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February 28, 2014 10:40 am

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra perform the song cycle “No Place to Go” on March 7.


November 5, 2009 11:35 am

President Hansen's mid-semester update: Finances, facilities and planning for Bates' future

“As we head into the second half of Fall semester and following on our first Board meeting of the year, I write to express ongoing appreciation for all the outstanding work that you are doing and to update you on some important matters that our Trustees considered.” — President Elaine Tuttle Hansen


March 4, 2009 1:25 pm

Icelandic Excitement

The Bates College Radio station, WRBC, brought Icelandic band FM Belfast to perform a free concert this past Saturday night for the Bates community. A totally great band that I would never have discovered were it not for the WRBC, the four fashionable Icelandic rockers also participated in a symposium on Saturday, similarly open to the Bates community, in which they discussed what’s ACTUALLY going on in Iceland Bates’ own Associate Politics Professor Aslaug Asgeirsdottir, also of Iceland, providing two contrasting but informed points of views.


September 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Fundraisers keep a close eye on financial markets' movements

Among the experts quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its story about philanthropy and the financial crisis, Vice President for College Advancement Kelly Kerner came first. He told the Chronicle that fundraising veterans have a long-term focus. “It can’t just be about the moment. It’s about the horizon, and you have to meet donors where they are,” he said.


July 13, 2008 12:00 pm

Switching careers

Economic uncertainty is leading more and more people to consider big career changes. Some are seeking new fields after a layoff, while others seek just-in-case alternatives in anticipation of troubles ahead.