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Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:59 pm

Language Arts Lives presents author of ‘Happiest People in the World’

Language Arts Lives presents author of ‘Happiest People in the World’

As part of Bates College’s Language Arts Live series, Portland author Brock Clarke reads from his novel “The Happiest People in the World” on Jan. 29.

Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:44 pm

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

The artists featured in the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Back and Forth: The Collaborative Works of Dawn Clements and Marc Leuthold” discuss their collaborative process on Feb. 6.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 10:19 am

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

Jazz musician and Bates College faculty member A.J. Johnson presents his Love Unlimited Trio in performance on Jan. 23.

Tuesday

January 13, 2015 10:00 am

Videos from MLK Day 2015 Livestreams

Videos from MLK Day 2015 Livestreams

Peniel Joseph, historian and author, delivered the keynote address on “Reimagining Martin Luther King Jr. in the Age of Obama…

Thursday

January 1, 2015 1:00 am

Slideshow: 26 Bates photographs of 2014 that we like the most

Slideshow: 26 Bates photographs of 2014 that we like the most

These images are simply the ones of 2014 that Phyllis Graber Jensen and Sarah Crosby, the photographers who took them, like the most.

Tuesday

December 16, 2014 10:44 am

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.

Wednesday

December 10, 2014 1:29 pm

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

The legendary Brooks Quimby Debate Council will send three teams to Malaysia in January to compete at the World Universities Debating Championships.

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 2:21 pm

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

It’s a time when students buckle down to review what they already know, even as the campus pulls them toward new ideas, people and experiences.

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 10:01 am

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Bates poet Robert Farnsworth gives an illustrated reading of his poem “Fiction,” which was inspired by a line from Wallace Stevens, “The fire burns as the novel taught it how.”

Friday

December 5, 2014 4:35 pm

Lessons and Carols service honors the season on Dec. 7

Lessons and Carols service honors the season on Dec. 7

In an annual tradition at Bates College, a Service of Lessons and Carols for the Advent season takes place on Dec. 7.