Stories from 2019
Campus events, updated: May 1–26, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 12:42 pm

This is a listing of public events at Bates College during May 2019.

For Chip Noble ’97, Trek Across Maine is a family affair

Monday, April 15, 2019 10:19 am

Noble, a senior product manager at Garmin, makes the maps for each year's Trek. And this year, he's riding it with his two daughters.

Picture story: Full-court fun for faculty, staff, and student hoopsters

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:02 pm

What a way to end the semester: a spirited game of Alumni Gym hoops among professors, students, and staff — including Dean Reese and President Spencer.

Bates in the News: April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:00 pm

Media outlets take notice of a new Gallup study on the value of purposeful work; and former Garcelon gridder Sam Francis ’17 now has a job crunching numbers for the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals.

Campus Construction Update: April 12, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 4:31 pm

CCU spent a few minutes on March 28 watching the obliteration of the houses in which we had worked until last fall.

Exacting, empathetic, authentic: Kelley-Romano receives Kroepsch teaching award

Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:17 pm

She's known off campus for research on campaign rhetoric and alien abduction stories, but her students love her for keeping things real.

“It was rewarding to start as a kind of blank slate and work my way to where I am now.”.— Ben Lyons ’19, an economics major from San Rafael, Calif., posing in front of the dramatic Nasdaq MarketSite overlooking New York City’s Times Square..Lyons is concluding a 10-week Purposeful Work internship at Nasdaq Private Market with the company’s head, Eric Folkemer ’02..Working on a long-term project under the guidance of Nasdaq Private Market staff, Lyons has gained practical understanding of data analysis, financial documents, and Nasdaq trading and technology. In the spirit of Purposeful Work, the experience has helped Lyons both explore and refine his interest in finance.
Bates-Gallup study finds ‘purpose gap’ between what college graduates seek and find in their work

Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:14 pm

The new study also suggests that Bates Purposeful Work offers ways that colleges and universities might better prepare students for the future of work.

Bates College Board of Trustees elects two new members

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:04 pm

Erica Stewart Bullard ’90 and Stacey Kelly P'21 have been elected to the Bates College Board of Trustees.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, April 8, 2019 3:01 pm

Around here, it seems like winter, spring, classes, and exams are sitting at a four-way stop, each waiting for the others to get going.

Tales of wayward trustees and lost telegrams from Bates’ founding trustee meeting

Thursday, April 4, 2019 4:38 pm

When you're launching a new college, as Oren Cheney was doing on this day in 1855, you sweat the details, you don’t suffer fools, and you watch your money.

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