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.
May 14, 2013 3:00 pm
Bates reaches 599 new alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day.
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
A leading scholar and globally engaged expert, Auer is also a dynamic and effective academic leader, said Bates President Clayton Spencer.
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.”
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
Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who “always ready with a helping hand.”
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.
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.
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
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.
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.