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Aleisha Martinez Sandoval ’26 of of Edinburg, Texas, (left) and Caroline Cassell ’24 of Woodstock, Vt., listen in rapt attention to Otis speaker Nancy Campbell in a Dana Hall classroom as Campbell explains a writing exercise. Campbell met with Director of Student Writing and Lecturer in Humanities Bridget Fullerton and the peer-writing tutors at 4:15 in Dana 204.
By agreeing to abandon one word, Bates peer tutors gain insight into the power of language

Thursday, November 30, 2023 5:59 pm

Visiting Bates to deliver the Otis Lecture, poet Nancy Campbell invited the peer writing and language tutors to play her famed Polar Tombolo game to gain insight into language diversity and the power of words.

Bates faculty member Kati Vecsey helps give voice to a fellow Hungarian’s right-to-die case

Thursday, November 16, 2023 11:33 am

Dániel Karsai, a Hungarian human rights lawyer, has ALS and wants the right to die with dignity. Vecsey, a Bates faculty member and voice expert, is helping him voice his case before the European Court for Human Rights, Nov. 27–28.

Bates professor wins national mathematics teaching award

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 4:48 pm

Professor of Mathematics Adriana Salerno says it feels odd getting an individual award because teaching "is a community activity."

A Veterans Day moment at Bates, ‘all that has been sacrificed and shared’

Friday, November 10, 2023 2:50 pm

Sophia Cattallani ’25 of Skaneateles, N.Y., kept her trumpet zipped in her…

Hilarious and provocative, ‘The Thanksgiving Play’ is a Bates production that ‘has to be done’

Thursday, November 9, 2023 12:39 pm

To help Bates student actors navigate the fast-moving satire The Thanksgiving Play, director Tim Dugan reached out to Native American experts on campus and in Maine to join the creative team.

Bates in the News: Nov. 3, 2023

Friday, November 3, 2023 10:53 am

A selection of recent mentions of Bates in the news media, including a summary of coverage of Bates during the Lewiston tragedy.

Last night was a sweet treat. The kids had an absolute blast and we think the trick-or-treaters had fun too. Thanks to the @batesharward Center, the City of Lewiston (@officiallewistonme), and The American Red Cross for helping us host such a special event for our community. We could see on our students' faces how healing it was to help bring some joy to our beloved city and home. President Garry W. Jenkins and his husband Jon Lee also joined in on the fun helping Bates students hand out the many pieces of candy made available at the event. We also want to thank all the families for coming out and sharing your Halloween with us.
‘We appreciate this so much:’ a gift of smiles on a frosty Halloween evening

Friday, November 3, 2023 10:37 am

Pain and worry had ruled days and nights since the Lewiston shootings. But now, at twilight on a frosty fall day, there could be, and were, smiles everywhere as children and families flocked from the Lewiston community to the Bates campus.

New poems by Myronn Hardy explore exile and return to America, cataclysm and possibility

Friday, October 6, 2023 2:19 pm

Myronn Hardy's new collection of poetry speaks to exile and return, and a moment in America in which potential cataclysm exists alongside possibility and change.

Video: Behind the scenes at Bates volleyball’s sportrait session

Friday, October 6, 2023 12:50 pm

The volleyball team gathered for their team and individual marketing photos, known as “sportraits,” and had some fun along the way.

For Bates students, a trip to the Appalachian Trail is a trip back in time

Friday, October 6, 2023 9:32 am

During Orientation, a group of first-year Bates students paid a visit to…

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