Bates in the News

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

Thursday

July 2, 2009 9:28 am

Associated Press reports Bates 'rout' at Henley Regatta

The Associated Press, reporting on Bates’ participation in the prestigious Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England, noted that Bates defeated…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:53 am

Stories of her grandfather

In Maine Magazine, freelance writer Mercedes Grandin ’03 describes the tours that Victoria Wyeth ’01 leads at Rockland’s Farnsworth Art…

Sunday

June 28, 2009 10:56 am

Edwards Dam breaching

The Kennebec Journal cites important research by Associate Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis and Jesse Lance Robbins ’06 that illuminates…

Thursday

June 25, 2009 11:21 am

Statistics ace raises doubt

The Boston Globe describes how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections…

Friday

June 19, 2009 11:26 am

Answering a higher calling

Hartford Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs talks to Phil Johnson ’06 about his decision to leave the financial world of JP…

Thursday

June 18, 2009 11:31 am

Stealing the village vote

In an op-ed essay published in The New York Times, Bates politics professor Eric Hooglund asks if “rural Iran, where…

Thursday

June 18, 2009 10:59 am

Marriage fight looms

The Morning Sentinel reports that political strategist Jesse Connolly ’03 will run the campaign to fight the potential people’s veto…