Stories about "Russian"
Look What We Found: A photograph of a Russian protester raising her voice

Thursday, March 2, 2017 11:18 am

Jane Costlow explains the significance of the photo in her office showing a St. Petersburg woman holding a protest sign in one hand and her snacking child in the other.

Hannah Rae Porst of the Bates class of 2011.
Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Friday, September 26, 2014 10:10 am

Three recent Bates College alumni return to campus to discuss how their experiences in Latin America have influenced their working lives in a panel presentation Oct. 2.

Makman ’14 among first nationwide to receive new language scholarship

Friday, February 1, 2013 1:10 pm

A Bates junior studying in St. Petersburg, Russia, is among the first recipients of a new scholarship offered by CIEE.

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:23 pm

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.”...

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:03 pm

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the...

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

Friday, October 7, 2011 1:41 pm

During the first "Translations" poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her. This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, "it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication," says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.

Campus Construction Update: June 7, 2011

Monday, June 6, 2011 2:14 pm

Like sands through the hourglass, so are the final days of the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls. On Monday, June 27, faculty in philosophy, religious studies and environmental studies will receive key-card access to the renovated Hedge Hall and be able to start settling into their spiffy new offices. Four weeks later, July 25 is moving day for staff of the Language Resource Center and Off-Campus Study office and the faculty of the foreign-language programs that will occupy Roger Williams Hall.

Our Man in Moscow

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:34 pm

You can still make money doing business in Russia, says Jere Calmes ’92, just not in the same wild ways.

$150,000 grant from Alden Trust supports Hedge-Bill renovations

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 2:05 pm

As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.

Shalini Sharan '11 chosen as Wall Street Journal blogger

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 2:41 pm

Bates' own Shalini Sharan '11 has been selected as one of this year's "Hire Education" bloggers by The Wall Street Journal. The blogs are posted on the WSJ website by nine seniors at different colleges and universities around the United States as they finish their senior year and "look for work in a tough job market."

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