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Wednesday

January 7, 2009
12:40 pm

Bates alums producing sustainable food

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the recent Bates Magazine with “The Maine Course,” a…

Thursday

January 1, 2009
1:03 pm

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Thomas Wenzel, a chemistry professor at Bates, has received a grant worth nearly $100,000 to support an online curriculum development project in analytical chemistry.

Tuesday

December 2, 2008
1:41 pm

WRBC: Rocking your world since 1958

It’s official: WRBC just turned 50! If you live near campus, you can listen over the radio at 91.5 FM. The rest of world can check out a live webcast, read the station’s history and interact.

Friday

November 14, 2008
5:08 pm

The Farmer's Father

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised by a mother who “understood that children were…

Friday

November 14, 2008
5:02 pm

Wake Up! call

Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential Journey to Self-Awareness, Nature, and Social Engagement” educates…

Wednesday

November 12, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates dancers present works by celebrated guest choreographers

Choreographers Janis Brenner of New York City, Kellie Lynch of Connecticut and Tania Isaac of Philadelphia have developed dances with Bates students in the course “Dance Repertory Performance.”

Tuesday

November 11, 2008
1:20 pm

Honored by the Tavis Smiley Foundation

On Saturday October 4th, 2008 I flew to Los Angeles California to accept the 2008 Emerging Youth Leadership Award from The Tavis Smiley Foundation at its 2008 Salute to Youth Leadership Benefit. This award is given to “alumni member of the [Tavis Smiley] Youth to Leaders program who has demonstrated drive and determination toward becoming a leader.” I’m extremely humble to receive an honor from such a great foundation and from a individual whose contributions to our nation’s social fabric, I greatly admire, Tavis Smiley.

Friday

November 7, 2008
1:24 pm

Election Night at Bates

Regardless of what presidential candidate you supported there is no doubt that Tuesday night was a special night for America. To see Barack Obama, an African-American, be elected as President of the United States, is truly something remarkable. Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, this is a historic moment in our country’s history and one that I know I will never forget.

Friday

November 7, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates mathematician awarded $107,000 grant

Peter Wong, a professor of mathematics at Bates, has received a grant of nearly $110,000 to support his research in topology.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
4:07 pm

Sediment at Seawall Beach

At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler ’09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.