Stories from 2017
Video: Voices from the Class of 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:06 am

Kevin Tejada '17 of Mount Kisco, N.Y., recounts how he discovered himself at Bates through the "Trashion Show" event.

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Video: Katie Van Patten ’17 and the pursuit of directing

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 am

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," Katie Van Patten recounts directing a Sherlock Holmes play for her senior thesis in theater.

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Look What We Found: Lee Abrahamsen’s tiara-wearing stuffed pig

Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:15 pm

“I like her smile,” says Lee Abrahamsen, the taxidermy pig's caretaker. “I’ve always liked her smile. And her snout.”

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Love, family, and Bates friendship drive the documentary Guys Next Door

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:59 pm

An alumna-directed documentary about family that grew out of the love and friendship among Bates classmates plays on March 30 at the college.

The strength of the Bates academic community is a theme of the Mount David Summit. Here, senior religious studies majors Emilie Muller, Esperanza Gilbert, Wendy Goldman, Melissa Carp, and Alex Tritell ’16 pose for a photo before their presentation at the 2016 summit. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
It’s showtime for Mount David Summit 2017 and a cast of hundreds

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:53 am

All told, the college's annual celebration of student academic achievement is expected to draw up to 1,000 presenters and guests on March 31.

Leah Sturman '17 of Huntington Beach, Calif., plays her french horn part.

The Bates Brass Ensemble, led by Olin Arts manager Alan Carr, rehearses Wednesday night, Mar. 22 2017 in the Olin Arts Center.
Bates at Night: Brass Ensemble rehearsal

Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:23 am

Here's a look inside a rehearsal of the newly formed Bates Brass Ensemble.

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Bates wins 2017 North American Women’s Debating Championship

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:34 pm

The Bates debate team of Abby Westberry ’19 of Readfield, Maine, and...

Kathryn Graff Low will serve as interim dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs during 2017-18. President Clayton Spencer. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology Kathryn Graff Low appointed interim dean of the faculty for 2017–18

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 12:52 pm

Low succeeds Matthew Auer, who departs Bates on June 30 to become dean of the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia.

On display in the 2017 Senior Thesis Exhibition starting April 7, "The Trinity" is an inkjet print by Calvin Reedy '17.
Campus events: April 1–30, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017 1:54 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during April 2017.

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Video: Sara Daher ’17 has earned 17 All-America awards, all with a smile

Friday, March 17, 2017 1:38 pm

An economics major and math minor from Marblehead, Mass., swimmer Sarah Daher '17 is a numbers person. But here's a number she never anticipated: 17.

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