Stories about "Elizabeth Strout"
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 4:37 pm
The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin...
Friday, June 4, 2010 10:26 am
A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and...
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.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:21 pm
The 2010 Bates honorands are: Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance; James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change; Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist; Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate; and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.
Monday, April 20, 2009 5:21 pm
The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. Elizabeth Strout ’77 has received the 2009 award for fiction for "Olive Kitteridge." Read one of the first stories on her award, in the Los Angeles Times.