Stories from January 2013
At the Jan. 18 retirement reception in his honor, Bill Hiss '66 acknowledges applause for his contributions to Bates. At left are his wife, Colleen Quint '85, and daughter, Jessie. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Slide show: Bill Hiss ’66 retirement reception

Monday, January 28, 2013 10:04 am

Hiss devoted his "full heart, mind and energy" to all things Bates.

Bates student Tim Campbell sports his new Bobcat T-shirt at Satuday's Bates-Tufts men's basketball game. The new Bobcat was revealed at halftime of the game. Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates unveils bold new look for the Bobcat

Saturday, January 26, 2013 3:00 pm

The clean, one-color design and engaging, head-on perspective is a metaphor for Bates' distinguished, friendly reputation.

Anthropology major Devin Tatro '14 talks with Saudi men at a desert farm in the Eastern Province during a Short Term trip last spring to Saudi Arabia led by Dana Professor of Anthropology Loring Danforth. This was a rare moment in Saudi society: women talking with men publicly and allowed not to wear abayas. Photo: Ana Bisaillon ’12.
Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Friday, January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

The Saudi Gazette publishes "Bridging the Gap," a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Keelin Godsey '06 makes a point during the panel discussion "Economic Challenges, Social Justice and the Athletic Experience," part of the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day program on Jan. 21, 2013. Panelists also included moderator Erica Rand, Whitehouse Professor of Art and Visual Culture and Women and Gender Studies; student athlete Jacqui Holmes '13; and head squash coach Pat Cosquer '97. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:25 pm

Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.

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Audio Slide Show: Voices from MLK Day

Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:11 pm

From the MLK Day Memorial Day Service sponsored by the Office of...

Chiharu Naruse and Dean Stein. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Violinist Stein, pianist Naruse to present complete Beethoven sonatas

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 3:03 pm

Violinist Dean Stein and pianist Chiharu Naruse present the completeBeethoven sonatas for violin and piano in the coming weeks.

Kate Paladin '15 speaks about her experience as Otis Fellow during an EnviroLunch in New Commons on Jan. 17, 2013. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Kate Paladin '15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

The Rev. Bill Blaine-Wallace at one of the Bates activities he helped lead in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace to retire in June

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 8:40 am

Blaine-Wallace plans to “re-author his vocational life” by establishing a counseling practice in Farmington, Maine.

Anthea Butler, associate professor and graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers her keynote address, "MLK and America's Bad Check: America's Poor in the 21st Century." Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

Bates President Clayton Spencer and James Reese, associate dean of students, shared a moment of deja vu Monday morning, July 2, as the eighth president of the college began her first week in office. The two were high school classmates.
From James Reese on MLK Day, a high school story with a surprise ending

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 1:02 pm

As part of his welcoming remarks at the 2013 Martin Luther King...

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