Stories about "Parents and families"
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.

'I don't give up'

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 1:38 pm

Born prematurely, Sarah Blomstedt '09 has been a winner ever since her triumphant fight to live

Team Approach

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 12:00 pm

In The Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting, authors Dan Doyle '72 and Deb Doermann Burch help parents manage their athletes less and better.

Slide show: Mount David Summit 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 12:00 pm

The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on March 28.

Philanthropic, scientific, literary leaders to address Commencement

Thursday, March 27, 2008 12:54 pm

A philanthropic leader, a molecular biologist, a climate researcher and a literary scholar will receive honorary degrees and speak at Bates College's 142nd commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 25, on the college's historic Quad, at Campus Avenue and College Street.

The Wedding Gift

Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:11 pm

Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter '00 and Ben Ayers '99

Bates receives national award for service

Thursday, February 28, 2008 1:17 pm

For the second year in a row, the Corporation for National and Community Service named Bates College to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth.

Using Bates as a model, media outlets demystify the admissions process

Thursday, November 15, 2007 9:10 am

A reporter's unrestricted access to all stages of the Bates admissions process results in a major feature in Down East magazine called "Who Gets In?"

Four appointed to Bates Board of Trustees

Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:55 am

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Alison R. Bernstein of New York, N.Y., H. Scott Bierman of Northfield, Minn., Scott D. Freeman of Newton, Mass., and Kathleen M. Whelan of Boston, Mass.

Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2007

Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:24 pm

Inclement weather on Friday evaporated as a beautiful Saturday and Sunday materialized for Parents and Family Weekend 2007. Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and tours of the new student housing and the under-construction dining Commons complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.

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