Stories from December 2009
Festival in the Fall

Monday, December 21, 2009 12:57 pm

In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project:...

Life Lessons

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:41 am

Army Lt. Col. Mark Leahey ’86 poses with a young boy who had been following Leahey and other Army soldiers one morning during a foot patrol in a Kurdish neighborhood of Kirkuk City. “The boy’s name is Mahmood,” Leahey writes in an e-mail to Bates Magazine.

Stories in Stone

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:40 am

Bates faculty, staff, students, and friends tour nearby Riverside Cemetery during Halloween week, learning College history by visiting graves of early Bates notables, including founder Oren Cheney, famed professor Jonathan Stanton, and leading Lewiston citizen Alonzo Garcelon.

Taking a Shot

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:34 am

As the number of students with H1N1 flu topped 250 in October, Bates implemented its H1N1 protocols.

A Mountain Away

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:31 am

Since he was a Boy Scout growing up in Lewiston, Phil Isaacson ’47, L.H.D. ’97 has loved to venture into the White Mountains, whether hiking on trails that have been accessible since the 1800s or skiing snow fields like the Gulf of Slides or Tuckerman Ravine.

Advantage Bates

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:26 am

President Hansen congratulates 2009 NCAA Division III doubles champions Ben Stein ’09 and Amrit Rupasinghe ’10.

The Gap Band

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:10 am

For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.

Scene Again: Reynolds’ Ride

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:02 am

President Reynolds, who died in September 2009, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.

Bates Matters: Homage to Hedley

Monday, December 21, 2009 10:49 am

Like other members of the post–World War II baby boom who went into academe, I emerged from graduate school in the mid-1970s. Here at Bates, a new generation of professors like Martin Andrucki, Mark Semon, Steve Kemper, and Carole Taylor — plus many others, boomers all — arrived in response to what was promised them: the opportunity to be vigorous scholars and great teachers.

Louder than Words

Friday, December 18, 2009 3:59 pm

As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it's all about the visuals.

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