News Archives

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

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…

Monday

March 12, 2012 1:31 pm

CFO.com touts prize-winning app by classmates Rapp and Ghai

Reporter David Rosenbaum of CFO.com highlights the prize-winning open-source financial application created by Pranav Ghai ’93 and Alex Rapp ’93….

Wednesday

November 9, 2011 7:55 pm

Trade screen time for inner view, Belsky urges

Trade screen time for inner view, Belsky urges

Present Tense: Being Here and Now in a Nonstop World encourages a break from the little screen and a re-engagement with the spiritual self.

Friday

October 21, 2011 10:10 am

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, discusses the importance of reflective thought amidst the information onslaught.

Monday

October 26, 2009 1:28 pm

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Tuesday

October 20, 2009 6:34 pm

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to “debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education.”

Thursday

July 23, 2009 9:43 am

Grant supports physics research hinting at new basis for computing

A Bates physicist has won a grant from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to study a phenomenon that hints at a possible basis for the next generation of computers.

Friday

May 1, 2009 1:58 pm

Symposium explores promises, perils of ‘generation gap’ in tech, diversity

“We’re in the middle of a revolution,” Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen said at midday on April 30, “and it’s a hard place to see from.”

Wednesday

April 1, 2009 10:53 am

Science before water, says Poland Spring's Tom Brennan '83

When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled water, approaches a Maine community about using their…