Archives for "Impact"

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…

Friday

March 4, 2011 12:30 pm

Portland Press Herald reviews Rohde '89 tale of Taliban captivity

The Portland Press Herald reviews A Rope and a Prayer, the book by David Rohde ’89 that tells of his…

Tuesday

March 1, 2011 3:00 pm

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65, Harvard minister and beloved son of Bates, dies at age 68

The Rev. Peter J. Gomes ’65, D.D. ’96 died Feb. 28, 2011, at Massachusetts General Hospital of complications from a stroke he suffered in December. He was 68 years old.

Friday

February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers and sexual orientation By H. Jay Burns and…