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What’s in a Lewiston Name: Kennedy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:37 pm

Then-candidate John F. Kennedy visited Lewiston in November 1960. Three years later, the city named its downtown park after the slain president.

Video: Students in Trashion Show model high fashion from low places

Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:06 pm

The Trashion Show, an annual waste-couture extravaganza, shows Bates students at their creative and sustainable best.

Campus Construction Update: Shortridge goes 100 percent solar

Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:57 pm

A year after the first row of solar panels went atop Bates' Coastal Center at Shortridge, a second row has made the center electrically self-sufficient.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Censorship of scientists is ramping up, but hostility is nothing new

Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:40 am

The attempt to silence scientists shows just how powerful knowledge is, says Associate Professor of History Joe Hall.

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.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Video: Statue of Benjamin Mays ’20, ‘prophet of freedom,’ unveiled

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm

Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.

Video: “Make your move!” — What Bobcat runners think about cheers they hear

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 4:56 pm

Members of the Bates women's cross country team opine about all the advice they hear from supporters during races.

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.

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