Stories about "Civic engagement"
Biologist Lee Abrahamsen honored for community work

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 8:44 am

Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a...

Bates receives national grant for community-based research fellowships

Monday, April 2, 2007 1:07 pm

Bates College is one of 11 institutions of higher education named by the National Community-Based Research Networking Initiative to receive funding for innovative community-based research projects.

Harward Center screens film about Lewiston gun control activist

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:39 pm

Bates College's Harward Center for Community Partnerships will screen "There Ought to Be a Law" a new documentary film about a Lewiston woman who became a gun control activist after her teenager's suicide.

Human rights activist to speak as part of Stringfellow Awards ceremony

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:27 pm

Human rights activist William H. "Bill" Slavick will visit Bates College to give a lecture titled Neighbors, Near and Far and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace Sunday, March 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

Monday, March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

More than 300 Bates students will take part in the sixth Mount David Summit, the college's annual celebration of student academic achievement Friday, March 30, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

College receives national recognition for community partnerships

Monday, January 22, 2007 2:44 pm

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently selected Bates College for its new Community Engagement Classification, created to recognize colleges and universities that have institutionalized community engagement in their endeavors.

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Monday, January 8, 2007 12:50 pm

The schedule for the 2007 annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration extends over several days.

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

Monday, January 8, 2007 12:29 pm

A number of workshops will be held in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 15, in Pettengill Hall.

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school forensics tournament

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 11:39 am

For the fourth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament.

From carrots to zukes on Wood Street

Thursday, October 5, 2006 12:00 am

"Sharing the misery of weeding with a bunch of other people can be fun," says Molly Ladd '09, an environmental studies major from Somerville, Maine. She's right. On a cool and brilliant day in early fall, fun is reigning among the half-dozen or so students working in the Wood Street Service Garden.

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