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Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

Stangle takes students' questions during a talk as part of the Purposeful Work: Voices in Entrepreneurship speaker series on March 5, 2014. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Stangle's visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college's Purposeful Work initiative.

An image from the 2009 Bates visit to Rwanda for the course "Learning with the Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide."
20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

Friday, April 18, 2014 1:31 pm

Perspectives look at the past, present and future of Rwanda.

A Short Term course on hydrogeology, taught by Associate Professor Beverly Johnson, visits the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:37 pm

Two intriguing new programs this spring will play to Short Term's founding tradition of innovation.

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Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 pm

"The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community," says David Das.

Professors Baltasar Fra-Molinero (left) and Charles Nero (right) are among the families represented in Household, the latest from documentary filmmaker Craig Saddlemire ’05.
Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 3:12 pm

Employing his technique of "community-based cinema," Saddlemire follows four Lewiston families, including that of professors Charles Nero and Baltasar Fra-Molinero.

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Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of "unusual promise" for a year of international travel and research.

A harbinger of spring, Canada geese cruise over Garcelon Field at dusk, heading north after their winter migration. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:04 pm

Seeing Canada geese cruising over Garcelon Field tells us that spring is on the way.

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Slideshow: 2014 Mount David Summit’s happy, if trippy, scene

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:53 am

Visitors come from near and far, and a least one watched from far, far away this year.

"Sunday Kind of Love," an oil painting on canvas by Singha Hon.
2014 Senior Thesis Exhibition features work by 10 studio art majors

Monday, March 31, 2014 12:58 pm

The exhibition underscores a special, student-focused relationship between the Museum of Art and the Department of Art and Visual Culture.

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