Archives for "Careers and professions"


December 2, 2010 3:19 pm

Grammy nod to Metropolis Ensemble founder and director Andrew Cyr '96

In its coverage of Grammy nominations for classical music, the Los Angeles Times reports that the critically and popularly acclaimed…


December 2, 2010 12:17 pm

Daily Mirror profiles arts entrepreneur Dissanayake '09

The Daily Mirror of Sri Lanka profiles Sulo Dissanayake ’09, a native of Sri Lanka who majored in theater and…


November 4, 2010 5:13 pm

Philanthropy's impact on teaching, research addressed at Benjamin Bates Society gathering

• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…


November 3, 2010 3:23 pm

Video: NASA profile of Petro '01 reveals influence of Bates mentor

“Also at Bates Petro met Professor Gene Clough, Lecturer in Geology and Physics, who became his dear friend, advisor, role model and tour guide as he delved into planetary geology.”


October 28, 2010 10:00 pm

Homecoming spotlights the wide range of Bates pride

Whether it’s harkening back to gridiron triumphs a half-century ago, celebrating Bates’ embrace of the great outdoors or gathering to…


October 9, 2010 2:19 pm

'Conversation with the President' touches planning, building, finance

The fate of Chase Hall. The state of town-gown relations. The tradeoffs between finite resources and key priorities. And what does it say that Bates ranks fourth in a Newsweek listing of schools “stocked with jocks”? Those were a few of the topics some 60 parents raised in a conversation with President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a handful of senior staff early on Parents & Family Saturday.


September 2, 2010 3:30 pm

Bates listed among top 50 schools producing science Ph.D.s

With data from the National Science Foundation, CBS has published an objective listing of colleges and universities where engineering…


September 2, 2010 1:41 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education quotes thought-leader Merisotis '86 on rankings

The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Richard Kahlenberg discusses a new book by Ben Wildavsky, former education editor at U.S. News…


September 2, 2010 1:02 pm

Dow Jones Financial Adviser profiles wealth-management guru Karl Mills '82

The Dow Jones blog Financial Adviser dubs Karl Mills ’82 the “Artful Contrarian” for the independent investment spirit of his…


September 2, 2010 11:51 am

CBS News interviews employment blogger Pierce '08

CBS News anchor Katie Couric interviews rhetoric major Scott Pierce ’08, who co-writes the blog Tales from the Recently Laid…