Stories about "Alumni"
Meet six alumni from Bates history as Black History Month concludes

Friday, March 2, 2018 11:36 am

Meet African American alumni Henry Chandler, Stella James, Benjamin Mays, John Davis, William Worthy, and Peter Gomes.

Q&A: Three alumni poets honor the ‘perfect teacher of undergraduates,’ poet Rob Farnsworth

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:49 pm

As 'retirement urges sweet return,' Bates salutes poet Rob Farnsworth, who leaves the classroom after 26 years.

With a box of photos, black history at Bates comes alive

Friday, February 9, 2018 11:29 am

As part of an annual conference, students delve into black history at Bates — and meet some of the history-makers

Bates in the News: Feb. 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018 9:53 am

The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights Bates in a story about colleges that invite students to help design courses.

In Muskie Archives, a virtual reality system that teaches geometry

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:41 am

Find the bear. Grab a sphere. Turn the sphere into a line and the line into a square. Make a circle big enough to step inside.

Curtis ’17 in key role as Bates joins Maine ecosystem project

Thursday, January 25, 2018 12:13 pm

With an alumna playing a central role, Bates College has joined The Nature Conservancy and state agencies in a long-term effort to monitor Maine ecosystems.

Slideshow: From age 9 to 86, they explain how Bates took MLK Day ‘to another level’

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:06 am

Hear from people age 9 to 89 who attended the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance and learn why it is "tremendously important within our community."

Crop advisers can influence farmers to adopt conservation practices

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:05 pm

Farmers trust crop advisers, a type of consultant, on lots of things. A Bates faculty member found that their influence can be harnessed for conservation work.

Bates in the News: Dec. 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 3:06 pm

Bates classmates publish one of 2017's most-discussed research articles, and author-illustrator Matt Tavares '97 gets great reviews for his new children's book.

Fall Dance Concert renamed to honor Bates dance icon Plavin

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:12 pm

Bates College has chosen to commemorate dance program founder Marcy Plavin, who died in 2016, by renaming its annual Fall Dance Concert after her.

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