News Archives

Thursday

June 5, 2014 11:50 am

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

Sunday

May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Friday

May 23, 2014 10:33 am

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson ’97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

Thursday

May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

Friday

May 16, 2014 11:52 am

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

Wednesday

May 14, 2014 8:00 am

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

“For both of them to place in the top 10 at Nationals is an amazing accomplishment,” says coach Ginger Klingenstein-Albert.

Friday

May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Tuesday

April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Friday

April 18, 2014 1:31 pm

20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

Perspectives look at the past, present and future of Rwanda.