Posts by Bates Magazine
In Alex Dauge-Roth’s Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
In the wake of an NCAA ban on high-tech swimsuits, the focus is again on the swimmers, not on what they wear.
If “swing dean” sounds like a job at a jazz college, Marylyn Scott and Carmita McCoy work at a rhythm counted in years, not beats. They trade places annually: As one works in Admissions, recruiting students from groups underrepresented in higher ed, the other heads to the Dean of Students office to support the 100 or so multicultural and first-generation-to-college students she helped recruit in the previous cycle.
In September, Joyce White Vance ’82 was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, one of the first five U.S. attorneys appointed by President Obama.
Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.
Craig Saddlemire ’05 went from observer to activist as he chronicled a Lewiston neighborhood fighting to be heard.
A selection of news items from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.
Photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen traveled to New Orleans in September to photograph…
A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)
In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project:…