Stories about "Civic engagement"
Bates in the News: March 30, 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 11:29 am

After the Trump administration rolled back the definition of an organic egg, PBS NewsHour interviewed Jesse Laflamme ’00, CEO of Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs.

Video: With a click, Zsofia Duarte ’18 nears the end of the honors thesis triathlon

Friday, March 30, 2018 11:01 am

Let's join Duarte in Ladd library as she clears the biggest honors-thesis hurdle: the online submission of her 115-page document.

Climate change is ‘not something you believe. It just is,’ says Trump whistleblower Joel Clement

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm

Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.

Bates’ environmental studies program cited as national model for community engagement

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:30 am

“The way the Bates environmental studies program weaves public engagement into the fabric of the major produces fabulous outcomes."

Ian Erickson ’18 takes the first critical look at HIV/AIDs activism in 1980s rural Maine

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:22 am

In the beginning, “people in Maine, whether they were queer or not, viewed themselves as immune and separate from HIV/AIDS."

Matt Dunlap: ‘Don’t call it fraud because you disagree with it’

Friday, March 2, 2018 12:47 pm

Maine's secretary of state talks to Bates politics professor John Baughman about why he joined the president's commission on voter fraud — and why he sued it.

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

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Students partner with community organizations for capstone course

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:51 pm

On a chilly November day, three Bates seniors drove to Lewiston’s Kennedy Park with clipboards and GPS trackers. Their task: to evaluate and log the coordinates of all “natural amenities."

Muskie’s threatened Clean Water Act delivers ‘billions of dollars in economic benefits’ annually

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm

Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.

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