September 8, 2010 3:09 pm
As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…
September 3, 2010 2:05 pm
For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…
August 25, 2010 10:17 am
Hello from Bates! Here is a preview of public events at the college in September 2010.
September 11, 2009 1:59 pm
The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.
August 27, 2009 11:42 am
As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.
November 1, 2008 3:09 pm
Conversations about food remind us that a liberal education prepares the whole human being for life.
October 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Orientation for the Class of 2012, held Aug. 25- Sept. 3, helped ease first-year students into Bates life by offering…
September 4, 2008 9:33 am
Although the final numbers are subject to change, some 1,760 students are expected on campus this fall and 154 will be attending Bates-approved programs off campus. New to Bates are 525 first-year students and 20 transfer students, drawn from a record 5,098 applications.
September 2, 2008 9:24 am
Celebrating its 154th academic year and the first day of classes, the Bates community will gather for Convocation at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.
Margaret A. Imber, associate professor of classical and medieval studies, will deliver the 2008 Convocation address.
January 31, 2008 1:29 pm
In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, “Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves,” on Feb. 13.