Archives for "Alumni life"

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 3:31 pm

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Here’s a primer for getting the best from Commencement at Bates, the 2014 edition.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:00 am

Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Worthy’s recent death at age 92 attracted national attention, including obituaries in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Monday

April 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Stangle’s visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college’s Purposeful Work initiative.

Monday

April 21, 2014 1:00 am

Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson is Commencement 2014 speaker, joining honorands John Seely Brown, Glenn Close and David Shaw

Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson is Commencement 2014 speaker, joining honorands John Seely Brown, Glenn Close and David Shaw

Bates will confer honorary degrees on leaders from the arts, business, journalism and technology during Commencement ceremonies May 25.

Thursday

March 13, 2014 2:58 pm

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

You hear the word “endowment” and you probably think “college.” But there’s more out there, says Walter Dillingham ’82.

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Wednesday

January 8, 2014 12:36 pm

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

“These boys have made it their mission to build New England’s first and largest craft hard cider company,” says Forbes.

Tuesday

December 10, 2013 10:33 am

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Monday

December 2, 2013 5:51 pm

Bangor Daily News profiles backcountry ski series creator Ben Leoni ’05

Bangor Daily News profiles backcountry ski series creator Ben Leoni ’05

The show follows series creator Ben Leoni ’05 and fellow backcountry skiers as they head into the boondocks of the Northeast.

Friday

November 15, 2013 8:36 am

U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Well-timed against the failed launch of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange website, Brown put a fine point on the economic forces influencing healthcare today.