Stories about "Purposeful Work"
Friday, November 8, 2019 8:59 am
A Google account manager, a founder of an activewear brand for women of color, and a founder of a Lewiston youth center — all Bates alumnae — share their stories.
Monday, August 12, 2019 3:26 pm
Have a taste of summer at Bates: campus scenes plus off-campus portraits of students engaged in summer work all over.
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.