Stories about "Academic Life"
Josh Kucken/Bates College
Video: MLK Day keynote by Khalil Muhammad and Mays Debate with Bates and Morehouse

Friday, January 20, 2017 1:20 pm

Full videos of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day feature the keynote by Kahlil Muhammad and the Benjamin Mays Debate with student debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges.

Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Picture story: MLK Day 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017 12:56 pm

Photographs of the many and varied people, places, and events capture the compelling Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates.

170116_mlk_keynote_0261
Slideshow: Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 at Bates, hour by hour

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:31 pm

From Sunday's interfaith service to Tuesday's read-in at a local school, immerse yourself in Bates College's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

Bates students are among the performers in the 12th annual FAB Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 11. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Campus events: Feb. 2–28, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 3:03 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during February 2017.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address on Jan. 16.
Video: Professors comment on MLK Day theme of ‘Reparations: Addressing Racial Injustices’

Friday, January 6, 2017 1:47 pm

Two faculty co-chairs of the Bates MLK Day Committee, philosopher Susan Stark and sociologist Michael Rocque, comment on this year's theme, “Reparations: Addressing Racial Injustices." Educator and author Khalil Gibran Muhammad delivers the Jan. 16 keynote.

Debate partners Zoë Seaman-Grant '17 and Matt Davis '18 confer during the final rounds of the 2017 World Universities Debating Championships in The Hague, Netherlands. (Dutch WUDC 2017 / Manuel J. Adams)
Trust and respect propels Bates to finals of World Universities Debate Championships

Friday, January 6, 2017 1:10 pm

Bates’ latest world-class debate team, of Zoë Seaman-Grant ’17 and Matt Davis ’18, made it to the final four of the World Universities Debating Championships in The Hague, Netherlands.

Marcus Bruce '77, the college's Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, listens to his students on Dec. 8 during his class on Benjamin Mays. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Marcus Bruce ’77 on Benjamin Mays, MLK, and the ongoing struggle for emancipation

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm

Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."

creighton_willash_lr_hz
Q&A: Margaret Creighton on power and resistance in the Rainbow City

Friday, January 6, 2017 10:11 am

A book by Bates historian Margaret Creighton shows that "fair" isn't the best description of the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

The women's ultimate team huddles for announcements at the beginning of practice on the softball field. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2016

Sunday, January 1, 2017 1:00 am

Bates College photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share their favorite photos from 2016 and tell you the feelings they have for their chosen images.

Actors in the production of The Pillowman gather  in their traditional circle before their dress rehearsal.
Bates at Night: Backstage with actors in ‘The Pillowman’

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:29 am

A visit to the dress rehearsal of The Pillowman for a Bates theater major's thesis play.

Load more