Stories about "Alumni"
Meet Navy Capt. J.J. Cummings ’89, commander of the world’s largest aircraft carrier

Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:41 pm

The U.S. has 11 nuclear-powered carriers, and a Bates grad commands one of them: the USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy’s newest and the world’s largest.

Recalling Bates’ post-war Sampsonville and its community of married students

Friday, August 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Seventy-two years ago, Bates debuted a post-World War II housing option that, to this day, remains unique.

Q&A: For Bates interns, there’s ‘no better outlet’ for economics skills than alum-founded Analysis Group

Monday, August 6, 2018 3:34 pm

Find out what three Purposeful Work interns have learned at Analysis Group, which works on everything from antitrust cases to the opioid crisis.

Bates in the News: August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:50 pm

A train brings novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 back to her childhood, a NASA scientist talks lunar eclipses, and a professor commemorates a dark chapter in Maine history.

To the victors: How NHL champion Tim Ohashi ’11 spent his day with the Stanley Cup

Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:40 pm

“It makes people smile,” says Ohashi, a member of the champion Washington Capitals coaching staff, summing up the swell day spent with the famed Stanley Cup.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

Picture story: Hoops alumni pass it forward

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:29 am

Watch as 80 youngsters are the first to try the new Alumni Gym floor and get expert coaching from three Bates hoops legends, including the Delpeche brothers.

Social Security going broke? Not so fast, says Richard Gelles ’68

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:08 pm

Despite recent headlines, we needn't worry about Social Security going broke, says Richard Gelles ’68: “It’s already broke."

Web Harrison ’63, longtime coach who inspired students with a fusion of Bates ideals and practical Marine Corps values, dies at age 78

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:33 am

A revered football and lacrosse coach from the 1970s into the 1990s, Harrison gave his players a way to live life with integrity and purpose.

For a Nepalese honey hunter’s last harvest, friend and filmmaker Ben Ayers ’99 was there

Monday, June 18, 2018 4:38 pm

A decade in a Nepal community helped Ayers achieve sustainable development. It also helped a man who hunts hallucinogenic honey trust you make a movie about his last harvest.

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