Archives for "Service"
Athletics' passionate friends

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:21 pm

Bobcat Buddies — Friends of Bates Athletics raises $220,000 in inaugural season.

A Step Ahead

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:01 pm

Izzy Alexander ’09 set a fast pace right from the start.

No News is Bad News

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:24 pm

The volume of news from Washington, D.C., is growing, but fewer newspaper journalists are around to explain it. At stake, perhaps, is the democratic process.

Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:25 pm

Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gives a talk titled "Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

CDC policy analyst Alicia Hunter '94 offers a healthy helping

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:12 am

"Some 300,000 children are affected by the new regulations," says Alicia Hunter '94, a senior health policy analyst for the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

Bates psychology professor studies achievement of boys and young men

Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:17 pm

Professor of Psychology Georgia Nigro participates in the Maine Boys Network, a consortium of policy analysts, educators and youth-services professionals that sponsored a year-long study on the academic underachievement of 540 Maine boys and young men

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

Friday, February 6, 2009 4:00 pm

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group.

Duties, lessons and opportunities at 60

Friday, January 30, 2009 3:11 pm

In The Providence Journal, Dan Doyle '72, who turned 60 on Jan. 14, commented about becoming a septugenerian Baby Boomer

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:02 am

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.

The Packet

Friday, January 16, 2009 4:21 pm

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community. They have all recently died.

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