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Bookies and other gamblers used to depend on skilled "line men," like Uncle Arthur, for timely sports results, including race results from Suffolk Downs in East Boston, shown here in the 1930s. Photograph courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection.
Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:33 am

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Jakub Kazecki, assistant professor of German. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Rachel Boggia, assistant professor of dance at Bates, is one of the presenters at the Oct. 20 TEDxDirigo event "Villages." Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Monday, October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine's independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo

Aquila Theatre Company visits Bates and Lewiston in a residency co-sponsored with L/A Arts. Photograph copyright 2005 by Lois Greenfield.
Three by Aquila Theatre in Lewiston

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:49 pm

Bates and L/A Arts co-sponsor Aquila Theatre Company presentations in September 2012.

The Aquila Theatre Company performs "Cyrano de Bergerac" at Bates on Sept. 27.
Longstanding Bates-L/A Arts partnership picks up pace with theater, poetry, music

Friday, September 14, 2012 1:11 pm

Bates and the local arts agency L/A Arts have been collaborators for years, but the partnership has gained a new intensity for autumn 2012.

Among the Harward Center's initiatives is the Community-Based Research program, which allows students to connect service and academics. Above, David Longdon '13 helps lead youth programming with Lots to Gardens, a community garden program in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.

David P. McDonough. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
For new director of Bates Career Development Center, some déjà vu

Friday, August 3, 2012 4:16 am

David McDonough brings to Bates a strong background in working with students and with career-services technology.

From 2007, this portrait of Peter Carlisle '91 was taken in his Portland, Maine, office. The poster behind Carlisle shows Michael Phelps wearing his Olympic medals in Athens. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 12:33 pm

Peter Carlisle '91 discusses what the Olympics are like from an agent's perspective.

Circa 1969, Professor of Geology Roy Farnsworth points to the route that he and his students throughout the Northeast, Canada and Michigan during his Short Term course, Field Geology. Photograph courtesy of the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
Roy Farnsworth, professor emeritus of geology, dies at 84

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 11:15 am

Professor Farnsworth explored creative ways to give his geology students fieldwork experience.

Robert Long '79 poses with his daughter Erica Long '12 on Commencement morning. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Monday, July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times...

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