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April 5, 2011 10:45 am

Press Herald columnist spotlights All-American story 'that begins in sorrow'

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new track and field All-Americans: David Pless ’13, Ethan…


April 5, 2011 10:10 am

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Reporter…


March 25, 2011 9:11 am

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Lisa Barry ’77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.


March 18, 2011 10:06 am

Hirai offers Sun Journal historical, personal insights into Tohoku earthquake

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History, offers personal and historical insights into the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in…


March 7, 2011 3:08 pm

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65, a 'joyous man,' remembered in Chapel observance

The mourners who gathered in the Chapel today to remember the Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes ’65 stayed silent when…


March 4, 2011 2:55 pm

Concord Monitor covers 100th birthday of Dustin '32

When Elden Dustin ’32 was at Bates, reports the Concord Monitor on the occasion of Dustin’s 100th birthday on Feb….


March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look at Bates graduate Henry Wilkins Chandler, the College’s…


March 4, 2011 1:24 pm

The Boston Globe previews two Nordic races where Freeman '98 is defending champ

In its preview of two major Nordic races in New England, The Boston Globe focuses on Justin Freeman ’98, defending…


March 4, 2011 12:30 pm

Portland Press Herald reviews Rohde '89 tale of Taliban captivity

The Portland Press Herald reviews A Rope and a Prayer, the book by David Rohde ’89 that tells of his…


February 11, 2011 8:29 am

‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…