Stories from September 2011
Convocation to feature remarks by faculty member nationally noted for recent book

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:47 pm

Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.

Getting ready: new professors Mara Tieken and Therí Pickens

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:44 pm

For new faculty, recent days have been a crash course in all...

Getting ready: Jim Taylor and the Bobcat equipment room

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:38 pm

Jim Taylor has been Bates’ head equipment manager for 14 years. He...

Getting ready: Sarah Potter '77 and the College Store

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:20 pm

In the College Store, quarter-zip sweatshirts are all the rage, and demand...

Getting ready: James Reese and the dean's office

Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:16 am

James Reese has been a Bates dean since most current students’ parents...

Getting ready: Sanford Freedman and his English courses

Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:16 am

From his second floor office in 154-year-old Hathorn Hall, English professor Sanford...

Getting ready: Tom Hayward and the Bates library

Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:13 am

The card catalog used to be the first thing you saw in...

Getting ready: Christine Schwartz and Dining Services

Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:12 am

For Bates Dining Services, summer’s a time for experimentation, with the results...

Getting ready: Suzy Nattress and keys to Bates

Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:10 am

Obtaining a Bates ID card is like getting your driver’s license, but...

Getting ready: Mark Harriman and trends in football

Thursday, September 1, 2011 11:00 am

There’s no ice at Underhill Arena yet, yet the flat expanse was...

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