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Tuesday

August 3, 2010
3:16 pm

Providence Journal tells of Bou '14 and his Cambodian mother's sacrifices

Providence Journal sports columnist John Gillooly writes about Erik Bou, an incoming first-year Bates student from Cranston, R.I., who would…

Thursday

July 22, 2010
12:32 pm

With Young Dancers Workshop, festival bridges gap in dance education

Five days a week for three weeks in June and July, 100 student dancers spend hours perfecting their technique in studios, gymnasiums and classrooms around the Bates campus. These accomplished students come from the U.S. and abroad to attend the Young Dancers Workshop, part of the nationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival.

Thursday

June 3, 2010
2:48 pm

Indianapolis Star publishes personal essay by Merisotis '86

In a personal essay for The Indianapolis Star, Jamie Merisotis ’86, a Bates trustee who heads the Lumina Foundation for…

Monday

January 4, 2010
12:08 pm

A Girl’s Life documents the aspirations of Sonia Luna ’13

A Girl’s Life, a PBS documentary by researcher and author Rachel Simmons examining the challenges facing young women growing up…

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:25 am

Ask Me Another: Two Deans, One Goal

If “swing dean” sounds like a job at a jazz college, Marylyn Scott and Carmita McCoy work at a rhythm counted in years, not beats. They trade places annually: As one works in Admissions, recruiting students from groups underrepresented in higher ed, the other heads to the Dean of Students office to support the 100 or so multicultural and first-generation-to-college students she helped recruit in the previous cycle.

Monday

December 21, 2009
11:10 am

The Gap Band

For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.

Friday

November 20, 2009
3:43 pm

Civil rights leader and mathematician offers annual Sampson Lecture

Civil rights activist and noted mathematician Robert Moses offers two lectures at Bates College on Wednesday, Dec. 2. Sponsored by the mathematics department in conjunction for the second year with the Multicultural Center, and with other offices at Bates, both lectures are open to the public at no cost. However, an RSVP is required because of limited seating. Please RSVP to Heidi Howard at 207-753-6993 or hhoward@bates.edu by Monday, Nov. 30.

Wednesday

November 18, 2009
11:49 am

Video: Lee Abrahamsen is at the heart of Bates' medical studies program

Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…

Tuesday

January 22, 2008
3:44 pm

Campus construction update: Week of Jan. 21

In recent weeks we’ve learned what Dining Services director Christine Schwartz likes about the new dining Commons. Now it’s the turn of Paul Farnsworth, Bates’ project manager for the building. A mechanical engineer, Farnsworth especially appreciates the ventilation scheme. There’s no building-wide air conditioning per se. Instead, it’s essentially a natural system, he explained: the high-peaked main dining hall and an adjacent airshaft will create a chimney effect to pull fresh air in through windows that can actually be opened — an unusual feature these days in large new buildings.