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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

August 25, 2009
8:58 am

New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth '01, co-creater of a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time

New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth ’01, an applied mathematician at the University of Vermont, and colleague Peter Dodds, who have created a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time, as expressed in blogs and Twitter.

Tuesday

August 25, 2009
8:55 am

The Bangor Daily News reports on Bates hoops luminaries in New England Basketball Hall of Fame

The Bangor Daily News reports that two Bates basketball luminaries, former player Julie Roche Simplicio ’91 and former men’s head coach George Wigton are to be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.

Tuesday

August 25, 2009
8:52 am

Teens: Mix studies with fun, and plan ahead

First-year Bates student Pamela Ross ’13 of Fairfield, Conn., offers advice for high-school readers of the Connecticut Post. “For students applying to college,” she writes, “the process comes with many tasks that must be completed in a few short months. Along with schoolwork and extracurricular obligations, students fill out applications, write essays, visit schools and do admissions interviews. To tackle all these activities, you must dive into the process headfirst and avoid wasting time.”

Saturday

August 15, 2009
9:05 am

Public service is still a close second to family for Richard Sullivan '81

The Springfield Republican profiles Rick Sullivan ’81, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, an agency with 1,200 employees and a $100 million operating budget.

Monday

August 10, 2009
9:01 am

Up in the bid leagues

Las Vegas Business Press profiles Elliot Moskow ’10, chairman, CEO and founder of the auction site Pricefalls.com. He tells reporter Valerie Miller why he chose to site the firm, founded in 2008 at Bates, in Las Vegas: partly for family reasons (his father, a physician, lives and works there) and partly for business reasons.

Friday

August 7, 2009
9:11 am

The competitive bottled-water industry

Fox Business interviews Bryan Pullen, CEO of Summit Spring, provider of bottled water to Bates.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009
9:14 am

Washington Post profiles acclaimed fiction writer Elizabeth Strout '77

An extensive profile of author Elizabeth Strout ’77 in The Washington Post focuses on Strout’s past as a way to explain the compelling lead character in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Olive Kitteridge.

Monday

August 3, 2009
9:17 am

Report the SAT, or not

In his letter to The New York Times, Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 responds to the story “The Other Side of ‘Test Optional’” by Lynn O’Shaughnessy.

Thursday

July 30, 2009
12:55 pm

Stolen Moments

Olympic rowing gold medalist Andrew Byrnes ’05 is prominent as Rowing News looks at life at Canada’s national training center…

Saturday

July 25, 2009
9:49 am

Students give up their summer to fight global warming

The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including Kyle Hagenbuch ’10, who are bicycling across the…