Stories about "Bates values"
A brief history of Frederick Douglass, Oren Cheney, and Bates

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:35 pm

Bates founder Oren Cheney and the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass were friends and giants in their worlds.

Bates adaptation of ‘Diary of a Madman’ wins theater festival honors

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2:24 pm

The Bates adaptation and production of Diary of a Madman took three awards at the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.

Picture Story: Behind the scenes at Asia Night and highlights from the show

Friday, February 9, 2018 11:38 am

Photographer Theophil Syslo shares images of the preparations for and colorful spectacle of the annual Asia Night show at Schaeffer Theatre.

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

Video: Relive the Blackout Relay — the night the lights went out in Merrill

Friday, February 9, 2018 10:20 am

The Maine State Championships in men's indoor track proceed like any other meet — until the final event. That's when the lights go out, and the fun begins.

Evelynn Hammonds, eminent scholar on issues related to women of color in STEM, elected to Board of Trustees

Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:00 am

Evelynn Hammonds is the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

Bates at Night: Video highlights of the Winter Carnival a cappella concert

Friday, January 26, 2018 9:19 am

The high points and high notes of the first big Bates a capella concert of 2018.

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.

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

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