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Bridget Feldmann '16
Slideshow: images and observations from Bates study abroad

Thursday, April 28, 2016 1:08 pm

Select images from the 2016 Barlow Off-Campus Photography Exhibition underscore one theme of the college's Off-Campus Study Program: It's for everyone.

Natalie Silver '16 of Bennington,  Vt., a double major in studio art and history, and Sasha Lennon '16 of Cape Elizabeth, a double major in studio art and psychology, prepare for their senior exhibition in their ground-floor Olin Arts studio. Both co-directors of 2015 AESOP, they are good friends and fellow artists who share not only a studio but also a sensibility for the balance of form and function in their ceramic art. They are close to the end of their preparations but are still throwing pots for their final show at Bates.
Picture story: Student art majors who ‘vibe off each other’

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:33 pm

Featuring photographs of ceramic artists at work and play, here's a story about two seniors whose friendship, like their artwork, is both functional and inspired.

Pride, gifts, and $250K challenge made Great Day ‘extraordinary’

Friday, April 22, 2016 10:27 am

More than 3,600 donors made gifts during March, securing a $250,000 gift to the college, announced Sarah R. Pearson ’75, vice president for college advancement.

New scholarship endowment honors Bates coaching legend Jim Murphy ’69

Thursday, April 14, 2016 3:17 pm

Gifts from former teammates, players, and classmates to the James P. Murphy '69 Scholarship Fund total more than $130,000 so far.

Picture story: John Corrie conducts Beethoven’s choral masterpiece in the Saints Peter and Paul Basilica

Friday, April 8, 2016 11:49 am

Featuring inspiring images of singers and musicians within Saints Peter and Paul Basilica, here's a story of how John Corrie created a grand Lewiston-Bates collaboration.

During the winter months, the Bates Admission team gathered in Lindholm House to review the 5,300-plus applications for the Class of 2010. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Quotes heard during admission decisions — and what they mean

Friday, April 8, 2016 8:00 am

In their deliberations, the Bates Admission deans seek to answer two overarching and linked questions: Is this student right for Bates? And is Bates right for this student?

Based on this Olin Arts Center bulletin board, there is something for everyone at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 2:04 pm

This time of year at Bates is busy for everyone. Just ask, and you’ll get an earful: thesis, exams, sports, arts openings, academic conferences. But rather than fret, let’s celebrate.

Religious studies majors Emilie Muller ’16 of Concord, N.H., Esperanza Gilbert ’16 of Brooklyn, Wendy Goldman ’16 of Dresden, Maine, Melissa Carp ’16 of Newton, Mass., and Alex Tritell ’16 of Bethesda, Md., pose for a photograph before their presentations.
Multimedia: Mount David Summit 2016

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 2:54 pm

The 2016 Mount David Summit is in the books. But let's crack that book and take a look at what happened, in photographs, text, sound, and video.

Rep. John Lewis offers Bates' 2016 Commencement address.
Civil Rights leader Rep. John Lewis to deliver 2016 Commencement address, joining honorands Lisa Genova ’92, Daniel Gilbert and Robert Witt ’62

Friday, April 1, 2016 11:24 am

Often called “one of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” Lewis will deliver the Bates Commencement address and receive an honorary degree on Sunday, May 29.

Garnet bobcat subspecies confirmed at Bates from sightings and science

Friday, April 1, 2016 12:01 am

The cat may be out of the bag at Bates.

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