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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.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
1:19 pm

Hedge and the Bill

As major renovations loom, Bates consideres the two building’s aesthetics and history

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
12:56 pm

Film Me In

Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz says the time is ripe for his efforts to advance film production in the Bates curriculum

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Team Approach

In The Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting, authors Dan Doyle ’72 and Deb Doermann Burch help parents manage their athletes less and better.

Friday

June 13, 2008
12:00 pm

Exhibit weaves stories of Maine millworkers

‘Weaving a World: Lewiston’s Millworkers, 1920-2008′ describes the mills, millworkers and the social world they made … [and] gives us a front-row seat on history.