Stories about "Bates values"
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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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Video: 11 scenes of swordplay, suffering, and speechifying at the Battle of Maldon

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:45 pm

“And now for something completely different”: Vikings cross Lake Andrews and fight the English at the Keigwin Amphitheater.

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
From alumni and other experts, tips and tricks to avoid rookie adult mistakes

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 2:40 pm

Our parting gift to the Class of 2016: tips and tricks from the innovative campus series "How to Adult."

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Graduate profile: Khi Kim ’16, ‘sophisticated, evocative, and clever’ poster-maker nonpareil

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:43 am

Among the 461 seniors set to graduate Sunday is biochemistry major Khi Kim ’16, whose theater and dance posters have fueled larcenous intentions while filling Bates venues.

The Bates faculty during Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces faculty promotions including tenure and full professorships

Sunday, May 8, 2016 11:35 am

Learn who's received tenure and a promotion to full professor, and read their "Why I teach" statements.

Picture story: John Corrie conducts Beethoven’s choral masterpiece in the Saints Peter and Paul Basilica

Friday, April 8, 2016 11:49 am

Featuring inspiring images of singers and musicians within Saints Peter and Paul Basilica, here's a story of how John Corrie created a grand Lewiston-Bates collaboration.

During the winter months, the Bates Admission team gathered in Lindholm House to review the 5,300-plus applications for the Class of 2010. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Quotes heard during admission decisions — and what they mean

Friday, April 8, 2016 8:00 am

In their deliberations, the Bates Admission deans seek to answer two overarching and linked questions: Is this student right for Bates? And is Bates right for this student?

Based on this Olin Arts Center bulletin board, there is something for everyone at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 2:04 pm

This time of year at Bates is busy for everyone. Just ask, and you’ll get an earful: thesis, exams, sports, arts openings, academic conferences. But rather than fret, let’s celebrate.

Janet Bourne's music cognition research involves perceptual parallels between music and language. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
When a song is on your lips, Bates wants to know what’s in your brain

Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:00 pm

As interest grows in the study of music cognition, Bates College is integrating the field into its music curriculum.

Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro's early-career award is considered the "NSF's most prestigious grant for junior faculty scientists," says Matt Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Neuroscientist Jason Castro receives ‘most prestigious’ NSF early career award of $720K

Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:43 am

A $720,000 National Science Foundation award will support Jason Castro's brain structure research and the creation of new neuroscience course materials.

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