Postcard from Campus

With history professor Steve Hochstadt (far right) departing Bates — he and Liz Tobin, his wife and fellow history professor, leave for Illinois College — his classroom relationship with Judith Magyar Isaacson ’65, author and Holocaust survivor, concludes too. “It’s very important for Holocaust students to meet a survivor,” says Hochstadt, referring to her annual visits to his Holocaust course. “And Bates students get to see what kind of survivor Judith is: a warm and humorous optimist.” Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen