Archives for "Impact"


May 3, 2004 11:19 am

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

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.


April 30, 2004 2:47 pm

Lewiston High Science Fair features 450-plus student projects

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.


March 30, 2004 2:00 pm

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

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.


March 27, 2004 2:49 pm

Physician to present Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace

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.


February 10, 2004 4:00 pm

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

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.


January 22, 2004 11:27 am

Bates New World Coalition to screen student documentary

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.


October 26, 2003 3:48 pm

Weekend of events to celebrate Bates-Morse Mountain

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.


October 8, 2003 10:27 am

Rent-A-Husband founder to speak at Bates

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.


August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

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.


April 24, 2003 10:19 am

Students retire pollution permit worth one ton of sulfur dioxide

For the third year, students in the 200-level “Environmental Economics” course at Bates have successfully bid on and purchased a government permit for the atmospheric release of a ton of sulfur dioxide (SO2), a pollutant that causes acid rain.