Stories about "Leaders"
President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:29 pm

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at...

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:13 am

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, at his home in Newcastle, Maine, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

New England Cable News talks to politics professor John Baughman about Kennedy's last Maine visit

Thursday, August 27, 2009 8:43 am

New England Cable News focuses on the late Sen. Ted Kennedy's last visit to Maine, in February 2008, to campaign for Barack Obama. At about the 45-second mark, reporter Marnie MacLean talks to John Baughman, associate professor of politics, who recalls Kennedy's speech in the Bates Chapel.

The Boston Globe and others interview Tom Whalen '86 about Ted Kennedy's legacy

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 8:50 am

In covering the death and legacy of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, many news outlets, including ABC News and The Boston Globe, turned to Boston University social scientist Tom Whalen '86, an expert on Massachusetts politics and presidential leadership whose books include Kennedy Versus Lodge, about the 1952 Senate race in Massachusetts in which John F. Kennedy defeated Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. Regarding the Kennedy political dynasty, Whalen tells ABC News that "frankly, we might be moving into a new era in American politics where people have grown tired of the dynasties."

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

Friday, July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. "My research is done with my students and through my students," says Kelsey.

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

Thursday, July 23, 2009 9:19 am

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students' quantitative reasoning skills.

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Friday, June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.

Bobcat of the week: Ben Stein '09

Monday, May 25, 2009 10:08 am

Few athletes in Bates College history have ever reached the degree of achievement Ben Stein did May 22-24, 2009, when he won eight matches and lost only one, the NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Singles Championship, and headed home as a national champion.

WRBC recommends…

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 10:47 am

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

Bobcat of the week: Chris Burke '11

Monday, May 4, 2009 2:55 pm

On the final day of the 2009 Bates baseball season, sophomore outfielder Chris Burke (Andover, Mass.) wrapped up an outstanding first season as a regular starter. In the season-ending doubleheader at St. Joseph's of Maine, Burke went a combined 4-for-7 with three runs and three RBIs.

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