Stories about "This Month at Bates"
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Friday, June 7, 2024 8:48 am

This has been a month of firsts and lasts, of beginnings and…

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 3:21 pm

As we enter the home stretch of the academic year, the pace…

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 3:15 pm

From thermoses in the classroom to preparation in the locker room, from eggs in the dining hall to wax in the studio, we’ve navigated campus from March to April.

Bates College women’s basketball team reacts to being selected to participate in a NCAA tournament during a watch party in Commons 221 on February 26, 2024. (Theophil Syslo | Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, March 7, 2024 10:11 am

Not much snow, but enough. Lots of winning (there’s never enough, but…

7–8pm | MLK Day Spoken Word Festival Presentation: The Multifaith Chaplaincy convenes an evening of powerful words and uplifting songs to celebrate the many voices of the movement that propelled Martin Luther King Jr. We will hear from poets, spoken word artists, and musicians, including original works by students, faculty, and the evening’s special guest, Maya Williams, poet laureate of Portland, Maine. Jakob Adler ’24, Aidan Richmond ’24, and Jerry Brogan, Prelude Ian-Khara Ellasante, Assistant Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, poetry; Alexandra Nevarez ’24, poetry; Caroline McCarthy ’26, poetry; Ahmednoor Hassan ’27, poetry; Bora Laguna ’25, poetry; Raymond Clothier, associate mutlifaith chaplain; Brittany Longsdorf, multifaith chaplain.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday, February 2, 2024 4:51 am

The past month featured a fierce storm and the usual January snow, but also a thought-provoking Bates MLK Day keynote and several stirring art installations and exhibits. Plus a big Bates' win over Colby in men's basketball.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:04 am

In the last 30 days, we’ve photographed on and off campus, switched from daylight savings to standard time, and adjusted to the arrival of winter in Maine. Bates business as usual, right? Of course, there’s no such thing, as each season and time has its own rhythm and particulars.

This Month at Bates

Thursday, November 2, 2023 11:44 am

What began with warmth and optimism in early October ended with a tragedy in our home city of Lewiston. Bates and Lewiston have responded with strength and hope, realizing there’s a long road ahead.

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Tuesday, October 3, 2023 3:07 pm

Starting with summer, and ending with fall (but it still feels like…

Bates Dance Festival faculty member and choreographer Duane Lee Holland Jr. leads a Hip Hop Class in the Gray Athletic Building. He is joined by BDF faculty member Akili Jamal Haynes, aka Chibuzo Dunun, a composer and multi-instrumentalist (who is shown dancing with his guitar). Bates student Lucy Whitelam ’26 (she/hers) of Reading, Mass., is taking the class. She’s shown wearing her black “Be Nice” t-shirt). It’s a combined class of Hip Hop and Modern, joined into one because of a COVID outbreak within the BDF community. After warming up, the dancers began rehearsing a series of movements that referenced a football play running with a ball and making a pass.
Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 5:51 pm

Bates had a stormy, special summer: Groundbreaking research, campus renovations, Admission Visit Days, and student internship experiences, all in This Summer at Bates.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 12:25 pm

June was full of rekindling: alumni pouring onto campus for Reunion, Bates' Employee Enrichment Week, and a new outdoor gear-lending library co-founded by Hallie Herz '11 — all in This Month at Bates.

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