Stories about "Alumni"
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Love, family, and Bates friendship drive the documentary Guys Next Door

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:59 pm

An alumna-directed documentary about family that grew out of the love and friendship among Bates classmates plays on March 30 at the college.

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What do we know about Bates’ first Irish-born graduate?

Friday, March 17, 2017 12:22 pm

Dennis Joseph Callahan, Class of 1876, was born in Bishopstown, Ireland, on Christmas Day in 1852.

Surrounded by scaffolding and newly clad in siding to match the adjacent Cutten Maintenance Center, the Renewable Fuel Oil tank is shown on Jan. 19, 2017. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Bates in the News: March 10, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:51 pm

The media explain why pot is legal in Maine yet illegal at colleges like Bates, and why Bates is a case study of why a biofuel company might expand to Maine.

Christina Lang '18 of Novato, Calif., dances with Erin Fuller '18 of Reno, Nev.
Bates at Night: Ballroom Society, a ‘contact sport’

Friday, March 3, 2017 12:35 pm

Student members of the Bates Ballroom Society make all the right moves on Wednesday night.

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Video: Youth is served for alpine head coach Micaela Holland ’11

Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30 am

"Once you start coaching, you say things that sound so simple," Holland says. "In reality, when you're the person doing them, they are really hard."

Students do pre-computer information retrieval, circa 1974, using the library's card catalog. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75: New technology can come from old ideas

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 4:24 pm

Some ideas that work today, like voice recognition, have a long history of not working, says Dumais, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Students navigate a sea of snow on Feb. 14. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Friday, February 10, 2017 11:00 am

It's February, and while we embrace the outdoors, we're just as prepared to move indoors for the fullness of Bates campus life.

Tim Ohashi '11 is the hockey operations analyst for the Washington Capitals of the NHL. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)
Bates in the News: Jan. 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 11:19 am

The Washington Post reports how Tim Ohashi '11 idolized the Washington Capitals as a kid and now he's on the NHL's team's coaching staff. How'd that happen?

Marcus Bruce '77, the college's Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, listens to his students on Dec. 8 during his class on Benjamin Mays. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Marcus Bruce ’77 on Benjamin Mays, MLK, and the ongoing struggle for emancipation

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm

Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."

Marcus Delpeche scored a game-high 25 points, Malcolm Delpeche tallied a double-double and the Bates men's basketball team took an early lead and never looked back in their 74-60 victory over Bowdoin in a non-league game Wednesday night at Alumni Gym. Celebrating at game's end, from left,
Video: Identical twins and seniors Marcus Delpeche and Malcolm Delpeche lead Bates into NESCAC play

Friday, January 6, 2017 10:21 am

With Marcus Delpeche '17 and Malcolm Delpeche '17 leading the way, it might be time to double down on Bates men's basketball.

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