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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."

For her senior thesis in environmental studies, Taryn O’Connell ‘13 investigated a debate about Androscoggin River pollution that took place in Lewiston in the 1950s. Photograph by Hank Schless '13.
Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

In her thesis, Taryn O'Connell '13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

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Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don't do significant harm to clams.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Douglas Hodgkin. Photograph courtesy of the Androscoggin Historical Society.
Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Jesse Laflamme ’00, manager of Pete & Gerry’s Organics, oversees an operation that’s the antithesis of factory farming. Hens live cage-free in open barns, lay their eggs where they wish, and have outdoor access. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

Pete and Gerry’s is a "regional powerhouse, distributing 'certified humane' organic eggs up and down the East Coast."

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Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Friday, March 15, 2013 3:53 pm

Gearing Up! Will a week in the wild prepare you for Bates?...

Chester Chiao '13 trains on the rock wall in Merill Gymnasium Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
When climbing, ‘nothing else matters,’ says Chester Chiao ’13

Friday, March 15, 2013 10:01 am

"I climb because it helps me discover my limits, face my fears and overcome them."

First-years XX XX and XX XX react to panelists at Beyond Intellectual Profit, a symposium on navigating diversity in the workplace. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Monday, March 4, 2013 12:35 pm

Four alumni panelists discuss the connections between the classroom and their careers.

The Portland company Indiedanceworks is among artists performing at the eighth annual F.A.B. dance showcase. Photograph by Dana Crawford/SALT.
The wait is over: F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase happens March 2

Friday, February 22, 2013 8:41 am

The annual F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase takes place Saturday, March 2, at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston.

Record-holding sprinter Isaiah Spofford '15 will try the 400 meters this spring.
Photo by Tom Leonard '78.
Morning Sentinel profiles sprinter Spofford ’15, ‘fast and getting faster’

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:06 pm

Coach Al Fereshetian says expectations for Spofford are "very high. He put in a fantastic fall of training."

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