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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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Tuesday

October 20, 2009
6:34 pm

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to “debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education.”

Tuesday

October 20, 2009
1:06 pm

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read finds a bit of camp in the campus tour

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read, associate professor of French, has taken enough campus tours with his two young daughters…

Tuesday

October 20, 2009
12:01 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education dubs John Atchley '06 a 'new kind of Fulbrighter'

The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story about the changing focus of Fulbright scholars in…

Thursday

October 15, 2009
2:05 pm

USA Today notes Bates' inclusion on green honor roll

A sidebar item in USA Today notes Bates’ inclusion on the 2009 Green Rating Honor Roll published by The Princeton…

Thursday

October 1, 2009
12:59 pm

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
4:53 pm

Physics Today interviews Bates physicist Mark Semon for forensics story

A Physics Today story (March 2009) issue talks to physicists who’ve become involved in forensics. One is Professor of Physics…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:53 pm

The New York Times interviews Sam Duvall '05, agent of rising tennis starts Isner and Oudin

A New York Times story notes that Sam Duvall ’05, a philosophy major at Bates, represents both John Isner, who…