Stories from 2013
The breaching of the Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River in July 2013. Photograph copyright © 2013 by the Penobscot Trust.
Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

University of Maine Professor of Law David Owens and conservationist Colin Apse discuss freshwater sustainability measures, environmental law and the Penobscot River Restoration Project at Bates on Nov. 11.

Edith Wharton in an undated photograph. (Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)
Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:04 pm

Not many people can share lessons from creating an opera. David Carpenter '94 is one.

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Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Thursday, November 7, 2013 1:53 pm

Celebrating the depth and variety of African culture, Bates presents the third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show on Nov. 8

Ben Shaw '00, CEO of Vets First Choice, speaks with guests at a Welcome Event for President Clayton Spencer at the Portland Museum of Art on May 8, 2013. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Press Herald Q&A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:55 am

Shaw's business partners with veterinarians to set up online stores offering animal medicines and supplies directly to owners.

Climate-change activist Phil Aroneanu in action.
Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:32 am

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

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Slide Show: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 6:33 pm

Images that feature the vitality of life on the Bates campus

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Slide Show: Homecoming 2013

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 9:14 am

Homecoming Weekend 2013 was an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of autumn...

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‘What Does the Bobcat Say’ parody video ‘might be the best one’ out there

Monday, November 4, 2013 3:32 pm

Among the many Fox parody videos in circulation, the Bates version "might be the best one!"

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Student directors present three short plays

Monday, November 4, 2013 10:44 am

Three theater majors present one-act plays in November that they are directing as independent study projects.

Travis Gould, Assistant Professor of Physics
Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Monday, November 4, 2013 9:37 am

"Being in the classroom is something I always find immediately rewarding," says Bates physicist Travis Gould. "I feel like I'm making a difference for somebody."

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