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Tuesday

November 17, 2009 3:17 pm

Friedman '11 tapped by Sierra student group to advocate for tough climate treaty in Copenhagen

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.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009 2:36 pm

2009 Otis Fellows expand knowledge of history, culture, environment

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.

Tuesday

November 17, 2009 8:59 am

NBC Nightly News recalls Medal of Honor winner Lewis Millett '49

On his Nov. 16 telecast, NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams, L.H.D. ’05 remembers retired U.S. Army Col. Lewis Millett…

Sunday

November 15, 2009 4:03 pm

The Boston Globe tells of the Basij-Rasikh siblings' hope to shape Afghanistan's future

A Boston Globe story describes the support network for six siblings of the Basij-Rasikh family of Afghanistan, several of whom…

Sunday

November 15, 2009 2:32 pm

Global Lens international film series continues with Moroccan tale of bizarre love triangle

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.

Thursday

November 12, 2009 4:47 pm

WMPG community radio interviews Golden '11, Basij-Rasikh '12 on Afghanistan

Jared Golden ’11, whose Marine and civilian experiences are the subject of a Sun Journal profile, and Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12…

Thursday

November 12, 2009 4:22 pm

Sun Journal profiles war veteran Jared Golden '11

The Lewiston Sun Journal, under the headline “War veteran attending Bates has heart still in Afghanistan,” profiles Jared Golden ’11,…

Thursday

November 12, 2009 3:36 pm

Pizza Today reports on $5,000 Hobart sustainability grant

Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded a $5,000 grant to Bates Dining Services for…

Wednesday

November 11, 2009 3:37 pm

'Shakespeare's new play' to be performed at Bates College

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.

Wednesday

November 11, 2009 3:26 pm

Divine a nation's mood from its blogs? Danforth '01 explains how

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).