Stories about "Student Life"
Video: It’s a goaltender timeshare for Bates men’s lacrosse

Friday, March 15, 2019 8:03 am

Meet Mitchell Drake and Rob Strain: Two goalkeepers who deserve singular credit for helping Bates men's lacrosse succeed in 2019.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, March 11, 2019 1:57 pm

Bates is about great expectations, where citizens light triumphant fires, connect over pizza and physics, and explore the past and present onstage and in the archives.

Video: Kudzaiishe Irene Mapfunde ’19 discovers how students learn from each other

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:14 pm

Psychology major Kudzaiishe Irene Mapfunde ’19 of Harare, Zimbabwe,  discusses the power of place in Ladd Library's Acadademic Resource Commons.

Did you know: In 1922, Bates College founded the Maine high school basketball tournament

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:03 pm

In 1922, Bates’ promotions-minded athletics director invited eight schoolboy teams to compete for the first statewide high school hoops title. And a tradition was born.

Video: Student talent and creativity take the stage on Sangai Asia Night

Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:04 pm

“Seeing all the Asian cultures come together and celebrate each other’s art” — that's Sangai Asia Night at Bates.

Video: With low-fives and shoulder bumps, Bobcats thank professors

Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:40 pm

In a fun and heartfelt event before a recent men's basketball game, nine Bates faculty members were honored for “being instrumental in the success of Bobcat student-athletes.”

Video: Winter Carnival torch lighting returned today with Maine Gov. Janet Mills

Friday, February 8, 2019 12:26 pm

Earlier today, a 20th-century Bates Outing Club tradition was reignited when newly...

Hour by hour in Pettengill Hall — 4:12 a.m. to 8:39 p.m. — for a whirlwind day of Bates academics

Friday, February 8, 2019 10:02 am

For this day in the life of Bates academics, we roamed all around Pettengill Hall following professors, students, custodians, classes, and, yes, two pugs.

In biomimetic experiment, cat tongues lick the competition nearly every time

Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:20 pm

In a class on nature-inspired design, Andrew Mountcastle tasks his students with building a better brush.

Video: Courting disaster, Bates squash players teach a complete novice

Friday, February 1, 2019 9:36 am

Bates squash players love to teach their sport. But this pupil — Assistant Sports Information Director Aaron Morse — poses the ultimate test.

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