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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.

Video: The Two Ahmeds

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.

‘F.A.B.’ in Feb.: 11th edition of Winter Dance Showcase is Feb. 6

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.

Video: ‘Hep guys’ and ‘pent gals’ talk about their events

Friday, January 22, 2016 1:47 pm

Bates track and field athletes talk about the challenges of the multiple-event heptathlon and pentathlon.

Photo story: Bates photographers’ images from MLK Day 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016 10:53 am

Images from the 2016 MLK Day observance by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens.

Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble returns to Bates

Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:38 pm

The Okbari Middle Eastern Ensemble performs at Bates College on Jan. 22.

Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

Decoda cellists’ Jan. 16 program spans the centuries

Monday, January 11, 2016 4:02 pm

In a Jan. 16 Bates College concert, the Decoda Cello Quartet offers a program heavy on contemporary composers but also featuring Bach and Ravel.

Video: Just two degrees of separation for the Bates and Bowdoin hoops coaches

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:33 pm

The new Bates women's coach, Alison Montgomery, played at Bowdoin and got her coaching start in Brunswick under coach Adrienne Shibles, Bates '91. They ponder the question: Is it too close for comfort?

Figures of Speech Theatre premieres play at Bates

Monday, January 4, 2016 2:50 pm

Figures of Speech Theatre premieres "the little match girl passion," a theatrical setting of David Lang's award-winning composition, at Bates College Jan. 9-11.

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