Stories from July 2013
Opened in 2008, Bates College's Commons building exemplifies Bates Dining's commitment to sustainability. Among its many other "green" features, it makes good use of natural light to save on electricity. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates earns third star for ‘green’ dining, joining just five other schools in category

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 4:41 pm

Bates Dining recently earned a third star for its sustainability rating from the Green Restaurant Association.

Stopping by the kid-friendly lorikeet aviary was part of intern Emilie Geissinger's duties at the Maritime Aquarium. Photograph courtesy of the Maritime Aquarium.
Summer Student Work: Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 4:28 pm

The Connecticut Post describes a day in the life of Emilie Geissinger...

David Pless ’13 prepares to throw the shot, en route to winning his second consecutive NCAA Division III indoor title in 2012 and breaking the NCAA Division III Indoor record by 9.5 inches. Photograph by Stephen Mally/NCAA.
NCAA champion David Pless ’13, the ‘consummate gift,’ profiled by hometown newspaper

Monday, July 29, 2013 2:47 pm

Profiled in his hometown Atlanta newspaper, NCAA shot put champion David Pless...

A scene from "Voyeur," a multimedia work created by Bridgman | Packer Dance and inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper. Photograph by Arthur Fink.
Bates Dance Festival: Bridgman | Packer present work inspired by artist Hopper

Monday, July 29, 2013 10:36 am

Bridgman | Packer Dance bring "Voyeur," their newest work, to the Bates Dance Festival Aug. 2-3.

Library and Information Services, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:59 pm

We have a couple of highlights for services that you should know...

Student Activities, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:56 pm

The Student Activities Office is getting ready for another great year. We...

Security and Campus Safety, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:52 pm

Greetings from Security and Campus Safety! As a reminder, the Access Control...

Off-Campus Study, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:50 pm

We like to say, β€œAt Bates, everyone studies abroad.”

Multifaith Chaplaincy, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:50 pm

The summer brought exciting changes for the Multifaith Chaplaincy! Of course, we...

Bonner Leader Mary Osborne '13, a volunteer for the Somali Bantu Youth Organization, tutors a student in English at the Lewiston Public Library. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:45 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships helps build the capacity of new...

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