Bates in the News
Olivia Wakefield Lee ’92, a religion major at Bates, is one of Consulting Magazine‘s “future leaders,” as noted in the…
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September 30, 2009 3:10 pm
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
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
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
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
In the New Straits Times of Malasia, a Sept. 1, 2009, story about liberal arts colleges quotes Yang Jerng Hwa…
September 2, 2009 9:43 am
The New York Daily News talks to recent graduates of the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice (with whom…
August 28, 2009 12:58 pm
David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations
An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests how colleges might respond to the decline of…
August 27, 2009 8:43 am
New England Cable News focuses on the late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s last visit to Maine, in February 2008, to campaign for Barack Obama. At about the 45-second mark, reporter Marnie MacLean talks to John Baughman, associate professor of politics, who recalls Kennedy’s speech in the Bates Chapel.
August 26, 2009 8:50 am
In covering the death and legacy of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, many news outlets, including ABC News and The Boston Globe, turned to Boston University social scientist Tom Whalen ’86, an expert on Massachusetts politics and presidential leadership whose books include Kennedy Versus Lodge, about the 1952 Senate race in Massachusetts in which John F. Kennedy defeated Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. Regarding the Kennedy political dynasty, Whalen tells ABC News that “frankly, we might be moving into a new era in American politics where people have grown tired of the dynasties.”