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Purposeful Work: Spotlight on Environmental Careers6-7 p.m. Environmental Career Panel Discussion in Commons 2217:10 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Session I There was a second breakout session and networking reception that I didn't photograph.Philip Dube '16, second-year graduate student at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.Emma Conover '16, Ceres's water program, where she works to mobilize food and beverage companies to address water risks in their agricultural supply chain.Mike Lydon ;04, a Principal of Street Plans, an international award-winning planning, design, and research-advocacy firm based in Miami, New York City, and San Francisco.Lucy (Brennan) Perkins '14, joined the City of South Portland's sustainability office to assist in the developments of campaigns and outreach materials that educate the community about sustainability initiatives and garner new support for policies and programs.Hannah Broadley '10, biologist, ecologist, and entomologist, with a Ph.D., whose area of focus is the management of invasive forest insects. She is currently a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Massachusetts and works with a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.Jeffrey Porter '85, considered one of the top environmental lawyers in the country.
To succeed in an environmental career, pick a problem and become an expert, say Bates alumni

Thursday, March 12, 2020 5:35 pm

Dive deep into your chosen field by getting involved both locally and internationally, and by keeping tabs on a rapidly changing world.

Boston Globe editor McGrory ’84 to discuss the state of journalism

Thursday, January 21, 2016 3:46 pm

Brian McGrory '84, a 27-year veteran of The Boston Globe and now the paper's editor, has guided the paper to Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting, including awards for coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.

Curating Himalayan art or protecting IP, their art majors ‘resonate every day’

Friday, October 30, 2015 10:30 am

Christina Saunders '06 and Tasha Kimmet '07 talk about what they've accomplished (so far) with their art and visual culture majors.

‘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.

Gaffney ’67, peak performance coach, up next in ‘Purposeful Work Unplugged’

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:47 pm

The "Purposeful Work Unplugged" series welcomes consulting psychologist Carol Gaffney to Bates College for a question-and-answer session on March 19.

Seattle Chocolates’ Owner and CEO, Jean Thompson '82. (Kate Baldwin)
Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:01 am

In the latest in a series of Bates College events exploring purposeful work, the CEO of Seattle Chocolates and the CMO for retailer L.L.Bean discuss their experiences on Nov. 10.

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Friday, June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Stangle's visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college's Purposeful Work initiative.

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:33 am

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Audio Slide Show: ‘Mentoring and Learning’ — Kim Sullivan fosters college aspirations

Friday, June 21, 2013 12:46 pm

Bonner Leader Kim Sullivan ’13 discusses her commitment to the City of...

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