Stories about "Service"
Alum to attempt to ski to the North Pole

Thursday, October 16, 2008 10:51 am

In March of 2009, Tyler Fish '96 and John Huston will attempt to become the first Americans to ski unsupported to the North Pole.

Philosopher discusses war and its alternatives in annual Zerby lecture

Monday, October 6, 2008 12:00 pm

Philosopher, author and producer Sam Keen gives a presentation titled The Lasting Appeal of War and the Quest for a Moral and Erotic Alternative at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Fundraisers keep a close eye on financial markets' movements

Friday, September 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Among the experts quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its story about philanthropy and the financial crisis, Vice President for College Advancement Kelly Kerner came first. He told the Chronicle that fundraising veterans have a long-term focus. "It can't just be about the moment. It's about the horizon, and you have to meet donors where they are," he said.

What Happens On November 5? Activating Citizenship (No Matter Who Wins)

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 3:52 pm

Peter Levine, Director of The Center For Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), Tufts University, gives his lecture "What Happens on November 5? Activating Citizenship (No Matter Who Wins)."

Student Volunteer Fellows coordinate peers' community participation

Friday, September 19, 2008 11:11 am

For the seventh year, a team of Bates College students is coordinating a program that matches fellow students with volunteer opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn region. The seven Student Volunteer Fellows at Bates during the 2008-09 academic year are seniors Jessica Adelman, Hiu Man Christine Chiu, Anne Fischer, Erin Gilligan and Julie Miller-Hendry; and sophomores Chelsea Pennucci and Diane Saunders.

Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Friday, August 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates' annual Sampson Lecture, is titled "Ethnomathematics in a Global World" and begins at 7:30 p.m.

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Foxboro (Mass.) Reporter profiled George Young '73, who is retiring as health agent in the town of Foxborough after 20 years.

From politics to philanthropy: Sally Ehrenfried

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:00 pm

As community relations director at the software company Blackbaud Inc., Ehrenfried is able to foster her love of public service through Blackbaud’s philanthropic efforts.

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Monday, July 7, 2008 12:00 pm

Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine's Kennebec River 10 years ago.

Community Fabric

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:39 am

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.

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