Stories about "The College"
‘Get proximate to people who are suffering,’ Bryan Stevenson tells Bates Commencement audience

Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:45 pm

A nationally esteemed human rights lawyer, Stevenson offered an address with a riveting mixture of reminiscence, humor, and urgent exhortation at Bates College's Commencement on May 27.

Video: 2018 Bates Commencement, including address by Bryan Stevenson

Sunday, May 27, 2018 2:09 pm

The video includes awarding of honorary degrees, the Commencement address by Bryan Stevenson, and conferral of degrees to 474 graduates.

At Commencement, the ‘Depew decade’ at Bates draws to a close

Friday, May 25, 2018 10:46 am

At Commencement, the last of four Depew siblings graduates from Bates. For their parents, it's a bittersweet time.

Bates College receives 15 offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:52 am

Fifteen Bates College seniors and young alumni have received offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards for the coming 2018–19 academic year.

Slideshow: Students in downtown Lewiston with their Action/Research projects

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:47 pm

Bates students contribute skills, stick-to-itiveness, and, it turns out, a good dose of self-awareness to Short Term projects in Lewiston-Auburn.

Bates announces veterans’ recognition at the college

Friday, May 18, 2018 1:34 pm

Bates plans to create a public space on campus to recognize the service and sacrifice of the college's military veterans and to invite reflection on the broader implications of war.

Watch the ‘power of Bates science’ rocket into space Monday morning at 4:39 a.m.

Friday, May 18, 2018 8:43 am

Monday's launch takes a Bates physics experiment to the International Space Station. For one alumnus, it's "all about the power of science at Bates."

Cheer the Chairs: Brian Ruppert appointed to Hirasawa Professorship

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Joining the Bates faculty in 2017–18, Professor of Asian Studies Brian Ruppert is the new Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies.

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 am

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

Campus Construction Update: May 18, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 4:25 pm

The process of replacing the floor of the historic Alumni Gym at Bates College seems to have gone by in a blur.

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