Stories from 2018
12 lessons on Purposeful Work from Maine Calling

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:29 pm

If you feel fulfilled in your work, you're more likely to feel fulfilled in other areas of your life.

Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

Student committee announces Carignan Fund grants to seven L-A groups

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:47 am

“I learned how many awesome organizations and people we have in Androscoggin County," said Brie Wilson '18.

Slideshow: From age 9 to 89, they explain how Bates took MLK Day ‘to another level’

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:06 am

Hear from people age 9 to 89 who attended the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance and learn why it is "tremendously important within our community."

MLK Day 2018: Education is ‘the key to the kind of society we need’

Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm

In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Video: Nate Stephenson ’18 plays the madman ‘who could be anyone’

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:07 am

For his honors thesis in theater performance, Nate Stephenson ’18 plays Everyman from Nikolai Gogol's short story “Diary of a Madman."

Bates at Night: Running, jumping, climbing in Merrill Gym

Friday, January 12, 2018 10:14 am

On Tuesday night, students flex their muscles, train their bodies, and exercise parts of their minds probably untapped by their studies.

Climate change is behind storm-petrels’ breeding decline

Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:51 pm

In the deep cold of a Maine winter, the reality of our...

Green Innovation Grants grow sustainability at Bates

Thursday, January 11, 2018 2:23 pm

Now in its second year, the Green Innovation Grants program at Bates College is supporting initiatives in gardening, waste reduction, and conservation.

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