Stories about "The College"
Recalling Bates’ post-war Sampsonville and its community of married students

Friday, August 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Seventy-two years ago, Bates debuted a post-World War II housing option that, to this day, remains unique.

Welcome (and welcome back) to BatesNews for 2018–19

Friday, August 3, 2018 1:06 pm

Welcome back to BatesNews, and a special welcome to parents and students of the incoming Class of 2022.

Campus Construction Update: July 30, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018 11:14 am

"Things are good," said Chris Streifel as he gave a whirlwind tour of ongoing work at Carnegie Science Hall. Specifically, what was good was the feel of the air.

Gardeners cultivate a growth mindset as Bates produce reaches diners

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 4:14 pm

The Plot thickens as Bates' garden interns begin delivering college-grown vegetables to Commons.

Campus Construction Update: July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018 10:03 am

In this week's Campus Construction Update: pipe dreams, done and nearly done deals, and the art of concrete.

Recalling the 1998 restoration of Lake Andrews

Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:37 pm

Twenty years ago this summer, Bates began a major restoration of the Lake Andrews area. Learn what they found in the pond, and learn who got stuck in the muck.

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

Campus Construction Update: June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018 10:39 am

If you can’t take the quiet of June at Bates, just stand by the Class of 1932 Sundial and listen to Almighty Waste haul away the Ladd Library Terrace.

$100K Bates art museum grant to benefit Marsden Hartley collection

Thursday, June 21, 2018 9:22 am

The Bates College Museum of Art’s purchase of a painting by 20th-century artist Marsden Hartley is one of the outcomes of a $100,000 grant to the museum.

College search advice, practical and heartening, from Bates admission experts

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:43 am

From big-picture goal setting to the do's and don'ts of the college essay, three Bates experts offer advice for the college search.

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