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Thursday

May 7, 2009
1:47 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, to visit

Lisa Genova, a member of the Bates College class of 1992 whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset…

Monday

May 4, 2009
10:44 am

Navigating rough economic seas

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.

Friday

May 1, 2009
12:20 pm

A Swimmingly Successful Lesson

The Bates Swim Team offers the Bates Bobcat Swim Lesson Program to area children twice yearly, teaching skills and a love of water. Here Dany Aupi ’12 demonstrates a stroke to his student in Tarbell Pool.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009
1:32 pm

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, an assistant professor of French at Bates College, is one of three Maine college professors to receive a 2009 Maine Campus Compact award for infusing public service and civic engagement into their teaching. Dauge-Roth will receive a Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence in the Maine Campus Compact’s eighth annual faculty and student awards ceremony April 16 at the Maine State Museum.

Friday

April 10, 2009
4:52 pm

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under the Capitol dome, third and fourth floor,  from…

Friday

April 10, 2009
2:34 pm

'Students Talkin' About Food'

The buzzwords fly around the room and no one stops to explain them. “Commodity crops.” “Food web.” “Food miles.” “Victory…

Friday

April 10, 2009
12:16 pm

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.

Wednesday

April 1, 2009
3:54 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year’s summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Tuesday

March 31, 2009
4:09 pm

Food-justice advocate Winne brings praise for Bates, advice for Obama

If you think of the yearlong Bates Contemplates Food initiative as an arch built from many stones, Mark Winne ’72 set the moral keystone in place with a lecture on March 30.

Friday

March 27, 2009
1:02 pm

Bates student helps two communities win $50,000 playground grants

In a striking display of altruism and initiative, a Bates College first-year student collected enough yogurt lids to win a national contest. The prize: $100,000 in grants to help create and improve places for children to play for communities in Maine and Maryland.