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Thursday

September 16, 2010
3:01 pm

Daily series: Newton '11 tells of shifting sands and attitudes

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Heavenly Harvest in Nepal

In Mount Everest’s shadow, Judson Peck ’10 studies villagers who use greenhouses to supplement centuries-old farming practices

Monday

April 26, 2010
3:00 pm

The Boston Globe invites Peck '11 to discuss Nepal semester

A regular feature in the The Boston Globe‘s travel section, “World Class,” allows college students to share their study-abroad experiences,…

Tuesday

March 2, 2010
8:47 am

The Portland Press Herald describes conflict about the Morse River's meandering ways

The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on what to do, if anything, about the Morse…

Friday

February 12, 2010
9:39 am

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Tuesday

December 15, 2009
3:59 pm

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

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.

Wednesday

November 4, 2009
11:15 am

'Dealing with Climate Change'

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel, “Dealing with Climate Change: The Debate among Policy…

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:50 pm

Bates' Language Arts Live series events span November

Longtime Maine poet Theodore Enslin and poet-artist-filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña take part in the Bates College Language Arts Live series in November. Featuring noted writers reading from their work, Language Arts Live events are open to the public at no cost. The series is sponsored by the English department, the environmental studies and Spanish programs, the Learning Associates Program, the Bates Humanities Fund and the John Tagliabue Poetry fund. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu.