Stories from 2017
En route to Bates, Corey Harris ’91 talks with New Hampshire paper

Thursday, September 21, 2017 2:17 pm

Heading to New England for concerts that include a Bates stop on...

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Back to Bates feels-like weather for far-flung Bates parents

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's what Friday's and Saturday's temperatures in Lewiston will feel like for our Bates families.

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Video: Road trip! 400 miles, six hours, and three Bobcat teams

Monday, September 18, 2017 4:14 pm

Last weekend, when three Bates teams headed to Clinton, N.Y., to face...

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Video: Road trip! 400 miles, six hours, and three Bobcat teams

Friday, September 15, 2017 1:04 pm

Whether watching movies (Bridesmaids!), hitting the books, or just zoning out, these Bobcats acted out their own buddy road-trip movie.

Christopher Petrella '06 makes a point during a meeting of the college's  Justice and Equity Reading Group on Sept. 13, 2017. Petrella, faculty lecturer and associate director of programs for the Office of Equity and Diversity, is the group organizer. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates in the News: Sept. 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 11:00 am

Items include a Washington Post op-ed by Chris Petrella '06, who says we shouldn't be shocked that white supremacists can also be well-educated.

George Fiske '19, Brent Feldman '17, and Katharine Gaillard '19 are shown up close and personal with a Canadian Solar PV module. (Tom Twist/Bates College)
Bates strikes Gold with new sustainability rating

Friday, September 15, 2017 10:01 am

Reflecting strong collaboration and projects large and small, Bates earns a major rating for sustainability.

Jacqueline Forney '18 (15), Taylor Stafford-Smith '20 (9), Angel Echipue '21 (16), and Claire Naughton '19 (8) react after a point. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates at Night: First-years’ first home match in Alumni Gym

Thursday, September 14, 2017 5:14 pm

For a first-year Bobcat, there’s no better place to start your sports career than Alumni Gym.

#925 was taken by my mother, Juli Fournier, on August 27 12:24pm, taken at my next door neighbor's house. I actually don't have the name of the kayaker. 
As Irma and Harvey closed in, Bates students felt close support

Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:37 pm

While not a direct hit, hurricanes Harvey and Irma still touched the lives of three Bates people.

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Look What We Found: Robert Frost in a Bates poet’s office

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:11 pm

On a bookcase facing Rob Farnsworth sits a bust of poet Robert Frost, "presiding over everything that gets said in here."

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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."

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