Stories about "Impact"
College Lecture Series presents in 'Praise of Melancholy' author

Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:24 pm

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote...

Catherine Elliott '12 worked so that local kids could play

Thursday, April 16, 2009 11:49 am

On the lid of a yogurt cup in Commons, Catherine Elliott '12 of Edina, Minn., read about a contest that would fund playground upgrades for the organization that collected enough specially marked lids. "Wow! We have a lot of yogurt lids here," Elliott thought. "This opportunity exists -- what can we do with it?"

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:32 pm

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, an assistant professor of French at Bates College, is one of three Maine college professors to receive a 2009 Maine Campus Compact award for infusing public service and civic engagement into their teaching. Dauge-Roth will receive a Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence in the Maine Campus Compact's eighth annual faculty and student awards ceremony April 16 at the Maine State Museum.

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Friday, April 10, 2009 12:16 pm

Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.

Bates student helps two communities win $50,000 playground grants

Friday, March 27, 2009 1:02 pm

In a striking display of altruism and initiative, a Bates College first-year student collected enough yogurt lids to win a national contest. The prize: $100,000 in grants to help create and improve places for children to play for communities in Maine and Maryland.

Medical research opportunities abound for Devin Wigler '09

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:26 am

Devin Wigler’s interest in oncology began when she volunteered at St. Mary’s...

Senior diver's odyssey from emergency room to All-America honors

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:46 am

As Bates senior diver Kelsey Lamdin was warming up on Friday, March 20 for the final competition of her collegiate career, her goal was to win an eighth All-America award and become the most decorated diver in Bates history.

Bates alum's documentary to be shown

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:25 pm

Created by Craig Saddlemire, a Lewiston resident and member of the Bates class of 2005, the film follows the response to the city's plan in 2004 to build a four-lane boulevard through a low-income neighborhood. The project would have displaced 850 residents and destroyed playgrounds, vegetable gardens and historic buildings.

Reliving “A Night of Alchemy”

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:40 pm

On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire. And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?

No News is Bad News

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:24 pm

The volume of news from Washington, D.C., is growing, but fewer newspaper journalists are around to explain it. At stake, perhaps, is the democratic process.

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