Stories by Mary Pols
Friday, January 27, 2023 11:49 am
The annual Bates Dance Festival helps to "strengthen arts and cultural ecosystems, provide equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and our economy," said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:46 pm
In Wasilla, Alaska, this summer, incoming Bates student Karsten Stiner ’26 looked...
Friday, October 28, 2022 8:46 am
A new Immersive Media Studio — a focal point of a major new arts and technology project funded by a $500,000 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation — will be a magnet pulling everyone from scientists to playwrights into collaboration.
Monday, August 22, 2022 3:13 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education, the preeminent U.S. higher ed publication, features Bates College photography exclusively for its 2022–23 Almanac issue.
Friday, June 17, 2022 9:07 am
Structural racism and a “survival of the fittest” mindset in STEM education won't be undone by waving an academic wand. It takes work — and listening to brave students. Here’s what Bates has been up to.
Friday, May 20, 2022 2:14 pm
Practitioners descend onto campus to teach courses, from marketing to national security reporting, that teach applied skills and give students a chance to expand their professional networks.
Friday, May 13, 2022 1:01 pm
From more than 20 films screened at the 2022 Bates Film Festival, the Bates students who produced the festival have announced jury and audience awards in six categories.
Meet the artists of the 2022 Bates Senior Thesis Exhibition and themes of life-altering experiences of our times
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 8:51 am
Home is where — or what — the art is for many of these seniors participating in the studio art thesis exhibition
Thursday, April 7, 2022 2:51 pm
Delayed because of the pandemic, the 2022 Bates Film Festival festival featured special guests like actor, writer, directors John Turturro and John Shea ’70.
Friday, April 1, 2022 1:16 pm
How the legacy of a piece of office furniture mirrors the responsibilities of representing Maine in Washington, DC.