Bates in the News

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May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of philanthropy by Dr. Chuck Radis ’75, who provided…


May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee as U.S. attorney for the Northern District of…


May 21, 2009 11:53 am

From avocado to awesome

Art major Weston Noyes ’00 and wife Amy won a remodel contest for Fine Homebuilding magazine. Referencing their pre-makeover kitchen,…


May 19, 2009 9:06 am

The Boston Globe ranks Cubist, with Bonney '80 as CEO, as No. 1 best business

The Boston Globe‘s annual ranking of the 100 best Massachusetts businesses puts Cubist Pharmaceuticals, headed by Michael Bonney ’80, in…


May 17, 2009 9:14 am

Wanted: refs, umps, officials

A Maine Sunday Telegram story about the aging population of sports referees, umps, and other officials in Maine focuses on…


May 17, 2009 9:10 am

Supreme Court choices you haven't heard of

In the runup to President Obama’s Supreme Court nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, NPR’s Nina Totenberg mentions a few longshots, including…


May 16, 2009 9:21 am

The piano's status in U.S. living rooms is declining

The Los Angeles Times discusses the declining presence of the piano in American homes, noting how the acoustic piano “seems…


May 14, 2009 9:25 am

The evolution of TV cooking

Time magazine reviews Watching What We Eat: The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows by Kathleen Collins ’87. The review explains…


May 6, 2009 9:32 am

A sweet and savory surprise

Restaurateur Deborah Hansen ’86, proprietor of Taberna de Haro in Brookline, Mass., can surprise even jaded diners. Take the dessert…