Archives for "Profiles"

Thursday

March 26, 2009 1:55 pm

Joseph Hall's Wabanaki history course conveys hidden stories

Information and knowledge are two different things. Teachers like Joseph Hall Jr. proffer the first, but their real work is leading students to the second. Hall does that so well that Bates students chose him for the prestigious 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Thursday

March 26, 2009 11:13 am

Kelsey Lamdin '09

As Bates senior diver Kelsey Lamdin was warming up last Friday for the final competition of her collegiate career, her goal was to win an eighth All-America award and become the most decorated diver in Bates history.

Wednesday

March 25, 2009 10:26 am

Medical research opportunities abound for Devin Wigler '09

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

Monday

March 23, 2009 11:02 am

Tyler Moore '09

Bates senior attackman Tyler Moore (North Andover, Mass.) played a key role in the Bobcats men’s lacrosse team gaining its first win of the season last Wednesday against Gordon College.

Thursday

March 19, 2009 1:04 pm

Liz Thompson '09

Liz Thompson finished her remarkable collegiate skiing career with a flourish last week at the NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted by Bates. Thompson, the first Bates women’s alpine skier to qualify for NCAAs in all four of her years, had career-best NCAA finishes in both the giant slalom and the slalom, helping to propel Bates to an outstanding team showing of 13th place overall.

Monday

March 2, 2009 12:25 pm

Chris Berry '09

Bates senior Chris Berry (Augusta, Maine) finished his exceptional collegiate swimming career with the best weekend of his life last weekend at the NESCAC Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Berry broke or had a hand in breaking an astounding total of seven Bates event records at the meet, while the Bobcats set 13 new event records as a team.

Thursday

February 26, 2009 12:13 pm

Kelsey Lamdin '09

Entering last weekend’s NESCAC Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Bates senior Kelsey Lamdin (Brunswick, Maine) already had six All-America honors, five All-NESCAC awards and three Bates diving records to her credit. What she didn’t have yet was a conference title, and she rectified that in a big way.

Tuesday

February 24, 2009 3:17 pm

Sylvan Ellefson '09 trusts the Bates food chain

While Sylvan Ellefson ’09 hasn’t banished sweets or Commons crispitos from his diet, he has honed an understanding of what…

Tuesday

February 24, 2009 12:15 pm

Marc Taggart '09

The Bates men’s squash team capped an excellent season by going 2-1 at the College Squash Association Team Nationals last weekend at Princeton University, finishing 11th in the country with wins over Navy and Franklin & Marshall and a narrow 5-4 loss to Western Ontario, the top seed in the Hoehn Cup “B” Division in which the Bobcats were entered.

Tuesday

February 24, 2009 11:12 am

CDC policy analyst Alicia Hunter '94 offers a healthy helping

“Some 300,000 children are affected by the new regulations,” says Alicia Hunter ’94, a senior health policy analyst for the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.