Stories about "AESOP"
Members of the 2008 AESOP trip dive into the frigid waters of the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine. From left: co-leader Emily Chandler '09, co-leader Lincoln Benedict '09, Ben Williams '12, Stephen Wright '12, Erin Pinover '12 and Monica Rodriguez '12. Standing near the stern is Maria Rouvalis '12.
AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

Thursday, August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

For Monica Rodriguez '12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Slide show: moving in and settling in during Orientation

Thursday, September 8, 2011 2:26 pm

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Images from Bates...

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13...

Video: AESOP trip scenes from Grafton Notch

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:42 pm

Video of a 2011 AESOP trip to Grafton Notch, produced by Taylor...

Facing wind and rain, AESOP leaders held fast and thought faster

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 3:04 pm

Bates' student-run Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program expeditions are plenty stimulating all by themselves, but this year an uninvited guest called Tropical Storm Irene upped the ante on the excitement.

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on...

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 11:09 am

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint '14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 10:40 am

A highlight of the Parent Orientation was a story shared by Roland Davis '92, director of the Office of Intercultural Education. In urging parents to turn their kids loose, Davis told of how he learned to give his young daughter some independence as she began kindergarten.

New students find the appeal of green at Orientation

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 10:25 am

"We have had steady business, and that's great," sustainability coordinator Julie Rosenbach said about the materials she offered at Orientation about "green" programs at Bates.

Ready, set, welcome: Nine behind-the-scenes stories about the new Bates year

Friday, September 2, 2011 11:22 am

After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their...

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