Stories about "Creativity"
$175,000 NEH grant signals Diverse BookFinder’s growing national reach

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 2:10 pm

On its fourth anniversary, the Diverse BookFinder is expanding to help educators use picture books to engage children in cross-cultural conversations built around curiosity, compassion, and understanding.

Friend-to-friend lending app wins $10,000 Bobcat Ventures pitch competition

Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:39 am

Biruk Chafamo '22 has created a web application that brings an ancient, community-based lending tradition into the 21st century.

Video: For Erick Gredonia ’21, dance creates the ‘best version of myself’

Thursday, June 10, 2021 11:23 am

Motion defines dance. Yet for Gredonia, a defining dance experience at Bates was a moment of quiet stillness, tinged with despair.

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.

Picture story: Mingle and meet at the Senior Thesis Exhibition opening

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:51 pm

Tucked into the corner of the Bates College Museum of Art is a small sign with an invitation from Christopher Barker ’21: He wants visitors to pick up his ghostly, serene-looking vessels.

Video: Decorating a big Bates cake and eating it too

Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:09 pm

“A party without a cake is a meeting,” said Julia Child, who...

Counseling & Psychological ServicesTonya Bailey-Curry, LCSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker at 161 Wood St. offices Tonya received her Bachelor’s degree in Social and Behavioral Science and her Master’s degree in Social work, both from the University of Southern Maine. Her approach to working with clients is through client-centered modalities, grounded in trust and relationship building.Her areas of interest include trauma, grief and loss, diversity and inclusion, and human growth and development across the lifespan.
Help! Who’s there when Bates students need someone

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 1:27 pm

Here's our first in a series of portraits of Bates staff, folks who help position students for success in their work and lives at Bates.

Oh Henry! Bill Henry ’85 wins editing Emmy for HBO’s ‘Succession’

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:20 am

Henry has seen the film industry’s shift from “100 years on acetate film to a completely digital medium.”

n preparation for today’s Harvest Dinner, Carpenter Jason Therrien of facility services lowers himself on a lift after installing a Commons banner for the Class of 2024. Each year, first-year students vote on a photograph for their class banner to be hung in Commons. There are four banners in all.The annual Harvest Dinner, a much anticipated food tradition for Bates students produced by Dining, Conferences and Campus Events @batescommons, is served tonight in Commons from 5 to 9 p.m.This year’s theme is “Life’s A Beach.” DCCE staff placed decorative inflatibles throughout the building.
Three recipes from the 2020 Harvest Meal (no flamingo, sorry)

Friday, November 20, 2020 1:15 pm

Pink flamingos weren’t on the Harvest Meal menu (they just helped with the theme, "Life’s a Beach”). But seafood chowder, beef brisket with brown sugar and chili rub, and herbed stuffing were — and here are the recipes.

7 pieces of hopeful, loving, and creative advice from two artists’ 174 years of wisdom

Friday, November 6, 2020 9:01 am

Amid these tumultuous times, we found comfort and advice from the hopeful conversation between artists and friends Ashley Bryan, age 97, and Nikki Giovanni, age 77.

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