Stories about "Awards"
On a balmy February day, Sadie James ’17 of Avon, Maine, skis her way to the 5K classical win at the Bates Carnival, becoming the first Bates woman in 14 years to win an EISA carnival Nordic race. (Steve Fuller ’82/Flying Point Road)
Relive the top seven Bates sports moments of 2016–17

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13 pm

We’ve compiled the top seven sports moments of the 2016–17 Bates College school year. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

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Video: Scenes, tension, and excitement from Bates’ national rowing championship

Friday, June 9, 2017 10:05 am

For the 11th straight year, the Bates women rowed in the NCAA Championships, and for the second time, they returned to campus as national champions.

The 2017 Bates Fund includes a college-record $731,674 from Friends of Bates Athletics, a fund that provides support for varsity and club teams at Bates, including the national championship women's rowing team. (Aaron Morse/Bates College)
Video: Watch as Bates women’s rowing celebrates second NCAA championship

Friday, June 2, 2017 9:39 am

Bates women's rowing defeated Williams by one point to win the 2017 NCAA Championship in dramatic fashion on May 27.

Phillip Lovejoy, executive director of the Harvard Alumni Association, presents Bates President Clayton Spencer with the association's Harvard Medal on May 25. Behind Spencer is Harvard president Drew Faust. The HAA's annual meeting took place in Tercentenary Theatre, Harvard, during the afternoon program of Harvard's Commencement. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard University)
Harvard honors Bates President Spencer for service

Friday, May 26, 2017 10:06 am

A senior administrator at Harvard University before coming to Bates, President Clayton Spencer was honored with a Harvard Medal this week.

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Audio: Our Bobcats’ journey to the NCAA championships

Friday, April 14, 2017 12:44 pm

We were there to hear students talk about great professors back at Bates, the wonders of deep-dish pizza, and, of course, intense competition.

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Student’s social-enterprise pitch wins $9K Bobcat Ventures competition

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:28 am

The pitch grew from a summer job: helping a Lewiston nonprofit make some money growing and selling products made from medicinal herbs and flowers.

Economics professor Michael Murray works with students in his econometrics course on April 3 during the final week of classes. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Economist Michael Murray wins 2017 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:06 am

The real-world power of economist Michael Murray’s teaching is on display everywhere his former students go. Here's an example.

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Allison Hill ’17 hurdles heartbreak to earn All-America honors

Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 am

The story of Allison Hill’s quest for an indoor national title ends all too quickly. But for Hill and her teammates, another story soon begins.

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Fifth-ranked in the U.S., Bates earns Fulbright Top Producer honors for sixth straight year

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:03 pm

Bates has achieved Fulbright Top Producer honors for six straight years and eight of the last nine years.

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Seven things about Ryan Bavis’ research on oxygen’s effects on how babies breathe

Friday, February 3, 2017 8:00 am

A respiratory physiologist, Bavis' research has significant implications for treatment of premature babies whose access to oxygen is too low or too high.

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