Archives for "Integrity"


December 21, 2009 11:41 am

Life Lessons

Army Lt. Col. Mark Leahey ’86 poses with a young boy who had been following Leahey and other Army soldiers one morning during a foot patrol in a Kurdish neighborhood of Kirkuk City. “The boy’s name is Mahmood,” Leahey writes in an e-mail to Bates Magazine.


December 21, 2009 11:02 am

Scene Again: Reynolds' Ride

President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.


December 18, 2009 9:27 am

Genocide’s Heirs

Alexis Mutimukunda and Sara Bravmann ’12 talk about their experiences learning from one another.


December 17, 2009 2:15 pm

New (and Young) Orleans

But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.


December 16, 2009 4:42 pm

Portland Press Herald reports on 'Woman of Distinction' honor to Brenda Garrand '79

The Portland Press Herald reports that Brenda Garrand ’79, founder, president and strategic director of the Maine-based Garrand communications agency,…


November 18, 2009 11:49 am

Video: Lee Abrahamsen is at the heart of Bates' medical studies program

Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…


November 11, 2009 10:53 am

Psychologist to discuss mechanisms of will and self-control at Bates College

Roy Baumeister, an influential social psychologist at Florida State University, visits Bates College to discuss the mental processes enabling individuals to control their behavior at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

The talk is open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8204.


October 15, 2009 6:45 am

Bishop Gene Robinson, NewsHour analyst Paul Solman to speak in Bates College appearances

Paul Solman, an economics, business and occasional art correspondent to “The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. He offers two lectures on a common theme, “The Divided Self: Money, God and Neighbor.” The Oct. 5 talk is titled “Spending Beyond Our Means and Are We Screwed If We Don’t?” and the Oct. 7 talk, “IS Money The Root of All Evil?” The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly gay, non-celibate bishop in a major Christian denomination, speaks at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Chapel, College Street. His talk is called “Religion and Gay Marriage: Why They Matter So Much.”


September 30, 2009 3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…


September 24, 2009 2:29 pm

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22,…