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Saturday

November 1, 2008
3:06 pm

Wake Up Call

A chain of such experiential moments — the solo fast being just one of the more salient examples — stretched from one end of Short Term to the other. As far as I knew, nothing quite like “Wake Up!” had ever been tried at Bates before. It was a hybrid that wedded rigorous academic inquiry with direct, personal, unmediated experiential learning.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
11:46 am

What's the Dam Point?

Shortly after a press release announced Lynne Lewis’ scholarly article on dam removal, the Bates environmental economist learned where her academic research really hits home.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
9:24 am

Feeding the Bobcat

Sylvan Ellefson ’09 and his Nordic teammates trust the Bates food chain.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
8:58 am

Keeping Pace with the Earth

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008
4:00 am

Bates to screen student-made documentaries on local food production

Bates will screen For the Love of Small Scale and Fowl Play, documentaries made by Bates students about Maine food producers.

Thursday

October 16, 2008
10:51 am

Alum to attempt to ski to the North Pole

In March of 2009, Tyler Fish ’96 and John Huston will attempt to become the first Americans to ski unsupported to the North Pole.

Wednesday

October 8, 2008
9:00 pm

UChicago professor celebrates Darwin at Bates

“What advice would you give to Maine students interested in science?”

Friday

October 3, 2008
12:00 pm

In the media: Food for thought

Thanks to an anonymous $2.5 million gift, Bates College is refocusing its food-services mission on ‘nourishing body and mind’ and serving more organic and locally grown fare in the dining hall.

Wednesday

October 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Slide show presents memories from Class of 2012 orientation

Orientation for the Class of 2012, held Aug. 25- Sept. 3, helped ease first-year students into Bates life by offering…