News Archives

Friday

February 20, 2015 12:13 pm

Bates in the News: Feb. 20, 2015

Bates in the News: Feb. 20, 2015

Michael Sargent What Lewiston needs is fewer slogans and more excellence Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent writes an op-ed…

Wednesday

February 11, 2015 5:24 pm

A world of good for Bates debaters at the World Universities Debating Championship

A world of good for Bates debaters at the World Universities Debating Championship

The event solidified the reputation of Taylor Blackburn ’15 as one of the best female debaters in North America.

Wednesday

February 11, 2015 11:10 am

Bates in the News: Feb. 13, 2015

Bates in the News: Feb. 13, 2015

John Tooker ’92 When bugs don’t eat slugs, there’s a problem afoot A Newsweek story cites research by insect ecologist…

Friday

January 30, 2015 11:00 am

Slideshow: Bates people plowed ahead during the Jan. 27 blizzard

Slideshow: Bates people plowed ahead during the Jan. 27 blizzard

Tuesday, Jan. 27, gave us 27 inches of snow, and despite the blizzard many Bates people plowed ahead.

Friday

January 30, 2015 11:00 am

Bates in the News: Jan. 30

Bates in the News: Jan. 30

A regular sample of news items featuring Bates and Bates people

Monday

January 26, 2015 1:06 pm

Slideshow: 2015 Puddle Jump hits great heights

Slideshow: 2015 Puddle Jump hits great heights

The annual Puddle Jump, held on Jan. 23 as part of Winter Carnival festivities, drew hundreds of students to Lake…

Thursday

January 22, 2015 12:49 pm

In 1975, four students leapt at the chance to create the Puddle Jump tradition

In 1975, four students leapt at the chance to create the Puddle Jump tradition

Today, Jan. 23, hundreds of Bates students will take turns making a quick dash onto and into Lake Andrews. Yep, the Puddle Jump is upon us.

Friday

January 16, 2015 9:55 am

Bates in the News: Jan. 16, 2015

Bates in the News: Jan. 16, 2015

A regular sample of news stories about Bates and Bates people.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 1:02 pm

Photographing MLK in 1964, George Conklin ’53 focused on the final frames

Photographing MLK in 1964, George Conklin ’53 focused on the final frames

A beam of light illuminates King at the podium, as if conferring a celestial blessing.

Monday

January 12, 2015 11:55 am

We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

During last week’s Northeast cold snap, who had bragging rights as the coldest campus in the NESCAC?