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Thursday

May 1, 2014
11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Tuesday

April 29, 2014
2:08 pm

Terry Beckmann, Bates vice president for finance and administration, to retire May 30

Beckmann transformed the way Bates does business, says President Spencer. Her favorite project: the Hedge and Rogers Williams renovations.

Terry Beckmann, Bates vice president for finance and administration, to retire May 30

Tuesday

April 22, 2014
1:00 pm

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

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

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Monday

April 21, 2014
3:00 pm

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

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

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Friday

April 18, 2014
1:31 pm

20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

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

20 years after it began, three perspectives on the genocide in Rwanda

Thursday

April 17, 2014
2:37 pm

Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

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

Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Thursday

April 10, 2014
12:00 pm

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

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

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

Tuesday

April 8, 2014
3:12 pm

Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

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

Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Thursday

April 3, 2014
2:04 pm

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

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.

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

Thursday

April 3, 2014
12:04 pm

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

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

Slideshow: This Month at Bates