Archives for "Alumni and friends"

Tuesday

November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it’s the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it’s wrong.

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:26 pm

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from being “a fairly unengaged student” to an international…

Friday

October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…

Tuesday

October 25, 2011 2:37 pm

Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

Lisbon Street mural project of 1971

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 3:21 pm

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Sarah Charley ’11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader King V. Cheek Jr. ’59. With his brother…

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:11 pm

Patch interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller '87

South End Patch reporter Christopher Treacy interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller ’87 of Kingston, Mass., about her work and about…

Friday

October 7, 2011 10:56 am

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates

Wednesday

September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good friends to get together, including: a memorial tree-planting…

Tuesday

September 27, 2011 11:19 am

Audio: Chris Murtagh’s 600-mile dash to graduation

Chris Murtagh ’11, track coach Al Fereshetian and David Pless ’13 made an overnight, 600-mile dash from Washington, D.C., back to Bates for Murtagh’s graduation.