Stories about "Impact"
A student diner walks over protesters stretched out in front of the vegan bar. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Noontime demonstration brings Ferguson to Bates

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 4:07 pm

At noon on Dec. 2, more than 60 Bates students put their outrage about the outcome of the Michael Brown case in a place where it could not be overlooked: Commons at the height of lunch hour.

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Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Stacey Kabat's visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

From right, Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt -- the Swedish DJ duo Icona Pop -- speak with Bates student leaders prior to their Campus Consciousness Tour concert on Nov. 1. Shown from left are Shana Wallace 'XX, Taylor B;lackburn 'XX and XXX. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.

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Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience."

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Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 am

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

Chick Leahey (right) runs a bunting drill during an early spring practice in the Gray Athletic Building. (Photo courtesy of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

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.

Katherine Papadonis Rogers '04, right, receives the Distinguished Young Alumni Award from President Clayton Spencer at the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 7, 2014. (H. Lincoln Benedict '09)
Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:27 pm

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

In 2012, Emily Siegel Stangle '72 and Bruce Stangle '70 attend a Museum of Art reception  honoring Bruce as the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community. (Jose Leiva.)
Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

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

Murambi Genocide Memorial, Rwanda. (Photograph by Aliza Luft)
Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:58 am

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

Kelton McMahon '05 (left) dives among coral reefs in the Red Sea. McMahon earned a doctorate from the joint MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution program in oceanography. (Michael Berumen / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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