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College receives $19 million to establish Digital and Computational Studies Program

The Digital and Computational Studies program is introduced to Bates with the help of Mike Bonney '80 and six other families.

Julia Mongeau

February 9, 2016

Bates College will now boast a Digital and Computational Studies program with the support of a $19 million donation from seven Bates families. In addition to the three new professorships needed for the DCS programs, a portion of the gift will go towards endowed professorships in neuroscience, economics and chemistry with a prefer...

Puddle Jump enthralls first-years

Puddle Jump enthralls first-years

Julia Mongeau

January 23, 2013

  What did you do last Friday afternoon? Most Batesies would answer, "I jumped in a puddle." It was the day of the annual Puddle Jump, hosted by the Bates Outing Club, a day when brave Bates students take the plunge into Lake Andrews in the frigid month of January. A tradition that began in 1975 on St. Patrick’...

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