Stories by Bates News
Friday, February 26, 2016 1:34 pm
Kivu Ruhorahoza, an award-winning Rwandan filmmaker, presents two of his films at Bates College on Feb. 29 and March 2.
Friday, February 26, 2016 1:07 pm
When Hill was fitted for her first track spikes as a girl, "it was like I was Cinderella." But there's nothing magical about Hill's success. It's just plain hard work, determination, and talent.
Friday, February 26, 2016 10:00 am
The new DCS Program's goal is squarely in the liberal arts wheelhouse: To give Bates graduates "the capacity to claim the world," in the words of one professor.
Friday, February 19, 2016 11:37 am
The Bates Puddle Jump, the annual, you-have-to-be mad dash from shore to pond, has been going strong as a student rite of passage since 1975. A new wrinkle for 2016: Pond skimming!
Friday, February 12, 2016 2:38 pm
The surprise announcement of $19 million in new gifts to Bates took place on Feb. 5, 2016, in historic Memorial Commons.
Friday, February 12, 2016 9:22 am
Michael Bonney '80 talks about how new Bates gifts of $19 million are shining spotlights on two great Bates qualities.
Friday, February 12, 2016 9:15 am
With each lift, he comes to the razor's edge mentally and physically: "I conquer myself, and then the bar. And lift it."
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.
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.
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.