Stories from 2013
John Corrie conducts the Bates College Choir.
Vietnamese and Indonesian performance arts and a choral classic share the Olin stage

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:31 pm

Mid-November concerts at Bates reflect the diversity and international scope of the arts at the college.

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Bates College Dance Company offers choreography by students, faculty and nationally renowned Urban Bush Women

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:25 pm

A senior dance major's thesis piece and a work by the Urban Bush Women are among highlights of the Bates College Dance Company's autumn program.

Composer Scott Ordway conducts an orchestra.
Bates College Orchestra offers world premiere of Ordway symphony

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:14 pm

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Scott Ordway leads the Bates College Orchestra in the world premiere of his Symphony No. 3 on Nov. 9.

A family studies materials distributed during an on-campus admission program. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
As deadlines near, 18 application tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018

Friday, November 8, 2013 2:13 pm

With application deadlines looming, the Bates Admission team ponies up 18 tips for prospective members of the Class of 2018.

Seated outdoors on the historic Quad, Cat Dioli '14 of Ipswich, Mass., works on a biology paper. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
BatesNews: November 2013

Friday, November 8, 2013 10:20 am

This month’s items: $11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at...

President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:55 am

The program is "all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities," Spencer said.

Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:15 am

A Phi Beta Kappa mathematics major at Bates, she went on to a long teaching career.

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Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

Friday, November 8, 2013 8:28 am

The Raye mustard business dates to 1903, when the Maine sardine business was booming along the coast.

Actress and filmmaker Michelle Wong '00.
Time Out Singapore profiles Michelle Chong ’00, director of ‘3 Peas in a Pod’

Thursday, November 7, 2013 5:02 pm

The movie draws obliquely on her Bates experience.

Tim Berg '15. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Sarasota Herald-Tribune covers cancer survivor Tim Berg ’14 in Vitale Tennis Tournament

Thursday, November 7, 2013 3:53 pm

Tim Berg '14 is back home in Florida this weekend competing in a tournament fundraiser hosted by Dick Vitale.

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