Archives for "Business and finance"
May 22, 2009 2:50 pm
As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.
May 19, 2009 9:06 am
The Boston Globe‘s annual ranking of the 100 best Massachusetts businesses puts Cubist Pharmaceuticals, headed by Michael Bonney ’80, in…
April 10, 2009 12:16 pm
Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.
March 1, 2009 4:20 pm
Josh Holdeman ’93 has his clients in focus during a landmark Christie’s sale
March 1, 2009 12:24 pm
The volume of news from Washington, D.C., is growing, but fewer newspaper journalists are around to explain it. At stake, perhaps, is the democratic process.
March 1, 2009 12:13 pm
Josh Holdeman ’93, international director of 20th-century art for Christie’s, talks to clients during bidding. Holdeman and his team oversaw the sale Icons of Glamour and Style: The Constantiner Collection in December 16-17, 2008, which acheived a record total — more than $7 million — for a single owner Christie’s sale dedicated to photographs.
March 1, 2009 11:33 am
Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.
November 1, 2008 9:40 am
Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.
July 1, 2008 11:56 am
As China becomes a global player, Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio and her students have ringside seats.
May 13, 2008 10:44 am
Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”