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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.

NBC’s Olympic-sized shout-out to Bates and skier Dinos Lefkaritis ’19

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 4:45 pm

Marching into the opening ceremonies, Bates Olympian Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Larnaca, Cyprus, drew an extended shout-out from NBC announcers.

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

Q&A: For Pat Schoknecht, Bates’ distinctive melding of IT and libraries was a draw

Thursday, February 8, 2018 4:34 pm

As Bates’ new head of Information and Library Services, Pat Schoknecht’s domain...

Bates’ newest Olympian: Dinos Lefkaritis ’19 of Cyprus

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:33 pm

Lefkaritis, a Bates alpine skier and double major in engineering and economics, is the one and only Olympian from his native Cyprus.

‘Establish the run’ for Super Bowl success? Not so fast, say Bates researchers

Friday, February 2, 2018 11:53 am

Bates economist Paul Shea and his former student Jared Quenzel ’13 tested a football truism, and here's what they found.

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.

In Muskie Archives, a virtual reality system that teaches geometry

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:41 am

Find the bear. Grab a sphere. Turn the sphere into a line and the line into a square. Make a circle big enough to step inside.

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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