Archives for "Bates Magazine"

Saturday

November 1, 2008 8:44 am

It's all about the paper trail for archives director Kat Stefko

Asked to describe her job as an archivist, Katherine Stefko’s stock reply is, “I’m paid to read other people’s mail.” The joke is revealing. Director of archives and special collections at Bates, Stefko oversees the delicate work of gathering documentary materials that reveal the details — sometimes very personal — of history.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 4:29 pm

Perennial Tradition

Daylilies frame the 2003 ivy stone on Carnegie Science Hall. In a new tradition, the Class of 2008 stone, designed…

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 4:14 pm

CSI Bates

In the woods near Merrill Gym, Short Term students in “Forensic Science,” taught by Stephanie Richards ’84, a visiting biology professor, search for a mock gravesite. From left are Jennifer Diefendorf ’11, Christopher Ray ’10, teaching assistant Marshall Karpell ’08, Leigh Krueger ’10 (behind tree), and Kelsey Omstead ’08.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 4:00 pm

Trophy Bobcats

Batesies at Pimlico in May

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 3:41 pm

Food, Culture, and Performance

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 3:27 pm

Leading to change

Shifting U.S. demographics intersect with Bates’ forward-looking mission

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 3:11 pm

Rho Beta Phi

At a college where the absence of fraternities has defined student life, what are we to make of the existence of the early-1960s mock fraternity Rho Beta Phi (“Roger Bill Fraternity”)?

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 2:59 pm

Place in the heart

While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 2:46 pm

Ecosystem of inches

Every time a putt lips out, or every time a football bangs an upright, you hear the phrase: “It’s a game of inches.” Then there’s commercial fisherman Eric Hesse ’86, the subject of a photo essay. He works in an ecosystem of inches.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 2:40 pm

Walk the walk

Alumni Walk gets a shakedown cruise