Archives for "Civic engagement"

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.