Bates Magazine – Fall 2009
But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.
Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.
The “well-nigh unshakable” Joyce White Vance ’82 is one of the Obama administration’s first U.S. attorneys.
Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Craig Saddlemire ’05 went from observer to activist as he chronicled a Lewiston neighborhood fighting to be heard.
An Artist in Rome marries poems by the late John Tagliabue with paintings by Adam Van Doren.
Postcards from Bates