Stories from 2023
Bates’ top 10 Instagram and Facebook posts of 2023

Friday, December 15, 2023 11:08 am

Spotify has its "Wrapped" report of listening moments of the year, Bates News has its report about the top Bates Instagram and Facebook posts of the year.

Legendary Bates chemistry professor Tom Wenzel named one of the top science educators of the past 10 years

Friday, December 15, 2023 9:55 am

Legendary Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Tom Wenzel, who was recognized as a pioneer for teaching undergraduates through active learning, is named one of the nation’s top science educators.

Bates photographers’ favorite images of 2023

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 12:33 pm

A picture says a thousand words. But how many words describe the process of photographing an entire community — Bates in this case — from the eclectic perspectives of two visual artists?

Bates President Garry W. Jenkins awarded honorary degree by Albany Law School

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 1:24 pm

Jenkins, who was honored during the investiture ceremony for the law school's new president, spoke about the need for effective leadership education in law schools. “Being an effective lawyer and being an effective leader must be thought of as complementary skills,” he said.

Bates vice president Joshua McIntosh appointed executive dean of Harvard Kennedy School

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 11:28 am

McIntosh will step down as Bates vice president for campus life, effective Feb. 1, 2024. “Josh has led transformative systemic and structural change in Bates’ outstanding student affairs program,” said Bates President Garry W. Jenkins.

Bates in the News: Dec. 7, 2023

Friday, December 8, 2023 2:20 pm

Among other media stories, The Japan Times covers the 1990 alum who pedaled a vintage high-wheel bike from Nagasaki to Yokohama, joined by his Bates roommate.

The 15 most-viewed BatesNews stories of 2023

Friday, December 8, 2023 9:38 am

As the year ticks to a close, here’s a countdown of the 15 most-viewed BatesNews stories of 2023.

What It Took: Erin Reed ’08 on a journey of compassion, community, and loving Lewiston

Friday, December 8, 2023 8:44 am

In challenging times, Erin Reed '08 is resolute in doing the important and life-changing work as executive director of Lewiston's Trinity Jubilee Center. Here's what it takes.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:04 am

In the last 30 days, we’ve photographed on and off campus, switched from daylight savings to standard time, and adjusted to the arrival of winter in Maine. Bates business as usual, right? Of course, there’s no such thing, as each season and time has its own rhythm and particulars.

What gives? Ideas from the Bates Alumni Holiday Gift Guide

Friday, December 1, 2023 12:08 pm

The annual alumni gift guide debuted three years ago and has become one of the most popular Bates Alumni online offerings. since.

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