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Friday

April 29, 2011
11:48 am

Bobcat slugger Noah Lynd ’11 looks at the physics of new NCAA-mandated bats

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of the hands of sluggers like Bates senior Noah…

Thursday

April 28, 2011
9:26 am

Seattle Times interviews Robin Leventhal '88, chef of 'Jewish deli with a Pacific Northwest twist'

The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal ’88, the new chef at Stopsky’s Delicatessen. Food…

Tuesday

April 19, 2011
3:20 pm

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Decades of dance at Bates College will come to life on stage again Saturday, April 30, as nearly 90 dance alumni perform a piece based on images by the late dance photographer Leonard Plavin. The dance “A Moment in Focus: Dance Images by Leonard Plavin,” commemorating the passion and achievement of a photographer who shot some 10,000 images of the Bates College Modern Dance Company, concludes an alumni reunion dance performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Friday

April 8, 2011
4:33 pm

Porst '11 receives Projects for Peace award to build first school in a remote Andean community

During a community dinner on the eve of her departure from a remote Peruvian community, Hannah Porst ’11 asked residents of this mountain village how she could thank them for their hospitality. What we really need, they told her, is a school. Now Porst has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant — covering a third of the cost of her initiative and making it possible for the school to be built this summer.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011
1:43 pm

For aspiring researcher Ducommun '11, senior thesis is a springboard to graduate school

Melissa Ducommun ’11 talks about the role her senior thesis and adviser have played in her path to graduate school…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011
10:45 am

Press Herald columnist spotlights All-American story 'that begins in sorrow'

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new track and field All-Americans: David Pless ’13, Ethan…

Monday

March 28, 2011
2:24 pm

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year’s recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Friday

March 25, 2011
9:11 am

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Lisa Barry ’77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.

Monday

March 14, 2011
3:52 pm

Video: Pless ’13 is NCAA shot put champ; All-America honors to Waldman ’11, Murtagh ’11

In all of the proud history of throwers on the Bates College men’s track and field program, the Bobcats have…

Friday

March 4, 2011
2:19 pm

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look at Bates graduate Henry Wilkins Chandler, the College’s…