Archives for "Current students"

Tuesday

July 6, 2004 11:57 am

Elizabeth Wanless '04 heads for Olympic trials in shot put

Elizabeth Wanless ’04, a four-time All-America and two-time NCAA Division III champion in the shot put, will compete in the qualifying round of the Olympic trials July 15 in Sacramento, Calif.

Tuesday

July 6, 2004 11:24 am

Elizabeth Wanless '04 just short of Olympic trial shot put final

Liz Wanless ’04 (Belleville, Ill.) was just one spot shy of qualifying for the finals of the U.S. Olympic women’s shot put trials on Thursday, finishing 13th in the preliminary round with a throw of 51 feet, three inches.

Tuesday

June 8, 2004 12:19 pm

Bates community aids Lewiston High School science fair

Seventeen Lewiston High School students were honored for their work on 13 projects in the high school’s fifth annual Science Fair, held May 6.

Tuesday

June 1, 2004 12:45 pm

Wanless wins NCAA shot put title

Liz Wanless won the women’s shot put at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a meet record throw to claim her second national shot put championship on Saturday afternoon at Millikin University.

Friday

August 22, 2003 10:57 am

Getting the lead out tests urban gardeners

An environmental studies major at Bates with a concentration in environmental geology, senior Rachel Booty is researching soil contamination by heavy metals — primarily lead — for her thesis. In particular, she’s investigating the impact such contamination makes on urban living. Her research has involved testing plant and soil samples from the downtown gardens run by Lots to Gardens, the community garden program that Booty works for, and comparing them to control materials taken from test gardens on campus.

Friday

August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

Tuesday

October 8, 2002 4:21 pm

Senior receives American Mathematics Society award

Challis J. E. Kinnucan, a Bates College senior from London, Ontario, has been awarded a $4,000 scholarship grant from the American Mathematical Society’s Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Fund.

Friday

August 30, 2002 4:21 pm

Class of 2006 arrives at Bates College

On August’s last Wednesday, a handwritten cloth banner hangs above the entrance to a big brick 1960s-era residence hall at Bates College. In bold purple, green and orange on the white cloth, veteran Bates students offer a welcome greeting to their first-year counterparts: “We’re psyched you’re here.”

Friday

August 30, 2002 4:16 pm

Class of 2006 at a glance

There were 3.6 applications for every first-year student admitted to the Class of 2006, with 419 new first-year students expected when fall semester starts Sept. 4. Bates received more than 4,000 applications for the third year in a row. In all, 1,742 active degree-seeking students will be enrolled on campus or in Bates-sponsored off-campus programs in fall 2002.

Wednesday

August 21, 2002 4:25 pm

$50,000 Tanaka Foundation grant bolsters Bates' scholarships, Asian studies

Bates College has added some new resources to its international scholarships and Asian studies programs, thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Tanaka Memorial Foundation of Japan.