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Picture story: A Japanese tea ceremony is about ‘treasuring every moment’

Friday, March 18, 2016 10:44 am

Featuring images of a Japanese tea ceremony she performed at Bates, here's a story about Yuko Eguchi '03 and her path from Japan to Bates — where she staged an opera for an epic senior thesis — and into a scholar's life.

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Video: One student’s Bates life through the eyes and lens of a classmate

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:04 pm

This is what biochem major Dylan Ray '16 saw and learned when he filmed English and theater major Allie Freed '16.

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Poet Jamaal May to read March 23; Dutton reading is canceled

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 2:06 pm

Danielle Dutton and Jamaal May, both with books appearing in the coming weeks, appear in Bates College's Literary Arts Live series in March.

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Livestream: Crystal Williams and Ford Foundation president lead MoMA equity discussion

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 1:34 pm

Williams, a Bates leader and highly regarded equity advocate in U.S. higher education, joins Ford Foundation president Darren Walker for the event.

The Bennewitz Quartet returns to Bates on March 5. (Kamil Ghais)
Bennewitz Quartet offers all-Czech program in March 5 concert

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 2:33 pm

The Bennewitz Quartet plays music by Czech composers at Bates College on March 5.

A scene from Kivu Ruhorahoza's 2015 film "Things of the Aimless Wanderer."
Rwandan filmmaker Kivu Ruhorahoza to present two works

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.

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Video: Allison Hill ’17 hurdles the competition

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.

The confocal workstation. The Leica microscope itself is to the left of the monitors. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
The unique proposition of Bates’ new Digital and Computational Studies Program

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.

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Photo Story: Leaping, skimming, and freezing at the Puddle Jump

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!

Faculty members Jim Parakilas (right), the Moody Family Professor of Performing Arts, and Robert Strong (right), lecturer in English and director of national fellowships, listen to remarks during Friday's gift announcement celebration in Memorial Commons. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Smiles, cheers, songs, and a toast at the $19 million gift announcement

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.

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