Stories about "Maine and New England"
Wednesday, Sept. 6: Catching up at the OIE's reception, from left, are John Collantes '18 of Park Ridge, Ill., Sally Ceesay '18 of the Bronx, Jeanne Hua '18 of Honolulu, and Frederick Cheng '18 of San Leandro, Calif. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Click the kaleidoscope and see the Class of 2021 everywhere

Friday, September 8, 2017 11:32 am

Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo follow our first-years as they dive into life at Bates.

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‘Tremendous teammate’ Rob Gomez ’05 forgoes race victory to help a fallen runner

Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:50 pm

With the finish of the world-class Beach to Beacon in sight, and a Maine title on the line, Gomez slowed to help a staggering fellow runner finish first.

Thorn Merrill '19 of Morrisville, Vt., take to the rail jam behind Smith Hall.
Bates at Night: Skill ’N’ Grill

Friday, January 20, 2017 11:12 am

With tuneage, food, and snow, students get together for a Winter Carnival rail jam on Jan. 17.

The colored lines indicate the trajectories of the air, now over the NESCAC, from near the North Pole. (Model data from NOAA Air Resources Laboratory)
NESCAC Chill Poll for Dec. 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016 11:34 am

Which campus is coldest in the 'CAC on this chilly Northeast day?

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When Bates students fought the Great Fires of 1947

Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:25 am

During the historic fires of October 1947, volunteer firefighting by Bates students was "superior to anything yet," said President Charles Phillips.

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Picture story: With the Class of 2020 on outdoor AESOP trips

Friday, September 9, 2016 2:53 pm

Images from the student-led AESOP outdoor trips during Orientation as Bates' newest students had fun getting to know Maine and each other.

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Slideshow: Bygone Maine summer and harvest scenes from George French, Class of 1908

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:14 pm

A chronicler of everyday Maine life, George French was also among the first photographers to interpret the Maine slogan "Vacationland."

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.

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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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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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