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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 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…

Friday

July 24, 2009
9:52 am

Spelt Right Bakery offers new hope

New England Cable News reports that Spelt Right Bakery, founded and run by Beth George ’85 and Tim Kane ’82…

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….