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Wednesday

May 26, 2010
3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Thursday

May 13, 2010
2:34 pm

Six students to receive Oak Foundation Environmental Internship awards

A foundation that addresses social and environmental needs around the world has awarded Bates College a $15,000 grant to support environmental internships. Following an internal academic competition, six Bates students were chosen to receive Environmental Internship awards from the Oak Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland.

Wednesday

May 5, 2010
10:05 am

Bates students selected to present research on Capitol Hill

Two Bates College seniors were chosen by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present work in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s annual Posters on the Hill event, in April.

Thursday

April 29, 2010
9:58 am

William Arata '65, senior vice president of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, to speak about investments

A senior vice president at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, William Arata offers a talk titled Money Matters at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 2, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009
2:36 pm

2009 Otis Fellows expand knowledge of history, culture, environment

More than 100 years later, the Yukon River still bears the evidence of the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush: abandoned cabins, mining equipment, even shoes still scattered along the way. Last summer, two Bates seniors set out to experience this historic episode first-hand. They retraced the fortune hunters’ trail along the Yukon, from Lake Bennett in Canada across Alaska to the Bering Sea — a distance of nearly 2,000 miles, covered by foot and canoe.

Wednesday

October 21, 2009
4:12 pm

Byers, Kaluba recount Phillips Fellowship experiences in Indonesia, Central America

Barbara Byers ’10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba ’10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.

Friday

March 13, 2009
5:24 pm

Bates novice debaters triumph at Stanford tournament

First-year Bates students Colin Etnire of San Francisco and his partner Ian Mahmud of Milton, Mass., defeated a team from Yale University to win the novice division of the 2009 Stanford University Parliamentary Debate Tournament, held March 6 and 7 in Palo Alto, Calif.

Thursday

May 15, 2008
11:47 am

Three Bates College students, an alumna receive Fulbright grants

Three Bates College seniors and one alumna received 2008-09 grants for postgraduate research from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Wednesday

May 7, 2008
2:27 pm

Capping a strong year, Bates debaters shine at nationals

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council recently sent six Bates College debaters to the American Parliamentary Debate Association’s national tournament at MIT, where teammates Brendan Jarboe ’08 of Acton, Mass., and Matt Marienthal ’10 of Chicago advanced to the tournament’s octofinals. As a result of their outstanding 5-1 MIT performance, the duo is currently ranked 11th best in the country.