Stories from 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013 9:40 pm
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
Bates reaches 599 new alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day.
Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty
Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 pm
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
Choreographer and dancer Erin Gottwald ’98 joins rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle ’98 to lead longstanding Short Term unit “Tour Teach Perform."
Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96
Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm
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
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
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
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
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
At the May 4 event, a panel of alumni shared how students can leverage their athletics experience for career success.