Stories about "Bates values"
From right, Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt -- the Swedish DJ duo Icona Pop -- speak with Bates student leaders prior to their Campus Consciousness Tour concert on Nov. 1. Shown from left are Shana Wallace 'XX, Taylor B;lackburn 'XX and XXX. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.

Michelle Pham '15, Shamreen Fatima '16 and Daniel Oyolu '15 have organized TEDxBatesCollege.
Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Monday, November 3, 2014 3:18 pm

Inspired by a phrase from the Bates mission statement, eight students will address the concept of the "transformative power of our differences" in a TED-style event on Nov. 8.

Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of was driven by mobile

Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 am

The major changes, including a homepage redesign, are all about making a website that’s easier to use and thus more valuable.

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience."

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 am

Wiemers built an "integrated library and information services organization [that is] regarded as a national model among liberal arts colleges," said President Spencer.

Chick Leahey (right) runs a bunting drill during an early spring practice in the Gray Athletic Building. (Photo courtesy of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

At halftime of tomorrow's Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William "Chick" Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

One of the large spaces in the new Office of Intercultural Education is a social area located conveniently next to the kitchen. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Imagination wins out as the Office of Intercultural Education moves into Chase Hall

Friday, October 3, 2014 8:00 am

A makeover of an old Chase Hall dining space has created a neighborly, see-and-be-seen home for the Office of Intercultural Education.

Michael Rocque, assistant professor of sociology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:46 am

New at Bates, criminologist Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to the sociology faculty.

XXX portrays XXX in the all-black production of "Death of a Salesman," directed by Ozzie Jones '94. (Photo courtesy of Ozzie Jones '94.)
Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Friday, August 22, 2014 11:00 am

How did Jones make the play feel like "a black play written by a black writer for a black audience"?

Yin Mei. (Paul B. Goode)
Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Friday, July 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians' Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.

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