Bates in the News

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

Friday

June 28, 2013 10:00 am

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

Press Herald and Sun Journal remember Philip Isaacson ’47

The Portland Press Herald and Lewiston Sun Journal each report and comment on the death of lawyer, art critic and…

Thursday

June 27, 2013 4:42 pm

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

Cullen begins her coaching career at Dickinson College as an assistant with the cross country and track programs.

Thursday

June 27, 2013 2:09 pm

Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle, supervises the network’s Olympic Research Room.