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My Last Year of Teaching: Jane Costlow’s departure prompts reflections on past, present, and future

Thursday, June 11, 2020 9:17 am

It was the Tuesday after Commencement, and Jane Costlow paced around her Hedge Hall office, up to her elbows in books, boxes, papers, and assorted memorabilia.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:44 am

We’ve experienced beginnings and ends, rituals and transitions, struggles and reflections, but...

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:30 pm

How does one define spring in Maine? Well, it can be called heartbreaking. One minute, you’re anticipating the bursting of magnolia blossoms. The next, you’re battening down the hatches for a snowstorm.

My Last Year: Teaching in Russia

Friday, April 24, 2020 2:43 pm

From Gorbachev to Putin and St. Petersburg to Orel, retiring professor Jane Costlow looks back on leading students through 10 trips to Russia.

Early sunlight on campus on March 28, 2020.John Bertram Hall faces Leahy Field.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:26 am

This edition of This Month at Bates pivots from one world into the next.

My Last Year of Teaching: ‘I really love the one-on-one interaction’

Friday, March 6, 2020 10:38 am

Jane Costlow shares stories and insights from 34 years of advising senior thesis students.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:08 pm

So much to indulge: February has filled our plates with talks and performances, arts and sciences, athletics and community.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:50 am

We’re off to an exciting start. New year, new decade, new snowfall. New classes. New meals. New records set.

"My hat? It’s the only one I own.".— Arya Mohanty ‘23 of Winchester, Mass., poses for a quick portrait in the snow on her way to lunch in Commons.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:52 pm

As the decade draws to a close, we also experience the end of the semester.

From left, Wilder Geier ‘22, Lars Schuster ’20, and Julian Cook ’20 take a look at a pileated woodpecker in Lewiston’s Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary..Nick Lund of Maine Audubon @maineaudubon spotted the bird as he led Clark A. Griffith Professor of Environmental Studies Jane Costlow and students in her “Living With Animals” course on a midday birding excursion during their last class session.
My Last Year: Semester’s end is a time of firsts and finalities for Jane Costlow

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 1:15 pm

The last few weeks of the semester represent the beginning of the end of Jane Costlow's 34-year career on the Bates faculty.

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