Stories about "Service"
Monday, November 9, 2009 2:26 pm
After a hiatus of a couple of weeks, students have resumed their work in the local community in schools and other agencies.
Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues
Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm
Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.
Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:14 pm
This winter, in collaboration with the Androscoggin Valley Regional Program for the Gifted and Talented, Bates College hosts three presentations related to the 2010 election for Maine governor. Former Maine Gov. Angus King opens the series with a discussion of his first Blaine House race at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. King will also discuss his legacy as governor, including the Maine public school laptop program that provides every public middle-school student with an Apple laptop.
Monday, October 26, 2009 4:35 pm
The annual Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Graduate and Professional School Fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4:12 pm
Barbara Byers '10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba '10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:43 pm
As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.
Friday, October 16, 2009 4:19 pm
Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled "Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda," is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 6:45 am
Paul Solman, an economics, business and occasional art correspondent to "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. He offers two lectures on a common theme, "The Divided Self: Money, God and Neighbor." The Oct. 5 talk is titled "Spending Beyond Our Means and Are We Screwed If We Don't?" and the Oct. 7 talk, "IS Money The Root of All Evil?" The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly gay, non-celibate bishop in a major Christian denomination, speaks at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Chapel, College Street. His talk is called "Religion and Gay Marriage: Why They Matter So Much."
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 2:43 pm
Bates College hosts its annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue. The community is invited. There is no admission charge and no prior registration is required.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 4:34 pm
A Sun Journal story reports on the new gymnasium floor installed at...