Archives for "Careers and professions"


August 30, 2010 4:28 pm

Dissanayake '09 returns to discuss Watson-year experiences

A Bates College alumna who used her 2009 Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia returns to discuss her experiences at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the college’s Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.


August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

The Essential Arin Arbus

Off-Broadway director Arin Arbus ’99 makes Shakespeare sizzle by keeping it simple By Charles Antin ’02 Arin Arbus ’99 and…


August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Nicoletti's Method: 'Sharp Pencils and Sweat'

From himself and his students, painter Joseph Nicoletti seeks what’s real By Edgar Allen Beem “Generally speaking, my work is…


July 7, 2010 2:17 pm

WMTW news calls 'a great concept and a local one'

For its Project Economy series, southern Maine ABC affiliate WMTW-TV spotlights, the Dutch auction website founded by Bates economics…


April 30, 2010 11:51 am

Scholarship luncheon: A time of reflection and thanks

At a recent luncheon, donors who have made the Bates’ experience possible for a new generation met some of the students who benefit from their generosity.


April 19, 2010 3:49 pm

Sunday Telegram highlights 'boldness' of NYC music ensemble founder Cyr '96

From the story: “Someone was asking the other day, ‘What do you really want to do?’ I think I’m doing it. I’m working with the greatest young musicians in the world and the greatest young composers, and I get to pick the venues. This is it. This is my dream.”


January 4, 2010 2:08 pm

The Boston Globe reports on Cubist's move to purchase biotech company

The Boston Globe reports that Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., whose chief executive and president is Michael Bonney ’80, will spend up…


December 18, 2009 8:08 am

Live Where You Pay

Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi — where the monster storm came ashore — nine out of 10 people have come back. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.


December 17, 2009 2:15 pm

New (and Young) Orleans

But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.


November 30, 2009 3:32 pm

The Stanford Daily reports on symposium honoring art history professor Wanda Corn '62

The Stanford Daily reports on the “Great American Thing,” a two-day symposium honoring Wanda Jones Corn ’62, professor emeritus at…