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Women's rowing claims second place at NCAAs

Saturday, May 30, 2009 10:50 am

Bates College had its best showing ever in the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships, claiming second place in both the team standings and in the Grand Final in convincing fashion on Saturday.

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of...

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Art collector Bruce Brown and Colby professor Véronique Plesch to speak

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:06 pm

Bruce Brown, one of Maine's foremost art collectors and curators, and Véronique Plesch, a Colby College professor and authority on Italian art, will offer separate lectures at Bates College on two Wednesdays in May.

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Friday, May 8, 2009 11:13 am

Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.

Powering Up

Monday, April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

The annual Presidential Symposium

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best...

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

Science before water, says Poland Spring's Tom Brennan '83

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 10:53 am

When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled...

Joseph Hall's Wabanaki history course conveys hidden stories

Thursday, March 26, 2009 1:55 pm

Information and knowledge are two different things. Teachers like Joseph Hall Jr. proffer the first, but their real work is leading students to the second. Hall does that so well that Bates students chose him for the prestigious 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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