Stories about "Bates values"
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"?

Yin Mei. (Paul B. Goode)
Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Friday, July 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians' Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.

Bates biology professor Larissa Williams discusses the image of a zebrafish embryo at the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory on July 23. Mostly from Bates, the students with her are, from left, Nabil Saleem '15, Roshni Mangar (College of the Atlantic '16), Katie Paulson '15 and Sophie Salas '15. (Bill Church/MDIBL)
Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.

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Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

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