Stories about "Public service"
Virginia party chair to lecture on 'failure of feminism'

Monday, April 3, 2006 12:00 am

Virginia Republican Party Chairwoman Kate Obenshain Griffin gives a lecture on the topic "Failure of Feminism" at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates College Republicans, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact Nate Walton, chairman of the Maine College Republicans, at 207-240-4549 or

2006 Martin Luther King Day Workshops

Friday, December 23, 2005 2:28 pm

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall, Monday, Jan. 16:

Bates and Veterans for Peace present Iraq war poetry reading

Wednesday, November 23, 2005 3:08 pm

Poet Brian Turner Brian Turner, author of the Beatrice Hawley Award-winning poetry collection Here Bullet (Alice James Books, 2005), will read from his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Russell Street, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

National service day links Rebuilding Together, Bates volunteers

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 10:39 am

Two different service programs will bring more than 100 volunteer carpenters, painters, roofers and others together to refurbish two Lewiston homes on Saturday, April 30.

Students, faculty and staff honored for service-learning

Thursday, March 31, 2005 11:24 am

Six members of the Bates College community -- four students, a psychology professor and a staffer for the chaplain's office -- were among a select group of individuals from campuses across the state to receive awards from the Maine Campus Compact in recognition of outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Poet Mathis featured in Writers Harvest reading

Tuesday, November 9, 2004 12:45 pm

The annual Writers Harvest reading at Bates College will be given by Cleopatra Mathis, professor of English at Dartmouth College and author of five collections of poetry, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Ave.

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

Thursday, October 14, 2004 11:56 am

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Homeless activist to discuss 'works of mercy' in spiritual series at Bates

Tuesday, October 28, 2003 1:47 pm

Jim Greene, deputy director, Boston City Shelter Commission, will give a talk titled "Corporal, Spiritual and Political Works of Mercy on the Streets of Boston" at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to attend this presentation, part of the series "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2003-04," sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Rent-A-Husband founder to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 8, 2003 10:27 am

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Kaile Warren, founder of the nationally known handyman business Rent-A-Husband, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Friday, August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

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