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Tuesday

August 24, 2004
3:44 pm

'Soul of a Citizen' author to address Convocation

Paul Rogat Loeb, author of a highly praised book exploring community involvement, opens the 150th academic year at Bates College with the Convocation address “The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Hope in a Time of Fear” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, on the main quadrangle. The rain site will be the Alumni Gymnasium.

Friday

August 6, 2004
3:27 pm

Class of 2008 at a glance

Bates received 3.5 applications for every first-year student admitted to the Class of 2008, with 467 new first-year students expected when the fall semester starts Sept. 8.

Wednesday

April 21, 2004
9:26 am

Bates to welcome accepted students

This year’s Accepted Student Reception takes place around the campus from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, April 26.

Wednesday

April 14, 2004
11:47 am

$100,000 Hearst grant strengthens scholarship support for Maine students

The William Randolph Hearst Foundations have awarded Bates College a second grant of $100,000 to support scholarships that help make it possible for Maine students to attend Bates.

Thursday

October 2, 2003
11:15 am

Wall Street Journal cites Bates for 'elite' grad-school preparation

Bates is included in a new Wall Street Journal ranking of 50 colleges and universities that “send the most students to elite grad schools.”

Monday

November 11, 2002
4:00 pm

What the national publications are saying about Bates

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Thursday

October 31, 2002
4:09 pm

Maine Day brings in-state students to Bates

A high spot is an often lively, 45-minute question-and-answer session with current Bates students. “The audience is encouraged to find out what life is like here on campus and what the academic atmosphere is,” says Harrison

Friday

August 30, 2002
4:16 pm

Class of 2006 at a glance

There were 3.6 applications for every first-year student admitted to the Class of 2006, with 419 new first-year students expected when fall semester starts Sept. 4. Bates received more than 4,000 applications for the third year in a row. In all, 1,742 active degree-seeking students will be enrolled on campus or in Bates-sponsored off-campus programs in fall 2002.

Wednesday

August 21, 2002
4:25 pm

$50,000 Tanaka Foundation grant bolsters Bates' scholarships, Asian studies

Bates College has added some new resources to its international scholarships and Asian studies programs, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Tanaka Memorial Foundation of Japan.

Thursday

May 16, 2002
4:25 pm

Dean of Admissions Wylie Mitchell appears on New York public radio

Bates Dean of Admissions Wylie Mitchell appeared on WNYC radio’s issue-oriented talk program “On The Line.” The topic of the program was “Feeling Testy: Are Standardized Tests Fair?” Guests Mitchell and Rebecca Zwick of the University of California, Santa Barbara discussed the importance of SATs in higher education.