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Wednesday

April 1, 2009 3:54 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year’s summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Thursday

February 12, 2009 4:51 pm

Student prepares for annual Senior Exhibition

Studio art major Jessica Kase ’09 of Chappaqua, N.Y., works in her Olin Arts studio on an oil painting that will be part of her senior thesis project, an exploration of the intimate nature of creating portraits of strangers.

Friday

December 5, 2008 3:21 pm

Thanksgiving Break

And the “fruit of the forest” pies that my father purchases through some sort of mystery pie-drive at the March of Dimes. I feel as though they should be selling folic acid candies or something, not necessarily pie but fruit of the forest has become a family staple for us. The name is the most mysterious part of this pie, forget that it came from the March of Dimes. What exactly are fruits of the forest? My personal hypothesis is that the pie is comprised of apples and raspberries and such and that whoever was in charge of these pie titles just liked the alliteration. I mean, we buy it. I’d buy it for the ingenious alliteration, who cares if it makes sense or not?

Monday

September 22, 2008 11:31 am

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

Why did you decide to major in physics? I’ve always enjoyed thinking about things larger than the world we live…

Thursday

May 15, 2008 2:08 pm

Athletics and volunteerism work together for Nate Kellogg '09

As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg ’09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates…

Tuesday

April 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Slide show: Mount David Summit 2008

The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on March 28.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 1:20 pm

Seven senior art majors show work at Museum of Art

Seven studio art majors at Bates show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Bates College Museum of Art.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 2:26 pm

Taegan McMahon '07 gives frogs the acid test

A childhood trip to the rainforests of Costa Rica introduced Taegan McMahon ’07 to poison dart frogs. Immediately, she was smitten. “They are very cool and absolutely beautiful,” she says.

Thursday

November 10, 2005 2:31 pm

Jon Duchette '06 focuses on past and present

Jon Duchette ’06 of Turner, Maine, came to Bates intending to major in history. But although he has nine history courses tucked under his belt it turns out his heart belongs to geology.

Thursday

November 9, 2000 2:01 pm

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.