Stories by Bates News
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:48 pm
Recent quotes from Bates folks, from Kirk Read's Descartes- and COVID-inspired motto (in French) to Benjamin Mays' call to aspire higher.
Friday, September 11, 2020 10:31 am
Does sex weaken athletic performance? In 1955 Bates students thought it did.
Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:30 pm
Settle in for 180 seconds to see weedwacking, the Bates Testing Center in operation, and unloading family vehicles during move-in days in August.
Friday, September 4, 2020 11:59 am
After a summer where the endless rounds of pandemic planning and announcements seemed to define the college enterprise, Opening Convocation offered welcome reminders of what we’re all about.
Friday, September 4, 2020 10:51 am
The Bates campus is alife and kicking — with COVID protocols, of course that create a "different but the same" visual vibe. Take a look.
Friday, August 28, 2020 10:01 am
Over three days, Bates welcomed back to campus some 1,700 students. There was much less revelry and merrymaking, but a strong sense of purpose as Bates reopens for the first time since March 13.
Friday, August 21, 2020 12:55 pm
In their applications and conversations with the Bates Admission team, members of the incoming class share eye-catching facts.
Friday, August 14, 2020 8:35 am
In different but equally powerful ways, the late art professor Don Lent and financial aid director Leigh Campbell '64 gave so much to generations of students.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:24 am
New Bates trustees Michelle Angelone Rosenberg ’94 and Lance Matthiesen ’85 “bring both considerable professional experience and fresh perspectives to the board,” said board chair John Gillespie ’80.
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."