Stories about "Alumni"
Bates Den Deliver Service in operation between 9-10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Serving as the CEO this year is Grace Warder '20 of NYC, and taking the orders and making the deliveries tonight are Olivia Kranefuss '22 of Madison, N.J.,in the corduroy shirt and Elly Beckerman '22 of Washington, D.C., in glasses. All three women are environmental studies majors. Roman Hudgins of Dining Services is shown handing over an order to Kranefuss who bikes to her fist delivery at Parker, passing through the Library Quad, both on the Quad and the Library Well. Beckerman makes a delivery to Frye Street and bikes across the Historic Quad to get there. And Harley Rinehart, in gray shirt and garnet hat takes the order from Kranefuss after she waits in line to place it.
Bates at Night: Bobcat Den Delivery warms a cold night with student snack favorites

Friday, November 22, 2019 11:07 am

Nov. 12 is fast becoming the coldest night of the young school...

Bates in the News: Nov. 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019 9:46 am

Bates research gets a national spotlight, two bestselling alumnae authors release new books, and an alum investigates basketball flops.

‘We had each other’s backs’: Memories from volleyball’s perfect season

Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:50 pm

Thirty years ago, the Bates volleyball team put together the greatest season in Bates athletics history. This is the story of the undefeated 1989 Bobcats.

Jim Weissman '84, Chief Business Officer at Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is establishing a scholarship in honor of tCharles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Tom Wenzel, who is teaching for his last year in 2019-20. The scholarship fund will benefit summer research opportunities, an area that Tom, when asked, would like to see funded through philanthropy. Jim was one of Tom's thesis students whose work was subsequently published.Also in the photographs, posed in laboratories in Dana Chemistry, are Kyoko Weissman, Jim's wife and Associate Professor of Chemistry Matt Côté along with the following chemistry students:Jake O' Hara '21 in green, Shanzeh Rauf '21 in purple, Maddie Murphy '20 in stripes, Owen Bailey '22 in stripes, and Nick Jones /20 in red.
A national award and Bates tribute to legendary chemistry professor Thomas Wenzel

Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:30 am

A former student established — and named for Wenzel — a new endowed fund to support student summer research.

A panel of Bates alumni discuss entrepreneurship: from building their own businesses, supporting their communities, and more!They will share stories of entrepreneurship, managing failure and adversity, and offer advice on how to develop these skills so vital to making a difference in any setting or industry. This event also kicks off Bobcat Ventures, Bates’ entrepreneurship program that provides students with skills, training, and mentorship culminating in a pitch competition. Students of all majors, years, and interests are invited to participate!Introducing the panel is Allen Delong, Senior Associate Dean, Center for Purposeful WorkPanel from left:Moderator, Chris Barbin '93, Bates Trustee and Serial Entrepreneur, Venture Partner at GGV Capital ;Mbali Ndlovu '12, Founder of LukafitMichelle Pham '15, Account Manager at Google Julia Sleeper '08 Founder and Executive Director of Tree Street Youth
Advice from Bates entrepreneurs: Find a need, talk to customers, and get a return

Friday, November 8, 2019 8:59 am

A Google account manager, a founder of an activewear brand for women of color, and a founder of a Lewiston youth center — all Bates alumnae — share their stories.

Q&A: ‘Chasing Portraits’ brings Rynecki ’91 full circle, back to Bates

Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:34 pm

“It’s full circle,” says Elizabeth Rynecki ’91, “which is fabulous.” A rhetoric...

The 1898 Bates-Bowdoin football game that cemented a historic rivalry

Friday, November 1, 2019 11:05 am

The build-up to the 1898 Bates-Bowdoin game had disputes and divided loyalties. In the end, it was “universally admitted to be the greatest contest ever held between Maine colleges."

‘Keep writing and don’t ever stop’: Takeaways from Elizabeth Strout’s visit to Bates

Friday, October 25, 2019 11:00 am

In conversation with Clayton Spencer, Elizabeth Strout ’77 recounts how Olive Kitteridge “showed up” again and offers writing advice to both students and the Maine governor.

Bates in the News: Oct. 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019 10:51 am

Recalling Elijah Cummings and Benjamin Mays, a friendship between American and Chinese artists, and a math professor explains her favorite theorem.

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.

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