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Monday

April 2, 2007
1:16 pm

Bates students participate in alternative spring break

Twenty-four Bates College students and two chaperones head to Biloxi, Miss., April 15-20 for an “Alternative Spring Break” as Hands on Gulf Coast volunteers in a hurricane-ravaged community.

Friday

June 9, 2006
12:00 am

Alumni awards highlight 138th annual Reunion

Bates alumni arriving for their College’s 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.

Wednesday

May 17, 2006
12:00 am

Supreme Court affirms Muskie's environmental legacy

The environmental legacy of the late U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie ’36, who was dubbed “Mr. Clean” for spearheading clean water and air laws in the 1960s and 1970s, found its way into a Supreme Court ruling May 15.

Monday

March 6, 2006
12:00 am

Students return to discuss New Orleans service trip

Two Bates College students who traveled to New Orleans during February break to work on construction projects with Habitat for Humanity will discuss their experience at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

Wednesday

February 8, 2006
12:00 am

Students join Maine Campus Compact service trip to New Orleans

Two Bates College juniors will join six students from the University of Maine system’s Orono and Farmington campuses, and two Maine Campus Compact leaders, in New Orleans during the week of February break to work on construction projects with Habitat for Humanity. While there, Michael Wilson of Groton, Mass., and Brooke Miller of Arlington, Va., will meet with local residents who have been affected by the hurricane and will reflect on the concept of service.

Tuesday

November 22, 2005
3:14 pm

Bates commits to Maine 'green power' for its electricity

Bates will purchase its entire electricity supply from renewable energy sources in Maine, specifically biomass generating plants and small hydroelectric producers, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced.