Stories from October 2013
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.

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.

$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 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.

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 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.

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.

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."

Bestselling Author Monica Wood

Friday, October 18, 2013 10:31 am

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

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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