Stories about "Bates in the News"
Friday, June 2, 2017 10:56 am
The Bates Campaign's $50 million gift goes national, glowing reviews for a new Elizabeth Strout '77 novel, and Patrick Dempsey at Commencement.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 12:59 pm
Newsmakers talk about rural education (it's not only about white Americans) and the Senate and the filibuster; plus two alumni innovators in the financial world.
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.
Friday, February 3, 2017 11:01 am
The Maine media focused on President Clayton Spencer's statement following the executive order temporarily banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:19 am
The Washington Post reports how Tim Ohashi '11 idolized the Washington Capitals as a kid and now he's on the NHL's team's coaching staff. How'd that happen?
Thursday, December 8, 2016 4:27 pm
Bates College stands firmly by the DACA program, says President Spencer. Plus, Jason Castro is a "Scientist to Watch" and New York Times reviews an alum as a hip-hop Othello.
Friday, November 11, 2016 8:38 am
Bates-related election news include local and national coverage of an attempt to discourage Bates students from voting.
Friday, October 14, 2016 8:00 am
The news media tells stories about coastal research, Bates parents of a transgender child, Val Smith '75's second year as Swarthmore president, and teaching 9/11 to students who don't remember it.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 2:38 pm
The news media find Bates connections in wealth management, horse racing, heart disease, the Olympics, prison reform, transgender issues, higher-ed policy, and, of course, orphan parrots.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:57 pm
A 1960s Bobcat pitching ace gets a Hall of Fame nod; a Bates biologist explains why a petrel ignores a potential mate's immune genetics; and a Bob Dylan / Robert Indiana mashup at the museum gets a great review.