Bates in the News

Below is a sampling of news stories about Bates and Bates alumni.
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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.

Friday

April 18, 2014 11:58 am

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

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?

Tuesday

April 8, 2014 3:12 pm

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

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.

Thursday

March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

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

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.

Thursday

March 27, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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?