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Outside of Roger Williams Hall at lunchtime, Matthew Reback '18 of Potomac, Md., reads Yeats for his modern Irish poetry course. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, September 28, 2015 5:31 pm

Early-fall photographs that sample what nourishes our Bates community, a cornucopia of academics, athletics, friendships, and Bates places and people.

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Photo story: At age 101, June Lovelace Griffin ’36 just wants to keep painting

Friday, September 25, 2015 9:02 am

Age 101, June Lovelace Griffin ’36 lives in her own home near the Bates campus, and her passion has always been her painting. "Every painting is just me," she says.

A. Van Jordan reads from his poetry at Bates on Sept. 24.
2015–16 Language Arts Live opens Sept. 24 with poet A. Van Jordan

Friday, September 18, 2015 3:16 pm

A. Van Jordan, a poet whose collections included "The Cineaste," reads from his work at Bates College on Sept. 24.

Documentary filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal gives the 2015 Otis Lecture on Oct. 5. (Jim Panou)
Documentary filmmaker to discuss her craft in 2015 Otis Lecture

Friday, September 18, 2015 2:43 pm

Jennifer Baichwal, a filmmaker whose award-winning documentaries have explored subjects as diverse...

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Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 4:42 pm

The Class of 2019 began arriving early on Opening Day, the start of Orientation, with lots of help from current students and college staff.

Singer Stephanie Fogg.
Concerts on Quad conclude Aug. 13 with Stephanie Fogg Band

Thursday, August 13, 2015 4:29 pm

The Concerts on the Quad at Bates College concludes with Maine jazz and soul artist Stephanie Fogg and her band on Aug. 13.

Mike Milliken, the college’s wellness program manager, takes a new tricycle for a spin on the Historic Quad. He calls it "Le Trike," and it’s a sustainable alternative for moving equipment and people around campus. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday, August 7, 2015 4:15 pm

Bates people, far and wide, pursue summer work with passion and dedication.

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Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

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Bates in the News: Aug. 7, 2015

Friday, August 7, 2015 10:53 am

Can a human noses really detect one trillions odors, as reported in 2014? Maybe not, says Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro and an Arizona State colleague.

Sean Findlen will become Bates College's chief communications officer Sept. 1.
Sean Findlen ’99 named chief communications officer at Bates

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:28 am

Sean T. Findlen, a senior vice president with the global communications firm Weber Shandwick, will become the college’s chief communications officer, effective Sept. 1.

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