Archives for "Maine/world"

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 recent coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match.

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.

Monday

April 6, 2015 3:46 pm

Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event’s second year.

Wednesday

March 18, 2015 1:38 pm

Advocacy for legal noncitizens takes Bates students to national conference

Advocacy for legal noncitizens takes Bates students to national conference

Based on their advocacy for public assistance to legal noncitizens, two Bates College sophomores will participate in the Debating for Democracy National Conference March 19-20.

Tuesday

March 17, 2015 11:06 am

Sex-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta to speak

Sex-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta to speak

Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of an organization fighting sex trafficking in India, discusses the abolition of the sex trade in a Bates College event on March 17.

Wednesday

February 25, 2015 12:03 pm

NESCAC Chill Poll for Feb. 24, 2015: Bates is the winner!

NESCAC Chill Poll for Feb. 24, 2015: Bates is the winner!

After finishing third in the first NESCAC Chill Poll of the year back in January, Bates triumphs this time, bottoming…

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Monday

January 12, 2015 11:55 am

We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

During last week’s Northeast cold snap, who had bragging rights as the coldest campus in the NESCAC?

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.