Archives for "Impact"
Bates volunteers lead Rebuilding Day

Tuesday, May 4, 2004 11:05 am

On May 1, a hot and sunny Saturday, a bunch of Batesies and other volunteers gathered for National Rebuilding Day, an annual community undertaking to rehabilitate housing for the disadvantaged.

Alumni performers celebrate Plavin, Modern Dance Company's 35th

Monday, May 3, 2004 11:19 am

More than 150 alumni of the Bates College Modern Dance Company came from as far away as Japan to take part in a May 1 dance performance marking the company's 35th anniversary and honoring company founder Marcy Plavin.

Lewiston High Science Fair features 450-plus student projects

Friday, April 30, 2004 2:47 pm

The fifth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3-6 p.m Thursday, May 6, in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave.

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

Tuesday, March 30, 2004 2:00 pm

In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the "Environmental Economics" course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.

Physician to present Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace

Saturday, March 27, 2004 2:49 pm

Family physician and author David Hilfiker will present the annual William Stringfellow Lecture in Justice and Peace at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in Chase Hall Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

'Seed of Sarah' author Judith Magyar Isaacson, former Bates dean, honored by Maine Women's Hall of Fame

Tuesday, February 10, 2004 4:00 pm

Judith Magyar Isaacson of Auburn, author of the acclaimed "Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor" and a champion of women's rights at Bates College during the 1970s, is one of this year's two inductees into the Maine Women's Hall of Fame.

Bates New World Coalition to screen student documentary

Thursday, January 22, 2004 11:27 am

Members of the Bates College New World Coalition, an activist group concerned with social, political and economic justice, will screen a 40-minute video of their experiences in protesting the Free Trade Area of the Americas at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A discussion of fair trade economics will follow the film.

Weekend of events to celebrate Bates-Morse Mountain

Sunday, October 26, 2003 3:48 pm

A play, a special presentation and a hike this week will continue a series of events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Bates College's stewardship of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, 600 acres of land that include Maine's last undeveloped barrier beach.

Rent-A-Husband founder to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:27 am

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Kaile Warren, founder of the nationally known handyman business Rent-A-Husband, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Friday, August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

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