Archives for "Collaboration"


September 5, 2007 8:24 am

Bates partners with Zipcar to bring car-sharing to campus

Bates College and Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing service, have announced a partnership to make Zipcars available on campus to faculty, staff and students as an environmentally friendly alternative to the costs and hassles of keeping a car on campus.


August 30, 2007 10:48 am

So which one’s the pigweed again?

Even as workers were whacking down and pulling up the green shag carpet of Alumni Walk weeds, Susan Hayward joined Campus Construction Update at the site on Aug. 27 to identify the plants that had volunteered so eagerly this summer.


August 28, 2007 11:20 am

Fabled AESOP trips build first-year solidarity

Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) sends small groups of students hiking, camping, climbing, kayaking and canoeing across northern New England with the aim of helping the newbies make personal connections before classes start. This year’s 80 leaders, working in pairs, will bring more than 250 first-years to destinations from Isle au Haut to Baxter State Park to Vermont’s Long Trail.


August 10, 2007 8:59 am

With college's support, Museum L-A opens Portraits and Voices exhibition

Museum L-A, an institution presenting the story of work and community in Lewiston-Auburn, opens the exhibition Portraits and Voices: Workers of Seven Mills at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Bates Mill Complex.


August 9, 2007 9:22 am

Hughes program boosts students' math, science prospects

Students at Bates College this summer explored crime-scene chemistry and cultural diversity in mathematics through a program designed to make math and science more inviting to groups underrepresented in those fields. Eleven members of the class of 2011 were chosen to be Hughes Summer Scholars.


August 8, 2007 9:14 am

Muskie Archives opens historic Androscoggin River data to researchers

The papers of a Bates College professor who spent decades studying pollution in the Androscoggin River — pollution that prompted the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 — are newly accessible to researchers.


July 20, 2007 11:19 am

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an “All-America City” in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.


July 11, 2007 10:18 am

Radio Gang opens Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series

The Radio Gang, a Maine-based quartet playing classic country music, opens the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series with a performance Thursday, July 12, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.


July 10, 2007 10:40 am

MPBN to broadcast college, music society ensembles in Brahms' Requiem

In March, two Bates musical ensembles joined two community ensembles in a first-of-its-kind performance of Johannes Brahms’ masterful A German Requiem. At 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, the stations of MPBN Radio will broadcast the concert on the MaineStage program.


July 5, 2007 10:43 am

College's Dance Festival presents 25th anniversary performance season

Celebrating 25 years of offering contemporary dance training, commissioning and performance, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 25th anniversary performance season, July 7 through Aug. 11, 2007, on the campus of Bates College.