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Sunday

December 21, 2008
10:37 am

Connections: They’re All Set

The 1989 volleyball team’s Homecoming reunion typifies a distinctive brand of alumni programming.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
2:17 pm

Choice Meat

This issue reflects the College’s ongoing Bates Contemplates Food initiative in myriad ways, including eight profiles of alumni who produce food in Maine.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
4:16 pm

Where Credit Is Due

The lessons go beyond economics when an entire department helps students sort out the credit crisis.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
4:15 pm

You're Happy, I'm Happy

As far as landmark Bates weekends go, the Parents & Family Weekend vibe is distinct, differing quite a bit from, say, Reunion’s happy feel.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
4:07 pm

Sediment at Seawall Beach

At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler ’09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:53 pm

Dual Demmitts

Louisa Demmitt ’09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he’s not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:43 pm

Set Shot

At 4:48 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2008, after leaving a raucous Alumni Gym and a men’s basketball team win vs. Colby, photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen captured this image of a Chase Hall spire against the midwinter sunset.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:36 pm

Stroke of Dawn

Watching the day begin from a canoe on a lake, says Demmit, of Columbia, Md., helps center her. “Everything starts fresh when the sun first hits the water,” she says. “What happened yesterday doesn’t matter.”

Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:22 pm

AESOP at sea

During a pre-orientation trip in late August, new Bates students and their trip co-leaders dive into the calm waters of the Basin on the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:21 pm

The Rice Stuff

Rice is a managing director at BlackRock, the country’s largest publicly traded mutual fund manager. Within the volatile confines of the energy market, Rice is a star. His portfolios top out at just over $8 billion and his most recognized asset, the firm’s $1.4 billion Global Resources mutual fund, has soared right alongside the increasing prices of natural gas, coal, and oil.