Bates in the News

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November 3, 2009 4:49 pm

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore '78 on Obama health-care coverage

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore ’78 for its story about President Obama “taking his argument…


November 3, 2009 8:15 am

Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…


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.”


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…


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…


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…


October 8, 2009 10:23 am

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P'13 reviews Bates, Maine food

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P’13, sharing her splendid experience in Maine during Parents & Family Weekend, gives kudos to…


October 1, 2009 1:33 pm

The Presidency essay cites Bates' commitment to community

Syracuse University president Nancy Cantor, writing in The Presidency, the magazine of the American Council on Education, urges U.S. colleges…


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.”…