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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

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

Friday

February 21, 2014
10:41 am

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. “Days is a way to share a day in your life,” Fisher says.

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Tuesday

February 18, 2014
12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Wednesday

January 8, 2014
12:36 pm

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

“These boys have made it their mission to build New England’s first and largest craft hard cider company,” says Forbes.

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Tuesday

December 10, 2013
10:33 am

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer