Stories about "Civic engagement"
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Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”

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How Bates helps Lewiston firefighters do their dangerous jobs safer and better

Thursday, August 3, 2017 11:48 am

Like a cadaver heading to a medical school, the empty Bates building still had something to give. And in this case, the beneficiary is the city of Lewiston.

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Dean Reese’s advice and Bates stories at Baccalaureate

Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:13 pm

The longtime dean delivered a tour de force, chronicling history and stories of generations of Bates people.

Gift Pola Kiti '18 received a 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant for the establishment of a clinic in a Kenyan village near her home town of Mombasa.
$10,000 grant helps Gift Pola Kiti ’18 bring clinic to Kenyan village

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 9:15 am

The 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant will help Kiti to complete the establishment of a health clinic in an impoverished village in Kenya.

Kate McNally, who photographed the crew of a Grand Manan fishing boat during a research project in 2015, will continue that research in Newfoundland as a Fulbright Student. (Kate McNally '17)
With 25 grants offered, it’s another banner year for Fulbright and Bates

Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:56 am

The Fulbright U.S. Student program has offered 2017–18 grants to 19 Bates College seniors and young alumni.

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“Astronomy Extravaganza” gives Lewiston schoolchildren the star treatment

Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:20 am

How many little kids can Bates entertain and educate about astronomy and science in one night?

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Q&A: Claire Brown ’17 measures the effectiveness of Maine’s adult drug court

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 10:14 am

In her honors thesis, Brown compares adult drug court to more traditional forms of incarceration and criminal justice in Maine.

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Student’s social-enterprise pitch wins $9K Bobcat Ventures competition

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:28 am

The pitch grew from a summer job: helping a Lewiston nonprofit make some money growing and selling products made from medicinal herbs and flowers.

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Look What We Found: A photograph of a Russian protester raising her voice

Thursday, March 2, 2017 11:18 am

Jane Costlow explains the significance of the photo in her office showing a St. Petersburg woman holding a protest sign in one hand and her snacking child in the other.

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins on the election, a Watergate lesson, and the glass ceiling in politics

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:29 pm

A day after the election, Collins spoke of unity, gave advice to students feeling isolated, and talked about the glass ceiling for women in politics.

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