Stories about "Civic engagement"
What’s in a Name: Tree Streets

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:36 pm

The downtown Lewiston neighborhood where streets have names like Oak and Maple is dubbed “the tree streets.”

Bates College receives 15 offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:52 am

Fifteen Bates College seniors and young alumni have received offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards for the coming 2018–19 academic year.

Slideshow: Students in downtown Lewiston with their Action/Research projects

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 4:47 pm

Bates students contribute skills, stick-to-itiveness, and, it turns out, a good dose of self-awareness to Short Term projects in Lewiston-Auburn.

Nine student projects in Lewiston-Auburn during Short Term

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:32 am

Working closely with community partners and Harward Center staff, 10 Bates College students are spending Short Term doing action research projects.

Video: Brooke Drabkin ’18 values her relationship with Lewiston

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:42 pm

Spending time with Lewiston-Auburn's Jewish community, says Drabkin, has "opened my eyes to the differences that can exist in one tradition."

Bates in the News: March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 11:29 am

After the Trump administration rolled back the definition of an organic egg, PBS NewsHour interviewed Jesse Laflamme ’00, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.

Video: With a click, Zsofia Duarte ’18 nears the end of the honors thesis triathlon

Friday, March 30, 2018 11:01 am

Let's join Duarte in Ladd library as she clears the biggest honors-thesis hurdle: the online submission of her 115-page document.

Climate change is ‘not something you believe. It just is,’ says Trump whistleblower Joel Clement

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm

Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.

Bates’ environmental studies program cited as national model for community engagement

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:30 am

“The way the Bates environmental studies program weaves public engagement into the fabric of the major produces fabulous outcomes."

Ian Erickson ’18 takes the first critical look at HIV/AIDs activism in 1980s rural Maine

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:22 am

In the beginning, “people in Maine, whether they were queer or not, viewed themselves as immune and separate from HIV/AIDS."

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