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Thursday

October 30, 2014
4:19 pm

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Bates College will build a new boathouse at the varsity rowing team’s facility on the Androscoggin River, President Clayton Spencer…

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Wednesday

October 29, 2014
10:00 am

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wiemers built an “integrated library and information services organization [that is] regarded as a national model among liberal arts colleges,” said President Spencer.

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Friday

October 24, 2014
12:00 pm

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

At halftime of tomorrow’s Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William “Chick” Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Tuesday

June 10, 2014
3:27 pm

Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Together and as individuals, Katie and Christian embody the Bates values of citizenship, community and integrity.

Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Wednesday

May 7, 2014
11:00 pm

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

In a public show of support, the Stangle family joins the multimillion dollar Catalyst Fund effort supporting the college’s strategic initiatives.

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Friday

April 18, 2014
11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Tuesday

March 25, 2014
12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Friday

March 14, 2014
10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Thursday

March 13, 2014
2:58 pm

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

You hear the word “endowment” and you probably think “college.” But there’s more out there, says Walter Dillingham ’82.

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Thursday

March 13, 2014
10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change