Stories about "Purposeful Work"
Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:58 am
Salt, sake, and sparks anoint the vessels made by students in the Short Term course “Apprentice Learning: Building the Japanese Boat.”
Friday, May 17, 2019 9:49 am
Two spies, a schoolteacher with a side job, and some glasses of Scotch make for an interesting Short Term course.
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.
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:14 pm
The new study also suggests that Bates Purposeful Work offers ways that colleges and universities might better prepare students for the future of work.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:42 pm
George DeLana ’19, the cofounder of a marketplace for renting summer storage space, says the secret to success is pitching, pitching, pitching.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 9:13 am
A psychology major, Turner talks about the "mental sweat" and professors' guidance needed to gain essential skills for today's world.
Friday, February 15, 2019 10:22 am
With 13 awards this academic year, Bates has now earned Fulbright Top Producer honors for eight straight years, including a No. 1 ranking in 2017-18.
Friday, January 18, 2019 10:44 am
Purposeful Work meets a major — though not always fulfilled — responsibility of a liberal arts college: helping students find jobs that feel meaningful.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:43 pm
Over the course of his career, Kelton McMahon ’05 has developed tools that can tell you what an animal eats, by looking at the atoms in its body.
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.