Emily McConville

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Bates in the News: June 26, 2020

Friday, June 26, 2020 9:21 am

A Bates equity VP explores Juneteenth, an alumnus pens a new book on Bobby Orr and the Bruins, a student TikTok video goes viral, and a professor answers an NPR puzzle.

The Bates campus shows off fall colors on the Historic Quad late in the afternoon on Oct. 15, 2019.Emma Soler '20 of Bethesda, Md., and Ian Rashleigh McNally '20 of Tiverton, R.I., say they "just got to have a break" as they found the light on the Quad and enjoyed some recreational reading before October Break. She was reading "The Namesake," a novel by Jhumpa Lahiri, he Guy Paulsen's memoir "Winterdance."
In the 2020 list of faculty and staff book reccs, some Good Reads for a trying time

Friday, June 19, 2020 9:10 am

Among the titles: When You Reach Me, Where the Crawdads Sing, Why We Sleep, and How to Be an Antiracist

‘Hang in there’: 2009 graduates offer words of wisdom for new alumni

Friday, June 12, 2020 9:42 am

The Class of 2020 isn't the only one to graduate into a recession. Here's what the Class of 2009 has to say.

Truman Scholar Essie Martin ’21 looks to create sustainable fishing and communities

Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:01 pm

Good policy, Martin says, stems from good science — and giving everyone a seat at the table.

‘To give an edge’: Purposeful Work internships go remote — and include graduating seniors

Friday, May 29, 2020 9:07 am

In a newly tight job market, the Center for Purposeful Work has helped employers design remote internships.

Bates in the News: May 22, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:34 pm

An alumnus monitors Balkan border violence, and two alumnae care for patients' physical and spiritual health in Massachusetts hospitals.

Stacia Poulin, President's House Coordinator/Events AssistantDining, Conferences and Campus Events, prepares a hamburger for Cheryl Lacey on the Commons Grill.Dining Services in CommonsAssociate Professor of Theater Christine McDowell leads a team of Bates students — in residence — as they work in Schaeffer Theatre’s costume shop making coronavirus masks for members of the Bates community. To date, they have provided 340 masks for Dining Services, Security, Facility Services custodians, and Occupational Health and Safety.
By hand-making face masks for Bates workers, students feel ‘part of something’

Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:21 pm

Bates hopes to provide cloth face coverings for every student and employee who needs one. In their new jobs in the costume shop, resident students are contributing hundreds.

Slideshow: Photography gives Bates student unique view of semester in Ghana

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:18 pm

“I was able to build relationships with other students, with Ghanaians, with musicians, that I don’t think would have been possible if I hadn’t been pursuing photography.”

Can people’s tweets help find coronavirus outbreaks?

Friday, May 1, 2020 10:55 am

Chris Danforth ’01 of the University of Vermont, who studies emotions through millions of social media posts, noticed a big dip in national mood — and thinks Twitter can prove useful for public health officials.

Bates in the News: April 24, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020 10:13 am

It's good Bates in the News: On April 17, Jack Allard ’16 left a Philadelphia hospital after a highly publicized weeks-long battle with COVID-19.

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