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Campus Construction Update: Jan. 13, 2022

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 10:15 am

These days, the Dana Chemistry renovation is all about steady progress, instead of the crane choreography we saw in late November. 

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 4:13 pm

We’re not sure how December arrived on our doorstep as quickly as...

The 10 Bates Facebook posts with the greatest reach in 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 3:58 pm

Featuring BatesNews stories, stories from the news media, alumni photography, and campus event videos, here's a list of the top 10 Bates Facebook posts of 2021.

Campus Construction Update: Dec. 2, 2021

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 9:00 am

Early on Nov. 29, mechanized forces executed something like a military pincers movement on campus. Objective: Dana Chemistry Hall.

Ecorep Tamsin Stringer ’22 of Bloomington, Ind., poses at the new electric charger stations behind Underhill in the Merrill Gym parking lot.“Underhill Electric Vehicle Chargers Project “Bates has installed other EV chargers in the past. This project will be different for three primary reasons. First, we have already received a grant from CMP for the make-ready infrastructure portion of the project, which has historically been the bulk of the expenses for EV charger installations. Secondly, this project will include installing level 2 chargers for the first time at Bates, which will allow for monetary collections for charging, tiered charging for different kinds of customers, and incentivize to move one’s car once it's fully charged. Finally, this project allows for future EV charger installations in the same location for much lower cost, because the make-ready infrastructure for more EV chargers will be easily accessible.
Student energy puts a charge into new electric-vehicle stations

Thursday, November 11, 2021 2:07 pm

One finding from a Bates survey on electric vehicle use gave Tamsin Stringer '22 a jolt: Bates needed more EV plugins, so she set out to help.

Bates in the News: Nov. 11, 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 11:43 am

The news media far and wide cover a trio of Bates "brides" hitting the road, a new novel by Liz Strout '77, and the troubling connection between existential risk and eugenics.

Otis Lecturer Winona LaDuke: ‘You need to make a choice between two paths’

Friday, November 5, 2021 10:47 am

What do hemp, centuries old squash seeds, and a lake of carefully tended wild rice have in common? The future, according to environmentalist, economist, writer, and activist Winona LaDuke.

Then and Now: A photo tour around the Bates Quad

Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:57 pm

Once around the Quad, shall we? Here’s an interactive look at historical images of Bates buildings around the Historic Quad paired with images taken this week.

‘Contented,’ says the cellist, rehearsing for his Bates senior recital

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:04 pm

Arie van Vuuren ’22 has played the cello since the second grade when his parents chose it for him so he could perform violin duets with his sister.

Campus Construction Update: Nov. 4, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 8:28 am

During the past few weeks, the focus of the Dana Chem project has shifted from removal to renewal.

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