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Video: Students in Trashion Show model high fashion from low places

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm

The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.

Campus Construction Update: Shortridge goes 100 percent solar

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:57 pm

A year after the first row of solar panels went atop Bates' Coastal Center at Shortridge, a second row has made the center electrically self-sufficient.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Video: Statue of Benjamin Mays ’20, ‘prophet of freedom,’ unveiled

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm

Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.

Video: “Make your move!” — What Bobcat runners think about cheers they hear

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:56 pm

Members of the Bates women's cross country team opine about all the advice they hear from supporters during races.

Q&A: Psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass on eyewitness identifications

Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:20 am

Audience questions added some new angles to a talk by Bates College psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass about eyewitness identifications.

What I Mean When I Say: ‘Host,’ with Lee Abrahamsen

Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:55 am

You can host a party. You can host a TV show. But in Bates biologist Lee Abrahamsen’s profession, you’re more likely to host a parasite.

Students look to show diversity of the francophone world with film festival

Friday, October 27, 2017 9:50 am

French speakers come from around the world. So do the student-selected films at the Tournées Film Festival.

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