Stories about "Alumni"
From Bates History: World War II flag, women’s sports pin, ash tray (what’s that?)

Friday, September 30, 2022 12:09 pm

Here's another selection of item from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Librarythat tell stories about Bates' past.

Bates in the News: Sept. 2, 2022

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 4:32 pm

The Naval aviator alumnus who helped advise Top Gun: Maverick, the alumna winner of NPR's Tiny Desk Contest, and how salt marshes in Maine are helping fight climate change.

Bates welcomes two new members of the college’s senior leadership team

Friday, August 26, 2022 1:57 pm

Over the summer, President Clayton Spencer announced two new members of the college's senior leadership team.

Foushee, Eric F.efoushee@bates.eduActing Vice President of AdvancementOffice of College Advancement207-755-5985Lane Hall, Room 314BPortrait shot on August 16, 2022. (Theophil Syslo | Bates College)
Eric Foushée appointed vice president for college advancement at Bates College

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 4:00 am

A member of the Office of College Advancement staff since 2014, Foushée succeeds Sarah Pearson ’75, who retired June 30 following a decade of service as vice president.

‘The spirit of John’: Lewiston and Auburn dedicate the John T. Jenkins ’74 Memorial Bridge

Friday, July 1, 2022 4:08 pm

A big gathering of friends, family, colleagues, and admirers gathered to remember John Jenkins and to dedicate the span as the John T. Jenkins Memorial Bridge. 

Spotted at Bates: Annie Conway '23 of South Salem, N.Y., enjoying a novel on Alumni Walk, and Ben Fasciano '23 of Lincoln, Mass., and Andrew Hoffman ‘23 of Oak Park, Ill., playing disc golf on Lake Andrews.They're each living in Lewiston during the summer for jobs and internships. And making the most of a beautiful, quiet campus.
Announcing the 26th annual Bates College summer book list

Thursday, June 30, 2022 1:01 pm

The venerable Bates College summer reading list (non-required, as always) is dedicated to "all those who, even in the most uncertain of times, find solace and comfort in the written word.”

From Bates History: Pin, picture, fob, and trophy

Friday, June 24, 2022 4:03 pm

Here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library and elsewhere.

Measuring pollen and fighting ticks: it’s been their full-time job this summer.For eight weeks, Henry Hardy’22 of Gloucester, Mass., and Sebastian Leon Fallas ’24 of Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica have studied the pollen environment in a meadow at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary under the supervision of Associate Professor of Biology Carla Essenberg.Leon Fallas is a STEM Scholar, and Hardy, a Bates Summer Research Fellow.Swipe left for a few scenes from their research this afternoon, July 22, 2021, that included applying bug spray and slipping into mesh shirts before heading out to take notes and measurements and gather samples.
‘It takes work’: Transforming how science is taught at Bates

Friday, June 17, 2022 9:07 am

Structural racism and a “survival of the fittest” mindset in STEM education won't be undone by waving an academic wand. It takes work — and listening to brave students. Here’s what Bates has been up to.

Bates celebrates retiring professors for their ‘persistence and care, grace and humility’

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:59 pm

At three campus events during the 2021–22 academic year, Bates College celebrated the retirements of 12 faculty members. Read what their colleagues said about each.

Puerto Rican Wedding, East Harlem, 1970(Camilo J. Vergara, Camilo J. Vergara Photograph Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington
A 50th Reunion alumnus recalls a seminal Short Term trip to East Harlem in 1970

Friday, June 10, 2022 10:03 am

Mac Herrling '72 recalls one of the first off-campus Short Term courses,  which traveled to East Harlem under a young religion professor, Garvey MacLean '57, to explore the possibilities of Love in Action.

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