Stories about "The College"
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Love, family, and Bates friendship drive the documentary Guys Next Door

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:59 pm

An alumna-directed documentary about family that grew out of the love and friendship among Bates classmates plays on March 30 at the college.

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What do we know about Bates’ first Irish-born graduate?

Friday, March 17, 2017 12:22 pm

Dennis Joseph Callahan, Class of 1876, was born in Bishopstown, Ireland, on Christmas Day in 1852.

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Plenty of class: A student-teaching placement links Bates generations

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13 pm

Feeling blue about civic society in a post-factual era? Then here's student teacher Elizabeth Erbafina '17 teaching seventh graders about using evidence in their writing.

Surrounded by scaffolding and newly clad in siding to match the adjacent Cutten Maintenance Center, the Renewable Fuel Oil tank is shown on Jan. 19, 2017. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Bates in the News: March 10, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:51 pm

The media explain why pot is legal in Maine yet illegal at colleges like Bates, and why Bates is a case study of why a biofuel company might expand to Maine.

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Object Lesson: Velvet Elvis painting in a chemist’s lab

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 1:02 pm

It's about creating a feeling of home, says Paula Schlax, explaining the kitschy velvet Elvis painting in her Dana Chemistry Hall lab.

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Video: Garcelon’s field of fog doesn’t faze women’s lacrosse

Friday, March 3, 2017 10:03 am

"This is by far the foggiest game I've ever played," said goalkeeper Eliza Statile '19 of Ipswich, Mass.

Four Bates EcoReps -- Isa Moise '19 of Mount Vernon, N.Y., Beanie O'Shea '18 of Somers, Conn., Hannah Slattery '18 of Gilford, N.H., and George Fiske '19 of West Hartford, Conn. -- show off one of the college's new waste-sorting stations, in Pettengill Hall. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Trash talk: Bates boosts its waste-management game

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 4:09 pm

Bates College's sustainability coordinator has come up with waste-sorting stations that make it easier for Bates people to do the right thing with their trash.

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A five-snowstorm week at Bates? Snow problem! Just take a look

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5:43 pm

Here are some scenes and sounds from campus as winter delivered a one-two-three-four-five punch.

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Video: A happy mix of newcomers and veterans propels women’s club ice hockey

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:31 pm

The Bates women's club ice hockey team is enjoying an unprecedented season. They are undefeated heading in to their final regular season game.

Bill Curley '16 of Wilton, Conn., works with a participant in a session of the "How Everything Works" program at the Hillview Community Resource Center. Held in February 2016, the session explored first aid practices. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/BAtes College)
Student-picked Carignan grants strengthen Bates’ bonds with community

Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:06 am

With a committee of students picking recipients, Bates College has awarded Carignan Fund grants to seven community organizations that the college partners with.

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