Stories from July 2013
Biochemistry majors James Meyo '14 of Nairobi, Kenya, and Jenny Chen '16 of Englewood, Colo., at work in the lab of Larissa Williams, assistant professor of biology. Photograph by Marc Glass '88/Bates College.
Summer Student Work: Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

James Meyo '14 and Jenny Chen '16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

The Bebe Miller Company. Photograph by Julieta Cervantes.
Bates Dance Festival next: Miller offers ‘A History’; ‘Musicians’ Concert’ July 31

Monday, July 22, 2013 10:00 am

The Bebe Miller Company performs its new "A History" July 26-27.

What makes the country blues aesthetic so cool, writes Doug Hubley, "is how big, complex and captivating a sound one player can wring from one guitar." Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Friday, July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris '91.

Corey Harris performs in 2008 at Bates College, where he is a member of the class of 1991. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Corey Harris ’91 opens new Concerts on the Quad series

Thursday, July 18, 2013 9:40 am

Enjoy three distinctly different approaches to the blues as Bates presents its new outdoor music series, Concerts on the Quad.

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:00 am

President Spencer is part of a new national group of college and university leaders who will explore ways in which new technological approaches to higher education might be used to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

A class of one: The pursuit of passion through independent studies

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 2:47 pm

Bates is known for nurturing student initiative. If you can make a...

XX and XX present the Senior Class Gift to President Clayton Spencer at Bates' XXXth Commencement. With 92 percent participation, the Class of 2013 beat the previous participation record held by their immediate predecessors, the Class of 2012.
‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Monday, July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

Alumni rallied to deliver several annual giving milestones to the 2012–13 Bates Fund.

Doug Varone and Dancers return to the Bates Dance Festival in 2013. Photograph by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Varone company brings new and signature works for seventh dance festival visit

Monday, July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

In their seventh appearance at the Bates Dance Festival, Doug Varone and Dancers perform stunning new works and their signature piece, 'Rise.'

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‘Bobcats With Pride’ — Bates women’s rowing returns to NCAAs

Friday, July 12, 2013 1:38 pm

Videographer Mike Bradley captures the camaraderie and competitive fire of these "Bobcats With Pride."

Misty Hyman, 2000 Olympic gold medalist in the 200 butterfly, delivered a lecture, led 80 kids through drills and progressions, and signed autographs. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman visits Bates swim camp

Thursday, July 11, 2013 2:58 pm

Misty Hyman boasts not only an Olympic gold medal, but an amazing...

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