March gallery talk for Killaars' "Color at the Center," an exhibition they helped prepare. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Museum internships reveal the art of creating an exhibition

Thursday, June 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Opportunities to see artworks "outside the glass" are among the benefits of internships at the Bates College Museum of Art.

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