Archives for "Innovation"

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 2:33 pm

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

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

Thursday

May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

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

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

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

Wednesday

February 20, 2013 11:52 am

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

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

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

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 3:38 pm

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

Oregonian profiles Your Brandlive app developed by Brumder ’01

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?

Thursday

August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

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

Thursday

February 2, 2012 4:28 pm

Fashion show focuses on traditional and contemporary African styles

Fashion show focuses on traditional and contemporary African styles

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

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:43 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

For a performance Jan. 13, performer, educator, activist and slam poetry champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph took the Olin Concert Hall stage—only to leave it again.

Friday

January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser ’12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

Wednesday

November 9, 2011 7:55 pm

Trade screen time for inner view, Belsky urges

Trade screen time for inner view, Belsky urges

Present Tense: Being Here and Now in a Nonstop World encourages a break from the little screen and a re-engagement with the spiritual self.

Tuesday

October 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Physicist Childress among 'spin doctors' making quantum discovery

While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.