Stories about "Alumni"
Katherine Segal Frekko ’95 elected to Bates College Board of Trustees

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 1:29 pm

Frekko is an attorney and Chicago-area civic leader.

Announcing Bobcat339: a student-invented molecule with pharmaceutical promise

Friday, October 4, 2019 11:33 am

Protected by a provisional patent filing, the molecule Bobcat339 speaks to pharmaceutical promise and how students become cutting-edge science researchers at Bates.

Lecturer in Environmental Studies Ethan Miller '00 at Wild Mountain Cooperative at 217 South Mountain Road in Greene where his wife Kate, and their son, Loren, 6, who live cooperatively with a group of people, including short term residents Katharine Gaillard ’19 and Kyra Bleicher '19, both with Bates Garden experience, who are apprenticing with Kate in the herb garden, aka the community apothecary. With medicinal plants.Pictures include the group harvesting medicinal herbs (including Spilanthes), picking apples, peaches and grapes (Clementine and Somerset Seedless), and working on building a tree house in the woods. Loren has just learned to ride a bicycle (he taught himself) Says Bleicher: It's a great place to be inspired by dreams and schemes of the people here and to create your own in the midst of it."Wild Mountain Cooperative is a multifaceted collective effort: we are a cooperatively-run subsistence and medicine farm, a gathering place for transformative teaching and learning, a wildlands sanctuary, and a small cooperative living community. We are situated in Greene, Maine, within a 300 acre wildland preserve that embraces the entire watershed of a 40 acre lake called Berry Pond.
Q&A: It’s time for a new paradigm in our view of how to live, says Ethan Miller

Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:45 pm

In a 2019 book, Bates lecturer Miller calls for a fundamentally new approach to the conversation about living sustainably.

Dorothy Foster Kern '42 speaks with Bates Communications Office writer Emily McConville in the living room of her 64 Grandview Avenue home in Auburn, Maine. McConville brought some Bates memorabilia for Kern to inspect.Kern will turn 100 on Sept. 23, 2019. She retired in 1980 after 20 years of being the librarian at Edward Little High School.
Her 100th birthday approaching, Dorothy Foster Kern ’42 recalls her Bates years

Friday, September 20, 2019 9:55 am

Kern would walk three miles to campus each day, but she still found time for field hockey, modern dance, and a prodigious newspaper career — at least until the dean made her stop.

Eva Meltzer Murray ’85 leads residents on Matinicus Island while loading a U-Haul full of recycling to be delivered mainland on August 7, 2019.A book author and essayist, she’s been a year-round resident of Matinicus Island for more than 30 years, starting as a teacher and now a leading island citizen involved in many island issues.
My Maine Summer: Eva Meltzer Murray ’85 and trash day on Matinicus Isle

Friday, September 13, 2019 8:53 am

Twenty miles off the Maine coast on Matinicus Isle, where Eva Murray ’85 has lived for 30 years, ”if you have a problem, you gotta fix it yourself.”

My Maine Summer: Miriam Smith ’85 and a little night music by the bay

Monday, September 9, 2019 4:34 pm

“In Maine in the summer, why wouldn’t you want to hear chamber music?” wonders Miriam Smith ’85, a violinist and supporter of Salt Bay Chamberfest.

Charlie Richardson '84Director of Education and OperationsKieve-Wavus Education Inc.207-563-5172 ext.23He poses during the last week of the final summer camp session for Kieve, overlooking the lake, checking in with boys who have returned from a long wilderness trip, connecting with younger boys on the ropes course, and greeting an old camper -- now 40 years old -- who with his wife -- had stopped by to sign up his two young sons for Summer 2020.Charlie RichardsonDirector of Education and OperationsCharlie has been an integral member of the KWE family since 1983. He has had a number of roles over the years: Leadership School (then LDI) educator, Kieve counselor, Leadership School director, and Kieve director. He is involved in helping to provide the best educational experience for each and every person and group that comes to our incredible campuses. He is a 1984 graduate of Bates College and has an M.Ed from Cambridge College. In the community Charlie has been a board member at the Central Lincoln County YMCA and board member and chairman of the Nobleboro School board. His teaching and administrative experience have taken place in the Hull Public Schools in MA, the Linsly School in Wheeling, WV, and McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD. He now resides year round at Kieve with his wife Annie.Kieve Wavus Education is a nonprofit organization that helps people grow through experiential programs led by inspirational role models.Located on Damariscotta Lake in rural Midcoast Maine, KWE runs three primary programs across two main campuses: Camp Kieve for Boys, Wavus Camp for Girls and The Leadership School. In addition, KWE hosts a variety of retreats for a diverse set of groups throughout the year. All KWE programs promote the values of kindness and respect that empower people to contribute positively to society.
My Maine Summer: Charlie Richardson ’84 and an ‘education at any time’

Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:27 pm

Richardson, who has been at Camp Kieve long enough to welcome the children of camp alumni, can vouch for the educational value of camping.

My Maine Summer: Kate McGowen Wing ’01 and the family lobster-tour business

Friday, August 30, 2019 9:41 am

Kate McGowen Wing ’01 runs summer boat tours in the lobster-rich waters of Casco Bay. The tour guide? Her dad, Capt. Jay.

My Maine Summer: Nicolas Lindholm ’86 and the wild blueberry harvest

Thursday, August 29, 2019 4:09 pm

You never know what you’re going to get with wild blueberries, says Nicolas Lindholm ’86. But it'll be good.

My Maine Summer: Bill Holt ’63 and Jean Holt ’62, ‘coming home to Ocean Park’

Monday, August 26, 2019 4:42 pm

Generations of Batesies are among those who cherish summers at Maine's "Chautauqua-by-the-sea."

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