Archives for "Lewiston-Auburn"

Friday

August 20, 2010 2:42 pm

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 20, 2010

A 19th-century house is Bates’ newest student residence, the green carpet is rolled out at Garcelon Field and Campus Construction Update is beaming as the steelwork continues at Hedge and Roger Williams halls.

Wednesday

August 4, 2010 12:08 pm

Bates Clean Sweep raises nearly $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 10th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $16,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations. A community tradition, the June 19 sale drew crowds of enthusiastic bargain-hunters to Bates’ Underhill Area. “More than 100 volunteers from 14 local nonprofit organizations put in more than 1,000 hours of collecting, sorting, cleaning, organizing and pricing an arena full of items,” says Julie Rosenbach, event organizer and the college’s sustainability coordinator.

Thursday

July 22, 2010 12:32 pm

With Young Dancers Workshop, festival bridges gap in dance education

Five days a week for three weeks in June and July, 100 student dancers spend hours perfecting their technique in studios, gymnasiums and classrooms around the Bates campus. These accomplished students come from the U.S. and abroad to attend the Young Dancers Workshop, part of the nationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival.

Wednesday

July 7, 2010 2:17 pm

WMTW news calls Pricefalls.com 'a great concept and a local one'

For its Project Economy series, southern Maine ABC affiliate WMTW-TV spotlights Pricefalls.com, the Dutch auction website founded by Bates economics…

Thursday

June 3, 2010 3:40 pm

A department store among garage sales, Clean Sweep turns 10

The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized “garage sale” at Bates College that benefits the environment, community organizations and scores of satisfied shoppers, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Tuesday

May 11, 2010 1:35 pm

Bates sponsors Lewiston High's 11th annual Science Fair

The 11th annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave., starting at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13. Continuing a long relationship between Bates and the high school, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates sponsors this year’s event, and two Bates students are helping to coordinate the fair.

Friday

April 30, 2010 11:51 am

Scholarship luncheon: A time of reflection and thanks

At a recent luncheon, donors who have made the Bates’ experience possible for a new generation met some of the students who benefit from their generosity.

Saturday

April 17, 2010 2:56 pm

Gov. Baldacci addresses Maine's 'Creative Economy'

Maine Gov. John E. Baldacci drove from state budget battles that continued into the early morning Friday to a breakfast presentation at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives on “The Creative Economy and Maine’s Future.”

Thursday

March 25, 2010 4:33 pm

Print fades, pixels flourish as Bates curtails print events listing, plugs e-mail

For years, Bates has offered free subscriptions to “Bates Invites You,” a printed schedule of public events at Bates. Every month from September through May, the college has mailed and dropped off thousands of copies of the schedule. But this spring, driven audience preference and the need to trim costs and reduce its use of natural resources, the college will significantly reduce the number of schedules it prints and mails.

Thursday

March 25, 2010 2:32 pm

Senior Exhibition 2010: Alexandra Strada

Strada’s photography captures the ways that personal belongings can serve as portraits of their owners. Having spent two years photographing…