News Archives

Sunday

December 23, 2007 11:37 am

Zeroing In

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College‚Äôs green accomplishments By Edgar Allen Beem Illustration by Marty…

Friday

December 21, 2007 1:37 pm

For geochemist Beverly Johnson, shells tell a story

Organic geochemist Beverly Johnson knows that an eggshell can endure even for tens of millennia. Moreover, that shell can reveal much about the world in which it was made.

Friday

December 21, 2007 11:14 am

Maine's judicial branch names Bates outstanding volunteer of the year

Maine’s judicial branch of government has recognized Bates College for volunteer work performed in the state’s courts.

Thursday

December 20, 2007 11:39 am

Lecture to open economist's tenure as Stangle Professor at Bates

Professor Margaret Maurer-Fazio inaugurates her tenure in the newly established Betty Doran Stangle Professorship in Applied Economics at Bates with a lecture at 4:30 p.m Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

December 19, 2007 12:04 am

Parking ban on Lewiston streets Thursday, Dec. 20

The City of Lewiston has announced a parking ban effective midnight on Wednesday, Dec. 19, until 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20. Visitors and employees are advised to park only in Bates’ parking lots on Thursday.

Tuesday

December 18, 2007 4:00 pm

Poverty and the Two Maines

“Poverty and the Two Maines” discussed poverty in the state and how it can be addressed. (Total length: 1:16:55).

Monday

December 17, 2007 11:10 am

Bates tennis player a semifinalist for national citizenship award

Mallika Raghavan (Chappaqua, N.Y.) is one of 14 semifinalists for the Wooden Cup, and the only tennis player or Division III athlete on that list. There are five others who have earned finalist honors, one of whom will be announced on Jan. 24 as the Wooden Cup’s college recipient.

Friday

December 14, 2007 11:05 am

Campus construction update: Week of Dec. 10

If the schedule holds, in about 10 weeks Dining Services will serve the first meals in the new Commons. “It’s going to be a fabulous facility,” Dining Services director Christine Schwartz told Campus Construction Update during a conversation about the transition from old to new.

Friday

December 14, 2007 10:33 am

Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC), a local partnership of seven academic and community institutions, will open a new storefront education center at 219 Lisbon St. in January, 2008.

Saturday

December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.