Stories about "Civic engagement"
Tuesday, September 14, 2004 2:44 pm
For the third year, Bates College students are leading a program to match fellow students with volunteer opportunities in Lewiston, Auburn and nearby communities.
Tuesday, August 17, 2004 9:41 am
"Being at college, being away from home, you're set to feel you're on your own, you're adult now," says Matt Heffernan '05, of Cranston, R.I.
Monday, June 14, 2004 11:24 am
Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses. Professor T. Glen Lawson and LHS biology teacher Jason Fuller are working together on this project that brings four advanced-placement students to Bates today through June 25. Mentored by two of Lawson's research students, the young people from LHS will help prepare cloned RNA from the encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) for use in experiments examining how the virus's RNA is replicated.
Monday, June 14, 2004 10:41 am
Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses.
Tuesday, June 8, 2004 12:19 pm
Seventeen Lewiston High School students were honored for their work on 13 projects in the high school's fifth annual Science Fair, held May 6.
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 11:05 am
On May 1, a hot and sunny Saturday, a bunch of Batesies and other volunteers gathered for National Rebuilding Day, an annual community undertaking to rehabilitate housing for the disadvantaged.
Friday, April 30, 2004 3:39 pm
More than 4,000 barbeque meals -- a new record -- and 6,400 gladiolus and lily bulbs were distributed to all comers Thursday as Bates invited its Lewiston and Auburn neighbors to its annual Earth Day celebration.
Friday, April 30, 2004 2:47 pm
The fifth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3-6 p.m Thursday, May 6, in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave.
Thursday, April 29, 2004 3:42 pm
In an effort to raise awareness about the escalating problem of homelessness faced in the Lewiston-Auburn community, the Bates College Hunger and Homelessness Committee and the Coalition of Many and One will co-sponsor three events May 3-8, beginning with a panel discussion titled "Breaking Stereotypes: Homelessness in Perspective," at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.
Tuesday, April 27, 2004 3:23 pm
A junior and a senior at Bates College were among 12 students at Maine institutions of higher education honored by the Maine Campus Compact for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.