Stories about "Bates values"
Wednesday, September 5, 2001 4:13 pm
James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, officially opened the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address "The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity" on Sept. 5.
Friday, August 31, 2001 2:38 pm
The trickle of arrivals would become a steady stream by Sept. 1, as all members of the 583-person Class of 2005, Bates' largest-ever incoming group, arrived to kick-off their first -- and the College's 147th year -- with orientation, a week designed to create an immediate sense of community between new students and Bates.
Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:45 pm
The presidents of 18 Maine institutions of higher education joined former Sen. George Mitchell on Sunday, Aug. 19, to publicly commit their colleges and universities to a deeper involvement in civic responsibility to their communities.
Monday, July 9, 2001 2:28 pm
Bates has had its third consecutive record year for new student applications, with 4,424 applications received for the incoming Class of 2005.
Thursday, June 28, 2001 4:07 pm
Bates College junior Dominick Pangallo of Salem, Mass., has been named the winner of an American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) scholarship opportunity for the summer of 2001.
Wednesday, June 27, 2001 4:19 pm
Bates College presented awards to distinguished alumni at the college’s Reunion Weekend 2001 held this year from June 15 to 17. John A. Kenney, M.D., class of 1942, was presented with the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award, while Sally Ehrenfried, class of 1989, received the Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award.
Thursday, June 14, 2001 8:53 am
Don’t let anxiety about income prevent you from seeking a balance in life, former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich told Bates College graduates, their families and friends during Commencement exercises Monday, June 4.
Tuesday, June 5, 2001 3:46 pm
Bates College senior Frederick B. Brumder of Milwaukee, Wis., has produced "Prisoner of the Past: The Story of A World War II Jewish American P.O.W.," that will be broadcast Thursday, June 7, as part of "Maine Independents," a Maine Public Broadcasting television series.
Saturday, May 5, 2001 3:09 pm
Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.
Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:17 pm
Bates' acceptance rates for medical school are significantly higher than the national average. A September survey showed that 80 percent of Bates students and alumni who applied to medical school in 1999 were accepted.