Stories about "Bates values"
Bates students are among the performers in the 12th annual FAB Winter Dance Showcase on Feb. 11. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Campus events: Feb. 2–28, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 3:03 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during February 2017.

Debate partners Zoë Seaman-Grant '17 and Matt Davis '18 confer during the final rounds of the 2017 World Universities Debating Championships in The Hague, Netherlands. (Dutch WUDC 2017 / Manuel J. Adams)
Trust and respect propels Bates to finals of World Universities Debate Championships

Friday, January 6, 2017 1:10 pm

Bates’ latest world-class debate team, of Zoë Seaman-Grant ’17 and Matt Davis ’18, made it to the final four of the World Universities Debating Championships in The Hague, Netherlands.

Marcus Bruce '77, the college's Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, listens to his students on Dec. 8 during his class on Benjamin Mays. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Marcus Bruce ’77 on Benjamin Mays, MLK, and the ongoing struggle for emancipation

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm

Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."

The women's ultimate team huddles for announcements at the beginning of practice on the softball field. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2016

Sunday, January 1, 2017 1:00 am

Bates College photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share their favorite photos from 2016 and tell you the feelings they have for their chosen images.

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See the winners of the #BatesFinals Instagram contest

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 4:29 pm

"Their captions work really well with the images, and vice versa," says Director of Photography and Video Phyllis Graber Jensen.

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Video: Two squash teammates become winners after hard rookie season

Friday, December 16, 2016 10:57 am

Katie Bull '19 and Molly Brooks '19 are best friends. And their success on the squash court is about sticking together and never giving up.

Actors in the production of The Pillowman gather  in their traditional circle before their dress rehearsal.
Bates at Night: Backstage with actors in ‘The Pillowman’

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:29 am

A visit to the dress rehearsal of The Pillowman for a Bates theater major's thesis play.

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Museum internship takes Shulman ’17 on a mythical journey

Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:06 am

It was a rare opportunity for a Bates student: visiting the New York City studio of an acclaimed artist to purchase works for the Bates College Museum of Art.

Moretti '06 steers La Cozze out of Portland Harbor toward Clapboard Island in Casco Bay, the site of the day's mussel harvest.
Maine aquafarmer Matt Moretti ’06 flexes his mussels on Casco Bay

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:44 am

Moretti's love for the ocean was "undefined" for a long time. That was before his time in Mo’orea. And before he found a Maine mussel farm for sale.

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Video: Bates and Bowdoin team up to honor the late Marsha Graef

Friday, November 18, 2016 11:26 am

In their first weekend of play, the Bates and Bowdoin women's basketball teams will find common ground on their home courts of Alumni Gym and Morrell Gym.

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