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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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Wednesday

July 22, 2009
10:01 am

Time is now to pass meaningful health care reform

Dr. Robert McAfee ’56, former president of the American Medical Association, offers his opinion on healthcare reform in the Portland…

Tuesday

July 21, 2009
10:06 am

Goodlatte gives raise to charities

The Daily News-Record of Harrisonburg, Va., reports that U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte ’74, R-Roanoke, gave $1,000 to the Big Brothers…

Sunday

July 19, 2009
10:10 am

Jamie Merisotis '86 discusses President Obama's call to fund the nation's community colleges.

Interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Jamie Merisotis ’86, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation for Education, responds to President…

Thursday

July 16, 2009
3:39 pm

'Guiding Stars' supermarket program, used at Bates, gets a tweak, Associated Press reports

The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the Guiding Stars program, a food star rating system…

Thursday

July 16, 2009
10:19 am

Should you go with your head or your heart?

Clinical psychologist Jon Adler ’00 talks to Elle magazine for an article about how stress interferes with our decision-making abilities….

Monday

July 13, 2009
1:00 pm

Seeing the world

The Lowell Sun reports that Bobcat softball standout Leah Maciejewski ’12 is heading to Europe with a team of Division…

Wednesday

July 8, 2009
10:28 am

Robin Leventhal '88 among Seattle chefs tapped for Top Chef

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson says, “Brava for Bravo! They’ve tapped not one but two Seattle chefs for the…

Tuesday

July 7, 2009
10:35 am

Their life cycles

Staff writer Bella English of The Boston Globe captures the charming mania of a local bicycling club that includes journalist…

Tuesday

July 7, 2009
10:31 am

Fresh Air kids get warm, wet welcome

The Portland Press Herald talks to Laura Young Connelly ’88 of Cape Elizabeth (and takes her photograph) for a story…

Thursday

July 2, 2009
10:51 am

Cooper-Hewitt names acting director

The New York Times notes the appointment of Caroline Baumann ’88 as acting director of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Magazine….