Stories about "The College"
It's a wrap: Booths in the Den are protected with plastic sheeting as new heating and air conditioning equipment is installed. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: June 23, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:27 pm

Today's Campus Construction Update focuses on a question of acute importance to folks who spend the summer at Bates College: Why is the Bobcat Den closed?

On a balmy February day, Sadie James ’17 of Avon, Maine, skis her way to the 5K classical win at the Bates Carnival, becoming the first Bates woman in 14 years to win an EISA carnival Nordic race. (Steve Fuller ’82/Flying Point Road)
Relive the top seven Bates sports moments of 2016–17

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13 pm

We’ve compiled the top seven sports moments of the 2016–17 Bates College school year. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

Bates is a green campus. A plant glistens after a late spring shower. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:30 am

We’ve finally transitioned from spring to summer.

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Q&A: Poet Robert Strong on ‘Bright Advent’ and King Philip’s War

Thursday, June 15, 2017 4:21 pm

A poet and Bates College faculty member, Robert Strong explores the origins of King Philip's War in his latest book, Bright Advent.

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Slideshow: Reunion Alumni Parade, captured by Bates photographers

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:26 pm

Photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Rene Roy found all the 'Cats, kids, dogs, hugs, smiles, signs, and banners of the great parade.

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Dean Reese’s advice and Bates stories at Baccalaureate

Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:13 pm

The longtime dean delivered a tour de force, chronicling history and stories of generations of Bates people.

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Look What We Found: Aleks Diamond-Stanic’s plate with 1,400 holes

Thursday, June 8, 2017 1:55 pm

While it looks like a pizza screen, the plate was used by astronomers to collect spectra from objects throughout the universe.

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Q&A: Beating and unbeaten, famed artist Kate Gilmore ’97 is Bates-bound

Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:23 pm

This summer, visitors to the Bates College Museum of Art get to experience acclaimed artist Kate Gilmore's work up close and personal.

Gift Pola Kiti '18 received a 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant for the establishment of a clinic in a Kenyan village near her home town of Mombasa.
$10,000 grant helps Gift Pola Kiti ’18 bring clinic to Kenyan village

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 9:15 am

The 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant will help Kiti to complete the establishment of a health clinic in an impoverished village in Kenya.

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Video: Bates Commencement livestream clips

Friday, June 2, 2017 11:57 am

Clips of Bates Commencement 2017, including grads receiving diplomas, honorary degree presentations, and the Commencement address by Geoffrey Canada.

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