Stories from 2023
Bates in the News: Dec. 7, 2023

Friday, December 8, 2023 2:20 pm

Among other media stories, The Japan Times covers the 1990 alum who pedaled a vintage high-wheel bike from Nagasaki to Yokohama, joined by his Bates roommate.

The 15 most-viewed BatesNews stories of 2023

Friday, December 8, 2023 9:38 am

As the year ticks to a close, here’s a countdown of the 10 most-viewed BatesNews stories of 2023, ranked by page views and also including the average time you all spent viewing the stories.

What It Took: Erin Reed ’08 on a journey of compassion, community, and loving Lewiston

Friday, December 8, 2023 8:44 am

In challenging times, Erin Reed '08 is resolute in doing the important and life-changing work as executive director of Lewiston's Trinity Jubilee Center. Here's what it takes.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:04 am

In the last 30 days, we’ve photographed on and off campus, switched from daylight savings to standard time, and adjusted to the arrival of winter in Maine. Bates business as usual, right? Of course, there’s no such thing, as each season and time has its own rhythm and particulars.

What gives? Ideas from the Bates Alumni Holiday Gift Guide

Friday, December 1, 2023 12:08 pm

The annual alumni gift guide debuted three years ago and has become one of the most popular Bates Alumni online offerings. since.

Aleisha Martinez Sandoval ’26 of of Edinburg, Texas, (left) and Caroline Cassell ’24 of Woodstock, Vt., listen in rapt attention to Otis speaker Nancy Campbell in a Dana Hall classroom as Campbell explains a writing exercise. Campbell met with Director of Student Writing and Lecturer in Humanities Bridget Fullerton and the peer-writing tutors at 4:15 in Dana 204.
By agreeing to abandon one word, Bates peer tutors gain insight into the power of language

Thursday, November 30, 2023 5:59 pm

Visiting Bates to deliver the Otis Lecture, poet Nancy Campbell invited the peer writing and language tutors to play her famed Polar Tombolo game to gain insight into language diversity and the power of words.

Q&A: On the job with Alex Provasnik ’25, good chemistry in the Bates ceramic studio

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 5:49 pm

Provasnik's campus job, in the Olin Arts Center ceramics studio, fits both her majors: studio art (of course) but also chemistry. She's one of 716 students, or 40 percent of the campus enrollment of around 1,800, who have at least one campus job this semester.

Say What? Quotable quotes from Bates folks: Nov. 17, 2023

Friday, November 17, 2023 3:28 am

Our latest in an occasional roundup of quotable quotes about the fall theater production, our Veterans Day observance, and the painful aftermath of the Lewiston shootings.

Bates faculty member Kati Vecsey helps give voice to a fellow Hungarian’s right-to-die case

Thursday, November 16, 2023 11:33 am

Dániel Karsai, a Hungarian human rights lawyer, has ALS and wants the right to die with dignity. Vecsey, a Bates faculty member and voice expert, is helping him voice his case before the European Court for Human Rights, Nov. 27–28.

Slideshow: Plastic-bag swan, name-tag kilt, and cardboard giant on stilts elevate the Trashion Show

Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:00 am

See Bates students on the Trashion runway in fashions crafted from cardboard boxes, name tags, plastic bags, transit cards, zero-balance gift cards, face masks, newspapers, paper banners, bubble wrap, sticky notes, and paperback book pages.

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