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Monday

February 8, 2016 9:00 am

Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.

Friday

February 5, 2016 12:35 pm

$165,000 grant funds Bates study of tree structure and drought response

$165,000 grant funds Bates study of tree structure and drought response

It’s plain that a tree without water will die. What’s not so clear is what happens inside a thirsty tree while it’s still alive.

Friday

February 5, 2016 9:54 am

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan ’62 and the late Jim Carignan ’61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Wednesday

October 21, 2015 1:03 pm

Robert Feintuch, artist of psychologically pointed depictions of the male form, is at large in Greater NYC, Chicago

Robert Feintuch, artist of psychologically pointed depictions of the male form, is at large in Greater NYC, Chicago

You’ve heard it said, “Show ’em, don’t tell ’em.” But Robert Feintuch of Bates College’s art and visual culture department will do both in the coming weeks.

Thursday

October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax’s $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Thursday

October 1, 2015 2:41 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Carla Essenberg, biology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Carla Essenberg, biology

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates College biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015.

Thursday

August 27, 2015 3:24 pm

Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including four tenure decisions

Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including four tenure decisions

Recent faculty promotions at Bates include four professors earning tenure and three being named full professor.

Tuesday

August 4, 2015 9:28 am

Sean Findlen ’99 named chief communications officer at Bates

Sean Findlen ’99 named chief communications officer at Bates

Sean T. Findlen, a senior vice president with the global communications firm Weber Shandwick, will become the college’s chief communications officer, effective Sept. 1.

Thursday

July 30, 2015 11:41 am

Giving to Bates jumps more than 30 percent for second straight year

Giving to Bates jumps more than 30 percent for second straight year

Giving to Bates College in 2015 increased more than 30 percent for the second consecutive year, as the college received $21.6 million from alumni, parents, and friends.

Thursday

July 2, 2015 8:00 am

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Vale, whose appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2015, is currently director of digital learning at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.