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Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including tenure, for the 2017–18 academic year

Thursday, May 4, 2017 1:37 pm

Meet the seven newly promoted professors, learn their research fields, and discover why they love to teach.

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Slideshow: Best of the 2017 Barlow Off-Campus Photography Exhibition

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 3:04 pm

Among other goals, the exhibition gives students who haven’t yet studied off campus "an opportunity to imagine themselves in these places and landscapes."

Keila Ching '18 of San Carlos, Calif., performs in curiouser and curiouser, based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, directed by Chaeson Kim '18, a theater major from Ilsan, South Korea, Kim said the story “totally enchanted me with questions about self, identity, reality, and meaning.” (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:43 pm

As March dissolves into April, all kinds of experiences flood the Bates...

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Visionary educator Geoffrey Canada to deliver 2017 Commencement address, joining honorands Sen. Susan Collins, Wanda Corn, and Patrick Dempsey

Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:05 pm

Visionary American educator Geoffrey Canada gives the Commencement address, joined by fellow honorands Sen. Susan Collins, art historian Wanda Corn ’62, and Lewiston-born actor Patrick Dempsey.

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Jason Fein named director of athletics at Bates College

Friday, April 7, 2017 11:00 am

Jason Fein, currently director of athletics at Drew University, will become director of athletics at Bates College, effective July 1.

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.

Kathryn Graff Low is acting dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs during 2017-18. (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.

Under a spell, Titania (Tricia Crimmins '19) lounges in bed with Bottom (Dan Kuan Peeples '17), who's been made to look like a donkey by Puck. They're attended by fairies Moth (Anna Kreitzer ’19), Mustardseed (Anne Trapp ’20) and Peaseblossom (Rebecca Kraft ’20).
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ meets Hollywood’s golden age

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:23 am

Midsummer's famous Fairyland has too often been populated by "actors covered in bark or in tutus, wearing mosquito wings," says director Martin Andrucki.

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Fifth-ranked in the U.S., Bates earns Fulbright Top Producer honors for sixth straight year

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:03 pm

Bates has achieved Fulbright Top Producer honors for six straight years and eight of the last nine years.

Students who shared their stories at the Dinner Table program on Dec. 2 pose for a photo. (Andree Kehn for Bates)
Video: Students tell their stories over the Dinner Table

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 4:09 pm

The Dinner Table storytelling program "taps into one of Bates’ enduring treasures: our value of community," says Crystal Williams.

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