Archives for "Alumni life"

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Friday

February 1, 2013 3:25 pm

Video: Nathaniel Boone ’52 describes Congressional Gold Medal

Video: Nathaniel Boone ’52 describes Congressional Gold Medal

Nate Boone ’52 and other Montford Point Marines were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2012 for the achievement of…

Thursday

January 31, 2013 3:55 pm

Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Poriss ’91 returns to answer the musical question: What is a diva?

Hilary Poriss ’91 explores the surprising variety of tasks expected of 19th-century opera singers in a lecture on Feb. 6.

Friday

January 18, 2013 10:16 am

New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

The blog, featuring objects from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum collection, is the brainchild of Caroline Baumann.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 4:24 pm

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

These first-graders at Equitas Academy in Los Angeles have made Bates their own.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 1:44 pm

Savoy Magazine names Sene ’00 among ‘most influential’ in corporate America

Savoy Magazine names Sene ’00 among ‘most influential’ in corporate America

Lena Sene ’00 is a managing parter with Deer Isle Capital and an expert on global investing in Africa.

Monday

October 29, 2012 2:42 pm

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

A marine science researcher will reveal how technology can be used to study the feeding behavior of humpback whales, in a lecture on Nov. 6.

Thursday

October 18, 2012 2:29 pm

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

How does the world inspire ideas? How do ideas like competition and collaboration play out in the world?

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

Monday

October 1, 2012 1:47 pm

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Up next in a series of talks connected with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck” are presentations by an astronomer from Yale and by an artist showing work in the show.