Bates in the News

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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…


September 30, 2009 4:34 pm

Sun Journal looks at Boys & Girls Club improvements thanks to Catherine Elliott '12

A Sun Journal story reports on the new gymnasium floor installed at the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn-Lewiston, paid…


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…


September 30, 2009 3:31 pm

Consulting Magazine names Olivia Wakefield Lee '92 a leader in the field

Olivia Wakefield Lee ’92, a religion major at Bates, is one of Consulting Magazine‘s “future leaders,” as noted in the…


September 30, 2009 3:10 pm

Today Show turns to Andrew Knowlton '97 for fall food trends

Bon Appetit food editor Andrew Knowlton ’97, a philosophy major at Bates, appears on a Today show segment about hot…


September 30, 2009 3:05 pm

The Huffington Post interviews Ru Seneviratne Freeman '94 about her debut novel

Ru Seneviratne Freeman ’94, a political science major at Bates, was interviewed by The Huffington Post about her debut novel,…


September 30, 2009 10:47 am

Beloit Daily News covers inauguration of Scott Bierman '77

The Beloit Daily News covers the Sept. 25, 2009, inauguration of H. Scott Bierman ’77 as the 11th president of…


September 21, 2009 1:19 pm

Sun Journal notes Wenzel's chemistry research award

The Lewiston Sun Journal reports that Dana Professor of Chemistry Tom Wenzel has received the American Chemical Society’s 25th Award…


September 10, 2009 1:18 pm

New Straits Times about the liberal arts quotes Yang Jerng Hwa '05

In the New Straits Times of Malasia, a Sept. 1, 2009, story about liberal arts colleges quotes Yang Jerng Hwa…