Stories about "Impact"
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$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

Monday, October 28, 2013 11:34 am

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

Patrick Dempsey presents the CBB Challenge College Cup to, from left, organizer Hillary Throckmorton '15, Abby Zwetchkenbaum '15 (one of two top Bates fundraisers, along with Julia Gordon '15), President Clayton Spencer and the Bates Bobcat on Oct. 13 during a ceremony in Lewiston's Simard-Payne Park. (Meg Kimmel/Bates College)
Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Hillary Throckmorton '15 marshals community participation in the CBB Dempsey Challenge to secure a Bates victory.

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Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Saudi women's rights advocate Manal Alsharif.
OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:59 pm

Manal Alsharif, an advocate for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, launches a series of events at Bates exploring human diversity on Sept. 18.

Planting time at The Farm at VYCC. (Megan Lubetkin '16/VYCC)
Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Megan Lubetkin '16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Gabe Clark '02 owns Cold Spring Ranch and is president of the Maine Grass Farmers Network. (Phyllis Graber Jensen)
Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark '02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine's chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Biology and English major Shelby Sullivan '15 worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals as a Ladd Intern. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Shelby Sullivan '15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney '80 is CEO.

Professor of Mathematics Bonnie Shulman, who retired in June, accepts salutations en masse from math students during the annual Mount David Summit in March. (Chip Ross photo)
Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Friday, August 23, 2013 8:26 am

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

Seen here is an artist's conception of an unusual kind of supernova that Soderberg has explored. Known as an engine-driven supernova, it emits low-energy radio waves rather than high-energy gamma rays. Illustration by Bill Saxton.
Soderberg ’00 and L√≥pez-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 10:00 am

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It's also a predictor of later success.

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