Stories about "Bates values"
Bates dancer Raissa Vodounon '17 performs in a piece by Tomisha Edwards '15. Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase marks a decade with the biggest show yet

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:14 am

Bigger and better than ever in its 10th year, the F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase returns on March 7 at the Franco Center.

Members of the a cappella group the Manic Optimists cut up during their 2014 Arts Crawl performance. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

Monday, January 26, 2015 2:42 pm

For the fifth year in a row, Bates College presents a dazzling double-header of student creativity in the arts on Jan. 30: the Bates Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night.

Bates student performers in the organization Sankofa answer questions from the audience following their performance during the evening of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:44 am

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader's commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.

Eileen Lam '15 of New York City is shown at  Columbia University. A fellowship from the Creating Connections Consortium enabled Lam to spend summer 2014 experiencing graduate-level work at Columbia. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 4:11 pm

Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.

A student diner walks over protesters stretched out in front of the vegan bar. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Noontime demonstration brings Ferguson to Bates

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 4:07 pm

At noon on Dec. 2, more than 60 Bates students put their outrage about the outcome of the Michael Brown case in a place where it could not be overlooked: Commons at the height of lunch hour.

Milla's dress won the "Most Glamorous" award. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:35 pm

The Trashion Show raises awareness about sustainability through a fashion show featuring outfits made from recycled materials.

Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:09 am

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

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2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:00 am

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College's annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

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Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Stacey Kabat's visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance with "Social Plaque." (MABS Media)
Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Monday, November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College's annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.

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