Stories from 2013
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‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology...

Seen for sale at the Campus Store. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slide Show: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 1:02 pm

Enjoy a monthly slide show of images that features the vitality of...

Seen here is an artist's conception of an unusual kind of supernova that Soderberg has explored. Known as an engine-driven supernova, it emits low-energy radio waves rather than high-energy gamma rays. Illustration by Bill Saxton.
Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 10:00 am

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It's also a predictor of later success.

Choreographer Kendra Portier.
Dance festival’s final days bring diversity of ‘Different Voices,’ thrill of student work

Monday, August 5, 2013 10:00 am

During its last week, the excitement of the Bates Dance Festival builds to a crescendo.

Caleb Glassman '14 and Destany Franklin '14 conduct research in a lab run by Nancy Kleckner, associate professor of neuroscience, on July 30, 2013. Photograph by Marc Glass/Bates College
Summer Student Work: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Thursday, August 1, 2013 4:31 pm

Two rising seniors share insights into life in a summer research lab as they study neurological processes in snail brains.

Intercultural Education Office, Fall 2013

Thursday, August 1, 2013 12:58 pm

The Office of Intercultural Education focuses on the mission of fostering dialogue...

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Maine bluesman Samuel James performs Aug. 1 Concert on the Quad

Thursday, August 1, 2013 9:05 am

Enjoy the blues of Maine singer-songwriter Samuel James in the Aug. 1 edition of the new Concerts on the Quad music series.

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...

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