Posts from April 2005
National service day links Rebuilding Together, Bates volunteers

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 10:39 am

Two different service programs will bring more than 100 volunteer carpenters, painters, roofers and others together to refurbish two Lewiston homes on Saturday, April 30.

Between two majors, Bertrand ’05 has found a world view

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 12:25 pm

A double major in chemistry and environmental studies, Erin Bertrand '05 has learned the art of seeing both the trees and the forest.

Bates ranked No. 1 'Best Value' by Princeton Review

Monday, April 18, 2005 10:45 am

Bates College is the nation's "best value" college, The Princeton Review announced April 18. The New York-based education services company features the school in its "Top 10 Best Value Colleges" ranking list in the 2006 edition of its book, "America's Best Value Colleges," which goes on sale April 19, 2005.

Bates ranked in top 5 percent of national athletics programs

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:11 am

In its highest rating ever, the Bates College athletics program has been ranked 19th out of 420 in the NCAA Division III winter rankings.

Short Term's a time for rigor, research…and Red Sox

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:04 am

Short Term at Bates is known among students for pressure-cooker courses like "Cellular and Molecular Biology," aka "Cell Hell," and "Introduction to Abstraction," better known as "Math Camp." But the academic offerings during these five weeks of spring have a reputation not only for rigor but for topicality, adventurousness and even, dare we say, for fun. And Short Term units new in 2005 are no exceptions.

Bates selected as "College with a Conscience"

Friday, April 8, 2005 10:01 am

Bates College is one of the nation's best colleges fostering social responsibility and public service according to The Princeton Review and Campus Compact.

Work by students, alumna drives exhibitions at Bates College museum

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 2:02 pm

Exhibitions now at the Bates College Museum of Art revolve around the efforts of Bates College art majors -- four who will graduate this spring and one alumna.

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.

Phillips, Otis fellowships support research abroad for nine students

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:34 am

Thanks to two Bates College fellowship programs, nine Bates students will have the opportunity to pursue cultural and environmental research in countries around the globe this year.

Bates names director of Harward Center for Community Partnerships

Monday, April 4, 2005 11:59 am

David M. Scobey has been named as the director of the Harward Center for Community Partnerships and as the Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Professor of Community Partnerships at Bates College, announced Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Jill Reich.