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Bates in the News

Below is a sampling of news stories about Bates and Bates alumni.
We welcome your news tips about Bates and Bates people in the news.
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Friday

April 18, 2014
11:58 am

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Why, Luft asks in her guest blog post, did some Hutu “evade participation and help Tutsi” instead of killing them?

Aliza Luft ’06 examines ‘risky defections’ during the genocide in Rwanda

Tuesday

April 8, 2014
3:12 pm

Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Employing his technique of “community-based cinema,” Saddlemire follows four Lewiston families, including that of professors Charles Nero and Baltasar Fra-Molinero.

Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05

Thursday

March 27, 2014
2:08 pm

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie ’36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday

March 27, 2014
12:00 pm

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Why not join a March Madness competition where you have a real rooting interest?

Historian Joe Hall favors Goetz ’00 and ‘The Baptism of Early Viriginia’ in Elite 8 matchup

Friday

March 21, 2014
8:59 am

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Friday

March 21, 2014
8:15 am

For Bob Muldoon ’81, the first sign of spring isn’t a bird or bud. It’s a butterfly

Writing in The Boston Globe, Muldoon describes his personal quest for the first sign of spring.

For Bob Muldoon ’81, the first sign of spring isn’t a bird or bud. It’s a butterfly

Friday

March 14, 2014
10:23 am

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

The ad “Dad and Papa” highlights the “contemporary boundaries and privileging of certain gay identities,” Engel writes.

Politics professor Stephen Engel analyzes gay identity in Honey Maid’s ‘Wholesome’ ad

Thursday

March 13, 2014
2:58 pm

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

You hear the word “endowment” and you probably think “college.” But there’s more out there, says Walter Dillingham ’82.

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Thursday

March 13, 2014
10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Thursday

March 13, 2014
10:15 am

Channel 6 TV news magazine profiles pianist Frank Glazer, now age 99

“Ninety-nine? I can’t believe it,” Glazer says. “It’s as though it’s thrust upon you all of a sudden.”

Channel 6 TV news magazine profiles pianist Frank Glazer, now age 99