Stories about "Service"
Saturday, November 1, 2008 11:39 am
The Bates Contemplates Food initiative is a call for an informed examination of food choices. For many of us, these choices involve what foods to buy. A select few, though — such as the alumni on enumerated below — are choosing what foods to produce for the people who buy. And while every food decision is a life decision, the choices made by people whose livings depend on producing food take place on planes different from the ones we occupy.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:20 am
Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 8:58 am
Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:00 pm
Among the attractions at the forthcoming Bates' Homecoming Weekend is "Faces of Bates Across the Decades," a panel discussion exploring and celebrating experiences of the college's international alumni and alumni of color.
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.
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.
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.
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)."
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.
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.