Stories about "The College"
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Bobcat First! helps first-gen students find success that lasts

Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:18 pm

The Bobcat First! program for first-generation-to-college students at Bates College promotes participants’ success at Bates and beyond.

Adam Webman '18 of Winter Park, Fla., reacts while painting a ceramic sphere with terra sigillata while working in the ceramics studio in the Olin Arts Center. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates at Night: visiting with student artists in Olin Arts Center

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:48 am

Art and artists live in the Olin Arts Center. “I love coming...

Men’s cross country hosted and won the Bates Invitational vs. Tufts, WPI, and Southern Maine at Pineland Farms in New Gloucester. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:21 am

Here at Bates, our physical landscape complements our intellectual and social environments.

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Bates debuts one-of-a-kind search engine for diverse children’s books

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 2:28 pm

A Bates College team led by Krista Aronson has created the Diverse BookFinder, a set of resources that makes diverse children’s books newly findable.

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U.S. Sens. Collins and King commend Bates in announcement of $250K Diverse BookFinder grant

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:45 pm

On Sept. 7, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that a federal agency had awarded $250,000 to Bates College's Diverse BookFinder.

Assistant Professor of Physics Travis Gould, left, and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Jason Castro are typical of newer faculty at Bates who are running with the college tradition of collegiality and cross-discipline collaboration. They're working on a project to image brain structures at the resolution of a single cell. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
New professors launch Bates careers, forge bonds just like first-years

Friday, September 22, 2017 12:33 pm

We know that students can be grouped by class year. Perhaps less obvious, but equally telling, are ways that faculty can be grouped.

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A place of ‘freedom and support’: Bates welcomes new tenure-track faculty

Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:01 am

Meet the new tenure-track faculty for 2017–18 at Bates College.

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Parents: Here’s your customized Back to Bates weather forecast

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's what Friday's and Saturday's temperatures in Lewiston will feel like for our Bates families.

A moment for reflection: The dance repertory performance class appears in a mirrored wall in the Plavin studio. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Bates at Night: Sweat and study at the Marcy Plavin Dance Studio

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 2:13 pm

On Tuesday night, the Bates Dance Company picked up the pace in anticipation of the weekend's Back to Bates concert.

#925 was taken by my mother, Juli Fournier, on August 27 12:24pm, taken at my next door neighbor's house. I actually don't have the name of the kayaker. 
As Irma and Harvey closed in, Bates students felt close support

Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:37 pm

While not a direct hit, hurricanes Harvey and Irma still touched the lives of three Bates people.

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