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From greenhouse to labs, Bates coaches put teamwork into practice

Friday, May 22, 2020 12:36 pm

In the weeks since sports seasons ended in March, Bates coaches have put into play the lessons in teamwork they teach student-athletes, taking on new roles as movers, lab and greenhouse attendants, and helpers in security.

Vanessa German, award-winning visual and performance artist, to offer Commencement greetings to the Class of 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 1:38 pm

German will offer her greetings during the college’s 154th Commencement, which will be conducted remotely and livestreamed beginning at noon on May 31.

King Arthur’s Susan Reid ’79, Borealis’ Jim Amaral ’80 help new bakers go with the dough during COVID

Friday, May 15, 2020 8:02 am

Reid, a longtime staffer at King Arthur Flour, is inspiring (and calming) a wave of new home bakers.

With ‘The EngAging Project,’ Ellrodt ’20 aims to ease the ache of loneliness in old age

Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:06 am

With the help of 50-plus people who shared experiences and expertise, an environmental studies major has published a new resource for lonely and those who support them.

Recalling when the Patriots drafted Tom Carr ’66

Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:42 pm

In 1966, the then-Boston Patriots selected Carr, a fullback, in the American Football League draft. "I developed a love of the game at Bates, and I think it was mainly because of Bob Hatch," Carr says.

‘Witness, testimony, and evidence’: Bates students photograph COVID-19

Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:15 am

In their transition to remote learning, Bates photography students found unprecedented opportunity to document the effects of COVID-19 in their home communities.

‘Food for the soul’: Dr. Anthony Fauci recalls his 1993 Bates Commencement visit

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:11 pm

A 1993 Bates honorary degree recipient, Fauci was then — as well as now — “intentionally addressing robust human challenges.”

Slideshow: Bates seniors partner with Phyllis Graber Jensen

Monday, April 27, 2020 11:39 am

From homes and other quarantine places, 10 Bates seniors partner with photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen to create FaceTime portraits.

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.

Bates in the News: April 24, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020 10:13 am

It's good Bates in the News: On April 17, Jack Allard ’16 left a Philadelphia hospital after a highly publicized weeks-long battle with COVID-19.

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