Posts by Bates Magazine
In October, the summertime Bates Dance Festival presented its first-ever academic-year project:…
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.
As the number of students with H1N1 flu topped 250 in October, Bates implemented its H1N1 protocols.
President Hansen congratulates 2009 NCAA Division III doubles champions Ben Stein ’09 and Amrit Rupasinghe ’10.
For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.
President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.
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.
As they advance the greening of Bates, the EcoReps know that it’s all about the visuals.
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.
Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.