Stories from October 2013
The team of Taylor Blackburn '15 and Matt Summers '15 get ready to head to Harvard for a recent tournament. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:00 am

Bates debate ranks fifth in the U.S., trailing only Yale, Harvard, Brandeis and Rutgers.

Photo illustration by Doug Hubley/Bates College
Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Economics and politics faculty helped demystify Washington's recent troubles in an Oct. 23 panel presentation.

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$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

Monday, October 28, 2013 11:34 am

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

Food historian Sandra Oliver.
Food historian to dish out history of Colonial, presidential cooking

Monday, October 28, 2013 10:22 am

Food historian and Bangor Daily News columnist Sandra Oliver offers a talk titled "George Washington's Breakfast" on Nov. 7.

Jonathan Cavalerro, assistant professor of rhetoric (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

Monday, October 28, 2013 9:23 am

"I’m interested in the cultural place of the movies, and how they help us think about social identities," says Jonathan Cavallero, assistant professor of rhetoric.

Pianist and Bates artist-in-residence Frank Glazer. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Pianist Glazer to perform four sonatas, from Mozart to Hindemith

Monday, October 21, 2013 4:41 pm

Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown, performs sonatas by Mozart, Weber, Hindemith and Beethoven on Oct. 25.

Assistant Professor of History Lydia Barnett. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

Monday, October 21, 2013 4:28 pm

To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.

Bates Dean of Students Tedd R. Goundie has announced that he will step down at the end of the 2013-14 academic year.
Dean of Students Tedd Goundie to step down at end of 2013–14 academic year

Monday, October 21, 2013 10:00 am

President Clayton Spencer said, “I am deeply grateful to Tedd for leading our student life program with exceptional thoughtfulness and a steady hand during a time of transformational change."

Writer Monica Wood.
Bestselling Author Monica Wood

Friday, October 18, 2013 10:31 am

Video from Oct. 28: Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were...

Phil Aroneanu (center) discusses climate change activism at Bates on Nov. 9.
Events at Bates: Oct. 21–Nov. 21

Thursday, October 17, 2013 4:14 pm

Hello from Bates! Here’s a list of public events at the college...

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