A Day in the Life: Yahoo Finance Editor Andy Serwer ’81 Shares How He Gets It Done (Digiday)

Andy Serwer (Image: Yahoo)

Andy Serwer (Image: Yahoo)

Trustee Andy Serwer ’81, Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief, shares a page out of his calendar — one chock-full of the kind of mover-and-shaker meetings it takes to produce 150 articles, videos and live-streams a week.

As luck would have it, this particular day included a visit with Bob Kubacki ’75, president of the Alumni Association and, as Serwer details, “a legendary quarterback at our alma mater, Bowdoin College.” Read the Digiday feature, “Day in the Life: Yahoo Finance editor Andy Serwer talks Brexit, working at Yahoo.”

College Graduates Are Getting the High- and Low-Paying Jobs (Forbes)


Nearly 12 million jobs have been created since the end of the 2008 recession, but according to the Forbes article, “College Educated Get All Post-Recession Jobs — Even Low-Pay Ones,” if you don’t have at least some college education, chances are dim that you took part in the post-crash job recovery.

Ellen Baxter ’75, H’05 on the Role of Housing in Mental Health (NPR)

Ellen Baxter '75, H'05

Ellen Baxter ’75, H’05

Developer Ellen Baxter ’75, H’05, founder and executive director of the non-profit Broadway Housing Communities (whose leadership team also includes Mary Ann Villari ’75), was interviewed for an NPR piece examining the role her housing project has played in the lives of those with mental illness.

Read the story and listen to the segment.



Major Demand for Liberal Arts Graduates in Business World (The Atlantic)

Successful DayWhile plenty of undergraduates make a beeline for business programs, many businesses report that when they go searching for CEOs and managers, they look for  liberal arts graduates who have the tools to grow, adapt and contribute.

Read “Why America’s Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education” in The Atlantic.