Bates in the News

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

November 7, 2013 2:04 pm

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Scenes from opera by Carpenter ’94, based on ‘The Age of Innocence,’ performed Nov. 17 in NYC

Not many people can share lessons from creating an opera. David Carpenter ’94 is one.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:55 am

Press Herald Q-and-A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine

Press Herald Q-and-A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine

Shaw’s business partners with veterinarians to set up online stores offering animal medicines and supplies directly to owners.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine’s chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Monday

August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.

Friday

August 23, 2013 9:22 am

ESPNW profiles resilient former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy ’07

ESPNW profiles resilient former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy ’07

ESPNW features the story of Kaitlyn McElroy ’07, a former Nordic skier at Bates College, who is competing at the…

Tuesday

July 30, 2013 4:28 pm

Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

Connecticut Post profiles bird-bedecked aquarium intern Geissinger ’14

The Connecticut Post describes a day in the life of Emilie Geissinger ’14, a summer intern at the Marine Aquarium…

Monday

July 29, 2013 2:47 pm

NCAA champion David Pless ’13, the ‘consummate gift,’ profiled by hometown newspaper

NCAA champion David Pless ’13, the ‘consummate gift,’ profiled by hometown newspaper

Profiled in his hometown Atlanta newspaper, NCAA shot put champion David Pless ’13 is described as a “consummate gift” by…

Wednesday

July 10, 2013 1:36 pm

Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Research by David George, lecturer in Spanish, figured prominently in Continental news reports about a seminar in Spain dedicated to…

Friday

June 28, 2013 11:00 am

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Caroline Baumann ’87 is “passionate about design and reaching people — physically and digitally — with its lessons and insights.”