Archives for "Civic engagement"

Tuesday

November 30, 2004 12:15 pm

Israeli consul to New England to discuss Middle East peace prospect

Hillel Newman, the Israeli consul to New England in Boston, will offer a lecture titled “Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: After Arafat” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 207-786-6195.

Friday

November 19, 2004 12:23 pm

Bates receives award for leadership in tobacco control

The college has received an award for its adoption of a policy that strengthens tobacco control efforts on campus.

Monday

November 15, 2004 1:03 pm

Bates hosts leading composer-theorists for concert, residency

Robert Cogan and Pozzi Escot, known internationally as composers and as music theorists expert in relationships between music and such disciplines as math and physics, are spending a weeklong residency at Bates College that includes two events open to the public at no cost.

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.