Stories about "Bates values"
Bates dedicates Traquina Boathouse, culminating $2.7 million giving effort

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:23 am

“The Traquina name represents incredible dedication by a Bates family to our college and our rowing program,” President Clayton Spencer said.

How Gabby Rivera is revolutionizing pop-lit’s depiction of the comic-book hero

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:09 am

Speaking to a Bates audience, Rivera, who is the author of Marvel’s first queer Latinx superhero, says that being soft can redefine what it means to be a hero.

Spring 1961 and Bates has its first ‘fraternity’

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 3:11 pm

At a college where the absence of fraternities has defined student life, what are we to make of the existence of the early-1960s mock fraternity Rho Beta Phi ("Roger Bill Fraternity")?

‘Anthropocenic’: Museum show looks at humanity’s planetary impact

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:56 am

A new Bates exhibition examines humanity’s mark on the planet with pathos, wit, and an eye-opening diversity of work.

Bates announces $28 million in gifts in fiscal 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:00 am

The $28 million total, for the giving year ending June 30, includes $10.87 million in endowment gifts. Giving to Bates has more than doubled since 2013.

Video: Bates football learns the high-flying air raid offense

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:48 am

Sophomore quarterback Brendan Costa sums up the team's exciting new offense this way: "Throw, throw, throw!" 

Seven Bates professors share topics and courses they’re excited to teach

Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:18 am

As Bates professors lined up for Convocation last week, they shared the courses and topics they're excited to teach.

Look What We Found: Michael Rocque’s fun house

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:34 pm

“There are a lot of messages in this office,” says Assistant Professor of Sociology Michael Rocque, “and one of them is that it's OK to play with toys.”

2018 Convocation: Practice empathy — and let it transform you

Thursday, September 6, 2018 11:05 am

At Bates’ 2018 Convocation, the theme of making a difference in the world gained a sharp new urgency.

Slideshow: Hour by hour on Opening Day for the Bates Class of 2022

Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:09 am

Dropping a child off at college, said a new Bates parent, is a unique feeling: "so happy and so sad at the same time — and so proud."

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