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Wednesday

April 21, 2010
11:30 am

He Must Have Seen Potential

In coming to Bates, Milt Lindholm ’35 walked a path both fortunate and fortuitous This essay is adapted from two…

Friday

April 2, 2010
11:23 am

Video: Dean Emeritus Milt Lindholm '35 remembered

Remembrances from four people who knew Milt as a father, admissions dean, colleague and friend were offered during a memorial service for Lindholm at the Bates Chapel on March 21

Monday

January 4, 2010
12:08 pm

A Girl’s Life documents the aspirations of Sonia Luna ’13

A Girl’s Life, a PBS documentary by researcher and author Rachel Simmons examining the challenges facing young women growing up…

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:25 am

Ask Me Another: Two Deans, One Goal

If “swing dean” sounds like a job at a jazz college, Marylyn Scott and Carmita McCoy work at a rhythm counted in years, not beats. They trade places annually: As one works in Admissions, recruiting students from groups underrepresented in higher ed, the other heads to the Dean of Students office to support the 100 or so multicultural and first-generation-to-college students she helped recruit in the previous cycle.

Monday

December 21, 2009
11:10 am

The Gap Band

For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.

Monday

December 14, 2009
3:37 pm

Bates names new vice president and dean of enrollment and external affairs

“Nancy Cable brings us the expertise, national reputation and leadership skills needed to engage all Bates constituencies in advancing the mission of the College.” — Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen

Tuesday

October 20, 2009
1:06 pm

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read finds a bit of camp in the campus tour

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read, associate professor of French, has taken enough campus tours with his two young daughters…

Friday

September 11, 2009
1:55 pm

About the Class of 2013

Although the final numbers are subject to change, Bates expects new students to include 470 first-years and a single transfer…

Wednesday

September 2, 2009
9:43 am

The New York Daily News highlights Brooklyn high school students on path for college

The New York Daily News talks to recent graduates of the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice (with whom…

Tuesday

August 25, 2009
8:52 am

Teens: Mix studies with fun, and plan ahead

First-year Bates student Pamela Ross ’13 of Fairfield, Conn., offers advice for high-school readers of the Connecticut Post. “For students applying to college,” she writes, “the process comes with many tasks that must be completed in a few short months. Along with schoolwork and extracurricular obligations, students fill out applications, write essays, visit schools and do admissions interviews. To tackle all these activities, you must dive into the process headfirst and avoid wasting time.”