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To the victors: How NHL champion Tim Ohashi ’11 spent his day with the Stanley Cup

Thursday, July 5, 2018 3:40 pm

“It makes people smile,” says Tim Ohashi ’11, summing up the swell...

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

Bates alumna Amelia Wilhelm wins nomination for NCAA Woman of the Year

Thursday, June 28, 2018 3:03 pm

A Bates rower, Wilhelm is praised as thoughtful, positive, and exceptionally gifted as a chemistry honors major who conducted Lyme disease research.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

What’s in a Name: Tree Streets

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm

The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”

Picture story: Hoops alumni pass it forward

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:29 am

Watch as 80 youngsters are the first to try the new Alumni Gym floor and get expert coaching from three Bates hoops legends, including the Delpeche brothers.

Social Security going broke? Not so fast, says Richard Gelles ’68

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:08 pm

Despite recent headlines, we needn't worry about Social Security going broke, says Richard Gelles ’68: “It’s already broke."

Web Harrison ’63, longtime coach who inspired students with a fusion of Bates ideals and practical Marine Corps values, dies at age 78

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 11:33 am

A revered football and lacrosse coach from the 1970s into the 1990s, Harrison gave his players a way to live life with integrity and purpose.

For a Nepalese honey hunter’s last harvest, friend and filmmaker Ben Ayers ’99 was there

Monday, June 18, 2018 4:38 pm

A decade in a Nepal community helped Ayers achieve sustainable development. It also helped a man who hunts hallucinogenic honey trust you make a movie about his last harvest.

Alumni, faculty recognized during Reunion for service, advocacy, and scientific achievement

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:36 am

James Owens ’87 received the Benjamin E. Mays Medal, the Alumni Association's highest award, for his dedication to education and literacy around the world.

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