Posts from April 2013
The Hot Club of San Francisco. PLEASE CREDIT: Lenny Gonzalez.
Events at Bates: April 24-May 26, 2013

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 3:31 pm

Hello from Bates! Here’s a listing of public events at the college April 22-May 31.

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Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don't do significant harm to clams.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Douglas Hodgkin. Photograph courtesy of the Androscoggin Historical Society.
Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

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Pringle ’98, star of hip-hop ‘Othello,’ tells Time Out Chicago how Bates theater helped his rap artistry

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 4:31 pm

Rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle '98 is winning rave reviews for his star turn this spring in the title role of "Othello: The Remix" at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.

Pat Foley '04 during his Bates playing days.
ESPN Boston profiles new Brooks School football coach Pat Foley ’04

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:23 pm

Reporter Brandon Hall of ESPN Boston offers a brief Q-and-A with Pat...

When Whitten's blog post recommended Slave to Sensation, there was a run on the book at Maine libraries.
Bangor Daily News profiles Whitten ’94, romance writers’ Librarian of the Year

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 3:06 pm

Whitten is a circulation assistant at Bangor Public Library who several years ago co-founded the library's Not Your Ordinary Book Club.

Dartmouth soccer coach Jeff Cook ’89 departs for MLS position

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:24 pm

Jeff Cook '89 will be director of recruitment for the youth academy of the Philadelphia Union.

Jesse Laflamme ’00, manager of Pete & Gerry’s Organics, oversees an operation that’s the antithesis of factory farming. Hens live cage-free in open barns, lay their eggs where they wish, and have outdoor access. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

Pete and Gerry’s is a "regional powerhouse, distributing 'certified humane' organic eggs up and down the East Coast."

Olivia Norrmen-Smith '13. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

Monday, April 8, 2013 1:57 pm

A 2013 Watson Fellowship will make it possible for a Bates alumna to spend a year in Africa and Asia researching cultural perceptions of one of humankind's leading causes of death and disability.

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