Stories about "Class of 2024"
Timelapse: Scenes from Bates’ reopening

Thursday, September 10, 2020 2:30 pm

Settle in for 180 seconds to see weedwacking, the Bates Testing Center in operation, and unloading family vehicles during move-in days in August.

The rhetoric of a Bates Convocation reminds us why we’re here

Friday, September 4, 2020 11:59 am

After a summer where the endless rounds of pandemic planning and announcements seemed to define the college enterprise, Opening Convocation offered welcome reminders of what we’re all about.

Picture story: What the Bates campus looks like in a pandemic

Friday, September 4, 2020 10:51 am

The Bates campus is alife and kicking — with COVID protocols, of course that create a "different but the same" visual vibe. Take a look.

Day two of a three-day move in featured loads of luggage, spirited greetings, and emotional goodbyes. For a small taste of what we saw, swipe left.Walking on Campus Avenue to her Chu Hall residence, OWL (Orientation Week Leader) Katia Ryan ’23 of Amsterdam, N.Y., swings her arms to express her excitement about returning to campus.Today’s historic student move in was the first of three. Most first-years begin to arrive Wednesday and Thursday.
Slideshow: 164 days after shutdown, Bates students return to campus

Friday, August 28, 2020 10:01 am

Over three days, Bates welcomed back to campus some 1,700 students. There was much less revelry and merrymaking, but a strong sense of purpose as Bates reopens for the first time since March 13.

Bates campus on the morning of July 16, 2020.Ladd Library.
Here we go: Bates welcomes Class of 2024 in ‘a team effort’

Monday, August 24, 2020 10:57 am

Bates' effort to bring the campus back to life hits a milestone on Aug. 25, the first of three move-in days for all students, including the Class of 2024.

Numbers, facts, and insights about the Class of 2024

Friday, August 21, 2020 12:55 pm

In their applications and conversations with the Bates Admission team, members of the incoming class share eye-catching facts.