Stories about "Impact"
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Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 10:00 am

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

Chick Leahey (right) runs a bunting drill during an early spring practice in the Gray Athletic Building. (Photo courtesy of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

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.

Katherine Papadonis Rogers '04, right, receives the Distinguished Young Alumni Award from President Clayton Spencer at the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 7, 2014. (H. Lincoln Benedict '09)
Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:27 pm

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

In 2012, Emily Siegel Stangle '72 and Bruce Stangle '70 attend a Museum of Art reception  honoring Bruce as the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community. (Jose Leiva.)
Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

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

Murambi Genocide Memorial, Rwanda. (Photograph by Aliza Luft)
Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Friday, April 18, 2014 11:58 am

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

Kelton McMahon '05 (left) dives among coral reefs in the Red Sea. McMahon earned a doctorate from the joint MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution program in oceanography. (Michael Berumen / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

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

A screen capture of an ad from the Honey Maid "This is Wholesome" campaign, featuring a gay male couple who have two children.
Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Friday, March 14, 2014 10:23 am

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

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Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:58 pm

You hear the word "endowment" and you probably think "college." But there's more out there, says Walter Dillingham '82.

Above is a watercolor that oceanographer Gregory Johnson '85 created, along with haiku to illustrate various concepts about climate change. (Copyright Gregory Johnson)
Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:55 am

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report "Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis."

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Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Thursday, February 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

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