Stories about "Look What We Found"
Look What We Found: Joe Hall’s chunk of ash wood

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:06 pm

The ash tree looms large in Wabanaki culture. That’s why Hall, a Bates historian, keeps a hunk of the hardwood in his Pettengill Hall office.

Look What We Found: Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s alien pop-up book

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:33 pm

Walk into Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s...

Look What We Found: Susan Stark’s lucky great-grandmother

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:55 am

A striking black-and-white photograph of Associate Professor of Philosophy Susan Stark’s great-grandmother occupies a place of honor in her Hedge Hall office.

Look What We Found: Meredith Greer’s plush microbes

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 4:20 pm

Learn about Meredith Greer's assortment of oversized plush microbes that reflect her research interest in mathematical modeling of infectious diseases.

Look What We Found: Ann Marie Russell’s art evokes spreadsheets and connections

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:04 pm

Every day as she walks to her desk, Ann Marie Russell passes a piece of Haitian-made art.

Look What We Found: A note from Seamus Heaney to Georgia Nigro

Thursday, March 1, 2018 10:36 am

Heaney sent Nigro a poem with handwritten revisions.

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Look What We Found: All the stuff in James Reese’s office

Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:32 pm

Longtime dean James Reese won't tell you his favorite office item. But he will tell you why and how students have made so many gifts to him during his 40 years.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

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