Stories from 2016
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See the winners of the #BatesFinals Instagram contest

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 4:29 pm

"Their captions work really well with the images, and vice versa," says Director of Photography and Video Phyllis Graber Jensen.

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What’s in a Lewiston name: Lown

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:03 pm

The area's southernmost bridge across the Androscoggin River was named for Lewiston son Dr. Bernard Lown in 2008.

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Hop aboard your own toboggan ride through the Bates campus

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 11:07 am

This year's traditional holiday greeting from Bates is a wild, 360 video animation ride through campus. Look around as you zoom along!

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Campus Construction Update: Dec. 21, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016 12:51 pm

A new day is dawning for energy management at Bates College thanks to a new network that centralizes heating system control and monitoring.

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Picture story: On the sidelines with Michael Rocque, faculty football liaison

Friday, December 16, 2016 12:05 pm

When a player goes down, "It’s not just, ‘Oh, there’s a player on the team who got hurt,’" says Rocque, an assistant professor of sociology. "It’s one of your students."

The colored lines indicate the trajectories of the air, now over the NESCAC, from near the North Pole. (Model data from NOAA Air Resources Laboratory)
NESCAC Chill Poll for Dec. 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016 11:34 am

Which campus is coldest in the 'CAC on this chilly Northeast day?

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Video: Two squash teammates become winners after hard rookie season

Friday, December 16, 2016 10:57 am

Katie Bull '19 and Molly Brooks '19 are best friends. And their success on the squash court is about sticking together and never giving up.

The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photograph by Doug Van Hoewyk '98)
A year in Turkey teaches Doug Van Hoewyk ’98 to ‘maintain poise during stress’

Thursday, December 15, 2016 10:35 am

A Fulbright Scholar in Turkey last year, biologist Van Hoewyk '98 and his family decided to stay despite the danger.

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Bates chemist Andrew Kennedy pursues therapies for rare disorder

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:49 pm

A handful of researchers have made great strides in understanding Pitt Hopkins Syndrome — and one of them, Andrew Kennedy, teaches at Bates College.

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Bates joins select U.S. colleges in major access initiative

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 10:36 am

Bates College has joined the American Talent Initiative on the strength of the college's proven commitment to access, affordability, and post-graduation success.

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