Stories about "This Month at Bates"
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, September 21, 2020 2:11 pm

Six feet and masks mark our lives but the members of our community fill Bates with a love of learning and each other. Take a look at This Month at Bates and count the ways.

Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Monday, August 10, 2020 12:52 pm

Under the pall of COVID-19, summer at Bates was quieter (and warmer) than usual. Still, the sun continued to rise and set each day of June, July, and August.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 9:44 am

We’ve experienced beginnings and ends, rituals and transitions, struggles and reflections, but...

Early sunlight on campus on March 28, 2020.John Bertram Hall faces Leahy Field.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:26 am

This edition of This Month at Bates pivots from one world into the next.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:08 pm

So much to indulge: February has filled our plates with talks and performances, arts and sciences, athletics and community.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:50 am

We’re off to an exciting start. New year, new decade, new snowfall. New classes. New meals. New records set.

"My hat? It’s the only one I own.".— Arya Mohanty ‘23 of Winchester, Mass., poses for a quick portrait in the snow on her way to lunch in Commons.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 5:52 pm

As the decade draws to a close, we also experience the end of the semester.

Fall afternoon on Campus, walking up the historic Quad.Hlloe Warshaw '23 of Westwood, Mass., and Ilana Rosker '23 of Lexington, Mass. They ran into each other on their way to class and parted ways once they reached Hathorn Hall.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:00 pm

As much as we love the change of seasons, we’re more than just the weather. Hence, the usual but hard-to-believe-it-all-happens-here selection of moments we’d like to share with you.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Saturday, October 19, 2019 5:27 pm

The gorgeous light and colorful leaves of another autumn provide the backdrop for an embarrassment of riches at Bates.

BIES 271 - Dendrology and the Natural History of Trees/LabIn this field-based course, students engage in the scientific study of the natural history and identification of trees and important shrubs native to New England, and some commonly planted non-native trees. Topics include the anatomy, function, taxonomy, biology, and uses of trees. Lecture topics support weekly outdoor laboratories, which include trips to such field sites as the Saco Heath, Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary, and Wolfe's Neck State Park. Study of the woody flora of New England serves as a foundation for further work in biology, environmental studies, conservation, or related fields. ___________________________Closeups of two students in particular: Olivia LaMarche '20 of Lynnfield, Mass., in purple with long blonde hair and environmental studies major Grace Warder ’20 of New York City with green vest and long brown hair.Hugget took students for an inspection of trees in the neighborhood surrounding Bates on the Mountain Avenue side of Campus Avenue, quizzing them along the way about the tree species they encountered. They entered their answers on a slip of paper, which he then collected from them at the end of their walk. Examples of the trees were : catalpa, butternut, red pine, sugar maple and ginkgo.
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Monday, September 23, 2019 4:14 pm

Busy isn’t always better, but in the case of This Month at...

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