Stories about "Civic engagement"
Through hands-on research, Bates students help expand access to energy-saving window inserts

Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am

In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.

Bates criminologist shares $499K federal grant to study mass shootings

Thursday, December 13, 2018 2:21 pm

Michael Rocque and colleagues will use the Department of Justice grant to pursue ambitious research goals — including the future severity of mass public shootings.

When legal nonprofit needs French language interpreters, Bates students step in

Friday, November 9, 2018 12:50 pm

French and francophone studies majors volunteer to interpret during asylum seekers' meetings with their potential lawyers, in a partnership that has only grown.

On Election Day, students help each other get out the vote

Friday, November 9, 2018 11:08 am

“We want to make sure there’s no way a student goes through their day at Bates today not knowing that it’s Election Day.”

Ben Cline ’94 wins U.S. House seat; Jared Golden ’11 awaits historic decision

Friday, November 9, 2018 10:24 am

Ben Cline '94, R-Virginia, is heading to Congress. Maine Democrat Jared Golden '11 might know his results next week. Plus other alumni victories from Tuesday.

Want some insight into the 2018 midterms? Look through the lens of gender.

Friday, November 2, 2018 3:05 pm

Associate Professor of Politics Leslie Hill on the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, the politics of gender in the midterm elections, and a class project on voter engagement

What’s in a Lewiston Name: Garcelon

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:13 pm

The signature athletic field at Bates is named for Dr. Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston, one of the earliest and longest supporters of Bates College.

NSF awards $706K to Kristen Barnett for indigenous archaeology

Monday, October 22, 2018 10:28 am

Bates anthropologist Kristen Barnett has received some $706,000 to continue an indigenous archaeology project in Alaska.

Bates in the News: Sept. 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:39 am

A major feature on Purposeful Work, an alumna filmmaker disrupts the queer female narrative, and professors comment on dual enrollment and cell phones.

Charlie Cook: 2018 midterms truly the ‘most important since Moby Dick was a guppy’

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:15 am

Which will be stronger in November: the Democratic wave or the Republican seawall?

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