Bates in the News

Below is a sampling of news stories about Bates and Bates alumni.
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Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:15 am

Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

A Phi Beta Kappa mathematics major at Bates, she went on to a long teaching career.

Friday

November 8, 2013 8:28 am

Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

The Raye mustard business dates to 1903, when the Maine sardine business was booming along the coast.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 5:02 pm

Thursday

November 7, 2013 3:53 pm

Sarasota Herald-Tribune covers cancer survivor Tim Berg ’14 in Vitale Tennis Tournament

Sarasota Herald-Tribune covers cancer survivor Tim Berg ’14 in Vitale Tennis Tournament

Tim Berg ’14 is back home in Florida this weekend competing in a tournament fundraiser hosted by Dick Vitale.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:04 pm

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Not many people can share lessons from creating an opera. David Carpenter ’94 is one.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:55 am

Press Herald Q-and-A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine

Press Herald Q-and-A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine

Shaw’s business partners with veterinarians to set up online stores offering animal medicines and supplies directly to owners.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine’s chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Monday

August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.