Bates in the News

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

April 30, 2010 10:13 am

The Phildelphia Inquirer includes novelist Freeman '94 in Philly's lively writing scene

Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Dianna Marder looks at Philly’s writing community, noting that novelists like Ru Seneviratne Freeman ’94 “did…

Tuesday

April 27, 2010 9:00 am

The Harvard Crimson describes Afghan initiative co-founded by Walton '08

A Harvard Crimson story discusses the impact of the Afghan Students Initiative, a Harvard-based group co-founded by Nate Walton ’08,…

Monday

April 26, 2010 3:00 pm

The Boston Globe invites Peck '11 to discuss Nepal semester

A regular feature in the The Boston Globe‘s travel section, “World Class,” allows college students to share their study-abroad experiences,…

Friday

April 23, 2010 6:14 am

Memorial service for Frank Coffin '40 rescheduled to May 8

A memorial service planned for Frank Coffin ’40 earlier this year was postponed due to a snow storm. The service is now planned for May 8 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 3:45 pm

USA Today, The Washington Post highlight Bates in green-college roundups

USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide: “Students are going green and care about a…

Monday

April 19, 2010 3:49 pm

Sunday Telegram highlights 'boldness' of NYC music ensemble founder Cyr '96

From the story: “Someone was asking the other day, ‘What do you really want to do?’ I think I’m doing it. I’m working with the greatest young musicians in the world and the greatest young composers, and I get to pick the venues. This is it. This is my dream.”

Tuesday

April 13, 2010 3:55 pm

In The Huffington Post, Sene '00 addresses Africa's economic 'missing middle'

In their co-written article in The Huffington Post, authors Lena Sene ’00 and J. Skyler Fernandes address Africa’s “missing middle,”…

Tuesday

April 6, 2010 11:11 am

Sun Journal highlights Gonzalez '11 and citizenship dream

In an April 6 Lewiston Sun Journal column, Bates student Uriel Gonzalez is interviewed about his journey from Mexico, Florida and Texas to Bates, then study abroad in Panama and Russia.

Thursday

April 1, 2010 1:59 pm

Portland Press Herald highlights All-American Manter '11

The Press Herald‘s Rachel Lenzi interviews Ben Manter ’11 of Vassalboro after he became the 10 Bates skier and first…