Freddie Wright

Stories by Freddie Wright
Bates professor Michel Droge paints the ocean depths, and discovers an octopus nursery

Friday, August 25, 2023 2:32 pm

A fish on stilts, an octopus nursery, and "bioluminescent disco balls" are just a few of the deep-sea wonders Michel Droge, a visiting assistant professor in art and visual culture, saw while spending a month at sea as an artist-in-residence on a scientific expedition.

Two Bates faculty experts explain ‘Barbie,’ from shelf to screen and everything in between

Friday, August 18, 2023 12:12 am

We asked two Bates professors, Jon Cavallero and Erica Rand, to give us the lowdown on what’s up with the doll, from shelf to screen, and everything in between.

Lecturer in Biology Jesse Minor ’00 takes students in his Short Term on invasive green crabs to Cousins Island in Yarmouth for inventory monitoring and site assessment field trip. Jessie Batchelder from Manomet joined them.
Bates students learn biology skills, one invasive crab at a time

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 3:26 pm

A Short Term course led by Jesse Minor ’02 teaches marketable skills while helping with ongoing research on invasive green crabs along the Maine coast.

Bates in the News: June 9, 2023

Friday, June 9, 2023 5:01 am

The news media covers Bates Commencement, a professor's expertise in the ritual practice of firewalking, and alumni trying to save local journalism.

Tips to the new grads from Bates folks, including the 5th Reunion class

Thursday, June 8, 2023 11:45 pm

As the Class of 2023 launches into the world, another class —…

Introducing the campus Mouthpiece, version 2.0

Thursday, June 8, 2023 7:05 pm

A brand-new Mouthpiece bulletin board, hand-crafted by the Bates carpentry shop, succeeds the old one, which had succumbed to the ravages of time.

Bates students create a self-guided tour of Riverside Cemetery that tells historical stories of Lewiston

Thursday, June 8, 2023 12:46 pm

Created by Bates students, a self-guided online tour of Lewiston's Riverside Cemetery tells stories of Civil War veterans, immigrants to Lewiston, and Maine industrial workers.

Bates College honored for excellence of its First-Year Experience program

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 5:22 am

Revamped in 2020, the Bates program that introduces first-year students to the college was honored by a leading national association for student affairs professionals.

Bates Class of 2023 ivy stone points to the future

Thursday, May 25, 2023 3:03 pm

The Class of 2023 ivy stone was designed by Abby Segal, who is a professional magician. But there’s no dazzling illusion in the design, just simple storytelling about a class navigating COVID.

Meet the 98-year-old namesake of Bates’ newest rowing shell

Friday, May 5, 2023 1:47 pm

Bates' newest boat is named for a nonagenarian alumnus who is a World War II combat veteran and beloved member of the Bates and Lewiston-Auburn communities.

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