Stories about "Bates values"
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Here’s the 2017 Bates summer reading list, suggested by faculty, staff, and alumni

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:56 am

Ever wondered what's on the bedside tables of Bates folks? Wonder no more.

Bobcat Venture Pitch Competition judge Chris Barbin '93 gives first-place winner Ali Rabideau '17 of Natick, Mass., a $9,000 check for her pitch, Herban Works, a line of home products made from medicinal herbs and flowers by at-risk women of the Center for Wisdom's Women in Lewiston. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
The major Bates College stories of 2016–17

Friday, June 30, 2017 9:23 am

It was a year of never-befores and how-about-thats, with a few way-to-goes along the way.

In support of "active learning," Carnegie 339 will lose its tiered seating and lab bench -- and with them its frontward focus -- but will gain whiteboards all around and tables that enable a variety of furniture placement. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017 8:07 am

Classrooms in a Bates College science hall are being made over to advance the college's understanding of the pedagogical practice of active learning.

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Crystal Williams appointed associate provost for diversity and inclusion at Boston University

Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:19 am

Since 2013, Williams has served as Bates’ chief diversity officer, associate vice president for strategic initiatives, and professor of English.

Near Flagstaff, N.M., in 2011, on his final Short Term trip to the U.S. Southwest, John Creasy poses next to examples of "volcaniclastic" rock that's been moved or affected by wind, water, or similar action. (Photograph by Dykstra Eusden '80)
John Creasy, who ushered in the thriving modern era for geology at Bates, dies at age 71

Monday, June 26, 2017 2:01 pm

“We were in awe of him, but his intensity was contagious. There was so much respect for him: I wanted to work my butt off to impress John, to achieve for John.”

On a balmy February day, Sadie James ’17 of Avon, Maine, skis her way to the 5K classical win at the Bates Carnival, becoming the first Bates woman in 14 years to win an EISA carnival Nordic race. (Steve Fuller ’82/Flying Point Road)
Relive the top seven Bates sports moments of 2016–17

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13 pm

We’ve compiled the top seven sports moments of the 2016–17 Bates College school year. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

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Q&A: Novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 interviewed by President Spencer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:09 am

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author talks about her approach to writing, being an English major at Bates, and how being a Mainer has given her the "opposite of a worldview."

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Q&A: Poet Robert Strong on ‘Bright Advent’ and King Philip’s War

Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:21 pm

A poet and Bates College faculty member, Robert Strong explores the origins of King Philip's War in his latest book, Bright Advent.

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Slideshow: Reunion Alumni Parade, captured by Bates photographers

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:26 pm

Photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Rene Roy found all the 'Cats, kids, dogs, hugs, smiles, signs, and banners of the great parade.

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Mays Medal to Ed O’Neil ’82 highlights alumni awards at Reunion 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:10 pm

O'Neil has literally written the book on sustainable and efficient solutions to the problems of global health inequity.

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