Stories about "The College"
‘Love persevering’: 9/11, Peter Goodrich ’89, and a legacy of hope

Thursday, September 9, 2021 11:51 am

When Peter Goodrich ’89 died on Sept. 11, 2001, grief enshrouded his family and his Bates friends. Twenty years later, love has persevered, providing a path forward to honor his legacy at Bates.

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.

Slideshow: 10 images from Opening Day

Friday, August 27, 2021 1:59 pm

The arrival of the Class of 2025 on Thursday was a crescendo moment. Indeed, the beat goes on.

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 27, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 2:48 pm

With a champagne toast and synchronized chops from ceremonial ribbon-cutting shears, the Bonney Science Center was declared open for business.

Numbers, facts, and insights about the Class of 2025

Friday, August 20, 2021 1:55 pm

The 556 members of Class of 2025 are poised to arrive and move in on Aug. 26.

Q&A: Pandemic-driven Admission changes are ‘smart and long overdue’

Friday, August 20, 2021 11:50 am

With the Class of 2025 on the college’s doorstep, Dean of Admission Leigh Weisenburger talks about the implications of successfully recruiting and enrolling a new Bates class without ever leaving home.

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.

Welcome (and welcome back) to BatesNews for 2021–22

Friday, August 13, 2021 12:18 pm

Welcome to the first edition of BatesNews for 2021–22. Here's what we're all about.

Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Monday, August 9, 2021 2:02 pm

This summer at Bates, one filled with moments and meaning, has whizzed...

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