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Lecturer in Psychology Rebecca Fraser-Thill, director of program design, purposeful work
Q&A: Bates psychologist Rebecca Fraser-Thill on drawing a blueprint for your future

Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:26 pm

Drawing from psychology and philosophy while giving practical advice, Fraser-Thill's course "Life Architecture" gives students the tools to marry professional and personal fulfillment.

Director of Bates Dining Services Cheryl Lacey (left) and Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Schwartz. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Monday, October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

Major players in the international realm of online business, JP Maheu of Twitter (left) and George Gallate of RKG share advice during their Purposeful Work Unplugged appearance. Above all, they agree, be your authentic self in the search for purposeful work. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
A dozen tips about work, jobs, and careers from the Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series

Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:50 am

A dozen pearls of job and career wisdom from the 2014-15 Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series.

Purposeful Work intern Joaquin Espinosa ’16 of Quito, Ecuador, checks in with other interns at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm helps startups in education, energy/sustainability, health, and transportation and smart cities. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Joaquin Espinosa ’16 helps startups help the world

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:00 am

Espinosa had a Bates-funded Purposeful Work internship at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund founded in 2013 and based in Washington, D.C.

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Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

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‘Wild rumpus’ reveals Short Term spirit of innovation, experimentation

Friday, May 29, 2015 9:47 am

Bates College's second Curricular Innovation Showcase was a window into programs that have taken Short Term to the next level as a time for course development.

Theresa Seel '18 of Darmstadt, Germany, helps classmates put down lines for a demonstration bike lane on Oxford Street in Lewiston on May 20. The project was part of a Short Term urban planning course taught by Mike Lydon '04. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.

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For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:17 am

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Stephen Gresham '03 (speaking) was one of seven alumni to offer wisdom from their own working lives during the May 2015 "Working Weekend" program. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
‘Working Weekend’ alumni say: Harmonize your interests, strengths

Monday, May 18, 2015 1:57 pm

Bates College alumni helped students explore how to create meaning in their working lives during the May 16 "Working Weekend" event.

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Where is the meaning in my work? Bates event can help

Friday, May 15, 2015 4:32 pm

“How do you find meaning in your work?” That's the question that panelists, workshops and a keynote speaker will explore during the Bates College event called "Working Weekend."

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