Stories about "Impact"
Professor of Mathematics Bonnie Shulman, who retired in June, accepts salutations en masse from math students during the annual Mount David Summit in March. (Chip Ross photo)
Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Friday, August 23, 2013 8:26 am

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

Seen here is an artist's conception of an unusual kind of supernova that Soderberg has explored. Known as an engine-driven supernova, it emits low-energy radio waves rather than high-energy gamma rays. Illustration by Bill Saxton.
Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 10:00 am

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It's also a predictor of later success.

David Pless ’13 prepares to throw the shot, en route to winning his second consecutive NCAA Division III indoor title in 2012 and breaking the NCAA Division III Indoor record by 9.5 inches. Photograph by Stephen Mally/NCAA.
NCAA champion David Pless ’13, the ‘consummate gift,’ profiled by hometown newspaper

Monday, July 29, 2013 2:47 pm

Profiled in his hometown Atlanta newspaper, NCAA shot put champion David Pless...

Philip Isaacson '47, photographed outside his Lewiston law office in 1993 by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

Friday, June 28, 2013 10:00 am

The Portland Press Herald and Lewiston Sun Journal each report and comment...

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‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:00 pm

While acts of philanthropy got most private colleges going, the tradition of the alumni fund is a relative newcomer.

Julia Sleeper '08, recipient of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award at Reunion for her work with Tree Street Youth Center in Lewiston, poses with President Clayton Spencer. Photograph by H. Lincoln Benedict '09.
Sleeper ’08 receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:43 am

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award is presented to a recent graduate for exceptional volunteer service to Bates and distinction in his or her career.

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Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Friday, May 31, 2013 1:18 pm

Bates' popular "Clean Sweep" sale returns for the 13th year on Saturday, June 15.

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Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 pm

A leading scholar and globally engaged expert, Auer is also a dynamic and effective academic leader, said Bates President Clayton Spencer.

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Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who "always ready with a helping hand."

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