November 17, 2009 3:17 pm
Robert Friedman, a Bates College junior, is one of 18 college students nationwide set to lobby international climate treaty negotiators next month on behalf of a Sierra Club youth organization.
November 17, 2009 2:36 pm
More than 100 years later, the Yukon River still bears the evidence of the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush: abandoned cabins, mining equipment, even shoes still scattered along the way. Last summer, two Bates seniors set out to experience this historic episode first-hand. They retraced the fortune hunters’ trail along the Yukon, from Lake Bennett in Canada across Alaska to the Bering Sea — a distance of nearly 2,000 miles, covered by foot and canoe.
November 17, 2009 8:59 am
On his Nov. 16 telecast, NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams, L.H.D. ’05 remembers retired U.S. Army Col. Lewis Millett…
November 15, 2009 4:03 pm
A Boston Globe story describes the support network for six siblings of the Basij-Rasikh family of Afghanistan, several of whom…
November 15, 2009 2:32 pm
The Global Lens film series at Bates College continues with “What a Wonderful World” by Moroccan director Faouzi Bensaïdi in 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Dec. 4, and Sunday, Dec. 6, in Room 105, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5. What a Wonderful World (94 min.) is in French and Arabic with English subtitles. For more information, please call 207-786-6158.
November 12, 2009 4:47 pm
Jared Golden ’11, whose Marine and civilian experiences are the subject of a Sun Journal profile, and Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12…
November 12, 2009 4:22 pm
The Lewiston Sun Journal, under the headline “War veteran attending Bates has heart still in Afghanistan,” profiles Jared Golden ’11,…
November 12, 2009 3:36 pm
Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded a $5,000 grant to Bates Dining Services for…
November 11, 2009 3:37 pm
Bates College presents John Reed’s “All the World’s a Grave,” a new play weaving together some of Shakespeare’s most compelling characters and language, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 12-13 and 15-16, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
November 11, 2009 3:26 pm
Chris Danforth ’01, a University of Vermont mathematician who has devised a system for assessing widespread happiness from blogs, explains his work at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).