Archives for "Maine/world"

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.

Friday

August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

Tuesday

June 23, 2015 4:24 pm

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.

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.

Friday

May 22, 2015 10:17 am

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one’s idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Friday

May 22, 2015 9:47 am

50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.

Thursday

April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching “The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn,” historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.