Stories from August 2008
Jobs with the Appalachian Mountain Club

Friday, August 15, 2008 2:28 pm

The number of Bates students that worked in the AMC and RMC huts this summer is astounding. So astounding that the college’s magazine commissioned one of its students to traverse the White Mountains to photograph all the Bates students/alumni working there.

The Institute

Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:46 pm

I recently completed the first summer of my two summer leadership program for Black male college students called, The Institute for Responsible Citizenship. Every year, the Institute selects twenty-four of the most promising Black male college students in the nation, who posses great talent and capability to be a part of their program.

My first days with The Institute

Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:35 pm

On Saturday May 31st, 2008, I eagerly arrived for my first day with The Institute for Responsible Citizenship. I entered the Institute with very high expectations.


Wednesday, August 13, 2008 2:41 pm

I have just started packing for my junior year at Bates and it still feels fresh. I’m a little nervous, very excited, and imagining my new room just off of Frye St.

From Bates to the Games

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 12:00 pm

Andrew Byrnes '05 is a member of the Canadian men's eight crew that captured the gold medal Aug. 17 during the 2008 Olympics -- Canada's first medal in the event since 1992.

Photos from El Camino de Santiago

Sunday, August 10, 2008 2:13 pm

The end of a 32-day journey, at Cape Finisterre, Spain.

Iranians of all political stripes, ages believe U.S. will attack

Sunday, August 10, 2008 12:38 pm

In an essay published in Maine's Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel newspapers in Maine, Visiting Professor of Politics Eric Hooglund writes about his early summer trip to Iran, which coincided with U.S. Senate and House resolutions (since blocked) authorizing President Bush to set up a naval blockade of Iran.

Bates faculty, staff test drive electric cars

Friday, August 8, 2008 12:00 pm

Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.

To heal the wounded

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury '72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.

Bates Dance Festival presents showcase of diverse dance styles

Monday, August 4, 2008 12:00 pm

Showcasing diverse styles and perspectives, Different Voices features modern, jazz and improvisational works by U.S., Indian and Asian artists in residence at the Bates Dance Festival. The evening features an excerpt from Not About Iraq by the award-winning choreographer/filmmaker Victoria Marks.

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