The Bates College Multifaith Chaplaincy presents Buen Camino (or "good journey" in Spanish). We'll be speaking with people from the Bates community about their personal stories, the paths they’ve taken, and where they’ve found meaning along the way.
April 26th, 2021 | 45 mins 51 secs
Darby Ray sat down (via Zoom) with Multifaith Fellows Austin Dumont and Hannah McKenzie to discuss the importance of imagination in her everyday life, how the pandemic has shifted the ways we assign value to work, and how she apparently hasn’t changed since high school.
March 26th, 2021 | 35 mins 26 secs
Professor Adriana Salerno sat down (via Zoom) with Multifaith Fellows Ahimy Soto-Garcia and Fabian Miemietz to discuss her childhood in beautiful Caracas, why she considers herself a math therapist, and the importance of being a full human being in front of her students.
January 13th, 2021 | 26 mins 58 secs
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A special Martin Luther King Jr. Day episode of Buen Camino featuring an archival recording from 1997 of Bates Alum Rev. Peter Gomes (Class of ‘65).
November 30th, 2020 | 36 mins 55 secs
Hoi Ning Ngai sat down (via Zoom) with Multifaith Fellows, Khushi Choudhary & Cyan Hunte to discuss being a sociable introvert, the importance of four hour conversations, and being a “little bit meta.”
October 30th, 2020 | 33 mins 11 secs
Professor Kirk Read sat down (via Zoom) with Multifaith Fellows, Joan Buse and Yueh Qi Chuah to discuss silence as a means of connection, discovering his vocation, and baking pies as a spiritual practice.
March 11th, 2020 | 38 mins 34 secs
Professor Cynthia Baker Baker sat down with Multifaith Fellows, Lila Patinkin and Mara Stolzenbach to discuss her years as a preschool teacher, foraging for wild mushrooms, and being called by the big questions that need to be asked.
December 19th, 2019 | 27 mins 52 secs
Darryl Uy sat down with Multifaith Fellows, Alexis Hudes and Matt Suslovic to discuss his love of theatre, the difference between a calling and a passion, and how a commitment to equity influences his work in Admissions.
November 27th, 2019 | 37 mins 21 secs
Leslie Hill sat down with Multifaith Fellows, Sara Moradi and Mara Stolzenbach to discuss her rage for justice, distaste for the word diversity, and love of puppies.
October 22nd, 2019 | 34 mins 55 secs
Tom Twist sat down with Multifaith Fellows, Alexis Hudes and Sara Moradi to discuss finding his way from scooping ice cream to a career in sustainability.
June 3rd, 2019 | 25 mins 6 secs
Professor Alison Melnick Dyer sat down with Multifaith Fellows Joan Buse and Matt Suslovic to discuss her childhood discovery of Buddhism, how she came to study religion, and finding meaning through bee-keeping.
May 9th, 2019 | 35 mins 12 secs
Dean James Reese sat down with Bates Multifaith Fellows, Mamta Saraogi and Matt Suslovic to discuss his childhood, how he came to Bates, his passion for higher education and where he finds meaning in life.