Kent Fischer

In addition to helping plan and lead the college’s overall communications strategy, Kent works with reporters from the web, print, and TV to tell the Bates story.

Stories by Kent Fischer
Here comes the Class of 2020, bringing ‘the world to Bates’

Friday, August 26, 2016 11:49 am

The 499 members of the Class of 2020 were selected from a pool of 5,356 applicants, the second-largest in Bates history.

Four questions with emerging filmmaker Nicole Danser ’15

Friday, May 6, 2016 11:46 am

Four questions with aspiring filmmaker Nicole Danser '15.

Paula Schlax wins 2016 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Thursday, April 14, 2016 2:35 pm

Paula Schlax is the 2016 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, Bates College's signature honor for great teaching.

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:54 am

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan '62 and the late Jim Carignan '61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Marriage, the ultimate crime fighter?

Friday, November 13, 2015 8:33 am

Research by Bates sociologist Michael Rocque finds that communities that have strong marriage rates demonstrate lower levels of crime.

China’s social-media censors quicker than previously thought, Auer’s research reveals

Thursday, October 29, 2015 2:52 pm

Matt Auer, dean of the faculty and an environmental policy expert, and a colleague made their discovery by looking at censorship related to the film "Under the Dome."

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax's $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Valerie Smith ’75 to be installed as Swarthmore’s 15th president on Oct. 3

Friday, October 2, 2015 9:54 am

Smith's accomplishment was set into motion, in part, by her experiences at Bates, both as a student and a trustee of the college.

‘Community and connection’ are what’s in store for the arriving Class of 2019 on Aug. 31

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:38 am

After Opening Day on Aug. 31, the journey of becoming a bona fide Bates College student begins with Orientation.

Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including four tenure decisions

Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:24 pm

Recent faculty promotions at Bates include four professors earning tenure and three being named full professor.

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