Archives for "Impact"

Sunday

August 17, 2008 12:00 pm

Rower Andrew Byrnes '05 and Canada win gold medal in men's eights

Bates College graduate Andrew Byrnes and the Canada men’s eight captured the gold medal on Sunday at the Shunyi Rowing–Canoeing Park, Canada’s first medal in the event since 1992.

Monday

July 7, 2008 9:30 am

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in 1999, not everyone agreed that was a good…

Wednesday

July 2, 2008 3:15 pm

Wabanaki high school students check out Bates

As part of a program to raise aspirations and increase awareness of college opportunities, 10 high school students from Maine’s Wabanaki tribes visited Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges over three days in early July. The program is just one example of “many coordinated efforts by the three colleges and tribal representatives” to reach out to the Native American communities, said Jared Cash ’04, the Bates associate dean of admissions who coordinated the Bates visit.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 12:30 pm

My City Was Gone

In the year’s major exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art, 17 artists show their response to a disorienting urban transformation in China

Wednesday

May 28, 2008 11:15 am

Against Olympics backdrop, museum exhibit explores Chinese cityscape

As the 2008 Beijing Olympics put China in the global spotlight this summer, a photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art will offer alternative perspectives on that intriguing, dynamic nation. “Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers” showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment. The exhibit appears from June 7 through Dec. 14.

Friday

May 23, 2008 11:20 am

Tamara Wyche ’08 takes great heart and mind to law school

An ability to analyze complex situations, coupled with deep empathy, positions Tamara Wyche ’08 of Baltimore, Md., for a successful…

Tuesday

May 20, 2008 11:28 am

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twenty individuals and organizations that received the second annual Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Thursday

May 15, 2008 2:08 pm

Athletics and volunteerism work together for Nate Kellogg '09

As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg ’09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates…

Friday

May 9, 2008 2:47 pm

Law center co-founder: Journey toward justice is far from finished

“Selfishness and greed have toppled many great empires in the past,” Southern Poverty Law Center co-founder Morris Dees told a Bates audience on May 8.

Monday

May 5, 2008 2:49 pm

Famed civil rights attorney Morris Dees to speak at Bates May 8

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will deliver a keynote address, “With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation,” at 4 p.m. May 8 in the Bates College Chapel.