Stories about "Service"
Events Schedule: Summer 2011, revised

Monday, June 13, 2011 8:40 am

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college during summer 2011.

Clean Sweep, Bates' mighty 'garage sale,' slated for June 18

Monday, June 6, 2011 4:43 pm

A "garage sale" on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers, Bates College's Clean Sweep returns for the 11th year at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Video: President Hansen's Baccalaureate address on 'figuring out what comes next'

Monday, June 6, 2011 1:00 pm

In her annual Baccalaureate address, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen tells the seniors...

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, corrected

Friday, May 20, 2011 4:57 pm

Hello from Bates! This preview of public events at the college for...

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college's academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:12 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:10 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro ("The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age"; Siglo XXI, 1995).

Patriotic million-hoop quest by Dave Cummings '89 gains national media attention

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 12:34 pm

Last October, Dave Cummings ’89 landed on the front page of USA...

Harward Center honors 15 persons and organizations for community work

Thursday, May 5, 2011 4:10 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College has honored 15 individuals and organizations for their achievements in community collaboration. Rooted in the academic purpose of Bates, the Harward Center is a focal point for teaching and learning that connects academic and community interests. Reflecting this mission, recipients of Harward Center awards connect Bates with the larger community through collaboration, research and service.

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

Friday, April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

The Maine Campus Compact has honored a Bates College senior and a member of the college's anthropology faculty for their commitment to public engagement. Visiting Instructor of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist is one of five college faculty in Maine to receive the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence. Jessica Igoe, an economics major and education minor from Lexington, Mass., was one of four students at Maine colleges honored with the Heart and Soul Award, recognizing exemplary civic engagement.

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