Stories about "Bates values"
Gabrielle Brewer ‘23 of New Britain, Conn., receives Udall Scholarship. She’s posing between Carnegie Science and the staircase to Ladd Library.This is an undergraduate award. Udall Scholarships go to students who are Native American or pursuing study in Native American issues, or to students engaging in the environment. Brewer is the latter.
Bates sustainability activist Gabrielle Brewer ’23: ‘grounded but extremely aspirational’

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 5:52 pm

Recently awarded a prestigious Udall Scholarship, Brewer has grown into her role as a campus sustainability leader, learning to navigate some of the political realities of climate activism along the way.

Q&A: Commencement senior speaker learned to plant seeds of her own confidence

Thursday, May 26, 2022 6:05 pm

Senior speaker at Commencement on Sunday, Teresa Chico '22 talks about her experience as a first-gen student, how she's like a certain plant, and why she claps really loud when a cup is dropped in Commons.

Spring at Bates (No. 2): It’s Commencement, time for the annual annual plantings around campus

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:46 pm

Aided by seniors keen on making the campus look great for their graduation, the Bates grounds crew plants annuals here and there, including an iconic Commencement location.

Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 7): Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey

Monday, May 16, 2022 2:07 pm

Our final installment of a series profiling the folks who work in the college's new Bonney Science Center: Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey.

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

Spring at Bates (No. 1): The race is on

Thursday, April 7, 2022 9:40 am

The snow is gone and the race is on to clean up campus and have it looking sharp by Commencement.

Meet the places and faces of the new Bonney Science Center

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 12:50 pm

In a series of photo and text profiles, we turn our lens on the professors, students, and staff as they interact and innovate in the new Bonney Science Center.

Slideshow: Not your traditional ‘Antigone’

Thursday, March 17, 2022 1:23 pm

“What happens when we are deprived of the ability to grieve?” That’s...

Ecorep Tamsin Stringer ’22 of Bloomington, Ind., poses at the new electric charger stations behind Underhill in the Merrill Gym parking lot.“Underhill Electric Vehicle Chargers Project “Bates has installed other EV chargers in the past. This project will be different for three primary reasons. First, we have already received a grant from CMP for the make-ready infrastructure portion of the project, which has historically been the bulk of the expenses for EV charger installations. Secondly, this project will include installing level 2 chargers for the first time at Bates, which will allow for monetary collections for charging, tiered charging for different kinds of customers, and incentivize to move one’s car once it's fully charged. Finally, this project allows for future EV charger installations in the same location for much lower cost, because the make-ready infrastructure for more EV chargers will be easily accessible.
Bates College announces plan to become climate positive by 2030

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 10:04 am

Meeting the goals of the Bates Sustainability Roadmap will "touch and enrich our lives here on campus," said President Clayton Spencer, while also furthering the college's stated mission of "to prepare leaders with a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world."

‘Part of the new guard’: Bates grad Sam Francis ’17 puts analytics into Super Bowl spotlight

Thursday, February 10, 2022 12:43 pm

At age 26, Francis is the data analyst for the Bengals, who face the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl. He'll be among the coaches feed real-time advice to head coach Zac Taylor on what the team could, or should, or might, do in any given situation.

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