December 21, 2009 1:01 pm
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.)
December 21, 2009 12:57 pm
In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project: the multimedia performance Beautiful Me by South African…
December 21, 2009 11:40 am
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.
December 21, 2009 11:34 am
As the number of students with H1N1 flu topped 250 in October, Bates implemented its H1N1 protocols.
December 21, 2009 11:26 am
President Hansen congratulates 2009 NCAA Division III doubles champions Ben Stein ’09 and Amrit Rupasinghe ’10.
December 21, 2009 11:10 am
For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.
December 21, 2009 11:02 am
President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.
December 21, 2009 10:49 am
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.
December 18, 2009 3:59 pm
As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it’s all about the visuals.
December 18, 2009 1:15 pm
Once, feeling feverish before a college philosophy final, I brought a small towel to the blue-book exam. We lefties tend to smudge what we write, and I wanted to keep my writing hand dry, so as not to turn deep thoughts about Plato’s cave into a smeary mess.