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Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:00 am

President Spencer is part of a new national group of college and university leaders who will explore ways in which new technological approaches to higher education might be used to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

Bates expects to award bachelor's degree to approximately 450 students, representing 35 U.S. states and 28 countries, on May 26. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

The honorary degree candidates "show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

A Boston police officer shouts instructions on Boylston Street in Boston on April 15, 2013. Photograph by Bates photographer Mike Bradley, who was at the marathon earlier in the day and returned to cover the aftermath for a New York City media outlet.
Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:43 pm

Jon Marcus '82 describes solidarity and resolve in the aftermath of the April 15 bombings.

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Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 1:52 pm

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English Matteo Pangallo '03 directs "The Swaggering Damsel." Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Pangallo ’03 directs 17th-century comedy ‘Swaggering Damsel’

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 12:10 pm

"The Swaggering Damsel," a 17th-century comedy, appears in Bates College performances on Thursday through Sunday, March 21-24.

Renowned singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, at right, performs with Lecturer in Music Tom Snow during Snow's "Popular Composition and Arranging" class in 2013. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, jazzman Wayne DeLano to perform

Thursday, February 28, 2013 2:42 pm

In back-to-back concerts March 14-15, Bates presents singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards and jazz saxophonist Wayne DeLano.

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Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:02 am

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper's new editor.

The Forge: Irish flutist Nicole Rabata, bodhranist Anna Colliton, fiddler Cara Frankowicz and singer-harpist Maeve Gilchrist.
March at Bates to begin with avant-garde, classical and Celtic sounds

Thursday, February 21, 2013 4:21 pm

The first weekend of March will be a rich one at Bates College for music lovers.

Dave Thompson's company Home Bistro now employs 30 and predicts that 2013 sales will top $11.2 million.
Strictly Business profiles Home Bistro’s Dave Thompson ’81

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:16 am

Let Dave Thompson '81 put dinner on your table.

A captive adult male Cercopithecus lomamiensis. Photograph by  Maurice Emetshu.
Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler '95 and her fellow primate researchers.

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