Stories about "Service"
Georgia Doucette '12 during a visit to a finished portion of the municipal trail system in Lisbon, Maine.
ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River's story.

David Longdon ’14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent the summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston that uses sustainable urban agriculture to create access to fresh food.
Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

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Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:43 pm

A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.

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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

Jamie Merisotis '86, a Bates trustee and a dedicated advocate for improved access to higher education, moderated the symposium.
College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it's the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it's wrong.

Civic Forum next: Norway massacre affords lens to examine anti-Islamism

Friday, October 21, 2011 10:28 am

A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans' relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year's tragic massacre in Norway.

Civic Forum Series continues with leading social entrepreneurs

Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:04 pm

The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Bates Athletics welcomes local youth for L/A Community Day

Thursday, October 6, 2011 3:31 pm

Bates Athletics hosts L/A Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with several home games against Middlebury College. The college invites all Lewiston and Auburn schoolchildren to these events, involving the local community in the NCAA's "Take a Kid to the Game" initiative. In addition to the Bobcat athletic contests, there will be youth clinics, campus tours and other fun family activities, as well as Auburn/Lewiston Fly Football games before the Bates football game and at halftime.

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 10:04 am

The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good...

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