Stories by Bates News
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.
Monday, February 1, 2016 9:17 am
Bates College students present two of the 14 performances by dance artists from around Maine and beyond in the 11th F.A.B Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 6.
Friday, January 22, 2016 1:47 pm
Bates track and field athletes talk about the challenges of the multiple-event heptathlon and pentathlon.
Friday, January 22, 2016 10:53 am
Images from the 2016 MLK Day observance by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens.