Stories from May 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008 2:08 pm
As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships,...
Thursday, May 15, 2008 12:00 pm
As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg '09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates sports teams and clubs.
Thursday, May 15, 2008 11:47 am
Three Bates College seniors and one alumna received 2008-09 grants for postgraduate research from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:49 pm
The Harward Center for Community Partnerships, in conjunction with Alumni and Parent Programs and the Office of Career Services, presents a public interest career forum for current Bates students entitled "Beyond the Bubble: Batesies in Public Work" from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center. A barbeque for participating students, faculty, staff and alumni immediately follows the presentation.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:34 pm
Bears from St. Louis, Stags from California and other top-notch Division III men's tennis teams and players are vying for NCAA championships over six days (May 13-18) at Bates College's Wallach Tennis Center.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:08 pm
Bates commemorates the 14th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda with a screening of a new documentary film by genocide survivor Gilbert Ndahayo at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:44 am
Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:27 am
“Your job has been outsourced to India.” I shouldn’t have been surprised — though a week earlier, at our insurance company’s Holiday Concert Celebration, the CEO had trumpeted our “three-times-the-industry growth rate” over hot hors d’oeuvres and good tidings.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:15 am
The Bates Deansmen celebrate 50 years with a campus gathering.
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:08 am
Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.