Stories from 2015
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Video: Art of rebounding with Allie Coppola ’17

Friday, December 18, 2015 1:24 pm

Explaining Coppola's rebounding prowess doesn't require the word "jump." She's simply more "focused and more determined" than many of her opponents, says head coach Alison Montgomery.

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What’s in a Bates name: Mount David

Friday, December 18, 2015 9:35 am

While the campus hill, Mount David, rises just 381 feet, the family name looms tall in Bates history.

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Slideshow: Balmy Bates in December prompts the question, what’s up?

Thursday, December 17, 2015 4:18 pm

Photographs show a snowbound Bates two years ago and a verdant campus now. Is it time to say hello to El Nino?

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Vintage avian exhibit is a feather in Carnegie Hall’s cap

Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:21 pm

We’re in Carnegie Science Hall, peering into a display case of old stuffed birds and learning something new.

Doug Varone and Dancers return to the Bates Dance Festival in 2013. Photograph by Cylla von Tiedemann.
National Endowment for the Arts awards $40,000 to Bates Dance Festival

Friday, December 11, 2015 9:41 am

The Bates Dance Festival announced on Dec. 9 that it has received...

Seated are Nick Muccio ’16 (left) of Concord, N.H., and Michael Driscal ’19 of Cleveland; standing are, from left, Claire Sullivan ’19 of Montville, N.J.; Tricia Crimmins ’19 of Chicago; and Becca Havian ’19 of Piedmont, Calif., in They Fly Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease, a production by Sam Wheeler ’17 of Skowhegan, Maine, that brought World War II–era radio storytelling to life. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 10, 2015 8:00 pm

As we anticipate winter's arrival and as students dig in for finals, the hours of daylight are low but spirits remain high.

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Bates in the News: Dec. 11, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:40 pm

Professor Rebecca Herzig's book Plucked named an Economist best of 2015; The Simpsons teases Bates (and vice versa); and Bloomberg Business looks to Ben Ayers '99 for a better way to help Nepal.

A scene from the 2011 Service of Lessons and Carols. an image from Bates' 2011 Lessons and Carols service. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Lessons and Carols service returns on Dec. 13

Thursday, December 10, 2015 4:39 pm

In an annual tradition, Bates College holds a Service of Lessons and Carols for the Advent season on Dec. 13.

Alumni Walk in the snow.
John Murchison III ’88 and Jean Wilson ’81 elected to Board of Trustees

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 1:59 pm

John Murchison III ’88 and Jean Wilson ’81 have been elected to the Bates College Board of Trustees.

The Little Match Girl puppet in the Figures of Speech Theatre production of "The Little Match Girl Passion." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Campus events: Jan. 2–30, 2016

Monday, December 7, 2015 3:36 pm

Happy 2016 from Bates College! These are public events at the college from Jan. 2–30, 2016.

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