Stories from 2022
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 8:58 am
Leana Amáez, who joins Bates on Feb. 27, 2023, is a seasoned equity and inclusion leader and longtime advocate for underrepresented populations. “I am thrilled to welcome Leana to Bates to lead our work in equity and inclusion — work that is central to our mission and to the success and well-being of every member of our community,” said Bates President Clayton Spencer.
Friday, December 16, 2022 8:53 am
Hugs were had, congratulations traded, and champagne and cola shaken and opened. Another edition of a sweet Bates ritual, melding academics, friendship, and community, neared its end.
Thursday, December 15, 2022 4:10 pm
The results are in. From millions of impressions, reactions, and engagements on Bates Facebook and Bates Instagram, here are the top 10 posts of each channel n 2022.
Thursday, December 15, 2022 9:16 am
This end-of-the-year list — a tradition now in its ninth year — gathers our photographer's favorite images, both stills and video, that capture their own magic moments of 2022.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 4:45 pm
View profiles of 13 new professors, tenure-track appointees or appointed as tenured faculty members, featuring photographic portraits, areas of scholarly expertise, an example of a Bates course they teach, and a telling moment from the nearly completed fall semester.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 2:14 am
That gobsmacking gulf that demolition crews created behind the back wall of Chase Hall Lounge is void no longer, as steelworkers have erected the support structure for the new central stair.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 2:14 pm
An 80s-inspired Black queer horror flick, the 100th anniversary of Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, and insights into Maine's rich — and often overlooked — history.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 2:13 pm
As the year ticks to a close, here’s a top-10 countdown of the 2022 BatesNews stories with the most views, plus the average time readers spent on each story.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 1:28 pm
Researchers including Bates biologist Brett Huggett answer a long-unanswered question: how early plants made the big move to dry-land living 400 million years ago.
Thursday, December 8, 2022 9:43 am
Meet these newly promoted Bates professors, and hear each explain the meaning of being a Bates professor. Says one, "I get to help our students be fully themselves and see them thrive, alongside folks who care about it as much as I do.”