Archives for "Impact"

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Tuesday

November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.

Thursday

October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience.”

Wednesday

October 29, 2014 10:00 am

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wiemers built an “integrated library and information services organization [that is] regarded as a national model among liberal arts colleges,” said President Spencer.

Friday

October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

At halftime of tomorrow’s Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William “Chick” Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

Tuesday

June 10, 2014 3:27 pm

Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Together and as individuals, Katie and Christian embody the Bates values of citizenship, community and integrity.

Wednesday

May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

In a public show of support, the Stangle family joins the multimillion dollar Catalyst Fund effort supporting the college’s strategic initiatives.

Friday

April 18, 2014 11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Friday

March 14, 2014 10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.