Stories about "People and groups"
A price subsidy for organic fruits: Good economics, or not?

Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24 am

Bates economist Nathan Tefft and his colleagues wondered: Would a price subsidy on organic fruits benefit wealthy households at the expense of poorer ones?

Caitlin Cleaver named director of Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area and Shortridge Coastal Center

Friday, August 16, 2019 8:28 am

With extensive experience at the intersection of research, education, and conservation, Cleaver is "the right leader at the right time” for Bates–Morse Mountain and Shortridge, said Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.

At Clean Sweep, students’ stuff makes great yard sale finds

Friday, June 28, 2019 1:06 pm

The hundreds of people who entered Underhill saw a cornucopia of college life, from a wall of bedding to a pile of yoga mats to electric kettles and an Egyptian drum.

2019 Baccalaureate:Saturday May 25, 20192:00 p.m.Historic Quad Francisco "Franky" Urueta of Facility Services delivered the Baccalaureate Address.Baccalaureate is a gathering of graduating seniors and their families and friends to celebrate the journey through Bates and beyond. The service speaks through the languages of many religions and spiritualities, and celebrates with poetry, music, dance, and reflection.Seniors process into the service in their gowns, and all friends and family are welcome to attend. Seating is first-come, first-served on folding chairs. The rain site is in Merrill gym. The procession begins at 1:50, with a musical prelude before. Graduates will process and recess through trellises adorned with “blessing tags” bearing well-wishes from parents and guardians. For those who have not mailed in blessing tags, there will be a table and supplies for creating and hanging the tags before the service.
Video: Franky Urueta, famous for fist bumps and kind words, delivers 2019 Baccalaureate Address

Friday, May 31, 2019 9:11 am

Elected to speak by the Class of 2019, Urueta is a well-known Bates custodian, always greeting students with a kind word and his signature fist bumps.

The 2019 edition of the Bates ‘Good Reads’ list is here!

Thursday, May 30, 2019 4:13 pm

Science fiction, magical realism, history, politics, graphic novels — whatever gets you reading till your eyes are sore or sleepy, the Bates community has a book recommendation for you. 

Slideshow: Commencement 2019 moments from 7:36 a.m. to 12:12 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:46 pm

Moment by moment, see the Class of 2019 graduate — with the people who got them there by their side.

Anita CharlesEducation Lecturer/Director of Secondary Teacher EducationShe teaches EDUC 362 - Basic Concepts in Special Educationin Pettengill G50.
Bates in the News: May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019 9:15 am

A Bates education lecturer appears on ABC News with Diane Sawyer, and we hear from Matt Bazirgan ’00, player personnel director for the NFL's Houston Texans.

These 10 Bates students were nominated by their peers to share their stories of joy, discomfort, growth, and at least one octopus. Before their performance in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall today, they posed on stage for a memento. Below, Martin Harrison '17 of Beachwood, Ohio, and Essence Hill '17 of Chicago.The Office of Intercultural Education sponsored this presentation, "Stories From the Dinner Table," and the storytelling sessions that built it. Storyteller Jo Radner served as a coach for the students. She said that all the student storytellers were dealing with difficult topics ("the hard stuff") in an "openhearted way." She said, "It's not the easiest to tell a story about a dilemma you haven't fixed yet."Student Storytellers are: Morgan Leeson '18 (red with blonde hair), oddball out themeChirayu Baral '19 (dark blue oxford shirt), too close for comfort themeEmily Bowen '19 (hair in braids) oddball out themeSarah Frankie Sigman '19 (headband), too close for comfort themeEllie Mata '17 (white sweater), too close for comfort themeEssence Hill '17 (scarf), oddball out themeMary Krathwohl '16 (blue plaid), too close for comfort themeMartin Harrison '17 (red plaid), oddball out themeKatharine Gaillard '19 (yellow skirt), oddball outTeddy Rube '16 (beard), Yikes! theme
Video: Chirayu Baral ’19 treasures ‘humility’ of the Bates faculty

Thursday, April 25, 2019 12:26 pm

Bates "does become a home," says Baral, who has come to treasure his connections to his professors.

From behind the Iron Curtain, the German Green Belt is a unique nature preserve

Thursday, April 25, 2019 9:07 am

Germany's Green Belt project celebrates resurgent nature along the former East-West border — but also leaves some people behind, says Bates’ Sonja Pieck.

With Fulbright award, politics professor James Richter to teach in Czech Republic

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:07 am

Richter will teach international relations and foreign policy, give public talks, and begin a research project on the politics of memory.

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