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September 8, 2010 3:09 pm

Video: Bates professors say what course they’re excited to teach (2010)

As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…


September 12, 2007 3:37 pm

Slide show presents memories from Class of 2011 orientation

Orientation for the Class of 2011, held Aug. 27–Sept. 6, included something for everyone.


September 6, 2007 8:19 am

Convocation 2007: 'An essential rightness about your presence here'

Students received the rare opportunity to compare 21st-century college life with the Versailles experiences of the French queen Marie Antoinette as Bates College opened its 153rd academic year on Sept. 5.


August 30, 2007 11:11 am

A look at famed mother and daughter opens Bates' 153rd academic year

Bates College opens its 153rd academic year with a convocation ceremony featuring John R. Cole, Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.