Stories about "Alumni"
Say What? Bates quotes from here and there: Sept. 17

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:48 pm

Recent quotes from Bates folks, from Kirk Read's Descartes- and COVID-inspired motto (in French) to Benjamin Mays' call to aspire higher.

From the Archives: Greek cup, sports medal, and a call for abstinence

Friday, September 11, 2020 10:31 am

Does sex weaken athletic performance? In 1955 Bates students thought it did.

Bates in the News: Sept. 10, 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:32 pm

Wired and The Guardian turn to Bates people for insights into troubling issues, plus Jason Castro explains how a mouse can smell without using its nose.

Bates remembers Don Lent and Leigh Campbell ’64

Friday, August 14, 2020 8:35 am

In different but equally powerful ways, the late art professor Don Lent and financial aid director Leigh Campbell '64 gave so much to generations of students.

Leigh Campbell ’64, beloved Bates financial aid director with empathy and expertise, dies at age 79

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 10:48 am

As the college's longtime financial aid director, Campbell "showed students the path forward when they felt stuck, and instilled hope and confidence when there was fear and uncertainty.”

Pete and Gerry’s Jesse Laflamme ’00 and the scrambled supply chain of eggs during COVID

Friday, June 26, 2020 9:46 am

Last winter, Jesse Laflamme '00 saw nothing to indicate that his organic egg business was on the verge of a radical jump in demand.

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.

Campus Construction Update: June 26, 2020

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:54 pm

After a 22-month closure for exterior restoration, including 13 months behind a...

‘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.

Items from the Bates artifacts collection, 1860s to 2011.See: bates.edu/muskie-archives/EADFindingAids/MC098.htmlIncluding: peace pipe used during class day; banners;Cornet used by Levi Washington Ballard who organized the Maine State Seminary Band; conk found by Outing Club; Paperweight with drawing of a scene from Bates vs Bowdoin football game of Oct. 29, 1898 showing William A. Saunders '99 with the ball and a score of Bates 6 and Bowdoin; nurse pin; shaving set; white cane used by President Phillips.
From the Archives: Bates nurses, Julia Child, and a German ace

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:52 pm

Historical items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collection Library and elsewhere.

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