Stories about "Maine and New England"
When Bates students fought Maine’s Great Fires of 1947

Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:25 am

Volunteer firefighting by Bates students was "superior to anything yet," said President Charles Phillips.

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Picture story: With the Class of 2020 on outdoor AESOP trips

Friday, September 9, 2016 2:53 pm

Images from the student-led AESOP outdoor trips during Orientation as Bates' newest students had fun getting to know Maine and each other.

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Slideshow: Bygone Maine summer and harvest scenes from George French, Class of 1908

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:14 pm

A chronicler of everyday Maine life, George French was also among the first photographers to interpret the Maine slogan "Vacationland."

Caroline Holm '17, Alex Krech, a Southern Maine Community College intern, and Anna Berenson '16, work  under the direction of chemistry professor Paula Schlax studying gene expression in the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax's $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

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Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:17 am

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Bates men's lacrosse coach Peter Lasagna (with back to camera) works with fourth-graders at Martel School on Jan. 21, 2015, during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

With the cold comes moments of great beauty, too. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
NESCAC Chill Poll for Jan. 8, 2015: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

Monday, January 12, 2015 11:55 am

During last week's Northeast cold snap, who had bragging rights as the coldest campus in the NESCAC?

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:51 am

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

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Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Friday, September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine's economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.

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