News Archives

Monday

December 21, 2009 12:57 pm

Festival in the Fall

In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project: the multimedia performance Beautiful Me by South African…

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:41 am

Life Lessons

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.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:40 am

Stories in Stone

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.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:34 am

Taking a Shot

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

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:31 am

A Mountain Away

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.

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:26 am

Advantage Bates

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

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:10 am

The Gap Band

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

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:02 am

Scene Again: Reynolds' Ride

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

Monday

December 21, 2009 10:49 am

Bates Matters: Homage to Hedley

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.

Friday

December 18, 2009 3:59 pm

Louder than Words

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