Stories about "Bates values"
An overview of new faculty, and the look of Bates’ future, from Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer

Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:10 pm

What Bates College looks like in the future is at least partially revealed each time we hire a new faculty member.

Cristopher Thompson '19 of Macon, Ga., poses for a portrait at the Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, where he worked with young people this summer supported by a fellowship from the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Students explain what their Bates-funded summer work means right now

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:17 pm

As one student said, the summer experience offered "just a perfect environment to ask questions and to learn from your mistakes and your experiences."

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Picture story: With the Class of 2020 on outdoor AESOP trips

Friday, September 9, 2016 2:53 pm

Images from the student-led AESOP outdoor trips during Orientation as Bates' newest students had fun getting to know Maine and each other.

It's move-in day for members of the Class of 2020 on Aug. 29. Here students and family move into brand new residences at 55 and 65 Campus Avenue where they are greeted by members of Residence Life, AESOP trip leaders, and Orientation Week Leaders (OWLs). Students and families also drop by the Bates College Store and Package Center where they picked up packages mailed to them to move into their rooms (with golf carts staffed to drive these multiple packages to their residences across campus).
Picture story: A grand garnet welcome for the Class of 2020 on Opening Day

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:22 pm

Photos galore from Opening Day as nearly 200 students helped welcome 499 members of the Class of 202o and their families.

Picture story: Visiting Quebec City and Lewiston, learning to think like a historian

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:19 pm

Studying Quebec-to-Lewiston migration, students in a Short Term course learned the distinctive ways that historians “think and approach subject matter.”

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Video: Professor Denis Sweet explains why he sent his students to the trees

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:08 pm

Sending his First Year Seminar students out to "experience" a tree starts them on the path of figuring out "what it is that they think about."

Video: Skip Capone, the old football coach, finds a new sport and a new way to give back

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:36 pm

A longtime assistant football coach at Bates and Lewiston football coaching legend, Capone is now giving back to his community in a new way.

Picture story: Short Term geology trek out West finds getting there is half the reward

Friday, July 22, 2016 10:42 am

Jake Atwood ’19 saw pictures of what his first Short Term might look like. He thought, “This is exactly what I came to Bates to do.”

On the Historic Quad a few weeks ago, Jack Sapoch '18 of Hopewell, N.J., reads 
Ancient Rome: A New History by David Potter. Alas, that title didn't make it onto this year's list. But check out which ones did. (Phylis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
20th annual ‘Good Reads for Leisure Moments’ reading list from the College Store

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 12:46 pm

The list gets a dazzling number of contributions from across the Bates community, befitting its No. 1 purpose as a collective gift to the senior class.

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Video: Bryant Gumbel ’70 eulogy for Muhammad Ali

Friday, June 17, 2016 11:21 am

The broadcast journalist and friend of Muhammad Ali was among the eulogists at the June 10 memorial service in Louisville, Ky.

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