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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.

Friday

November 4, 2005
3:31 pm

Bates library accepting food for fines

From now through the holidays, Bates students, faculty and staff are being asked to bring back overdue books and videos to the college’s George and Helen Ladd Library and, instead of paying fines, donate food for the needy. All donations will be delivered to the Good Shepherd Food Pantry.

Monday

October 10, 2005
3:57 pm

Novelist Richard Ford to read for Annual Writers Harvest

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford reads from his work at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, Bates College.

Tuesday

September 13, 2005
11:39 am

At Bates, 'everyone's been great' to students sent by Katrina

The school year wasn’t supposed to start this way. Instead of easing into her New Orleans apartment and her Tulane University course work, Maddy O’Brien of Winthrop, Maine, found herself spending school’s first week as an evacuee 125 miles away in Lafayette, La. — one of the hundreds of thousands unsure of what Hurricane Katrina had done to their lives.

Wednesday

September 7, 2005
4:15 pm

Bates responds to Hurricane Katrina

Bates College has joined the international outpouring of support for the Gulf Coast regions devastated by Hurricane Katrina (see links below).

Wednesday

September 7, 2005
11:50 am

Fund drive under way as a vigil is planned for victims

The Bates College community has launched the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raising effort spearheaded by students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Wednesday

April 20, 2005
12:25 pm

Between two majors, Bertrand '05 has found a world view

A double major in chemistry and environmental studies, Erin Bertrand ’05 has learned the art of seeing both the trees and the forest.