Stories about "Alumni"
Sociologist Ken Kolb ’98: Well-intentioned efforts to fix food deserts are ‘flawed’ and miss the point
Thursday, January 20, 2022 9:44 am
Access to better food is championed by the foodie movement, says Furman University sociology professor Ken Kolb '98, but "there's really no evidence that increasing access will actually change the way people eat."
Thursday, January 13, 2022 1:39 pm
The media recalls when the late Ruth Slovenski lost, then got back, her beloved bike, plus faculty insights into figure skating's reliance on gender stereotypes and new psychological research on antiracism.
Monday, January 10, 2022 12:00 pm
Click the garnet buttons of this interactive photograph to learn what we spied in the Parker Hall room of George French, Class of 1908.
Friday, December 3, 2021 12:27 pm
All that stood — or perched, rather — between Ethan Whitaker ’80 and a Maine record was one rare bird.
Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:23 pm
A poignant observance at Veterans Plaza offered a simple ritual that "people can interact with throughout Veterans Day," says the Rev. Brittany Longsdorf.
Friday, November 5, 2021 11:49 am
The official 2021 Veterans Day poster, depicting a quiet moment at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, is based on an award-winning book illustration by Matt Tavares ’97.
Thursday, October 28, 2021 3:43 pm
Nate Pulsifer, Class of 1899, was one of the great two-sport athletes in Bates history — and inspired a character in a Jack Kerouac novel.
Thursday, October 14, 2021 10:07 am
Here's the latest roundup of what Bates folks are saying about this and that, including why the Bates football coach felt like the King of England.
Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:34 am
In 1893, for the first time at Bates, "young ladies of the freshman class outnumber the young men."
Thursday, September 30, 2021 12:25 pm
When Bill Tucker ’67 and Monica Drozd decided to renew their wedding vows, they knew exactly where they wanted to be, and who they wanted to be with.