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Picture Story: ‘We Thrive, We Rise, Together’

Friday, May 10, 2024 12:23 pm

An immersive picture story capturing the ebullience, warmth, and resolute optimism that marked the inauguration Bates President Garry W. Jenkins, on May 4, 2024

Bates in the News: May 10, 2024

Friday, May 10, 2024 11:16 am

From the founder of a 10-year-old machine learning company and two hall of fame inductees to a Bates Film Festival packed with several Hollywood stars, this month’s installment of Bates In the News highlights high achievement and notable Bates news.

Say What: Quotable quotes from Batesies, family members, and guests at the Jenkins inauguration

Thursday, May 9, 2024 2:14 pm

We gathered brief quotes from 30-plus attendees at the inauguration of Garry W. Jenkins, everyone from Bates student waiters and musicians to the new Bates president's mom.

Bates College installs Garry W. Jenkins as ninth president

Saturday, May 4, 2024 1:17 pm

Installed as the ninth president in Bates College history on Saturday, Garry W. Jenkins used his inaugural address to offer four cornerstones to guide the work of the college. Keeping the college strong and vibrant benefits not only Bates students but U.S. democracy, he said. “They rise together.”

Bates alumni in the eclipse’s path are totally ready for their moment without the sun

Friday, April 5, 2024 12:23 pm

From Texas to Maine, we checked in with alumni in the path of eclipse totality to hear their preparations and plans. Some know exactly where they'll be on Monday. Some still don't.

What It Took: Love led Anthony Phillips ’10 to ask, ‘How can we make other people’s lives better?’

Thursday, April 4, 2024 10:00 am

For Anthony Phillips, what it took to find a life journey worth pursuing was the love, resolve, and faith his mother and grandmother passed on to him. Their example led him to the community-focused work he’s now doing as an elected member of the Philadelphia City Council.

Bates in the News: March 29, 2024

Friday, March 29, 2024 2:01 pm

A Bates couple married on Valentine’s Day 71 years ago, neuroscientist and author Lisa Genova ’92 explains why it’s OK to forget what you had for dinner, and $2.2 million grant to scientist Prerana Shrestha ’03 to study PTSD.

From Bates History: inaugural keys, silver chalice, and a 1908 Rand Hall midnight party

Friday, March 15, 2024 2:38 pm

A few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library and elsewhere on campus, including a Peter Gomes '65 chalice and a 1908 midnight party by the women of Rand Hall.

CatFacts: Celebrating ‘Great Day’ success with fun facts, like how a bobcat is Irish

Friday, March 15, 2024 12:05 pm

During our stint on the Great Day to Be a Bobcat livestream yesterday, we shared a few fun CatFacts with viewers — and a couple with St. Patrick's Day in mind — which we now share with you.

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Gile

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 2:54 pm

Older alumni might recall Mount Gile in Auburn as a recreation spot, a ski slope, a destination on the annual Stanton Ride, and where a stone monument marks a 19th-century tragedy.

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