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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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Tuesday

July 15, 2014
10:06 am

President Spencer among 50 notable Maine leaders

President Spencer joins nationally recognized Maine luminaries who are “moving Maine forward.”

President Spencer among 50 notable Maine leaders

Tuesday

July 8, 2014
11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday

May 20, 2014
2:00 am

Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Worthy’s recent death at age 92 attracted national attention, including obituaries in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Thursday

May 1, 2014
2:14 pm

Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

Perou’s findings are “fundamentally reshaping the scientific understanding” of cancer, says The New York Times.

Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

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