Archives for "Maine/world"

Monday

October 27, 2014 1:31 pm

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.

Friday

October 24, 2014 10:51 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

Friday

September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine’s economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.

Wednesday

September 17, 2014 10:46 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

New at Bates, criminologist Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to the sociology faculty.

Thursday

September 4, 2014 8:00 am

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

Tuesday

August 19, 2014 10:41 am

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Evan Cooper ’15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn’t afford it.

Tuesday

July 29, 2014 10:00 am

Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost

Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost

Brenna Callahan ’15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.

Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Tuesday

June 17, 2014 11:48 am

Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Clean Sweep 2014: reducing waste, strengthening community bonds and generating money for nonprofit organizations.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse’s academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.