Stories about "Bates values"
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.

Dedicated to living composers, the Momenta Quartet performs on May 8.
Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Monday, November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

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.

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Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of bates.edu 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.

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