Archives for "Impact"


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…


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…


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…


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.


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…


February 11, 2011 1:23 pm

Sports Notes: squash standout Cheri-Ann Parris '13

Barbados native Cheri-Ann Parris ’13 contributes an island attitude to Bates squash By Andy Walter The Barbados squash community is…


February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…


February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.


February 11, 2011 8:29 am

‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

‘A Generous Thing for Friends’

Rachel Segall ’91 carries a baby for Erik Mercer ’91 and Sandro Sechi, helping to create a new way to…


February 4, 2011 3:23 pm

Pupfish Shakeup

Paul Barrett ’80 is a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expert on the endangered Devil’s Hole pupfish, several of which…