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Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:53 am

It’s been a remarkably challenging and unprecedented few months. But let’s not forget to call it safe and successful, too.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, September 21, 2020 2:11 pm

Six feet and masks mark our lives but the members of our community fill Bates with a love of learning and each other. Take a look at This Month at Bates and count the ways.

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.

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.

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.

Look What We Found: Wes Chaney’s historical contracts

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 6:06 pm

“The history of Chinese emperors and generals has been written,” says Assistant Professor of History Wes Chaney. “I’m interested in telling the stories of everyday life.”

Julia Jesurum ’22 of Weston, Mass., practices the trumpet following a jazz band rehearsal in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. "I love improving myself on the trumpet, trying to get my best tone,” says Jesurum, who’s been playing since the fourth grade (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:09 pm

They point. They pause. It snows. It melts. They listen. They learn....

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