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Q&A: Tim Dugan on Angels in America, 25 years after Broadway debut

Thursday, March 8, 2018 1:14 pm

Theater professor Tim Dugan felt that a Bates College production of Angels in America "would be embraced and celebrated." He was right.

Matt Dunlap: ‘Don’t call it fraud because you disagree with it’

Friday, March 2, 2018 12:47 pm

Maine's secretary of state talks to Bates politics professor John Baughman about why he joined the president's commission on voter fraud — and why he sued it.

Meet six alumni from Bates history as Black History Month concludes

Friday, March 2, 2018 11:36 am

Meet African American alumni Henry Chandler, Stella James, Benjamin Mays, John Davis, William Worthy, and Peter Gomes.

Q&A: Ben Tonelli ’18 creates model showing how songbirds spread ticks

Friday, March 2, 2018 10:34 am

"Until Ben’s model, we haven’t had a sense of where the redistribution might occur and the possible scale of that effect,” says his adviser.

Look What We Found: A note from Seamus Heaney to Georgia Nigro

Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:36 am

Heaney sent Nigro a poem with handwritten revisions.

Q&A: Three alumni poets honor the ‘perfect teacher of undergraduates,’ poet Rob Farnsworth

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:49 pm

As 'retirement urges sweet return,' Bates salutes poet Rob Farnsworth, who leaves the classroom after 26 years.

A brief history of Frederick Douglass, Oren Cheney, and Bates

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:35 pm

Bates founder Oren Cheney and the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass were friends and giants in their worlds.

NBC’s Olympic-sized shout-out to Bates and skier Dinos Lefkaritis ’19

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 4:45 pm

Marching into the opening ceremonies, Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers.

With a box of photos, black history at Bates comes alive

Friday, February 9, 2018 11:29 am

As part of an annual conference, students delve into black history at Bates — and meet some of the history-makers

Q&A: For Pat Schoknecht, Bates’ distinctive melding of IT and libraries was a draw

Thursday, February 8, 2018 4:34 pm

As Bates’ new head of Information and Library Services, Pat Schoknecht’s domain...

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