Bates in the News

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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.


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….