Stories about "The College"
‘Great work!’ Two seniors meet the honors thesis deadline

Friday, April 3, 2020 12:23 pm

"Hannah Johnson and Emma Wheeler have been great to work with — always positive, always thinking,” says thesis adviser Mike Retelle. ⁣

Shields up! Bates helping to ease PPE shortage

Friday, April 3, 2020 7:24 am

A Bates biology professor has a notable role in responding to a tough problem created by COVID-19: the shortage of personal protective equipment.

Bates professors’ humorous movie-trailer videos brighten the move to remote learning

Friday, March 27, 2020 9:34 am

As Bates faculty pivot to online teaching, making "trailers" offers fun and catharsis.

President Spencer: ‘The Bates community remains connected and strong’

Monday, March 23, 2020 4:53 pm

In a message to Bates students and families as remote classes resume, President Clayton Spencer notes that as we face uncertainty, worry, and dislocation, we are also having a shared experience that "offers opportunities for growth, purpose, and generosity."

Picture story: A community rallies as students depart campus

Monday, March 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Compelling and poignant photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen captures a historic community effort to support students leaving campus due to the COVID-19 crisis.

From Bates history: 32 Bates women who inspire, give hope, and make us proud

Friday, March 20, 2020 1:17 pm

Here's an inspiring catalog of accomplished and pioneering Bates women from the first century of the college — writers, scientists, artists, social-justice activists, doctors, academics, and a Marine.

COVID-19 announcement: Bates moves to remote learning March 23

Friday, March 13, 2020 11:27 am

Due to COVID-19, Bates will suspend classes at the end of the day today, March 13, and resume classes through remote learning on Monday, March 23, announced President Clayton Spencer.

Purposeful Work: Spotlight on Environmental Careers6-7 p.m. Environmental Career Panel Discussion in Commons 2217:10 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Session I There was a second breakout session and networking reception that I didn't photograph.Philip Dube '16, second-year graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.Emma Conover '16, Ceres's water program, where she works to mobilize food and beverage companies to address water risks in their agricultural supply chain.Mike Lydon ;04, a Principal of Street Plans, an international award-winning planning, design, and research-advocacy firm based in Miami, New York City, and San Francisco.Lucy (Brennan) Perkins '14, joined the City of South Portland's sustainability office to assist in the developments of campaigns and outreach materials that educate the community about sustainability initiatives and garner new support for policies and programs.Hannah Broadley '10, biologist, ecologist, and entomologist, with a Ph.D., whose area of focus is the management of invasive forest insects. She is currently a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts and works with a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.Jeffrey Porter '85, considered one of the top environmental lawyers in the country.
To succeed in an environmental career, pick a problem and become an expert, say Bates alumni

Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:35 pm

Dive deep into your chosen field by getting involved both locally and internationally, and by keeping tabs on a rapidly changing world.

Campus Construction Update: March 13, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020 3:42 pm

Much warmer and a bit less snowy than many we’ve known, the...

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.

Load more