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Tuesday

September 6, 2011
10:25 am

New students find the appeal of green at Orientation

“We have had steady business, and that’s great,” sustainability coordinator Julie Rosenbach said about the materials she offered at Orientation about “green” programs at Bates.

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:59 pm

The Class of 2015, by the numbers

Enrollment figures will not be final until Oct. 1, but Bates currently anticipates a class of 264 women and 242 men, selected from 5,196 applicants, the largest pool in the college’s history (up 15 percent from the previous year).

Thursday

September 1, 2011
2:47 pm

Convocation to feature remarks by faculty member nationally noted for recent book

Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.

Thursday

September 1, 2011
11:10 am

Getting ready: Suzy Nattress and keys to Bates

Obtaining a Bates ID card is like getting your driver’s license, but much quicker: your picture is snapped, the card…

Thursday

September 1, 2011
9:17 am

Anne Connell '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Anne Connell ’10 received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English as a foreign language in Germany. She feels a deep engagement with the work of breaching language barriers and exploring the circumstances of Germany’s Turkish population.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011
12:50 pm

Emily Grady '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Emily Grady ’10 has received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English in Argentina. As an environmental studies major at Bates, Grady co-founded two student environmental organizations, lobbied Maine’s senators for comprehensive climate legislation and co-founded an environmental leadership training program for Bates students.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011
12:30 pm

Ana Brzezinska '11, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Ana Brzezinska ’11 has received an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. These grants support recipients in positions as teaching assistants who work with local students on their English language skills and knowledge of the United States. As the same time, the teaching assistants pursue individual research.

Monday

August 29, 2011
12:41 pm

Irene's gone and AESOP's on: a Monday update

With the wind and rain from Tropical Storm Irene long gone from Maine and New Hampshire, the college’s Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program trips will depart from campus as scheduled on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Friday

August 26, 2011
9:43 am

AESOP and Irene: 2 p.m. update to AESOP's response to the hurricane

As the scheduled departure date nears for Bates’ 2011 AESOP trips, we are closely following weather advisories regarding Hurricane Irene, and will change plans if necessary to assure the safety of all students involved. Given the predicted pace of the storm, we currently anticipate that the trips will be able to leave campus on Tuesday, Aug. 30, as scheduled.

Wednesday

August 17, 2011
9:48 am

2011 graduates include first students from distinctive math and science program

Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college’s first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.