Stories about "Impact"
The 1860 Republican Party platform called the expansion of slavery a "crime against humanity." Detail of a photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Family and friends toast Bruce Stangle '70 (second from right) and Emily Siegel Stangle '72 (third from right) on the occasion of his being the first recipient of a new Alumni Association award named in his honor: the Bruce Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community. Photograph by Jose Leiva.
Stangle Award answers the question ‘What’s in a name?’

Friday, June 1, 2012 3:50 pm

The inaugural award for distinguished service belongs its namesake: Bruce Stangle '70.

A Bates crowd at the Courthouse Plaza on Lisbon Street listens to the all-college a cappella performance that concluded the 2012 "College Night in Town." Photograph by Michael Pasek '12.
College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

Friday, May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

On the inaugural “College Night in Town” it was possible to sample and celebrate, in just a few hours, the diversity of what downtown Lewiston and Auburn have to offer.

First-year students Natacha Danon, left, and Olivia Krishnaswami are sharing a Davis Projects for Peace grant for a project in India. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:17 am

Two first-year students have received a Projects for Peace grant to stimulate economic growth and support a rural education initiative in India.

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Video: Kroepsch teaching award winner Vecsey inspires and demands

Thursday, April 12, 2012 4:06 pm

Katalin Vecsey enjoys figuring out characters in plays and shares a basic...

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Multimedia: Highlights of the 2012 Mount David Summit

Monday, April 9, 2012 3:39 pm

A day when Bates students "take the lid off" the exceptional academic work done every single day.

State Rep. Margaret Rotundo. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Political, educational leaders to share experiences in ‘Women and Leadership’ panel

Thursday, March 22, 2012 3:35 pm

Marking National Women's History Month, six female political and educational leaders discuss the challenges and achievements in their careers.

David Longdon '14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent summer 2011 as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Thursday, March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

This October 2010 image shows Mikey Pasek '12, right, with Jourdan Fanning '13, left moving furniture in the Office of Intercultural Education, a location that includes space for Bates Hillel. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:41 pm

It isn’t Mikey Pasek’s style to grumble while waiting around for improvement. He makes change happen.

Eben Miller '96 is the author of "Born Along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement." (Oxford University Press, 2012.)
Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Monday, March 12, 2012 11:08 am

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben...

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