Bates in the News

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Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:32 am

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 10:33 am

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Monday

August 13, 2012 12:00 pm

Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

The redesigned Bates website won Best Website and Best Home Page in the 2012 eduStyle Awards.

Tuesday

July 31, 2012 12:33 pm

WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

WCSH-TV interviews Olympic sports agent Carlisle ’91

Peter Carlisle ’91 discusses what the Olympics are like from an agent’s perspective.

Monday

July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine, did not go unnoticed…

Monday

July 30, 2012 3:18 pm

Boston Globe reports Howie ’81 is game studio COO

Boston Globe reports Howie ’81 is game studio COO

Boston Globe tech blogger Scott Kirsner reports that game development veteran Hank Howie ’81 is the new chief operating officer…

Thursday

July 26, 2012 1:41 pm

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

The reason firewalkers don’t get burned lies in Loring Danforth’s research.