"Someone out there is interested in that, too, and they are giving out money."
— English Lecturer and Graduate Fellowships Adviser Robert Strong, holding copies of Karsh and Fox’s “The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need,” a text he will use in his new Short Term Course, “Grant Writing.”  Strong says that teaching grant writing is about getting students “to shift from being aspirational to being proactive.”
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

"Someone out there is interested in that, too, and they are giving out money."

— English Lecturer and Graduate Fellowships Adviser Robert Strong, holding copies of Karsh and Fox’s “The Only Grant-Writing Book You’ll Ever Need,” a text he will use in his new Short Term Course, “Grant Writing.”  Strong says that teaching grant writing is about getting students “to shift from being aspirational to being proactive.”

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

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"That’s the point of libraries. We don’t have secrets."
—Jeff Kazin ‘04, Library Assistant-Public Services, explaining how he does his entire job at the front desk. Here he places Ladd Library books on reserve for Short Term.
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"That’s the point of libraries. We don’t have secrets."

—Jeff Kazin ‘04, Library Assistant-Public Services, explaining how he does his entire job at the front desk. Here he places Ladd Library books on reserve for Short Term.

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"I’m a senior. And I can’t believe I am finished!"
—Anthropology major Devin Tatro ‘14, of Haverhill, Mass., just after handing in her portfolio for “Prose Writing” taught by English lecturer Robert Strong
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"I’m a senior. And I can’t believe I am finished!"

—Anthropology major Devin Tatro ‘14, of Haverhill, Mass., just after handing in her portfolio for “Prose Writing” taught by English lecturer Robert Strong

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"I have never had to deal with so much information before. I am glad this is the last test I have." — Economics major Seba Martinez-Miranda ’15, of Makati City, Philippines, studying in Ladd Library for a final in “Insects and Human Health,” a laboratory science course taught by Professor of Biology Sharon Kinsman
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"I have never had to deal with so much information before. I am glad this is the last test I have."

— Economics major Seba Martinez-Miranda ’15, of Makati City, Philippines, studying in Ladd Library for a final in “Insects and Human Health,” a laboratory science course taught by Professor of Biology Sharon Kinsman

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"Tech week is not just about getting your dancers under lights and into costume. It’s a time when everyone involved develops a shared understanding. Dancers change and deepen their performances, choreographers see new things, the tech crew gets really sensitive to and invested in the flow of the performance. Batsies are so smart and supportive of one another. You really see that during times like this."
—Assistant Professor of Dance Rachel Boggia at a Schaeffer Theatre dress rehearsal for Annual Winter Dance Concert
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"Tech week is not just about getting your dancers under lights and into costume. It’s a time when everyone involved develops a shared understanding. Dancers change and deepen their performances, choreographers see new things, the tech crew gets really sensitive to and invested in the flow of the performance. Batsies are so smart and supportive of one another. You really see that during times like this."

—Assistant Professor of Dance Rachel Boggia at a Schaeffer Theatre dress rehearsal for Annual Winter Dance Concert

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"The best part of my day is arriving early in the morning and knowing that I don’t know what’s going to happen to me. It’s just going to be a surprise. And sometimes it’s not a pleasant surprise, but I always have interesting and new stuff to do.”
— Desktop Support Analyst Paul Benham, attending to a campus computer
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"The best part of my day is arriving early in the morning and knowing that I don’t know what’s going to happen to me. It’s just going to be a surprise. And sometimes it’s not a pleasant surprise, but I always have interesting and new stuff to do.”

— Desktop Support Analyst Paul Benham, attending to a campus computer

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"Desserts make everybody happy."
— Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Schwartz posing in her Commons office with a favorite cookbook, “The Dessert Bible” by Christopher Kimball. She recommends panna cotta and warm chocolate brownie custard with Marsala cream sauce.
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"Desserts make everybody happy."

— Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Schwartz posing in her Commons office with a favorite cookbook, “The Dessert Bible” by Christopher Kimball. She recommends panna cotta and warm chocolate brownie custard with Marsala cream sauce.

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 ”I’ve found that whatever culture you are part of tends to have a huge impact on your personality. I’ve grown up in the United States, which tends to be very individualistic, but going to Bates has made me more of a collectivist, a global citizen, where I think how my actions will affect others.”
—Shannon Griffin ‘16 of Philadelphia, discussing her double major in psychology and Chinese
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 ”I’ve found that whatever culture you are part of tends to have a huge impact on your personality. I’ve grown up in the United States, which tends to be very individualistic, but going to Bates has made me more of a collectivist, a global citizen, where I think how my actions will affect others.”

—Shannon Griffin ‘16 of Philadelphia, discussing her double major in psychology and Chinese

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" Gottta get these set up for the kids! It’s the Mount David Summit, and it’s good to see all the students come together to present what they have done over the past year."
— Facility Services Custodian Wayne Medlin, of Lewiston, setting up Pettengill Hall classrooms (with his colleague David Green) on the day of the Mount David Summit.
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" Gottta get these set up for the kids! It’s the Mount David Summit, and it’s good to see all the students come together to present what they have done over the past year."

— Facility Services Custodian Wayne Medlin, of Lewiston, setting up Pettengill Hall classrooms (with his colleague David Green) on the day of the Mount David Summit.

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"There but for the grace of God go I."
— Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kirk Read, observing the paunch of a middle-aged Tintin statue on display in his first-floor Lane Hall office. Tintin is a fictional teenage character in The Adventures of Tintin, a comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.
(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

"There but for the grace of God go I."

— Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of French and Francophone Studies Kirk Read, observing the paunch of a middle-aged Tintin statue on display in his first-floor Lane Hall office. Tintin is a fictional teenage character in The Adventures of Tintin, a comics series by Belgian cartoonist Hergé.

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