Archives for "Impact"


October 10, 2008 10:55 am

Alan Schwartz '61 sees the law end of the credit crisis

An expert in bankruptcy and corporate governance, Yale law professor Alan Schwartz ’61 knows his work relates to the recently…


September 22, 2008 10:22 am

Harward Center launches 2008-09 Civic Forum series

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships inaugurates its 2008-09 Civic Forum series with a talk by a leading scholar-activist on democratic renewal and civic engagement.


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.


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…


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.


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


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.


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…


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.


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…