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Friday

April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

The Maine Campus Compact has honored a Bates College senior and a member of the college’s anthropology faculty for their commitment to public engagement. Visiting Instructor of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist is one of five college faculty in Maine to receive the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence. Jessica Igoe, an economics major and education minor from Lexington, Mass., was one of four students at Maine colleges honored with the Heart and Soul Award, recognizing exemplary civic engagement.

Friday

April 29, 2011 12:58 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

“Wow” was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.

Friday

April 29, 2011 8:41 am

Symposium speaker: In higher ed, 'fairly good' not good enough for diversity efforts

Providing an energizing start to the fourth symposium convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen to address issues of campus diversity and inclusiveness, Alma Clayton-Pedersen said that it’s time for academe to stop tinkering around the edges and, once and for all, effect thoroughgoing institutional change in the interests of human equity.

Thursday

April 28, 2011 10:44 am

Bates hosts community forum for labor leaders, Latino immigrants

Bates presents a community forum for local labor leaders and Latino immigrants in an event starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,…

Monday

April 25, 2011 1:01 pm

Events Schedule: May 2011

Hello from Bates! Here’s a preview of public events at the college in May 2011. Except as noted, these events…

Monday

April 25, 2011 9:13 am

Bates launches EcoService Day with green projects on, off campus

From the shores of the Androscoggin River to the slopes of Bradbury Mountain, dozens of Bates College students, staff and faculty will fan out through Lewiston-Auburn and beyond on Saturday, April 30, to give the environment a helping hand.

Tuesday

April 19, 2011 3:20 pm

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Decades of dance at Bates College will come to life on stage again Saturday, April 30, as nearly 90 dance alumni perform a piece based on images by the late dance photographer Leonard Plavin. The dance “A Moment in Focus: Dance Images by Leonard Plavin,” commemorating the passion and achievement of a photographer who shot some 10,000 images of the Bates College Modern Dance Company, concludes an alumni reunion dance performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Monday

April 18, 2011 10:55 am

Campus Construction Update: April 18, 2011

Like cars and telephones, buildings are catching up rapidly to their human masters in the realm of intelligence. The renovated Roger Williams and Hedge halls, for instance, will wisely empower their occupants to stay comfortable without wasting energy.

Friday

April 8, 2011 4:33 pm

Porst '11 receives Projects for Peace award to build first school in a remote Andean community

During a community dinner on the eve of her departure from a remote Peruvian community, Hannah Porst ’11 asked residents of this mountain village how she could thank them for their hospitality. What we really need, they told her, is a school. Now Porst has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant — covering a third of the cost of her initiative and making it possible for the school to be built this summer.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 1:21 pm

Events Schedule: April 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! This revised listing of public events at the college during April 2011 reflects cancellations, event updates and…