Stories about "Innovation"
The Ladd Library card catalog of the 1970s has given way to its latest iteration: an online catalog based on a single database shared by Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges.
Ladd Library’s new online CBB catalog has a back-end surprise

Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:10 pm

The most intriguing aspect of the new CBBcat might be that collaboration is at its core.

Down East Cider co-founders Tyler Mosher '11 (left) and Ross Brockman '11 held a tasting in the Bobcat Den last spring. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:36 pm

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

Ben Shaw '00, CEO of Vets First Choice, speaks with guests at a Welcome Event for President Clayton Spencer at the Portland Museum of Art on May 8, 2013. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Press Herald Q&A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:55 am

Shaw's business partners with veterinarians to set up online stores offering animal medicines and supplies directly to owners.

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$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

Monday, October 28, 2013 11:34 am

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

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Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:33 pm

With Metropolis Ensemble, Andrew Cyr is meeting his goals of attracting nontraditional classical audiences and giving young classical music composers a chance.

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Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who "always ready with a helping hand."

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Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 11:52 am

Belcampo is not just an interesting company but a potentially important one.

YourBrand LIve founder Fritz Brumder '01 discusses his web application on a "Meet the Startup" interview in Portland, Ore.
Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

It's a kick to Skype with Grandma or a job candidate, but would you want to have an interactive video session with your favorite retailer?

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Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Thursday, August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

Modeling Nigerian dresses for the Inside Africa Fashion Show are sophomores Folarera Fasawe, Michelle Pham and Nicole Kanu.
Fashion show focuses on traditional and contemporary African styles

Thursday, February 2, 2012 4:28 pm

Traditional and contemporary fashions from Africa are the focus of Bates' premiere Inside Africa Fashion Show on Feb. 10.

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