Archives for "Service"
Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

'Students Talkin' About Food'

Friday, April 10, 2009 2:34 pm

The buzzwords fly around the room and no one stops to explain...

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Friday, April 10, 2009 12:16 pm

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.

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 3:54 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 4:09 pm

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.

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

Friday, March 27, 2009 1:02 pm

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.

Environmental journalist McKibben speaks at Bates

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:39 pm

Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gave a talk titled "Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It" on Thursday, March 12.

Former Maine governor to address role of leadership in environmentalism

Monday, March 23, 2009 10:27 am

Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates College to address the theme "Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Bates to screen 'Visible Community' documentary by Saddlemire '05

Monday, March 23, 2009 10:12 am

Bates College graduate's documentary about a citizen response to a controversial construction proposal in Lewiston will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in Bates College's Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

George E. Stewart made East Hartford a better place

Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:51 am

The Hartford Courant published a feature obituary for George Stewart '46, a resident of East Hartford who died Feb. 22. The story noted that Stewart was "an active volunteer in community organizations and president of a local bank [who] seemed to know everyone and over the decades had been involved in nearly every town activity."

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