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Friday

August 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.

Monday

July 7, 2008
9:30 am

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in 1999, not everyone agreed that was a good…

Wednesday

July 2, 2008
3:15 pm

Wabanaki high school students check out Bates

As part of a program to raise aspirations and increase awareness of college opportunities, 10 high school students from Maine’s Wabanaki tribes visited Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges over three days in early July. The program is just one example of “many coordinated efforts by the three colleges and tribal representatives” to reach out to the Native American communities, said Jared Cash ’04, the Bates associate dean of admissions who coordinated the Bates visit.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
3:27 pm

Leading to change

Shifting U.S. demographics intersect with Bates’ forward-looking mission

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
2:59 pm

Place in the heart

While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place

Monday

June 23, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates names new vice president for college advancement

Bates College has appointed Kelly Kerner as vice president for college advancement, a role that oversees the college’s fundraising, alumni relations and communications operations.

Sunday

June 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Community Fabric

‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.

Sunday

May 25, 2008
3:07 pm

Bates' commitment to social change goes where you go, graduates told

“This college’s commitment to service and social change is in its DNA,” literary scholar Pauline Yu told some 440 members of the graduating Class of 2008. “And now it’s in yours.”

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:08 am

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.