Archives for "Impact"
February 8, 2016 9:00 am
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program
The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.
February 5, 2016 9:54 am
The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan ’62 and the late Jim Carignan ’61, a deeply respected Bates couple.
January 15, 2016 12:29 pm
Incarceration experts and faculty members Michael Rocque and Chris Petrella ’06 comment on the Bates MLK Day theme, “Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship.”
November 12, 2015 12:27 pm
She was an educator, author, champion of equal opportunity for women, and a human-rights advocate whose passion was forged by her experiences in the Holocaust.
November 11, 2015 5:57 pm
As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges
When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it “opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others,” Williams says.
October 23, 2015 10:33 am
Retirement of Sarah Potter ’77, bookstore director who also teaches virtues ‘hard work and thoughtfulness’
Sarah Potter ’77, who retires Oct. 30 after 35 years as director of the College Store, provided a “sense of normalcy” for the legions and generations of student workers in the store.
September 23, 2015 12:23 pm
Bates neuroscientist Nancy Koven will use a three-year, nearly $300,000 federal grant to take a cold and hard look at oxytocin.
April 23, 2015 2:28 pm
Bates College recently received two grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance faculty diversity.
December 16, 2014 10:44 am
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.
December 3, 2014 4:11 pm
Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.