Stories about "Collaboration"
Video: ‘Overwhelming, but a good time’ as students welcome students on Bates’ Opening Day

Friday, September 3, 2021 11:29 am

A few Junior Advisors and Residence Coordinators talk about the work to welcome the Class of 2025 and why they do it. "Because my experience as a first-year, being welcomed with open hands, inspired me," says Oliver Barrera '22.

Numbers, facts, and insights about the Class of 2025

Friday, August 20, 2021 1:55 pm

The 556 members of Class of 2025 are poised to arrive and move in on Aug. 26.

Q&A: Pandemic-driven Admission changes are ‘smart and long overdue’

Friday, August 20, 2021 11:50 am

With the Class of 2025 on the college’s doorstep, Dean of Admission Leigh Weisenburger talks about the implications of successfully recruiting and enrolling a new Bates class without ever leaving home.

Video: ‘Nostalgic bookends’ as seniors lead Bobcats to fourth straight NCAA rowing title

Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:40 am

After a year where everything was so uncertain, everything came together in...

The College's 155th Commencement will look a little different, but most of it remains the same.The chairs on the Historic Quad, walking across the steps of Coram, your classmates and friends, family, and representatives of the faculty are here. This certainly has been a challenging year, but we know it was also filled with joys and successes.You have all worked so hard to get to this day and we are ready to celebrate your accomplishments.To members of the Bates community and beyond, we invite you to join the celebration with as it streams live on our website at bates.edu/commencement/live and on our Facebook page.Parents and loved ones, if you wish share memories or congratulate your student, use the #Bates2021 hashtag and we'll share our favorites!⁣Link to watch our livestream is in our bio. ⁣(Theophil Syslo/Bates College)#Bates2021 #BatesCollege #Commencement #Classof2021
With a doubleheader Commencement on May 27, Bates celebrates Class of 2021

Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:02 pm

After a year's absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.

Hi altitude and balloon clubHi Altitude Weather Balloon Launch on Garclon Field on Saturday, May 15, 2021IDs:tara ellard white shirtMax bartley grey tshirtJackson donahue tan collar shirtTucker barber long hairLoren Andrews green mask white tshirtMatt clayton garnetChristopher barker ë21 at the helmPeter Riley droneChristopher talks about Elon Musk after the ìfailedî launch:ìBefore the launches with SpaceX, he usually lays out a goal. And that goal is usually about some part in the launch sequence. So then, they will do the full launch; the thing will eventually come down and crash land and explode. And then everyone thinks itís a failure. But then he goes, ëNo, thatís fantastic. We got these beautiful stats that we needed, that weíre looking for in our iterative process of making a spaceship that works.íìSo today we got a full crew of members of the club to get to the 10th hour of the launch, and that was fantastic. I think everyone learned so much today, and for me to do that with the group is really rewarding because personally I know that Iím the only one thatís done it fully through. So to be able to pass down as much knowledge as I did today so that the club continues is just a thrill.î Members of the High Altitude Ballooning Club lay out their gear on May 15 in preparation for a launch from Garcelon Field.IDs for students launching the weather balloon on Garcelon Field on Saturday, May 15, 2021.tara ellard white shirtMax bartley grey tshirtJackson donahue tan collar shirtTucker barber long hairLoren Andrews green mask white tshirtMatt clayton garnetHi altitude and balloon clubChristopher barkerPeter riley drone
At Garcelon Field, a failed balloon launch in name only

Friday, May 21, 2021 10:32 am

A student club's high-altitude balloon launch — minus its payload — offers a chance for some Commencement-season ruminations on the value of failure.

Video: Bowie meets the Bard through director Deon Custard ’21

Friday, May 21, 2021 9:07 am

Custard took Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, added a dose of glam rock, and shook it all into something fresh, but also vintage, for the Bates stage.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:53 pm

As the beauty of spring emerges, we experience bittersweet acknowledgments: of the work that remains to be done, the sudden anticipation of goodbyes, and contemplation of life after graduation.

Video: Billy Lahart ’21 will never look at 2020–21 as a loss

Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:18 pm

For Lahart, varied college endeavors have combined to create a winning whole. Bates is where "you can embrace and live out our school motto, Amore ac Studio, 'With Ardor and Devotion.'"

Help! From global education to dining to Ladd Library

Monday, April 12, 2021 2:12 pm

Our final installment of portraits of Bates staff members, as well as stories in their own words about how they have responded to the needs of our students during a time of crisis.

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