Archives for "Civic engagement"
August 21, 2015 9:09 am
Bates swapped out hundreds of student mattresses over the summer. That means some Maine families might soon be sleeping better.
August 7, 2015 1:04 pm
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.
May 22, 2015 12:50 pm
From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.
May 22, 2015 10:17 am
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.
April 6, 2015 3:46 pm
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.
March 18, 2015 1:38 pm
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.
March 17, 2015 11:06 am
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.
January 30, 2015 12:11 pm
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.
September 26, 2014 3:21 pm
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.
August 19, 2014 10:41 am
Evan Cooper ’15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn’t afford it.