Archives for "Bates values"
November 19, 2015 7:16 pm
The annual Trashion Show once again featured wearable runway designs made from recycled stuff, including one outfit inspired by Barbarella and Madonna.
November 19, 2015 8:37 am
This being Thanksgiving Week, here are the best — the most distinctive, unusual, and quirky — thank-yous offered by generations of weary, yet grateful, seniors.
November 12, 2015 12:27 pm
She was an educator, author, champion of equal opportunity for women, and a human-rights advocate whose passion was forged by her experiences in the Holocaust.
November 11, 2015 5:57 pm
As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges
When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it “opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others,” Williams says.
November 11, 2015 10:06 am
Philip Warburg, author and past president of the Conservation Law Foundation, talks about the prospects for solar power in the U.S. on Nov. 16.
November 10, 2015 1:05 pm
Founder of Thistle Farms, a social enterprise supporting women at risk, Becca Stevens speaks at Bates College on Nov. 12.
October 30, 2015 11:08 am
Timely for evoking autumn, and timeless for its existential wit, a reading by Rob Farnsworth, senior lecturer in English, of his poem “Toward Hallowe’en,” illustrated by the best of our fall photography.
October 23, 2015 10:33 am
Retirement of Sarah Potter ’77, bookstore director who also teaches virtues ‘hard work and thoughtfulness’
Sarah Potter ’77, who retires Oct. 30 after 35 years as director of the College Store, provided a “sense of normalcy” for the legions and generations of student workers in the store.
September 23, 2015 12:23 pm
Bates neuroscientist Nancy Koven will use a three-year, nearly $300,000 federal grant to take a cold and hard look at oxytocin.
August 21, 2015 8:15 am
Here’s what it is like to spend the summer as a funded research assistant in a Bates geology lab.