Stories about "Civic engagement"
The Lake Auburn buoy in place. Holly Ewing/Bates College.
Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.

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Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Friday, May 31, 2013 1:18 pm

Bates' popular "Clean Sweep" sale returns for the 13th year on Saturday, June 15.

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Campus extends helping hands to downtown fire relief efforts

Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:44 pm

As the Lewiston-Auburn community rallies around the victims of three multi-building fires downtown, Bates is coordinating campus efforts to support the relief.

For her senior thesis in environmental studies, Taryn O’Connell ‘13 investigated a debate about Androscoggin River pollution that took place in Lewiston in the 1950s. Photograph by Hank Schless '13.
Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

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

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

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

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

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

Professor of Psychology Kathy Low leads a discussion in her first-year seminar "Corporal Culture: Body and Health in America." The course addresses a variety of topics related to body and health, from body image to body dysmorphia.
Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

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.

Rachel Boggia, assistant professor of dance at Bates, is one of the presenters at the Oct. 20 TEDxDirigo event "Villages." Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Monday, October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

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

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‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

Friday, June 29, 2012 9:40 am

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Students in the Short Term course "Making African American History: Preserving the Archives of the Portland NAACP" examine documents during a work session at the University of Southern Maine. From left: Joncarl Hersey '12, Tasheana Dukuly '€™12, professor Mollie Godfrey, Munroe Graham '€™13, Brad Reynolds '€™14. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

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