Stories about "The College"
Slideshow: Students, chefs, and breakfast in Commons (omelets, anyone?)

Thursday, April 11, 2024 5:45 pm

Hour by hour in dining Commons, featuring the staff who serve Bates students and, in turn, Bates students who serve them a heaping helping of appreciation and respect.

The nearly 200 educators from across the country who gathered this week at Bates College for the Gordon Research Conference came to share new research on ways to make biology education more inclusive, diverse, and accessible in a setting aimed at fostering intense and intimate collaboration. From left, Gordon Research Conferences participants and biologists Madison (“Maddy”) Meuler of Allen Institute (current)/University of Washington (former), Omar Quintero of the University of Richmond, April Hill of Bates College, and Samiksha Raut of the University of Alabama at Birmingham head to lunch in Commons after a morning session in the Olin Arts Center. Hill is Bates’ Wagener family professor of equity and inclusion in STEM
At Bates, new approaches to teaching STEM subjects yield dramatic results

Friday, April 5, 2024 10:49 am

At Bates, new approaches to teaching STEM subjects have yielded dramatic results for all students in improved retention outcomes, particularly within its population of Black and Hispanic students.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 3:15 pm

From thermoses in the classroom to preparation in the locker room, from eggs in the dining hall to wax in the studio, we’ve navigated campus from March to April.

Campus Construction Update: March 22, 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 9:57 am

With demolition finished by mid-February, the conversion of 96 Campus Avenue to student housing is now all about creation and renewal.

Bates receives record number of applications for the Class of 2028

Friday, March 8, 2024 1:30 pm

The incoming class that arrives at Bates College in August will be drawn from the largest applicant pool in the college’s history, totalling 10,029 applications, marking the third straight year of record-high applications to Bates. 

Picture Story: Feel the ‘Alumni Magic’ as women’s basketball team wins two NCAA games

Friday, March 8, 2024 12:50 pm

Enjoy this immersive photography capturig two great days to be a Bobcat as the Bobcats won two NCAA tourney games in the place they say has "Alumni Magic."

Bates College women’s basketball team reacts to being selected to participate in a NCAA tournament during a watch party in Commons 221 on February 26, 2024. (Theophil Syslo | Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, March 7, 2024 10:11 am

Not much snow, but enough. Lots of winning (there’s never enough, but…

Recalling when venerable Alumni Gym had a 6-foot growth spurt

Friday, March 1, 2024 12:47 pm

On the eve of Bates hosting two rounds of the NCAA women's basketball tournament, we look back to when the Bobcats earned the right to host the first-ever home NCAA tourney game, but had to hit the road — because Alumni Gym was 6 feet too short.

Slideshow: Leap year’s here, so let’s leap back 20 years

Friday, March 1, 2024 12:42 pm

Photographs taken on leap day from 2024 back to 2004.

Campus Construction Update: Feb. 28, 2024

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 7:39 am

Campus Construction Update returns with a look at Bates’ latest student residence — a former convent now being renovated for an August reopening.

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