Archives for "Service"
August 25, 2011 11:02 am
A news story about 93 potentially hazardous dams in Maine, prepared by the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, is getting attention all around the state and in Washington, D.C. And Bates students played a crucial role in its development.
August 3, 2011 2:01 pm
Bates College is again among a group of 20 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the most new graduates to Teach…
July 21, 2011 8:51 am
Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…
July 7, 2011 1:04 pm
The 11th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s green “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised $16,540 in proceeds that will be divided among 13 local nonprofit organizations.
June 16, 2011 2:35 pm
Citation for Papaioanou Distinguished Service Award winner Gretchen Shorter Davis ’61, delivered by Alumni Association president William Sweat ’79: Gretchen…
June 14, 2011 1:56 pm
With Reunion 2011 now in the books, here’s a tour of the weekend, in words, by Bates Magazine editor Jay…
May 20, 2011 10:14 am
At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college’s academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).
May 20, 2011 10:12 am
Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.
May 20, 2011 10:10 am
Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro (“The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age”; Siglo XXI, 1995).
May 10, 2011 12:34 pm
Last October, Dave Cummings ’89 landed on the front page of USA Today as a vivid example of how, as…