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Video: Behind the scenes of a Bates ‘sportrait’ photo session

Thursday, September 16, 2021 12:32 pm

The modern sportrait, a portmanteau of the words “sport portrait,” shares a...

Video: Exploring, connecting, and a new definition of ‘outdoors’ for Bates AESOP

Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:44 pm

New-student Orientation programs are usually all about the great outdoors — mountains, rivers, and everything in between. This year, the student leaders of the Bates program brainstormed an eclectic array of new trips to broaden the program's appeal.

Picture story: Convocation and Memorial Tree Planting at Bates College

Friday, September 3, 2021 1:01 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen of two academic rituals of a new academic year, Convocation and the Memorial Tree Planting, on Aug. 31, 2021.

Video: ‘Overwhelming, but a good time’ as students welcome students on Bates’ Opening Day

Friday, September 3, 2021 11:29 am

A few Junior Advisors and Residence Coordinators talk about the work to welcome the Class of 2025 and why they do it. "Because my experience as a first-year, being welcomed with open hands, inspired me," says Oliver Barrera '22.

Slideshow: 10 images from Opening Day

Friday, August 27, 2021 1:59 pm

The arrival of the Class of 2025 on Thursday was a crescendo moment. Indeed, the beat goes on.

Numbers, facts, and insights about the Class of 2025

Friday, August 20, 2021 1:55 pm

The 556 members of Class of 2025 are poised to arrive and move in on Aug. 26.

Vice President for Equity and Inclusion Dr. Noelle Chaddock to step down from post in July

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 9:40 am

Vice President for Equity and Inclusion Dr. Noelle Chaddock has informed the...

Announcing the 25th annual Bates College summer book list

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 1:13 am

Going strong since 1997 as an annual gift for graduating seniors (and a delight for the rest of us), here's the 25th edition of the Good Reads list of book recommendations by Bates folks near and far.

Just July. Or as Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kirk Read says: “We are in that month we wish could last forever.”Hathorn Hall and Historic Quad
Bates College Board of Trustees elects two new members

Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:51 am

Terrence Murray is founder of Eliot Street Capital, a New England-focused commercial real estate investment company, and Stacey Rizza, M.D., is executive medical director for international practice at the Mayo Clinic.

Students work out on equipment moved from the Davis Fitness Center onto tennis court No. 1 in the Merrill Gym on Sept. 30, 2020.Hannah West '21 pressing 135 lbs, and squatting/streteching
Bates Athletics announces four facilities improvements for summer 2021

Thursday, June 10, 2021 1:38 pm

Four projects underway this summer will include a renovated fitness center and weight room in Underhill Arena and a new multipurpose floor for historic Gray Athletic Building.

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