Archives for "Civic engagement"
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
October 2, 2012 10:07 am
Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.
September 26, 2012 4:28 pm
Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.
September 26, 2012 4:16 pm
Bates College alumni with careers in social activism offer a panel discussion titled “The Path From Activism to Leadership” Sept. 29.
September 10, 2012 4:00 pm
Bates marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act with a Sept. 20 talk by an influential environmental historian.
August 29, 2012 8:43 am
Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.
August 14, 2012 3:30 pm
Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.
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.
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.
June 1, 2012 2:31 pm
In a May 8 ceremony, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships honored 15 persons and organizations for their efforts to strengthen college-community ties.