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Tuesday

June 10, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates riders find ‘vanpool’ good and green, in more ways than one

Commuters aren’t usually encouraged to tool along with eyes closed, ears filled with Sinatra or The Dresden Dolls, and both hands off the wheel. But some 200 lucky Mainers can commute that way safely if they wish — and help out the planet at the same time.

Tuesday

June 10, 2008
11:05 am

Eighth annual Clean Sweep sale benefits environment, local nonprofits

Bates’ eighth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place this year from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St. The sale is open to the public.

Tuesday

June 10, 2008
10:00 am

Alfred Webber ’28 attends his 80th Reunion

Speaking with videographer Lincoln Benedict ’09, centenarian Al Webber ’28 reflects on his Bates experience and his three days at Reunion 2008.

Monday

June 9, 2008
12:00 pm

New report calls avoidance a poor green alternative

A Rogers Casey Inc. researcher argues that targeted bets on “green” companies could prove superior to more sweeping strategies that purge polluters from institutional portfolios.

Wednesday

June 4, 2008
4:11 pm

2008 Summer Reading List

The 13th annual edition of “non-required” reading: Each spring, the College Store publishes a list of good summer reads suggested by members of the Bates community. Without futher delay, welcome to the 12th annual Bates College Store
Non-required Reading List or Good Reads for Leisure Moments XII.

Monday

June 2, 2008
2:47 pm

Nicole Ritchie '09

Bates College junior Nicole Ritchie (East Dummerston, Vt.) led the Bates College women’s rowing team to its second straight top 5 national finish.

Monday

June 2, 2008
1:47 pm

Rich McNeil '10

Bates College sophomore Rich McNeil (Lawrence, Mass.) finished fifth in the men’s hammer throw in May at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships, earning the first All-America honors of his career.

Sunday

June 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Taking the first stroll down Alumni Walk (slideshow)

Having Walked the Walk for the first time, Jo Trogler Reynolds ’58 gets ready to dive into her lobster dinner as Nancy Tyler Harris ’59, whose husband is Kenneth ’58, looks on.

Sunday

June 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Community Fabric

‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.

Sunday

June 1, 2008
12:00 pm

My City Was Gone

Emphasizing photography, the exhibition portrays the cities through three wide lenses: the changing forms and meanings of public monuments; the forests of skyscrapers springing up like bamboo; and the street-level scenes that are disappearing as those skyscrapers hoist residential living into the heavens.