Archives for "Profiles"


January 31, 2013 3:55 pm

Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Hilary Poriss ’91 explores the surprising variety of tasks expected of 19th-century opera singers in a lecture on Feb. 6.


May 31, 2011 4:01 pm

Video: Seniors of 2011 reflect on defining Bates moments

Each Commencement season, we share brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. These comments come from a…


September 28, 2009 10:25 am

Liz Schulze '13

Led by first-year standout Liz Schulze (San Diego, Calif.), the Bates College women’s cross country team defeated rival Bowdoin 90-127…


September 28, 2009 10:23 am

Doug Brecher '10

The Bates College men’s cross country team placed the top two finishers and three of the top four in a…


July 1, 2009 11:46 am

Paul Suitter ’09 pursues a career in politics

During the presidential primary campaign, the Obama camp contacted the Bates Democrats and asked if we would host Ted Kennedy’s…


July 1, 2009 10:46 am

Sebastian Pedraza ’11 researches genes and gingivitis

This past summer I had an opportunity to do a full research internship as an incoming sophomore, which is very…


July 1, 2009 10:39 am

Devin Wigler ’09 explores a career in oncology

My interest in oncology began when I volunteered at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston during Short Term. I…


July 1, 2009 10:36 am

Noel Nguyen ’11 prepares for Bates

It was quite an honor to be selected as a Hughes Summer Scholar. The best part was being exposed to…


July 1, 2009 10:35 am

Geoffrey Shaughnessy ’09 debates around the globe

When it came time for me to decide which college I’d attend, debate was certainly a factor. Of all the…


May 25, 2009 2:19 pm

Bobcat of the week: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan '10

Bates junior Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan (Topsham, Maine) became a three-time All-American by finishing fifth in the women’s hammer throw at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships last week at Marietta College.