Stories about "Bates values"
Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra perform in an image by Heather Phelps.
Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Friday, February 28, 2014 10:40 am

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra perform the song cycle "No Place to Go" on March 7.

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‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

Friday, February 28, 2014 5:56 am

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a "richer and more interesting life."

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Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

Robert Langer, photographed by Donna Coveney of MIT.
Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Colleen Fitzgerald '14 and other Bates dancers appear in an image by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
In its ninth year, F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase expands roster, stylistic reach

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 3:48 pm

“This year’s lineup in the ninth annual F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase is...

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Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Friday, February 21, 2014 10:41 am

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. "Days is a way to share a day in your life," Fisher says.

Students in a Koru pilot program.
Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:00 am

With a goal of improving students' career prospects through workplace immersion programs, "everyone wins," says President Clayton Spencer.

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Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Nathan Lundblad, assistant professor of physics, studies atomic behavior at ultracold temperatures. (Chris Milliman for Bates College)
Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Lundblad is "absolutely over the moon with delight" — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Janelle Lyford '13, admission tour guide, gives a midsummer tour of the Bates campus.
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

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