Stories about "Bates values"
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Student’s social-enterprise pitch wins $9K Bobcat Ventures competition

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:28 am

The pitch grew from a summer job: helping a Lewiston nonprofit make some money growing and selling products made from medicinal herbs and flowers.

Economics professor Michael Murray works with students in his econometrics course on April 3 during the final week of classes. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Economist Michael Murray wins 2017 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:06 am

The real-world power of economist Michael Murray’s teaching is on display everywhere his former students go. Here's an example.

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Stories, photos, video from Mount David Summit 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017 8:22 am

Enjoy this look back at the 2017 Mount David Summit, the college's premiere showcase of student research and academic work.

Maddie McLean '17 of Hood River, Ore., conducts the group.
Bates at Night: Crosstones’ a cappella rehearsal

Friday, March 31, 2017 10:08 am

The coed Crosstones hit all the right notes as they begin rehearsal in a campus place favored by Bates singing groups.

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Allison Hill ’17 hurdles heartbreak to earn All-America honors

Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 am

The story of Allison Hill’s quest for an indoor national title ends all too quickly. But for Hill and her teammates, another story soon begins.

Professor of Geology Mike Retelle found the walrus skull while doing research in the Canadian High Arctic in 1993. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Look What We Found: Mike Retelle’s walrus skull

Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 am

“The walrus is a really strange story,” Retelle says.

Mugging for the camera: Like every other Bates student on campus during Short Term, Laura Rand '18 of Barrington, R.I., will soon have a Personal Reusable Container like this to call her own. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Paper coffee cups soon to be an un-Commons sight

Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:39 pm

As of April 24, as a way to reduce the amount of waste Bates College sends to the landfill, Dining Services will no longer stock paper cups in Commons.

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Video: Kevin Tejada ’17 and the Trashion Show

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:06 am

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," Kevin Tejada explains how designing outfits for the Trashion Show led to self-discovery.

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Video: Katie Van Patten ’17 and the pursuit of directing

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 am

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," Katie Van Patten recounts directing a Sherlock Holmes play for her senior thesis in theater.

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Look What We Found: Lee Abrahamsen’s tiara-wearing stuffed pig

Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:15 pm

“I like her smile,” says Lee Abrahamsen, the taxidermy pig's caretaker. “I’ve always liked her smile. And her snout.”

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