Stories about "Creativity"
Spring 1961 and Bates has its first ‘fraternity’

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 3:11 pm

At a college where the absence of fraternities has defined student life, what are we to make of the existence of the early-1960s mock fraternity Rho Beta Phi ("Roger Bill Fraternity")?

‘Anthropocenic’: Museum show looks at humanity’s planetary impact

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:56 am

A new Bates exhibition examines humanity’s mark on the planet with pathos, wit, and an eye-opening diversity of work.

Video: Bates football learns the high-flying air raid offense

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:48 am

Sophomore quarterback Brendan Costa sums up the team's exciting new offense this way: "Throw, throw, throw!" 

Seven Bates professors share topics and courses they’re excited to teach

Thursday, September 13, 2018 10:18 am

As Bates professors lined up for Convocation last week, they shared the courses and topics they're excited to teach.

Look What We Found: Michael Rocque’s fun house

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 5:34 pm

“There are a lot of messages in this office,” says Assistant Professor of Sociology Michael Rocque, “and one of them is that it's OK to play with toys.”

Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:20 pm

Twenty-three moments that provide an insider's look at Bates' sunniest season.

Picture story: Everyone is a winner in the 2018 Alumni Parade

Thursday, June 14, 2018 5:26 pm

Experience the 2018 Alumni Parade, where everybody is a winner.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 5:15 pm

May turns into June. Seniors become alumni. Summer arrives. Revisit the change as it happens,

Video: These 13 grads are what they wear at Commencement

Friday, June 1, 2018 11:22 am

A hand-made corsage. A thrift-shop dress found in Scotland during Short Term. An Eagle Scout medal. These seniors' Commencement accessories tell us who they are.

Speak to me of Bates Commencement: Quotables from some notables

Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am

Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.

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