Stories about "Alumni"
Images of Bates faculty and students from the 1800s focusing on those with beards and moustaches. Images sources from yearbooks of the era in Muskie Archives and Special Collections LibraryThomas Singer, Class of 1890
Slideshow: 11 great beards and mustaches of 19th-century Bates

Friday, September 24, 2021 2:29 pm

Beards, mustaches, and sideburns were all the rage at Bates in the late 1800s.

Bates in the News: Sept. 24, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 12:25 pm

An alumnus explains the push to exonerate one last Salem witch, and a professor shares his fright (and bias) during a post-9/11 flight.

‘Love persevering’: 9/11, Peter Goodrich ’89, and a legacy of hope

Thursday, September 9, 2021 11:51 am

When Peter Goodrich ’89 died on Sept. 11, 2001, grief enshrouded his family and his Bates friends. Twenty years later, love has persevered, providing a path forward to honor his legacy at Bates.

Meet the 97-year old World War II vet who helped reopen the Bobcat Den

Friday, August 20, 2021 11:03 am

Shortly after the Bobcat Den reopened after its 516-day closure due to the pandemic, 97-year-old Ralph Sylvester ‘50 arrived for breakfast.

Bates in the News, Aug. 12, 2021

Thursday, August 12, 2021 2:43 pm

An alum-founded Lewiston nonprofit celebrates 10 years, a professor explains the rise of the celebrity political candidate, and the media honors the memory of a trailblazing Black alumna.

Bates in the News, June 24, 2021

Thursday, June 24, 2021 3:07 pm

A young Black alum's Southern take on Hamlet, Bonney Science center explained, and how an alum artist deals with her goats.

Friend-to-friend lending app wins $10,000 Bobcat Ventures pitch competition

Thursday, June 24, 2021 10:39 am

Biruk Chafamo '22 has created a web application that brings an ancient, community-based lending tradition into the 21st century.

A Bates family story, of father and a daughter, and ‘how far we’ve come’

Thursday, June 24, 2021 9:50 am

Tiauna Walker, Bates Class of ’21, was born when her father, Ed Walker ’02, was a first-year student just finding his place on the Bates campus. “How far we’ve come,” says the proud dad.

Aiming for ‘different’: the story behind the 2021 ivy stone

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 11:07 am

A Bates tradition since 1879, class ivy stones tend to feature familiar elements year to year. Now it's time for something complete different.

Then and Now: Bates buildings and places, Reunion 2021 edition

Friday, June 4, 2021 11:38 am

Prepared as part of Reunion 2021 programming, an interactive look at a few Bates buildings and spaces as they looked years ago, and now.

Load more