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After a mild December, the first cold snap of the winter season helps to make Lake Andrews for Bobcats and all other creatures to join the Puddle Jump on Jan. 22. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
NESCAC Chill Poll for Jan. 7, 2016: Did topsy-turvy temps create an upset winner?

Thursday, January 7, 2016 2:33 pm

We anticipated a longshot to kick off the NESCAC Chill Poll season, but keep cooly cool, boy: The familiar Snow Misers of the CBB ruled.

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What’s in a Bates name: Mount David

Friday, December 18, 2015 9:35 am

While the campus hill, Mount David, rises just 381 feet, the family name looms tall in Bates history.

Caroline Holm '17, Alex Krech, a Southern Maine Community College intern, and Anna Berenson '16, work  under the direction of chemistry professor Paula Schlax studying gene expression in the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax's $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Jason DeFelice '17 of Salem, N.H., an intern with with Outright L/A, poses at the Lewiston Public Library prior to leading a Q-and-A with LGBT youth. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

Friday, September 11, 2015 9:46 am

A neuroscience major, DeFelice say his internship in Lewiston reaffirmed his goal to become a psychiatrist and work with transgender youth.

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Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

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Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Friday, August 21, 2015 9:09 am

Bates swapped out hundreds of student mattresses over the summer. That means some Maine families might soon be sleeping better.

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Calling all bargain-hunters: Clean Sweep returns June 20 for 15th year

Thursday, June 4, 2015 1:08 pm

Bates College presents its 15th annual Clean Sweep "garage sale" on June 20 at the Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Bates College seniors, left to right, Naima Qambi, Asha Mahamud, Allaina Murphy, Mekae Hyde and Alex Parker are graduating from Bates College on May 31.
College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Five seniors from Lewiston-Auburn chose Bates for familiar reasons: distinctive community, generous financial aid, and a rigorous liberal arts education.

Theresa Seel '18 of Darmstadt, Germany, helps classmates put down lines for a demonstration bike lane on Oxford Street in Lewiston on May 20. The project was part of a Short Term urban planning course taught by Mike Lydon '04. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.

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For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:17 am

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

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