Stories about "Student Life"
Stella Younkin ’24 of East Greenwich, R.I., reads on the Library Terrace for the course “Lives in Place” taught by Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Tyler Harper.“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book!”― Jane Austen, "Pride and Prejudice"Ellory Kearns '24 of Steamboat Springs, Colo., reads Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" on the stops of Coram Library for a course called "Jane Austen: Then and Now" taught by Professor of English Lillian Nayder.Swipe left to see a few scenes of other students reading — and writing — this afternoon throughout campus.
Slideshow: A walk around campus to see what students are studying

Monday, September 13, 2021 4:10 pm

Join us as we take a walk around campus to photograph students and ask what they're up to on a dazzling September afternoon.

Video: Exploring, connecting, and a new definition of ‘outdoors’ for Bates AESOP

Thursday, September 9, 2021 12:44 pm

New-student Orientation programs are usually all about the great outdoors — mountains, rivers, and everything in between. This year, the student leaders of the Bates program brainstormed an eclectic array of new trips to broaden the program's appeal.

10 pieces of advice, for all of us, from a wisdom-filled Bates College Convocation

Friday, September 3, 2021 11:53 am

Convocation and Commencement bookend the year with a similar look and feel. Similar, too, in offering sound advice, useful to far more than first years.

Video: ‘Overwhelming, but a good time’ as students welcome students on Bates’ Opening Day

Friday, September 3, 2021 11:29 am

A few Junior Advisors and Residence Coordinators talk about the work to welcome the Class of 2025 and why they do it. "Because my experience as a first-year, being welcomed with open hands, inspired me," says Oliver Barrera '22.

Slideshow: Admission tour guides share their favorite Bates places

Friday, August 20, 2021 6:48 am

We asked nine Admission interns: What’s your favorite Bates place and why? The photographs and text below provide the answers.

Video: ‘Nostalgic bookends’ as seniors lead Bobcats to fourth straight NCAA rowing title

Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:40 am

After a year where everything was so uncertain, everything came together in...

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.

Picture story: ‘Gems of love, gems of endurance’ at Bates Commencement 2021

Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:21 pm

The immersive photography of Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo shines brightly in this picture story about Commencement 2021 on May 27.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:53 pm

As the beauty of spring emerges, we experience bittersweet acknowledgments: of the work that remains to be done, the sudden anticipation of goodbyes, and contemplation of life after graduation.

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