Archives for "Maine/world"

Friday

February 5, 2016 9:54 am

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan ’62 and the late Jim Carignan ’61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Thursday

January 7, 2016 2:33 pm

NESCAC Chill Poll for Jan. 7, 2016: Did topsy-turvy temps create an upset winner?

NESCAC Chill Poll for Jan. 7, 2016: Did topsy-turvy temps create an upset winner?

We anticipated a longshot to kick off the NESCAC Chill Poll season, but keep cooly cool, boy: The familiar Snow Misers of the CBB ruled.

Friday

December 18, 2015 9:35 am

What’s in a Bates name: Mount David

What’s in a Bates name: Mount David

While the campus hill, Mount David, rises just 381 feet, the family name looms tall in Bates history.

Thursday

October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax’s $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Friday

September 11, 2015 9:46 am

Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

A neuroscience major, DeFelice say his internship in Lewiston reaffirmed his goal to become a psychiatrist and work with transgender youth.

Friday

August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

Friday

August 21, 2015 9:09 am

Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Bates swapped out hundreds of student mattresses over the summer. That means some Maine families might soon be sleeping better.

Thursday

June 4, 2015 1:08 pm

Calling all bargain-hunters: Clean Sweep returns June 20 for 15th year

Calling all bargain-hunters: Clean Sweep returns  June 20 for 15th year

Bates College presents its 15th annual Clean Sweep “garage sale” on June 20 at the Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Thursday

May 28, 2015 4:04 pm

College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

Five seniors from Lewiston-Auburn chose Bates for familiar reasons: distinctive community, generous financial aid, and a rigorous liberal arts education.

Friday

May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.