Posts from May 2009
Actress Davis, other honorands emphasize theme of change

Sunday, May 31, 2009 8:40 am

People like to believe that positive change just happens, Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis told the Bates College Class of 2009 during its Commencement ceremony May 31.

Women's rowing claims second place at NCAAs

Saturday, May 30, 2009 10:50 am

Bates College had its best showing ever in the NCAA Division III Women's Rowing Championships, claiming second place in both the team standings and in the Grand Final in convincing fashion on Saturday.

Locally grown comic goes viral with mullet wig and wolf T-shirt

Thursday, May 28, 2009 12:05 pm

A story in The Adirondack Daily Enterprise talks about the YouTube video produced by Dustin Drury '06 and his New York City improv group, Dr. Coolsex that picks up on the viral Internet humor of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt, which became wildly popular when it began attracting funny and ironic reviews on its Amazon.com page.

O'Connell named Maine's football coach of the year

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 12:17 pm

The Bangor Daily News reports that Dan O’Connell ’99, who guided the...

"Still Alice" author Lisa Genova

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 12:12 pm

The WCSH-TV news magazine 207 features Lisa Genova ’92, author of Still...

Bobcat of the week: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Monday, May 25, 2009 2:19 pm

Bates junior Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan (Topsham, Maine) became a three-time All-American by finishing fifth in the women's hammer throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week at Marietta College.

Bates duo tops Bowdoin for NCAA tennis doubles title

Monday, May 25, 2009 11:10 am

They may as well have played on their own home courts, or at Lisbon High School for that matter, 3,000 miles away. But one of the greatest moments in the history of Bates athletics was a win over virtual neighbor and arch rival Bowdoin, decided in Southern California late Sunday night.

Bobcat of the week: Ben Stein '09

Monday, May 25, 2009 10:08 am

Few athletes in Bates College history have ever reached the degree of achievement Ben Stein did May 22-24, 2009, when he won eight matches and lost only one, the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles Championship, and headed home as a national champion.

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of...

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee...

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