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Hour by hour in Pettengill Hall — 4:12 a.m. to 8:39 p.m. — for a whirlwind day of Bates academics

Friday, February 8, 2019 10:02 am

For this day in the life of Bates academics, we roamed all around Pettengill Hall following professors, students, custodians, classes, and, yes, two pugs.

11 quotes that capture MLK Day 2019 at Bates

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:28 am

There's plenty to say during and about MLK Day at Bates, a celebration rich in revelations, recollections, and reminders.

Bates in the News: Nov. 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 10:14 am

Two alumni — one Democrat, one Republican — get elected to Congress, two more are quoted in a major National Geographic feature, and another coaches his 300th winning football game.

Q&A: Martin Andrucki on ‘Eurydice’ and the play’s reimagined Schaeffer stage

Friday, November 2, 2018 10:35 am

The play "Eurydice," says director Martin Andrucki, “tells a great story about love, death, and the intensity of devotion between fathers and daughters.”

Spring 1961 and Bates has its first ‘fraternity’

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 3:11 pm

At a college where the absence of fraternities has defined student life, what are we to make of the existence of the early-1960s mock fraternity Rho Beta Phi ("Roger Bill Fraternity")?

Senior lecturer of English at Bates and acclaimed poet Robert Farnsworth reads his works for a special Literary Arts Live event

Thursday, January 25, 2018 3:08 pm

Join us live from Muskie Archives as senior lecturer of English at...

Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including tenure, for the 2017–18 academic year

Thursday, May 4, 2017 1:37 pm

Meet the seven newly promoted professors, learn their research fields, and discover why they love to teach.

Slideshow: Best of the 2017 Barlow Off-Campus Photography Exhibition

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 3:04 pm

Among other goals, the exhibition gives students who haven’t yet studied off campus "an opportunity to imagine themselves in these places and landscapes."

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:43 pm

As March dissolves into April, all kinds of experiences flood the Bates...

Visionary educator Geoffrey Canada to deliver 2017 Commencement address, joining honorands Sen. Susan Collins, Wanda Corn, and Patrick Dempsey

Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:05 pm

Visionary American educator Geoffrey Canada gives the Commencement address, joined by fellow honorands Sen. Susan Collins, art historian Wanda Corn ’62, and Lewiston-born actor Patrick Dempsey.

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