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

Friday, April 29, 2011 11:48 am

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of...

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

Thursday, April 28, 2011 9:26 am

The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal...

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 3:20 pm

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.

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

Friday, April 8, 2011 4:33 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 1:43 pm

Melissa Ducommun ’11 talks about the role her senior thesis and adviser...

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

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10:45 am

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new...

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Monday, March 28, 2011 2:24 pm

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.

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

Friday, March 25, 2011 9:11 am

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.

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

Monday, March 14, 2011 3:52 pm

In all of the proud history of throwers on the Bates College...

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Friday, March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look...

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