Stories about "Leadership"
Janet Bourne's music cognition research involves perceptual parallels between music and language. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
When a song is on your lips, Bates wants to know what’s in your brain

Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:00 pm

As interest grows in the study of music cognition, Bates College is integrating the field into its music curriculum.

Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro's early-career award is considered the "NSF's most prestigious grant for junior faculty scientists," says Matt Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Neuroscientist Jason Castro receives ‘most prestigious’ NSF early career award of $720K

Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:43 am

A $720,000 National Science Foundation award will support Jason Castro's brain structure research and the creation of new neuroscience course materials.

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William ‘Chick’ Leahey ’52, revered Bates baseball coach and mentor, dies at age 90

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:58 pm

Head coach of Bates baseball for 36 years and a revered mentor who paid forward his own life lessons to his players, Leahey died on March 26, 2016.

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As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:57 pm

When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it "opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others," Williams says.

Valerie Smith '75 was announced as the 15th president of Swarthmore College on Feb. 21, 2015. (Laurence Kesterson / Swarthmore College)
Valerie Smith ’75 will be ‘an exceptional president’ for Swarthmore College

Thursday, March 26, 2015 9:14 am

Valerie Smith ’75 being named Swarthmore’s next president is a case of good news getting better.

From right, Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt -- the Swedish DJ duo Icona Pop -- speak with Bates student leaders prior to their Campus Consciousness Tour concert on Nov. 1. Shown from left are Shana Wallace 'XX, Taylor B;lackburn 'XX and XXX. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.

William J. Chick Leahey Jr. '52 poses with his wife, Ruth, at the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 7, 2014. (H. Lincoln Benedict '09)
William “Chick” Leahey ’52, celebrated Bates baseball coach, receives Papaioanou Award for Extraordinary Service

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:26 pm

Leahey was joined by fellow award recipients Esther Rosenthal Mechler '64, Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04, Elizabeth Metz McNab ’64, and Victoria Wyeth ’01.

In 2012, Emily Siegel Stangle '72 and Bruce Stangle '70 attend a Museum of Art reception  honoring Bruce as the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community. (Jose Leiva.)
Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

In a public show of support, the Stangle family joins the multimillion dollar Catalyst Fund effort supporting the college's strategic initiatives.

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Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:54 pm

Lisa Barry '77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.

Edmund Muskie '36 is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state by longtime friend and adviser Frank Coffin '40, a federal judge at the time. Looking on are, from left, President Jimmy Carter; Muskie's daughter Ellen Muskie Allen; and his wife, Jane Muskie.
On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

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