Stories by Bates News
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:06 pm
President Clayton Spencer announced on June 30 that Bates will invite students to return to campus for the fall semester. By planning for an in-person semester, she wrote, is the best path forward to support students' "forward momentum." Based on exhaustive consultation, the fall plan will require "broad commitment across the campus community."
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:56 pm
In lieu of a traditional recessional, this slideshow served as the finale of the Commencement livestream on May 31.
Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:31 am
Here are the five Bates seniors we profiled for the annual "Voices of the Class" series.
Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:48 am
From the tumult of their abbreviated senior year to the triumph of a historic graduation, the Bates College Class of 2020 graduated on Sunday in a virtual Commencement livestreamed to more than 10,000 viewers.
Vanessa German, award-winning visual and performance artist, to offer Commencement greetings to the Class of 2020
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:38 pm
German will offer her greetings during the college’s 154th Commencement, which will be conducted remotely and livestreamed beginning at noon on May 31.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:09 pm
Food, music, play, and unforgettable nature embellish Bates' students formative studies in nations the world 'round.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:15 am
In their transition to remote learning, Bates photography students found unprecedented opportunity to document the effects of COVID-19 in their home communities.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 2:50 pm
Friday, April 10, 2020 12:14 pm
Faculty are still grading, still holding office hours, still exploring their fields in class — and amazed how Bates students have “stepped up to the plate.”
Friday, December 13, 2019 9:13 am
Inspired by her childhood in a Maine island community, Hallowell is developing sensors to track climate change. For fun, she sends balloons into the stratosphere to see what's there.