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2pm | All These Sons Screening and discussion. Chicago’s West and South sides are infamous for their high murder rates. In this documentary directed by Bing Liu and Joshua Altman, Marshall Hatch Jr. ’10 and Billy Moore (who served 20 years in prison for murder) create healing spaces for young men to reimagine themselves, find redemption, and embrace causes worth fighting for. Hatch, the subject of a cover story by Bates Magazine in 2021, will introduce the film. (2021; 88 min.) Sponsored by the Program in American Studies, Department of Anthropology, Department of Hispanic Studies, and Department of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies. Location: Olin Concert Hall
Bates in the News: Jan. 20, 2023

Friday, January 20, 2023 10:10 am

Marshall Hatch '10 returns to Bates, tips from an alumna on how business leaders can help their teams combat the winter blues, and how Bates President Clayton Spencer has "defined her presidency" around the concept of work.

From left, Wilder Geier ‘22, Lars Schuster ’20, and Julian Cook ’20 take a look at a pileated woodpecker in Lewiston’s Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary..Nick Lund of Maine Audubon @maineaudubon spotted the bird as he led Clark A. Griffith Professor of Environmental Studies Jane Costlow and students in her “Living With Animals” course on a midday birding excursion during their last class session.
Bates in the News: Dec. 9, 2022

Thursday, December 8, 2022 2:14 pm

An 80s-inspired Black queer horror flick, the 100th anniversary of Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary, and insights into Maine's rich — and often overlooked — history.

Bates in the News: Nov. 18, 2022

Friday, November 18, 2022 12:43 pm

The 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a new study showing the effects of global warming on the Gulf of Maine, and a new mission to the moon.

Bates in the News: Oct. 14, 2022

Friday, October 14, 2022 2:32 pm

A musician writing about the vulnerability of watching his vision slowly fade, a neuroscientist's tips on distinguishing between forgetfulness and Alzheimer's disease, and how one alumna's passion for horses led to creating a successful business.

Bates in the News: Sept. 2, 2022

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 4:32 pm

The Naval aviator alumnus who helped advise Top Gun: Maverick, the alumna winner of NPR's Tiny Desk Contest, and how salt marshes in Maine are helping fight climate change.

Bates in the News: May 13, 2022

Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:12 am

One alumna dispels stereoptypes about dog breeds, another becomes a managing editor of The New York Times, and an alumnus is now a Maine harbormaster.

Bates in the News: March 19, 2022

Thursday, March 17, 2022 4:06 pm

Maine's largest Norway spruce tree, a film about the end of the world, and a children's book about embracing a child's trans identity.

Bates in the News: Jan. 13, 2022

Thursday, January 13, 2022 1:39 pm

The media recalls when the late Ruth Slovenski lost, then got back, her beloved bike, plus faculty insights into figure skating's reliance on gender stereotypes and new psychological research on antiracism.

Bates in the News: Nov. 11, 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021 11:43 am

The news media far and wide cover a trio of Bates "brides" hitting the road, a new novel by Liz Strout '77, and the troubling connection between existential risk and eugenics.

Bates in the News: Sept. 24, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 12:25 pm

An alumnus explains the push to exonerate one last Salem witch, and a professor shares his fright (and bias) during a post-9/11 flight.

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