Archives for "Alumni life"

Tuesday

April 17, 2012 10:00 am

Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill to speak at Bates Commencement

Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill to speak at Bates Commencement

Bates Commencement 2012 will take place on the historic Quad at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 27.

Wednesday

April 11, 2012 3:29 pm

Opportunity awaits in creative fields, alums tell ‘bootcamp’ participants

Opportunity awaits in creative fields, alums tell ‘bootcamp’ participants

It helps to “have a bias towards saying ‘yes,’” say Bates alumni who work in creative fields and who returned to campus for a workshop sponsored by the Bates Career Development Center.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 10:13 am

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.

Monday

March 12, 2012 1:31 pm

CFO.com touts prize-winning app by classmates Rapp and Ghai

Reporter David Rosenbaum of CFO.com highlights the prize-winning open-source financial application created by Pranav Ghai ’93 and Alex Rapp ’93….

Monday

March 12, 2012 11:08 am

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben Miller ’96, whose book Born Along the Color…

Friday

February 17, 2012 3:18 pm

Dancing the Big Apple: Dance alumni to perform Feb. 24-25

Dancing the Big Apple: Dance alumni to perform Feb. 24-25

The first-ever New York Bates Alumni Dance Concert takes place Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, at the arts center called Spoke the Hub Dancing in Brooklyn.

Tuesday

January 24, 2012 2:27 pm

Genova ’92, best-selling author of ‘Still Alice,’ ‘Left Neglected,’ to speak

Genova ’92, best-selling author of ‘Still Alice,’ ‘Left Neglected,’  to speak

Lisa Genova ’92, author of the popular novels Still Alice and Left Neglected, speaks at Bates at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, in the Olin Concert Hall.

Thursday

January 19, 2012 11:54 am

Bates board chair Bonney ’80 named a top U.S. CEO by MarketWatch

Bates board chair Bonney ’80 named a top U.S. CEO by MarketWatch

Bates board chair Mike Bonney ’80, CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., is one of the six best corporate leaders in the U.S., according to a leading financial news publication.

Thursday

January 12, 2012 3:11 pm

Telegram & Gazette interviews new hospital CEO Win Brown ’89

Telegram & Gazette interviews new hospital CEO Win Brown ’89

Win Brown ’89 is the new president and CEO of Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Mass., and was recently interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette.

Tuesday

January 10, 2012 9:44 am

Strada ’10 honored for photography

Strada ’10 honored for photography

Alexandra Strada ’10 has received the 2011 InFocus Photography Award.