Stories from 2013
Former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy '07 has found new purpose in kayaking.
ESPNW profiles resilient former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy ’07

Friday, August 23, 2013 9:22 am

ESPNW features the story of Kaitlyn McElroy ’07, a former Nordic skier...

Professor of Mathematics Bonnie Shulman, who retired in June, accepts salutations en masse from math students during the annual Mount David Summit in March. (Chip Ross photo)
Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Friday, August 23, 2013 8:26 am

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

‘About 111 Girls’ opens Bates’ sixth season of award-winning Global Lens films

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 2:10 pm

Tthe 2013 Global Lens film series premieres at Bates with "About 111 Girls" on Sept. 9

A scene from the Global Lens film 'The Fantastic World of Juan Orol,' showing on Sept. 30.
Events at Bates: Sept. 3-30, 2013

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 1:26 pm

Here’s a listing of public events at the college for September 2013.

The Lake Auburn buoy in place. Holly Ewing/Bates College.
Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.

Simone Schriger '14 in La Campana National Park, Chile. (Arantxa Gallegos)
Summer Student Work: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

Crystal Williams, associate vice president and chief diversity officer at Bates. (Leah Nash)
Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Monday, August 12, 2013 1:34 pm

Williams will oversee the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Intercultural Education and serve as a member of the president’s senior staff.

Phillip Dube '16 of Norton, Zimbabwe, works on his laptop that he classifies as "one of my most prized possessions." The Bates sticker looms large because it’s “a huge part of my identity. It's four years of my life. It's going to have a big effect on who I am." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
News for the New Semester, Fall 2013: Welcome

Friday, August 9, 2013 12:16 pm

Bates is forever, but the details change from year to year. This...

Alexandra Balter '14, right, poses at a field site in Svalbard, Norway, with adviser and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, center. Joining them in Svalbard is Greg de Wet '11, left, who is current pursuing his master's at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Photograph provided by Greg de Wet '11.
Summer Student Work: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Alexandra Balter '14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.

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