News Archives

Thursday

August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Bates’ Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

Monday

August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.

Thursday

July 18, 2013 8:00 am

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

President Spencer is part of a new national group of college and university leaders who will explore ways in which new technological approaches to higher education might be used to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

Thursday

May 30, 2013 3:30 pm

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

News outlets in Maine and a number of other states presented coverage of this year’s event.

Friday

May 24, 2013 10:17 am

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

The Class of 2013, by the numbers

For those who like statistics, here’s how this year’s graduates stack up.

Tuesday

April 30, 2013 2:00 pm

College Night in Town returns May 1

College Night in Town returns May 1

The event offers all area college students an opportunity to get better acquainted with dining, entertainment and shopping options in Lewiston and Auburn.

Wednesday

April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Devin Tatro got a study-abroad experience that let her combine her academic and extracurricular interests — and encourage children to pursue their goals.

Thursday

March 28, 2013 8:40 am

Recent tenure appointee Sonja Pieck explores “the nexus of power and nature”

Recent tenure appointee Sonja Pieck explores “the nexus of power and nature”

What is nature, who gets to decide its fate and why? And how can those who are excluded from environmental governance get some say?

Wednesday

January 23, 2013 8:40 am

Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace to retire in June

Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace to retire in June

Blaine-Wallace plans to “re-author his vocational life” by establishing a counseling practice in Farmington, Maine.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 3:49 pm

Mellon Foundation awards Bates $1 million to support innovations in learning and teaching

Mellon Foundation awards Bates $1 million to support innovations in learning and teaching

The new grant will support a four-year project focusing on the humanities at Bates.