News Archives

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 3:17 pm

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students’ quantitative reasoning skills.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 2:57 pm

Bates Dance Festival, Lakeside Concerts offer season finales

The Bates Dance Festival and the Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series end their seasons in high style this weekend, starting Thursday, Aug. 6, with the first of two “Different Voices” dance festival performances and a concert by Réveillons!, a Québécois folk band.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 2:48 pm

Summer Scholars Program gives first-years solid start in math, science

The goal of the Bates Summer Scholars Program is to build a community of science scholars from among a diverse group of first-years, including first-generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in the sciences. It introduces these students to college-level academics and helps them develop time-management, research and study skills.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 3:38 pm

Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

After sharing a meal at the end of a two-week homestay with a Zulu family in rural Ohwebede, my host siblings encouraged me to take out my camera for one last photo shoot.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 3:28 pm

Khon Kaen, Thailand

In Thailand, the death of a loved one is never a sad occasion

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 3:15 pm

Fyn, Denmark

This was shot in April 2007 on the island of Fyn.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 3:08 pm

Prague, Czech Republic

I took this photo while standing on the Charles Bridge. The Prague Castle, in which Holy Roman Emperors, Czech Kings, and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have resided, has witnessed several power transitions.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 2:45 pm

Budapest, Hungary

One of the most recognizable symbols of the city, the Széchenyi Chain Bridge connects Buda with Pest.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 2:36 pm

Manbi, Ecuador

This photo was taken in the province of Manbi on the coast of Ecuador. After a long hike through the bosque seco and bosque nublado we stopped to cut platano and bananas to bring down to the house for our Ecuadorian-American feast.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009 9:14 am

Washington Post profiles acclaimed fiction writer Elizabeth Strout '77

An extensive profile of author Elizabeth Strout ’77 in The Washington Post focuses on Strout’s past as a way to explain the compelling lead character in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Olive Kitteridge.