Stories about "Faculty and staff"
‘Contented,’ says the cellist, rehearsing for his Bates senior recital

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:04 pm

Arie van Vuuren ’22 has played the cello since the second grade when his parents chose it for him so he could perform violin duets with his sister.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 2:57 pm

October means fall foliage. And more foliage. That’s what the camera likes, anyway. But there's so much more going on beyond the leaves.

Video: Gene Clough goes skydiving

Thursday, October 14, 2021 9:30 am

A beloved lecturer emeritus at Bates, Gene Clough had two thoughts before exiting the plane door for his recent skydive. Thought one: “People do this all the time.” Thought two: “There’s no way I’m going to survive this!”

Recalling 1893, when men were feeling threatened

Thursday, October 7, 2021 11:34 am

In 1893, for the first time at Bates, "young ladies of the freshman class outnumber the young men."

Q&A: Pandemic-driven Admission changes are ‘smart and long overdue’

Friday, August 20, 2021 11:50 am

With the Class of 2025 on the college’s doorstep, Dean of Admission Leigh Weisenburger talks about the implications of successfully recruiting and enrolling a new Bates class without ever leaving home.

Announcing the 25th annual Bates College summer book list

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 1:13 am

Going strong since 1997 as an annual gift for graduating seniors (and a delight for the rest of us), here's the 25th edition of the Good Reads list of book recommendations by Bates folks near and far.

Scenes from on and around Lake Andrews, aka The Puddle, on the morning of Wednesday, One 9, 2021.Ducks
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 1:31 pm

“I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June,” wrote L.M. Montgomery. Welcome to June at Bates.

Professor Emeritus of Biology Robert M. Chute, ‘scientific poet’ and environmentalist, dies at age 95

Friday, May 28, 2021 11:22 am

Chute, who served on the Bates faculty from 1962 to 1992 and as director of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, died April 28, 2021.

Help! From global education to dining to Ladd Library

Monday, April 12, 2021 2:12 pm

Our final installment of portraits of Bates staff members, as well as stories in their own words about how they have responded to the needs of our students during a time of crisis.

Judith Ayugi
Help! From textbooks and course registration to the campus shuttle

Monday, April 5, 2021 5:01 pm

A College Store coordinator helps students safely purchase what they require to...

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