Archives for "Civic engagement"

Tuesday

November 9, 2004 12:45 pm

Poet Mathis featured in Writers Harvest reading

The annual Writers Harvest reading at Bates College will be given by Cleopatra Mathis, professor of English at Dartmouth College and author of five collections of poetry, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Ave.

Tuesday

November 2, 2004 12:31 pm

Elections 2004: The Last Push

“Have you voted today?” asked senior Katie Franich as she greeted classmates entering Chase Hall for lunch. Franich, of Milton, Mass., was one of a group of Bates students who participated in a nonpartisan election-day canvass to encourage their peers to go to the polls and vote. She wore an oversized T-shirt that read: “Make them pay attention to us. VOTE November 2.”

Wednesday

October 6, 2004 1:47 pm

Amandla! sponsors fund-raising drive for hurricane victims in the Caribbean and Sudanese refugees

Amandla!, a Bates College organization addressing issues of people of black heritage, has launched a fund-raising drive to assist citizens of the Caribbean islands devastated by recent hurricanes and Sudanese refugees. All proceeds will go directly to the International Red Cross Emergency Relief Fund and Doctors Without Borders. For further information, e-mail Melisa March at mmarch@bates.edu or call 207-795-5118.

Wednesday

October 6, 2004 1:40 pm

Peace activists working in Israel offer pair of lectures

Safa Abu-Rabia and Hannah Safran, two feminist peace activists working in Israel, offer a pair of lectures Monday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Titled “Israeli-Palestinian Peacework: Two Women’s Story,” the afternoon lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Skelton Lounge is part of “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2004-05.”

Tuesday

September 14, 2004 2:44 pm

Bates program links student volunteers, community needs

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

Summer's a seasoning for students who stay

“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

Lewiston High students to take part in research

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

College invites local high school students to participate in viral research

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

Bates community aids Lewiston High School science fair

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

Bates volunteers lead Rebuilding Day

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.