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Monday

March 3, 2014
8:31 am

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Yes, February was another chilly month. But as George Harrison noted, here comes the sun. And we say it’s all right. Photography by Sarah Crosby and Phyllis Graber Jensen.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday

February 28, 2014
11:24 pm

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

The style of the play, says director Brooke O’Harra, asks student actors to think “not in terms of character, but instead in terms of clarity and their relationship to their audience.”

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

Friday

February 28, 2014
5:56 am

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a “richer and more interesting life.”

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

Friday

February 21, 2014
10:41 am

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. “Days is a way to share a day in your life,” Fisher says.

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Thursday

February 20, 2014
8:00 am

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

With a goal of improving students’ career prospects through workplace immersion programs, “everyone wins,” says President Clayton Spencer.

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Friday

February 14, 2014
12:23 pm

Livestream hoops action vs. Bowdoin and Colby, tonight and Saturday

Why watch a tape delay of some other event when you can watch Bates vs. Bowdoin and Colby live?

Livestream hoops action vs. Bowdoin and Colby, tonight and Saturday

Thursday

February 13, 2014
11:05 am

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Clean and elegant, the student-produced site features an Instagram feed of artworks and a promotional video providing a whirlwind glimpse of the arts at Bates.

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Wednesday

February 12, 2014
1:54 pm

Valentine’s Week Instagram photo contest shares the Bates love

What do students love about Bates? Rather than tell you, we’ll show you at bates.edu/love.

Valentine’s Week Instagram photo contest shares the Bates love