Stories from December 2007
Zeroing In

Sunday, December 23, 2007 11:37 am

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College’s green...

For geochemist Beverly Johnson, shells tell a story

Friday, December 21, 2007 1:37 pm

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.

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

Friday, December 21, 2007 11:14 am

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

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

Thursday, December 20, 2007 11:39 am

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.

Parking ban on Lewiston streets Thursday, Dec. 20

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 12:04 am

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.

Poverty and the Two Maines

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 4:00 pm

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

Bates tennis player a semifinalist for national citizenship award

Monday, December 17, 2007 11:10 am

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.

Campus construction update: Week of Dec. 10

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:05 am

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.

Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

Friday, December 14, 2007 10:33 am

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.

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Saturday, December 8, 2007 11:25 am

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.

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