Stories about "Bates values"
Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:09 am

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

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2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:00 am

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College's annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance with "Social Plaque." (MABS Media)
Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Monday, November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College's annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.

Dedicated to living composers, the Momenta Quartet performs on May 8.
Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Monday, November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

Michelle Pham '15, Shamreen Fatima '16 and Daniel Oyolu '15 have organized TEDxBatesCollege.
Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Monday, November 3, 2014 3:18 pm

Inspired by a phrase from the Bates mission statement, eight students will address the concept of the "transformative power of our differences" in a TED-style event on Nov. 8.

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Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of bates.edu was driven by mobile

Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 am

The major changes, including a homepage redesign, are all about making a website that’s easier to use and thus more valuable.

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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.

One of the large spaces in the new Office of Intercultural Education is a social area located conveniently next to the kitchen. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Imagination wins out as the Office of Intercultural Education moves into Chase Hall

Friday, October 3, 2014 8:00 am

A makeover of an old Chase Hall dining space has created a neighborly, see-and-be-seen home for the Office of Intercultural Education.

Michael Rocque, assistant professor of sociology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:46 am

New at Bates, criminologist Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to the sociology faculty.

XXX portrays XXX in the all-black production of "Death of a Salesman," directed by Ozzie Jones '94. (Photo courtesy of Ozzie Jones '94.)
Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:00 am

How did Jones make the play feel like "a black play written by a black writer for a black audience"?

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