Stories about "Look What We Found"
Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Look What We Found: All the stuff in James Reese’s office

Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:32 pm

Longtime dean James Reese won't tell you his favorite office item. But he will tell you why and how students have made so many gifts to him during his 40 years.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Look What We Found: Katalin Vecsey’s portrait of a queen

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 6:15 pm

Theater students call her “the queen," and because she’s the queen, she naturally has a framed oil portrait of herself looking queenly.

Look What We Found: Andrew Kennedy’s Compound Microscope

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:40 pm

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Andrew Kennedy has a microscope in his Dana...

Look What We Found: Jakub Kazecki’s 1905 Bates German Club medal

Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:45 am

“Students graduate and start their lives." But there are material things that will "bring them back to Bates and create a Bates identity.”

Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”

Look What We Found: Robert Frost in a Bates poet’s office

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 2:11 pm

On a bookcase facing Rob Farnsworth sits a bust of poet Robert Frost, "presiding over everything that gets said in here."

Look What We Found: Raj Saha’s water wheel

Friday, July 21, 2017 12:29 pm

You'll find pure chaos inside a storage room in Carnegie Science Hall.

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