Stories about "The College"
Bates joins national Schuler Initiative to support stronger engagement with millennial alumni

Friday, January 18, 2019 12:00 pm

The five-college partnership will explore and address an emerging trend in higher education philanthropy — declining rates of giving among younger alumni.

Video: Washington Post interviews Clayton Spencer about Purposeful Work innovations

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:44 am

Purposeful Work meets a major — though not always fulfilled — responsibility of a liberal arts college: helping students find jobs that feel meaningful.

Peer-tutor training passes milestone with national certification

Thursday, January 17, 2019 2:35 pm

The recent national certification of the college's peer-tutor training program "is a mark of maturity and a nice feather in Bates’ cap.”

Campus Construction Update: Jan. 18, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:52 pm

A second Renewable Fuel Oil burner in the campus heating plant has helped Bates cut its greenhouse gas emissions to a mere 5 percent of 2001 levels.

Video: MLK Day at Bates is a chance to ‘get vulnerable’

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:55 pm

Racism and other social inequalities are ever-present but not ever-discussed. Members of the Bates MLK Day planning committee invite us to open the conversation.

Refugees’ stories come to life in puppetry of Ching ’19, Sandglass Theater

Thursday, January 10, 2019 3:54 pm

A singer, actor, and puppeteer with Sandglass Theater, Kei Ching '19 sparks the Vermont troupe's residency at Bates.

Bates College photographers’ favorite images of 2018

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 12:12 am

Welcome to the fourth annual Bates Photographers’ Favorites: 20 photographs from 2018 that try to answer the question, "What makes a photograph your favorite?”

Bates names Noelle Chaddock as vice president for equity and inclusion

Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:00 am

"Noelle Chaddock brings a wealth of experience to this role, a clear and compelling vision of why the work is important, and a record of exceptional diligence and effectiveness in carrying it out," said President Clayton Spencer.

Video: 2018 in pictures

Monday, December 17, 2018 2:42 pm

Place, focus, teamwork, motion, connection: the year that was at Bates College.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 13, 2018 5:50 pm

“How did it get so late so soon?" asked Dr. Seuss. Yes, dusk arrives early this time of year at Bates. But what a way to see out the day, and the semester.

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