Stories about "Business and law"
Current Economic climate and Bates: A letter from President Hansen

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 9:21 am

In a letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen outlines the College's financial management strategies, policies and priorities in the face of global economic turbulence.

Muskie Oral History Project receives national award

Monday, October 13, 2008 1:45 pm

The Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Project, a decade-long College effort to preserve memories and impressions of people who knew the late U.S. senator and secretary of state, has received an important award from the national professional organization of oral historians.

Now, Phelps Chases Gold on Land

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:00 pm

After Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps won his historic eighth gold medal, the hard work to 'transform the swimmer's Olympic feat into a marketing juggernaut, akin to Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods,' in the words of The Wall Street Journal, was just beginning for his agent, Peter Carlisle '91.

Switching careers

Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Economic uncertainty is leading more and more people to consider big career changes. Some are seeking new fields after a layoff, while others seek just-in-case alternatives in anticipation of troubles ahead.

Leading to change

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 3:27 pm

Shifting U.S. demographics intersect with Bates' forward-looking mission

Inside China

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 11:56 am

As China becomes a global player, Bates economist Margaret Maurer-Fazio and her students have ringside seats.

New report calls avoidance a poor green alternative

Monday, June 9, 2008 12:00 pm

A Rogers Casey Inc. researcher argues that targeted bets on "green" companies could prove superior to more sweeping strategies that purge polluters from institutional portfolios.

Balanced Beam

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:44 am

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

Bob's Job Says Goodbye

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:27 am

“Your job has been outsourced to India.” I shouldn’t have been surprised — though a week earlier, at our insurance company’s Holiday Concert Celebration, the CEO had trumpeted our “three-times-the-industry growth rate” over hot hors d’oeuvres and good tidings.

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Thursday, May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

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