Stories from 2013
The historic Quad, as seen from the entrance to the Peter J. Gomes Chapel. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
BatesNews: August 2013

Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 pm

This month’s items: Bates welcomes the Class of 2017 The Class of...

Ladd intern Zach Polich '15 and TM Capital managing director Brad Adams '92 pose at TM headquarters in Boston, located on the 25th floor of Hancock Place. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Polich ’15 finds the real deal at TM Capital

Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 pm

Internships help students like Zach Polich '15 finding a work culture that fits your style — "rather than just chasing prestige."

Students in line for last year's Convocation procession, part of the opening of each school year. The Class of 2017 will participate in that tradition on Sept. 3. Bates College/Phyllis Graber Jensen
Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates' Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

The new Bobcat athletics website debuted Aug. 1.
Bobcat athletics debuts redesigned website, new content management system

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 1:41 pm

A redesigned website for Bobcat athletics, featuring a new content management system,...

Planting time at The Farm at VYCC. (Megan Lubetkin '16/VYCC)
Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Megan Lubetkin '16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Gabe Clark '02 owns Cold Spring Ranch and is president of the Maine Grass Farmers Network. (Phyllis Graber Jensen)
Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark '02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine's chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Registrar’s Office

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 1:33 pm

Welcome, new students, and welcome back, returning students, from the Registrar’s Office!...

Biology and English major Shelby Sullivan '15 worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals as a Ladd Intern. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Shelby Sullivan '15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney '80 is CEO.

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Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Monday, August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.

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Summer Student Work: At Jane Doe Inc., Tracey ’15 explains men’s work in combatting domestic violence

Friday, August 23, 2013 2:03 pm

Cody Tracey ’15 of Baltimore received a 2013 Harward Summer Student Fellowship...

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