Stories about "Elizabeth Strout"
‘Keep writing and don’t ever stop’: Takeaways from Elizabeth Strout’s visit to Bates

Friday, October 25, 2019 11:00 am

In conversation with Clayton Spencer, Elizabeth Strout ’77 recounts how Olive Kitteridge “showed up” again and offers writing advice to both students and the Maine governor.

Bates in the News: Sept. 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019 9:44 am

An alum helps Colin Kapernick guest-edit a magazine, and Olive Kitteridge returns to Elizabeth Strout ’77.

Bates in the News: August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:50 pm

A train brings novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 back to her childhood, a NASA scientist talks lunar eclipses, and a professor commemorates a dark chapter in Maine history.

Q&A: Novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 interviewed by President Spencer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:09 am

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author talks about her approach to writing, being an English major at Bates, and how being a Mainer has given her the "opposite of a worldview."

Bates in the News: June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017 10:56 am

The Bates Campaign's $50 million gift goes national, glowing reviews for a new Elizabeth Strout '77 novel, and Patrick Dempsey at Commencement.

Bates in the News: March 10, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:51 pm

The media explain why pot is legal in Maine yet illegal at colleges like Bates, and why Bates is a case study of why a biofuel company might expand to Maine.

Bates in the News: Jan. 8, 2016

Friday, January 8, 2016 12:26 pm

Elizabeth Strout '77 has a wonderful new novel; two young alums continue the trend of grads hitting Forbes' 30 Under 30 list; and psychology professor Michael Sargent creates a (storytelling) scene.

2010 Commencement honorand panel discussion: 'Principles into action'

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 4:37 pm

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin...

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

Friday, June 4, 2010 10:26 am

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and...

Commencement message: Don’t compare yourself to others, says journalist Pauley

Sunday, May 30, 2010 2:46 pm

"I saw this headline," renowned television journalist Jane Pauley told the 455 members of the Bates College class of 2010: " 'Inspiration is everywhere, but you have to be looking.' May you find inspiration everywhere you look." Pauley was one of five honorary degree recipients at the College's 144th commencement ceremony.

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