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Back at Bates to work with a class in Indonesian performance, Sulo Dissanayake '09 works with rod puppets during a rehearsal for a May 14 performance. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Poet Sinead Morrissey gives a Language Arts Live reading on May 8. (Sam Russica)
Language Arts Live returns with famed poet from Northern Ireland

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:39 am

Bates College welcomes prize-winning Northern Irish poet Sinèad Morrissey for a reading on May 8.

Bates announces college-record 20 Fulbright U.S. Student fellowships

Friday, May 1, 2015 10:48 am

Annually a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Student fellowships, Bates has announced a college-records 17 recipients for 2015-16

Keila Ching ’18.Hannah Miller ’14 and Lucas Wilson-Spiro ’15 perform. (Phyllis Graber Jensen)
Interactive technology drives weekend’s senior thesis performance

Friday, April 10, 2015 12:33 pm

In performances April 10-12, the Bates College theater-dance piece "Transparency" is driven by interactive multimedia.

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‘Great Day’ sets all-time giving record to secure $250K challenge gift

Friday, April 10, 2015 9:18 am

The Bates community rallied in record-setting fashion on March 31, the final day of the month-long Great Day to be a Bobcat giving campaign.

Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Multimedia: Mount David Summit in words, video, photographs and audio

Friday, April 10, 2015 8:00 am

Hour by hour at the 2015 Mount David Summit.

Jim Murphy '69 "has led his programs with the utmost integrity, an amazing work ethic and a passion for excellence," said Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh. (Jay Burns/Bates College)
Bates women’s basketball coach Jim Murphy retires after 21 seasons, 343 victories and six NCAA appearances

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 9:01 am

With 343 victories and six NCAA Tournament appearances, Murphy "has led his programs with the utmost integrity, an amazing work ethic and a passion for excellence," said Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh.

A scene from "Twelve O'Clock Boys," featured at the Emerge Film Festival.
Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 3:46 pm

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event's second year.

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Students, guest speaker present education symposium at Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 2:47 pm

The Bates College education department hosts a symposium comprising student presentations followed by a keynote address on April 8.

Matt Perejda '14, keynote speaker at the April 4 Bobcat Ventures pitch competition, is shown with Analysis Group co-founder Bruce Stangle '70 in 2014. Stangle visited campus for the Voices in Entrepreneurship program. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
With at least $5,000 in the offing, student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas

Friday, April 3, 2015 11:55 am

Bobcat Ventures, a Bates College student organization dedicated to entrepreneurship, is sponsoring a business idea competition on April 4.

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