Stories about "Innovation"
Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:29 pm

In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, "Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves," on Feb. 13.

Re-Imagining Globalism: Maine in the World’s Economy

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:00 pm

A panel discussion presented by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Campus construction update: Week of Dec. 10

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:05 am

If the schedule holds, in about 10 weeks Dining Services will serve the first meals in the new Commons. "It's going to be a fabulous facility," Dining Services director Christine Schwartz told Campus Construction Update during a conversation about the transition from old to new.

Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

Friday, December 14, 2007 10:33 am

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC), a local partnership of seven academic and community institutions, will open a new storefront education center at 219 Lisbon St. in January, 2008.

Campus construction update: Week of Nov. 26

Friday, November 30, 2007 12:34 pm

Just a few months ago, new construction projects at Bates were transforming a swath of campus that extended from Mount David to Merrill Gym. Now, like a Hollywood crane shot where the camera swoops down from lofty to intimate, the focus of construction at Bates is closing in on the interior of the new dining Commons.

Report from the road: Bates' Zipcar program

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 10:34 am

"Driving a Prius is . . . a little bit of an adjustment." But once she's past the unfamiliarity of operating the hybrid, a Bates student finds new freedom through Bates' Zipcar program.

Harward Center launches intergenerational community dialogue project

Thursday, October 25, 2007 11:08 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has launched Youth+Adults+Dialogue=Action or YADA, an intergenerational dialogue project that will bring together more than 100 community members to discuss how to make Lewiston/Auburn a better place for youth.

Campus construction update: Week of Oct. 22

Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:48 am

The project isn't inspiring like Alumni Walk, magnificent like the new dining Commons or heartwarming like the new student housing. But a new parking lot behind Merrill Gymnasium that should open around Thanksgiving will come in handy, easing the squeeze that Bates motorists have felt the past six months.

Campus construction update: Week of Nov. 5

Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:45 am

The new dining Commons should be open for business when students return from break on Feb. 25, project manager Paul Farnsworth reported. And it's hoped that construction work will be complete about a month prior to the opening.

Lynd '79, pioneering ethanol researcher, to speak at Bates

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:19 am

Professor Lee Rybeck Lynd '79, a pioneer in the sustainable production of ethanol fuels from abundant, inexpensive and renewable plant materials, gives two public presentations at Bates College in October.

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