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The College Key's Distinguished Alumnus in Residence, Winfield Brown '89 meets with students to discuss careers in healthcare during a campus visit on Nov. 12. Photo by Sarah Crosby/Bates College.
U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Friday, November 15, 2013 8:36 am

Well-timed against the failed launch of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange website, Brown put a fine point on the economic forces influencing healthcare today.

President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:55 am

The program is "all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities," Spencer said.

Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:15 am

A Phi Beta Kappa mathematics major at Bates, she went on to a long teaching career.

Actress and filmmaker Michelle Wong '00.
Time Out Singapore profiles Michelle Chong ’00, director of ‘3 Peas in a Pod’

Thursday, November 7, 2013 5:02 pm

The movie draws obliquely on her Bates experience.

Climate-change activist Phil Aroneanu in action.
Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:32 am

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

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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.

Writer Monica Wood.
Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:44 pm

Monica Wood, author of a popular memoir about growing up in a small Maine town in the early 1960s, speaks at Bates on Oct. 28.

Rubén Martínez is the 2013 Otis Lecturer at Bates. (© Angela Garcia)
Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Gabe Clark '02 owns Cold Spring Ranch and is president of the Maine Grass Farmers Network. (Phyllis Graber Jensen)
Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark '02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine's chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Biology and English major Shelby Sullivan '15 worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals as a Ladd Intern. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Shelby Sullivan '15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney '80 is CEO.

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