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With Purposeful Work, Bates provides an education ‘fit for the future of work’

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 3:16 pm

A major feature on the news site Quartz reports that Bates has cracked the nut in how best to prepare students for post-graduation happiness.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

In his inaugural lecture, Matthew Jadud calls for Digital and Computational Studies ‘for all our students’

Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:59 am

In his lecture as the inaugual holder of the Colony Professorship in Digital and Computational Studies, Matt Jadud describes how computing can intersect with the liberal arts at Bates — and how it already has.

Professor of German Craig Decker ’78, an ‘irascible and quick-witted’ teacher and scholar with ‘great depth and curiosity,’ dies at age 61

Friday, March 23, 2018 11:29 am

Decker, a member of the Bates faculty for 34 years and a renowned translator who explored German and Austrian social, literary, and cultural history, died on March 17 of cardiac arrest.

Bates College ranks No. 1 in Fulbright Student awards for 2017–18

Monday, February 19, 2018 11:06 am

The prestigious Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship initiative for international educational exchange.

Bates College names Malcolm Hill as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, January 8, 2018 10:29 am

Hill, who comes to Bates from the University of Richmond, is a "seasoned academic leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts," said President Clayton Spencer.

President Spencer op-ed: Tax bills ‘constrict access to education’

Friday, December 8, 2017 11:43 am

Spencer writes that Congress’ current efforts at tax reform represent a puzzling "assault on educational opportunity."

Patricia A. Schoknecht named Bates College vice president for information and library services and college librarian

Monday, November 27, 2017 10:41 am

Currently chief information officer and assistant vice president for business services at Rollins College, Schoknecht joins Bates on Jan. 1, 2018.

Convocation remarks: President Clayton Spencer

Friday, September 8, 2017 1:28 pm

"I cannot remember a time in my professional experience when matters of context and principle have intruded so insistently into the project of teaching the next generation of students."

Hour by hour with the Class of 2021 on its Opening Day

Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:16 pm

Pictured over a span of just 12 hours, Opening Day represents something much bigger: the beginning of a lifetime experience for Bates students and families.

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