News Archives

Friday

October 7, 2011 10:49 am

About the 'Open to the World' speakers

More about “Bates Unbounded: Open to the World” speakers Gary Hirshberg, Paul Marks ’83 and U.S. Sen. George Mitchell.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 10:44 am

Events schedule: September 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here’s an refreshed preview of public events at the college Sept. 15-30, 2011. This schedule includes events added since the first September edition, and corrections and updates to the earlier edition.

Friday

September 9, 2011 3:28 pm

McCann '77, Raths '96 and Rossello join Board of Trustees

Bates President Nancy J. Cable has announced that the Bates Board of Trustees recently elected three new members.

Thursday

September 8, 2011 4:53 pm

'Persistence' was the secret for international students delayed by Irene

One in four of the international students coming to Bates experienced some sort of delay due to Hurricane Irene, estimated…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

“Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture,” the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began — in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 11:09 am

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint ’14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 10:40 am

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

A highlight of the Parent Orientation was a story shared by Roland Davis ’92, director of the Office of Intercultural Education. In urging parents to turn their kids loose, Davis told of how he learned to give his young daughter some independence as she began kindergarten.

Friday

September 2, 2011 3:02 pm

Talks about drawings, Wyeths to close museum's summer shows; Alvarez Bravo exhibition to open

Even as it readies a new display of images by a seminal Mexican photographer, the Bates College Museum of Art offers a series of talks to conclude its summer exhibitions.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011 10:48 am

Stephen Engel, assistant professor of politics

Stephen Engel’s research interests include American political development, constitutional development, relations among the branches of government, and social movements, particularly gay and lesbian mobilization for social change.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011 10:40 am

Mara Tieken, assistant professor of education

Tieken researches how rural public schools shape their communities and, in particular, those schools’ influence on racial dynamics. A former public schoolteacher in rural Tennessee, Tieken says she is “continually stunned by how overlooked rural schools are in educational policymaking.”