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Tuesday

September 2, 2008
12:00 pm

$2.5 million gift helps inspire food-awareness initiative at Bates College

An unusual donation of $2.5 million to Bates College has increased the college’s already high use of local, organic and natural food.

Tuesday

September 2, 2008
9:24 am

Imber to address 2008 Convocation gathering

Celebrating its 154th academic year and the first day of classes, the Bates community will gather for Convocation at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.
Margaret A. Imber, associate professor of classical and medieval studies, will deliver the 2008 Convocation address.

Monday

July 7, 2008
12:00 pm

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River 10 years ago.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
3:41 pm

Food, Culture, and Performance

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.

Sunday

June 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Community Fabric

‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.

Wednesday

May 21, 2008
2:57 pm

Herzig wins NSF grant to study cosmetic uses of genomics

Rebecca Herzig, associate professor in the women and gender studies program at Bates College, received a $57,344 National Science Foundation grant in April for work to be completed in the coming year.

Tuesday

May 6, 2008
11:34 am

Historically Black

Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point.

Thursday

May 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Postcards from Bates

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.