Archives for "Civic engagement"

Monday

July 30, 2001 9:28 am

Bates honors longtime Bates official with Ross Endowed Fund

The United Baptist Church of Lewiston and Central Maine Medical Center are receiving nearly $500,000 each and Bates College is receiving nearly $1 million from the estate of Norman ’22 and Marjorie Ross ’23.

Monday

July 23, 2001 9:38 am

Admissions Dean Emeritus Lindholm honored on 90th birthday

Milton Lindholm, Bates’ dean emeritus of admissions who served the college from 1944 to 1976, has been honored by the Maine Legislature on the celebration of his 90th birthday.

Thursday

June 14, 2001 9:17 am

Bates College awarded grant to fund 10 community service fellowships for students

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 1:01 pm

Bates awarded grant to fund ten community service fellowships for students

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Thursday

January 25, 2001 11:43 am

"The Christian Science Monitor" features interview with President Donald W. Harward

In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.

Monday

December 18, 2000 2:48 pm

Bates student writing first-ever text-to-speech synthesis program for Nepali language

Many of us talk to our computers, but Sameer Raj Maskey, a junior physics and math double major at Bates College, is working to make his talk back in various languages. Maskey, a native of Nepal, is finishing work on the first ever text-to-speech software for the Nepali language, which will allow a computer to “speak” typed Nepali text.

Tuesday

November 14, 2000 1:56 pm

Lecture on Maine Woods proposal

Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.

Thursday

November 2, 2000 1:33 pm

Bates College to sponsor Maine Day Nov. 10

Bates College will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students, parents and guidance counselors Friday, Nov. 10, on the Bates College campus. Last year, more than 125 people participated in the day-long program, intended to expose local students to the varied the fields of study and special programs offered at Bates as well as answer questions about the college admissions process. To register call the Bates College admissions office at 207-786-6000.

Thursday

October 19, 2000 2:23 pm

Environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill to speak at Bates

Environmental activist and writer Julia Butterfly Hill, who spent two years living in an ancient California redwood tree to protect it from loggers, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

September 14, 2000 3:08 pm

Cuban scholar to speak on issues of race

Gisela Arandia, a Cuban scholar who focuses on race issues in Cuba and among Cubans in Miami, will discuss “Race and Racism in Cuba: A Report from the Field” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College as part of the college’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.