News Archives

Monday

May 20, 2013 9:40 pm

“MOOC” master discusses new teaching approach with Bates faculty

“MOOC” master discusses new teaching approach with Bates faculty

Professor Al Filreis of the University of Pennsylvania spoke about his belief that massively open online courses (MOOCs) can bring the humanities to the masses — and his belief that the kinds of courses Bates offers cannot and should not be replaced.

Tuesday

May 14, 2013 3:00 pm

Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Bates reaches 599 new alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day.

Monday

May 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

A leading scholar and globally engaged expert, Auer is also a dynamic and effective academic leader, said Bates President Clayton Spencer.

Friday

May 10, 2013 9:50 am

Video: Classmates Pringle, Gottwald return to develop ‘Tour, Teach, Perform’ piece

Video: Classmates Pringle, Gottwald return to develop ‘Tour, Teach, Perform’ piece

Choreographer and dancer Erin Gottwald ’98 joins rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle ’98 to lead longstanding Short Term unit “Tour Teach Perform.”

Thursday

May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who “always ready with a helping hand.”

Thursday

May 9, 2013 1:44 pm

Campus extends helping hands to downtown fire relief efforts

Campus extends helping hands to downtown fire relief efforts

As the Lewiston-Auburn community rallies around the victims of three multi-building fires downtown, Bates is coordinating campus efforts to support the relief.

Thursday

May 9, 2013 1:00 pm

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

In the wake of recent fires in downtown Lewiston, the Bates community is organizing to respond to the needs of our neighbors.

Thursday

May 9, 2013 10:27 am

Heads-up for our neighbors: Fireworks planned for Sunday, May 12

Heads-up for our neighbors: Fireworks planned for Sunday, May 12

A student group at Bates will present fireworks over the college’s Lake Andrews starting around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, May 12

Tuesday

May 7, 2013 12:59 pm

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Lecture to explore social mobility, housing, immigrant networks

Silvia Dominguez, a scholar who researches the welfare of women, children and minority populations, offers the talk “Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing and Immigrant Networks” on May 9.

Monday

May 6, 2013 3:23 pm

Slideshow: Student athletes get into GAME Day

Slideshow: Student athletes get into GAME Day

At the May 4 event, a panel of alumni shared how students can leverage their athletics experience for career success.