Archives for "Civic engagement"

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.

Friday

April 30, 2004 3:39 pm

Earth Day event draws 4,000 Lewiston-Auburn residents

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

Lewiston High Science Fair features 450-plus student projects

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

Bates co-sponsors week of events about homelessness

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

Two Bates College students honored for service-learning

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.

Tuesday

April 20, 2004 3:09 pm

Bates College welcomes community to Earth Day celebration

As it does every year, Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to “Affirming Our Community,” an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.