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Friday

October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Purposeful Work (and play) at this year’s Parents & Family Weekend

Slideshow: Purposeful Work (and play) at this year’s Parents & Family Weekend

This year’s Parents & Family Weekend welcomed a record 1,800 guests, who got up to speed on Bates doings, including the Purposeful Work Initiative

Friday

October 24, 2014 10:51 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

Thursday

October 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

New at Bates as an assistant professor of mathematics, Katharine Ott is eager to contribute to Bates’ strong track record in bringing more women into math.

Friday

October 3, 2014 12:21 pm

Livestream: President Spencer interviews best-selling author Thomas Goetz ’90

Livestream: President Spencer interviews best-selling author Thomas Goetz ’90

Watch the Oct. 3 livestream of a “Conversation with Clayton,” featuring President Spencer interviewing Thomas Goetz ’90, author of The Remedy, the Common Read for the Class of 2018.

Thursday

October 2, 2014 3:47 pm

Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics at Bates College, goes in for risky behavior — in his research, anyway.

Thursday

September 4, 2014 9:58 am

Geoffrey Swift named Bates Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer

Geoffrey Swift named Bates Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer

“I am thrilled that we will have the benefit of Geoff’s financial and organizational leadership as we work together to map our institutional priorities and develop the resources to support them,” said President Spencer.

Tuesday

September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer’s 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.

Thursday

August 28, 2014 12:25 pm

With Convocation in view, a new Age of Discovery is about to begin at Bates

With Convocation in view, a new Age of Discovery is about to begin at Bates

For the dean of the faculty at Bates College, there’s a clear connection between a student’s journey while at Bates and the Age of Discovery that opened the globe to seafaring European explorers centuries ago.

Wednesday

August 27, 2014 8:00 am

President Spencer’s Community Letter: Fall 2014

President Spencer’s Community Letter: Fall 2014

President Clayton Spencer’s Community Letter offers her perspectives on the Bates student experience, institutional planning and progress on existing priorities….

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 8:00 am

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

“We have ambitious goals for Bates, and I am inspired by this outpouring of support from the college community,” said President Clayton Spencer.