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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…

Monday

September 22, 2008
12:00 pm

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.

Thursday

August 14, 2008
2:46 pm

The Institute

I recently completed the first summer of my two summer leadership program for Black male college students called, The Institute for Responsible Citizenship. Every year, the Institute selects twenty-four of the most promising Black male college students in the nation, who posses great talent and capability to be a part of their program.

Thursday

August 14, 2008
2:35 pm

My first days with The Institute

On Saturday May 31st, 2008, I eagerly arrived for my first day with The Institute for Responsible Citizenship. I entered the Institute with very high expectations.

Friday

August 8, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates faculty, staff test drive electric cars

Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.

Sunday

August 3, 2008
3:11 pm

How does one define productivity at the end of an era?

So it is my second to final night here at Upaya and I am antsy to return to my life as I once knew it. I won’t forget this experience when I return to Bates to continue my academic life.

Wednesday

July 30, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates earns high marks for environmental sustainability

Bates College has been notified it received a top score, along with 10 other U.S. colleges and universities, in a “Green Rating” system developed by test preparation organization Princeton Review and ecoAmerica.

Monday

July 7, 2008
9:30 am

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in 1999, not everyone agreed that was a good…

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
3:41 pm

Food, Culture, and Performance

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.