Stories about "Bates values"
Edmund Muskie '36 is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state by longtime friend and adviser Frank Coffin '40, a federal judge at the time. Looking on are, from left, President Jimmy Carter; Muskie's daughter Ellen Muskie Allen; and his wife, Jane Muskie.
On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

Rebecca Goetz '00 is author of he Baptism of Early Virginia: How Christianity Created Race (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).
Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 pm

Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?

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Bates presents first Maine reading by Colson Whitehead, author of ‘John Henry Days,’ ‘Intuitionist’

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:01 pm

Novelist Colson Whitehead reads from his work on March 27 in the Muskie Archives at Bates.

Members of the Gospelaires perform during Bates' 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service in January.
Gospelaires concert to support refugee resettlement efforts

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:15 pm

The Gospelaires, a gospel ensemble comprising members of the Bates College and greater Lewiston-Auburn communities, host a concert on March 29 at the Gomes Chapel.

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.

Mount David Summit 2010. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:45 am

The "premier academic event of the year" is today. Stop by if you're in the area!

Members of the Bates Dance Company. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Dance company leaps ahead with ‘Back Space,’ showcasing student choreography

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10:35 am

Showcasing student choreography and videodance work, the Bates College Dance Company performs March 28-31.

During a field trip to Cliff Island, Professor of Geology Dykstra Eusden '80 teaches students how to identify and measure different rock formations in order to create a map in ArcGIS, a mapping and spacial analysis tool. (Judson Peck '11)
New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:59 am

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

John Corrie conducts the Bates College Choir.
Choir to perform works by Haydn, Bates’ own Scott Ordway

Monday, March 17, 2014 10:43 am

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Haydn's "Lord Nelson Mass" and a piece by a Bates professor on March 21.

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Thanks to Bates commission, Maine dancers to debut new work by ALTERNATIVA on March 21

Monday, March 17, 2014 10:30 am

Ten Maine dancers including Bates faculty perform the world premiere of a piece by ALTERNATIVA on March 21 at SPACE Gallery in Portland.

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