Stories about "Civic engagement"
Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

Q&A: Psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass on eyewitness identifications

Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:20 am

Audience questions added some new angles to a talk by Bates College psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass about eyewitness identifications.

Q&A: Francesco Duina explains why Americans who have the least love the U.S. the most

Monday, October 2, 2017 3:57 pm

Broke and Patriotic, the latest book by Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina, explains why the poorest Americans are also the most patriotic.

Honors to Nathaniel Boone ’52, pioneering U.S. Marine, highlight Back-to-Bates awards

Friday, September 29, 2017 12:08 pm

Nathaniel Boone '52, who "persevered in the face of prejudice" to become a U.S. Marine, received the Alumni Community Service Award at Back to Bates.

Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”

How Bates helps Lewiston firefighters do their dangerous jobs safer and better

Thursday, August 3, 2017 11:48 am

Like a cadaver heading to a medical school, the empty Bates building still had something to give. And in this case, the beneficiary is the city of Lewiston.

Dean Reese’s advice and Bates stories at Baccalaureate

Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:13 pm

The longtime dean delivered a tour de force, chronicling history and stories of generations of Bates people.

$10,000 grant helps Gift Pola Kiti ’18 bring clinic to Kenyan village

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 9:15 am

The 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant will help Kiti to complete the establishment of a health clinic in an impoverished village in Kenya.

With 25 grants offered, it’s another banner year for Fulbright and Bates

Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:56 am

The Fulbright U.S. Student program has offered 2017–18 grants to 19 Bates College seniors and young alumni.

“Astronomy Extravaganza” gives Lewiston schoolchildren the star treatment

Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:20 am

How many little kids can Bates entertain and educate about astronomy and science in one night?

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