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Mikail Iossel and Jeff Parker appearance in a Literary Arts Live event on Feb. 11.
Author-editors to read from, discuss contemporary Russian literature

Monday, February 8, 2016 1:38 pm

The co-editors of the anthology 'Rasskazy: New Fiction from a New Russia' present a reading and conversation at Bates College on Feb. 11.

During the $19 million gift announcement celebration on campus Friday afternoon, Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Bates College Board of Trustees, talks about the $10 million gift, the largest in the college's history, that he and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80, have made to Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am

The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.

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Video: The Two Ahmeds

Friday, February 5, 2016 2:53 pm

Two of the best squash players in the U.S., Ahmed Abdel Khalek '16 and Ahmed Hatata '17, play for Bates.

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‘F.A.B.’ in Feb.: 11th edition of Winter Dance Showcase is Feb. 6

Monday, February 1, 2016 9:17 am

Bates College students present two of the 14 performances by dance artists from around Maine and beyond in the 11th F.A.B Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 6.

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Video: ‘Hep guys’ and ‘pent gals’ talk about their events

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:47 pm

Bates track and field athletes talk about the challenges of the multiple-event heptathlon and pentathlon.

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Photo story: Bates photographers’ images from MLK Day 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016 10:53 am

Images from the 2016 MLK Day observance by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens.

Duncan Hardy, Amos Libby, and Eric LaPerna are the Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble.
Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble returns to Bates

Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:38 pm

The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble performs at Bates College on Jan. 22.

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

The Decoda Ensemble.
Decoda cellists’ Jan. 16 program spans the centuries

Monday, January 11, 2016 4:02 pm

In a Jan. 16 Bates College concert, the Decoda Cello Quartet offers a program heavy on contemporary composers but also featuring Bach and Ravel.

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Video: Just two degrees of separation for the Bates and Bowdoin hoops coaches

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:33 pm

The new Bates women's coach, Alison Montgomery, played at Bowdoin and got her coaching start in Brunswick under coach Adrienne Shibles, Bates '91. They ponder the question: Is it too close for comfort?

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