Stories about "Bates values"
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Will your Napkin Board query make the cut?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 2:53 pm

The fate of Commons food just might lie on a small, crumpled napkin.

The cast of the Bates mainstage play Tomorrow in the Battle comprises Brennen Malone '17 of Philadelphia, Sukanya Shukla '20 of Gwalior, India, and Christina Felonis '17 of Athens, Greece. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Director Sally Wood discusses the Bates theater opener, ‘Tomorrow in the Battle’

Monday, October 3, 2016 11:01 am

The play is about how chance creates choice, says Wood. "Each character makes a simple decision that escalates into something much, much, much larger."

Musical co-director Audrey Burns '17 of Topsham, Maine, encourages the group to listen to each other.
Bates at Night: Merimanders rehearsal

Friday, September 30, 2016 11:53 am

Thursdays after 8:30 p.m. in Olin Arts Center are not the best time and place for quiet study — but they are perfect for quality a cappella.

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Mara Tieken, an ‘exceedingly important voice’ in rural education, receives national award

Friday, September 30, 2016 10:10 am

Assistant Professor of Education Mara Tieken's burgeoning body of research on rural schools and related topics is bridging the divide between academics and practitioners.

One of eight presenters at Bates' New Approaches to Early Modern Literature and Culture symposium, Patricia Akhimie of Rutgers University of Newark listens to a talk by a fellow presenter in a classroom in Commons on Sept. 26. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Literary symposium spotlights new scholars, new approaches

Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:39 am

Young scholars from diverse backgrounds brought fresh approaches to early modern literature at a Bates College symposium on Sept. 26.

The Bates faculty during Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates College welcomes new faculty for 2016–17

Friday, September 23, 2016 8:00 am

Bates College hired twice as many new tenure-track faculty this year as in 2015. Let's meet them.

Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry Tom Wenzel. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Chemist Tom Wenzel shares $900,000 grant for curriculum development

Thursday, September 22, 2016 3:51 pm

Bates College chemistry professor Tom Wenzel and a collaborator will share a $900,000 grant to advance a practice called "active learning."

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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.

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