Emily McConville

Emily writes and edits content for Bates publications.

Stories by Emily McConville
How to keep teens from taking dangerous diet pills? Tax ’em

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:44 pm

A diet pill tax could reduce purchases among households with teens by 17.5 percent, according to a study by Bates economics professor Nathan Tefft.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

Malik Hall named head football coach at Bates

Friday, June 22, 2018 11:48 am

A defensive line coach at the University of Pennsylvania, Hall is a highly regarded coach, recruiter, and community-focused leader who has succeeded at every stop in his career.

For a Nepalese honey hunter’s last harvest, friend and filmmaker Ben Ayers ’99 was there

Monday, June 18, 2018 4:38 pm

A decade in a Nepal community helped Ayers achieve sustainable development. It also helped a man who hunts hallucinogenic honey trust you make a movie about his last harvest.

Alumni, faculty recognized during Reunion for service, advocacy, and scientific achievement

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:36 am

James Owens ’87 received the Benjamin E. Mays Medal, the Alumni Association's highest award, for his dedication to education and literacy around the world.

Video: ‘They would end up in the Puddle’: Henry Seigel ’68 on skateboarding in 1965

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:25 am

Henry Seigel ’68 revisits the Bates Student article he wrote 53 years ago about a new campus phenomenon: skateboarding.

Baccalaureate Address by Mara Tieken: ‘Learn to live with uncertainty’

Friday, June 1, 2018 8:54 am

Uncertainty — and the ability to face challenges and tough questions head-on — is a feature, not a bug, of a Bates education.

Slideshow: Commencement moments from 8:04 a.m. to 12:33 p.m.

Thursday, May 31, 2018 4:47 pm

From when bleary-eyed seniors began arriving at Alumni Walk to the final family photos, here's moment-by-moment photography of Commencement on May 27.

Video: 2018 Commencement segments

Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:48 pm

Eleven video clips tell the story of the 152nd Bates Commencement, held May 27. Clips include Bryan Stevenson's address and seniors receiving diplomas.

From Bigfoot to girl power, Commencement mortarboard art from seven seniors

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:12 pm

A Jamaican flag, a sunflower, an homage to black hair, and a shoutout to Bigfoot are some of the ways Bates grads personalized their mortarboards.

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