Stories about "Impact"
Harward Center honors 15 persons and organizations for community work

Thursday, May 5, 2011 4:10 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College has honored 15 individuals and organizations for their achievements in community collaboration. Rooted in the academic purpose of Bates, the Harward Center is a focal point for teaching and learning that connects academic and community interests. Reflecting this mission, recipients of Harward Center awards connect Bates with the larger community through collaboration, research and service.

Athlete Ally pledge signing wraps up Pride Festival

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 11:47 am

The Bates College student group OUTfront hosts the first Bates Pride Festival, starting with an outdoor concert at noon Thursday, May 5, on the lawn at the student residence at 280 College St.

Bobcat slugger Noah Lynd ’11 looks at the physics of new NCAA-mandated bats

Friday, April 29, 2011 11:48 am

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of...

Seattle Times interviews Robin Leventhal '88, chef of 'Jewish deli with a Pacific Northwest twist'

Thursday, April 28, 2011 9:26 am

The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal...

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 3:20 pm

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.

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

Friday, April 8, 2011 4:33 pm

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.

For aspiring researcher Ducommun '11, senior thesis is a springboard to graduate school

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 1:43 pm

Melissa Ducommun ’11 talks about the role her senior thesis and adviser...

Press Herald columnist spotlights All-American story 'that begins in sorrow'

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10:45 am

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new...

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Monday, March 28, 2011 2:24 pm

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year's recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Friday, March 25, 2011 9:11 am

Lisa Barry '77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.

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