Stories about "Collaboration"
Commencement speaker Gary Hirshberg told the graduates that "challenging the conventional wisdom can be scary. But everything that’s ever been important has happened because someone asked the powerful two words: Why not?" Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

The graduates' level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, "will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement."

The performers in Headlong Dance Theater's "Avalanche," from left: Carol Dilley and Michael Reidy, of Bates College; Todd Coulter, Colby College; Rachel Boggia, Bates; and Annie Kloppenberg, Colby. Photograph by Andrew Simonet/Headlong Dance Theater.
Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Thursday, May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

Faculty from Bates and Colby colleges perform the Maine premiere of a piece by Philadelphia's Headlong Dance Theater on May 28-29.

Darby Ray
Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:48 am

Ray is asked, "If you were a student, what project through the Harward Center makes you think, 'I'd be all over that'"?

Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

Friday, May 3, 2013 3:44 pm

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of "shared enterprise."

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Students discuss the challenges and tactics of writing fellowship proposals at the Mount David Summit on March 29, 2013.
Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

Monday, April 8, 2013 10:52 am

At Mount David Summit, students shared their strategies for writing successful graduate fellowship proposals.

The Bates Gamelan Orchestra in March 2012.
Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

Monday, March 18, 2013 4:13 pm

The Bates Gamelan Orchestra welcomes the Massachusetts group Gamelan Galak Tika for a joint performance on March 24.

Catherine Djang '13 and Ben Smith '13 are the first Bates debaters to "break" at the World Universities Debating Championship since 1999. Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 pm

"Breaking" at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

The Portland company Indiedanceworks is among artists performing at the eighth annual F.A.B. dance showcase. Photograph by Dana Crawford/SALT.
The wait is over: F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase happens March 2

Friday, February 22, 2013 8:41 am

The annual F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase takes place Saturday, March 2, at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston.

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