Bates in the News

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

November 15, 2011 6:28 pm

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 talks about careers and superbugs with NECN

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 talks about careers and superbugs with NECN

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 shares his career path from drugstore manager to pharmaceutical CEO, and talks about the company’s superbug-fighting product, the antibiotic Cubicin.

Tuesday

November 8, 2011 9:01 pm

Sun Journal’s Kalle Oakes gives kudos to Bates football

Sun Journal’s Kalle Oakes gives kudos to Bates football

Sun Journal columnist Kalle Oakes writes about the rising fortunes of Bates football in 2011.

Tuesday

November 8, 2011 8:37 pm

Worcester Business Journal profiles environmental CEO Wilk ’82

The Worcester Business Journal offers a Q-and-A interview with Lisa Farrell Wilk ’82, president and CEO of Capaccio Environmental Engineering…

Tuesday

November 8, 2011 8:14 pm

Harvard Crimson reports on Chapel’s naming for Peter Gomes ’65

Harvard Crimson reports on Chapel’s naming for Peter Gomes ’65

Harvard Crimson staff writer Justin Worland reports on the Bates Chapel’s naming in memory of Peter Gomes ’65, the late…

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 3:21 pm

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Sarah Charley ’11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader King V. Cheek Jr. ’59. With his brother…

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:11 pm

Patch interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller '87

South End Patch reporter Christopher Treacy interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller ’87 of Kingston, Mass., about her work and about…

Tuesday

October 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Physicist Childress among 'spin doctors' making quantum discovery

While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 11:03 am

Independent profiles international Internet entrepreneur Buckman '91

The Independent profiles John Buckman ’91, calling him “a man without borders, who splits his time between London and Silicon…