Stories about "Bates in the News"
Bates in the News: April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:00 pm

Media outlets take notice of a new Gallup study on the value of purposeful work; and former Garcelon gridder Sam Francis ’17 now has a job crunching numbers for the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals.

Bates in the News: Jan. 18, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:22 pm

Bates alumni join and leave Congress, an alumna helms a university, and we learn how Brooks Quimby mentored Ed Muskie '36.

Bates in the News: Dec. 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018 3:10 pm

An alumna discovers her great-grandfather's art, an economics professor recreates Maine election results, and Ed Muskie's people recall his 1968 campaign.

Bates in the News: Nov. 16, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 10:14 am

Two alumni — one Democrat, one Republican — get elected to Congress, two more are quoted in a major National Geographic feature, and another coaches his 300th winning football game.

“It was rewarding to start as a kind of blank slate and work my way to where I am now.”.— Ben Lyons ’19, an economics major from San Rafael, Calif., posing in front of the dramatic Nasdaq MarketSite overlooking New York City’s Times Square..Lyons is concluding a 10-week Purposeful Work internship at Nasdaq Private Market with the company’s head, Eric Folkemer ’02..Working on a long-term project under the guidance of Nasdaq Private Market staff, Lyons has gained practical understanding of data analysis, financial documents, and Nasdaq trading and technology. In the spirit of Purposeful Work, the experience has helped Lyons both explore and refine his interest in finance.
Bates in the News: Sept. 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:39 am

A major feature on Purposeful Work, an alumna filmmaker disrupts the queer female narrative, and professors comment on dual enrollment and cell phones.

Bates in the News: August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:50 pm

A train brings novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 back to her childhood, a NASA scientist talks lunar eclipses, and a professor commemorates a dark chapter in Maine history.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

Bates in the News: May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018 10:33 am

The new science building, Vets First Choice goes public, a brewer tries out cans, and a mussel farmer tries out new machines.

Bates in the News: March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 11:29 am

After the Trump administration rolled back the definition of an organic egg, PBS NewsHour interviewed Jesse Laflamme ’00, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.

Bates in the News: Feb. 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018 9:53 am

The Chronicle of Higher Education highlights Bates in a story about colleges that invite students to help design courses.

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