Archives for "Careers and professions"


July 2, 2009 10:51 am

Cooper-Hewitt names acting director

The New York Times notes the appointment of Caroline Baumann ’88 as acting director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Magazine….


July 1, 2009 11:34 am

Scene Again: 1893-Women and Men

For the first time since the school’s founding, the “young ladies of the freshman class at Bates outnumber the young men.”


July 1, 2009 10:39 am

Preamble: Something New

At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.


June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.


June 11, 2009 11:07 am

Alexander's great plans

The Star Tribune of Minneapolis, Minn., interviews Darsie Alexander ’88, appointed chief curator of the Walker Art Center in November….


June 9, 2009 10:12 am

Hartley, Langlais, 'Body Mapping' shows slated for summer at museum

Opening June 12 at the Bates College Museum of Art are exhibitions of work by two prominent artists with Maine connections, and a third exhibition revealing a compelling response to HIV/AIDS.


May 28, 2009 12:05 pm

Locally grown comic goes viral with mullet wig and wolf T-shirt

A story in The Adirondack Daily Enterprise talks about the YouTube video produced by Dustin Drury ’06 and his New York City improv group, Dr. Coolsex that picks up on the viral Internet humor of the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt, which became wildly popular when it began attracting funny and ironic reviews on its page.


May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

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 21, 2009 3:45 pm

Bates students advocate for research funding in Washington event

A Bates College junior from Maine and a senior from New York state presented biochemistry research to a U.S. representative from Maine this month as part of “Posters on the Hill,” an annual event designed to remind Congress of the importance of undergraduate research.


May 21, 2009 3:35 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, visits Bates

Lisa Genova ’92, whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease became a best-seller earlier this year, offers a talk and reading at Bates on May 20.