Stories about "Orientation"
Slideshow: Click the kaleidoscope and see the Class of 2021 everywhere

Friday, September 8, 2017 11:32 am

Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo follow our first-years as they dive into life at Bates.

21 cool facts about 21 members of the Class of 2021

Friday, September 1, 2017 2:31 pm

The Class of 2021 includes a South Pole ski trekker, a vexillologist, and a certified instructor of mindfulness.

Picture Story: Smiles, tears, and new beginnings on the Class of 2021’s Opening Day

Friday, September 1, 2017 2:10 pm

Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo capture move-in, decorations, presentations, receptions, and goodbyes.

AESOP student leaders gear up for Orientation centerpiece

Friday, August 25, 2017 10:40 am

The sweet spot of any AESOP trip — the three-night, four-day excursions each incoming first-year takes during Orientation — is the third day.

On Opening Day, Bates opens its arms to the Class of 2021

Friday, August 25, 2017 9:54 am

Aug. 28 is Opening Day at Bates College — the day when 510 members of first-year class move in and begin Orientation.

When new Bates students meet Lewiston, here’s what they say

Friday, August 11, 2017 11:08 am

Lewiston's chance to make a first impression on first-year students comes next month during the Downtown Walkabout during Orientation.

Picture story: With the Class of 2020 on outdoor AESOP trips

Friday, September 9, 2016 2:53 pm

Images from the student-led AESOP outdoor trips during Orientation as Bates' newest students had fun getting to know Maine and each other.

Picture story: A grand garnet welcome for the Class of 2020 on Opening Day

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:22 pm

Photos galore from Opening Day as nearly 200 students helped welcome 499 members of the Class of 202o and their families.

Video: Professor Denis Sweet explains why he sent his students to the trees

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:08 pm

Sending his First Year Seminar students out to "experience" a tree starts them on the path of figuring out "what it is that they think about."

‘This I Believe’ co-creator to offer 2016 Convocation address

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:04 pm

Offering the 2016 Convocation address at Bates College is Dan Gediman, co-creator of the "This I Believe" radio and book series.

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