Stories about "Alumni and friends"
Treatment for the horrors of PTSD could be near, thanks to landmark research by Edward Meloni ’91

Friday, April 6, 2018 10:43 am

The day might soon come when breathing xenon gas from a hand-held inhaler could treat the mental affliction known as post-traumatic stress disorder.

Bates Club of Antarctica: If glaciers could talk, what would they say?

Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:21 am

How did ancient glaciers move, and what can they tell us about climate change? Allie Balter '14 and Brenda Hall '90 are finding out.

Retail space business wins $9K in student pitch competition

Thursday, April 5, 2018 10:22 am

Ben Nussbaum '19 impressed the alumni judges with his idea's clarity, focus, and viability.

Meet Ella Knowles, Class of 1884, Bates’ most dangerous alumna

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:34 pm

Meet Ella Knowles, Class of 1884 — a suffragist, trailblazing lawyer, and career boat-rocker whose life was a succession of singular female accomplishments.

Social justice takes many forms at inaugural Bates Film Festival

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 2:13 pm

When it was time for students in the Bates College course “Film Festival Studies” to produce the inaugural Bates Film Festival, friends were ready to help.

In Muskie Archives, a virtual reality system that teaches geometry

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:41 am

Find the bear. Grab a sphere. Turn the sphere into a line and the line into a square. Make a circle big enough to step inside.

Look What We Found: All the stuff in James Reese’s office

Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:32 pm

Longtime dean James Reese won't tell you his favorite office item. But he will tell you why and how students have made so many gifts to him during his 40 years.

Fall Dance Concert renamed to honor Bates dance icon Plavin

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 2:12 pm

Bates College has chosen to commemorate dance program founder Marcy Plavin, who died in 2016, by renaming its annual Fall Dance Concert after her.

‘We discussed Taoism, then he said, “Sign the contract”‘

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 12:07 pm

Bates trustee Paul Marks '83 explains how a Bates-fueled interest in China led him to found a multinational aerospace supply company.

During Reunion, an artist thanks a machinist

Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:23 pm

How machinist Peter Beach helped an art student's thesis stand out.

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