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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Wednesday

February 11, 2015 11:10 am

Bates in the News: Feb. 13, 2015

Bates in the News: Feb. 13, 2015

John Tooker ’92 When bugs don’t eat slugs, there’s a problem afoot A Newsweek story cites research by insect ecologist…

Friday

January 30, 2015 11:00 am

Bates in the News: Jan. 30

Bates in the News: Jan. 30

A regular sample of news items featuring Bates and Bates people

Friday

January 16, 2015 9:55 am

Bates in the News: Jan. 16, 2015

Bates in the News: Jan. 16, 2015

A regular sample of news stories about Bates and Bates people.

Friday

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

How did Jones make the play feel like “a black play written by a black writer for a black audience”?

Wednesday

August 6, 2014 10:09 am

Lester Kenway ’75 lauded for ‘revolutionary’ work along Appalachian Trail

Lester Kenway ’75 lauded for ‘revolutionary’ work along Appalachian Trail

Lester Kenway ’75 has dedicated his life to making the outdoors accessible to generations of hikers across the United States.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 10:06 am

President Spencer among 50 notable Maine leaders

President Spencer among 50 notable Maine leaders

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

Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

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

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

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

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:00 am

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

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.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

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

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.