Stories about "The College"
Thursday, June 17, 2021 9:14 am
Meet the eight new graduates and young alumni who have been offered Fulbright Student awards to teach or conduct research abroad in 2021-22.
Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:21 pm
The immersive photography of Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo shines brightly in this picture story about Commencement 2021 on May 27.
Professor Emeritus of Biology Robert M. Chute, ‘scientific poet’ and environmentalist, dies at age 95
Friday, May 28, 2021 11:22 am
Chute, who served on the Bates faculty from 1962 to 1992 and as director of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, died April 28, 2021.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:02 pm
After a year's absence, Bates celebrated an in-person Commencement on May 27, featuring two ceremonies on a bluebird day with all the comforts of familiar rituals, including words of wisdom and love.
Friday, May 21, 2021 2:39 pm
For our Class of 2021 seniors, here are 21 frequently, and infrequently, asked questions about this year's Commencement.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 2:37 pm
In yet another sign that Bonney Science Center construction is winding down, much of the construction-site fence is gone — notably, the stretch obscuring the Campus Avenue facade, the new building's visual calling card.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 1:53 pm
As the beauty of spring emerges, we experience bittersweet acknowledgments: of the work that remains to be done, the sudden anticipation of goodbyes, and contemplation of life after graduation.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 10:12 am
As Bonney Science Center construction nears completion, one new development isn't obvious but is definitely significant: The building is now wearing its name.
Bates to honor Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, artist Vanessa German, musician Rhiannon Giddens, and activist and lawyer Chase Strangio at Commencement
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:44 pm
Following last year's virtual event, the college's 155th Commencement will feature two complete, in-person ceremonies on May 27, each accommodating half the senior class.
Thursday, April 15, 2021 12:36 pm
Rankings. Buildings. Those matter in the college search. But it's also important to imagine what your experience will be like. Senior Associate Dean of Students Carl Steidel explains how.