Stories about "Bates values"
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Picture story: Arts Crawl 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:03 pm

View photography of the 2017 Arts Crawl, an annual event celebrating the spontaneous spirit that makes Bates arts shine.

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Video: Youth is served for alpine head coach Micaela Holland ’11

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30 am

"Once you start coaching, you say things that sound so simple," Holland says. "In reality, when you're the person doing them, they are really hard."

Students do pre-computer information retrieval, circa 1974, using the library's card catalog. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75: New technology can come from old ideas

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:24 pm

Some ideas that work today, like voice recognition, have a long history of not working, says Dumais, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Object Lesson: A historian’s life-sized cutout of Frederick Douglass

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:07 pm

Lecturer in History Patrick Otim's life-sized cutout of Frederick Douglass takes him back to Uganda. "Some of the memories are good, some bad."

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Video: A happy mix of newcomers and veterans propels women’s club ice hockey

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:31 pm

The Bates women's club ice hockey team is enjoying an unprecedented season. They are undefeated heading in to their final regular season game.

The Bates Gamelan Ensemble, led by Associate Professor of Music Gina Fatone, rehearses at the Olin Arts Center on Feb. 8, 2017.
Bates at Night: Gamelan rehearsal

Friday, February 10, 2017 11:51 am

The unfamiliar tones and rhythms of this Indonesian genre stretch musical muscles.

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Object Lesson: dolls on an anthropologist’s shelf

Thursday, February 9, 2017 12:00 pm

Why are dolls in black abayas and head scarfs displayed with blonde Barbie dolls on Loring Danforth’s office shelf?

Bill Curley '16 of Wilton, Conn., works with a participant in a session of the "How Everything Works" program at the Hillview Community Resource Center. Held in February 2016, the session explored first aid practices. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/BAtes College)
Student-picked Carignan grants strengthen Bates’ bonds with community

Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:06 am

With a committee of students picking recipients, Bates College has awarded Carignan Fund grants to seven community organizations that the college partners with.

Students who shared their stories at the Dinner Table program on Dec. 2 pose for a photo. (Andree Kehn for Bates)
Video: Students tell their stories over the Dinner Table

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 4:09 pm

The Dinner Table storytelling program "taps into one of Bates’ enduring treasures: our value of community," says Crystal Williams.

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Object Lesson: A framed copy of a poem

Friday, February 3, 2017 1:29 pm

Assistant Professor of Geman Raluca Cernahoschi explains why a handwritten framed poem hangs in her office.

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