Searching for the Good Work

Students in the Bates College course FYS 308 (Searching for the Good Life) interview interesting people about interesting work

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Amy Toensing: A Conversation

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Milly Detels, Anna Gouveia, and Henry Morjikian are first-year students at Bates College. In completion of an assignment in their first-year seminar, Searching for the Good Life, they interviewed Amy Toensing, a National Geographic photographer.

Sheena Iyengar: A Conversation

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Jack Ryan, Kasey Shibayama, and Ben Wilson are first-year students at Bates College. In completion of an assignment in their first-year seminar, Searching for the Good Life, they interviewed Sheena Iyengar, a choice researcher and the S.T. Lee Professor of Business at Columbia University.

Tamler Sommers: A Conversation

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Samuel Colesworthy, Jackson Davis, and Daniel Leizerman are first-year students at Bates College. In completion of an assignment in their first-year seminar, Searching for the Good Life, they interviewed Tamler Sommers, a philosopher, author of books such as Why Honor Matters, and cohost of the Very Bad Wizards podcast.

David Buss: A Conversation

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Henry King, Emily Samar, and Quinn Squiers are first-year students at Bates College. In completing an assignment in their first-year seminar, Searching for the Good Life, they interviewed David Buss, Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, and an evolutionary psychologist, and author and editor of multiple books, including The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy Is As Necessary As Love And Sex.

Wendy Anderson: A Conversation

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018

Nathaniel Badger, Rachel Hazin, and Mckeon "Mac" Midland are first-year students at Bates College. In completion of an assignment in their first-year seminar, Searching for the Good Life, they interviewed Wendy Anderson. Anderson is the current General Manager of Defense & National Security at SparkCognition, and former Deputy Chief of Staff to U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chief of Staff to Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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