Archives for "Innovation"

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.

Sunday

June 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Taking the first stroll down Alumni Walk (slideshow)

Having Walked the Walk for the first time, Jo Trogler Reynolds ’58 gets ready to dive into her lobster dinner as Nancy Tyler Harris ’59, whose husband is Kenneth ’58, looks on.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 10:44 am

Balanced Beam

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

Thursday

May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Thursday

May 1, 2008 3:03 pm

Get Smarter

Academic sparks really start to fly each spring, with signature events like the Mount David Summit and the Honors Banquet, as well as frequent announcements of postgraduate academic honors.