Archives for "Civic engagement"

Thursday

May 9, 2013 1:00 pm

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

In the wake of recent fires in downtown Lewiston, the Bates community is organizing to respond to the needs of our neighbors.

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Friday

April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Thursday

February 21, 2013 9:29 am

Thanks to tar-sands oil letter, two sophomores named advocacy project finalists

Thanks to tar-sands oil letter, two sophomores named advocacy project finalists

Two Bates sophomores are among finalists in a letter-writing competition designed to teach college students effective advocacy.

Wednesday

January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis ’10.

Monday

November 12, 2012 6:49 am

Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Marshall Ganz, a public policy expert at Harvard, delivers the annual Andrews Lecture on Nov. 14.

Wednesday

October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Bates is one of two higher-education institutions nationwide to be honored by the American Psychological Association for a distinctive culture of service to the field of psychology.

Monday

October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine’s independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo

Tuesday

October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.