Archives for "Maine and New England"

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of philanthropy by Dr. Chuck Radis ’75, who provided…

Friday

May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Thursday

May 21, 2009 3:06 pm

Art collector Bruce Brown and Colby professor Véronique Plesch to speak

Bruce Brown, one of Maine’s foremost art collectors and curators, and Véronique Plesch, a Colby College professor and authority on Italian art, will offer separate lectures at Bates College on two Wednesdays in May.

Friday

May 8, 2009 11:13 am

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.

Monday

April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

Powering Up

The annual Presidential Symposium

Wednesday

April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…

Friday

April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under the Capitol dome, third and fourth floor,  from…

Wednesday

April 1, 2009 10:53 am

Science before water, says Poland Spring's Tom Brennan '83

When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled water, approaches a Maine community about using their…

Thursday

March 26, 2009 1:55 pm

Joseph Hall's Wabanaki history course conveys hidden stories

Information and knowledge are two different things. Teachers like Joseph Hall Jr. proffer the first, but their real work is leading students to the second. Hall does that so well that Bates students chose him for the prestigious 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Monday

March 23, 2009 10:27 am

Former Maine governor to address role of leadership in environmentalism

Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates College to address the theme “Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.