Stories about "Maine and New England"
Art collector Bruce Brown and Colby professor Véronique Plesch to speak

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:06 pm

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.

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Friday, May 8, 2009 11:13 am

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

Powering Up

Monday, April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

The annual Presidential Symposium

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best...

Merimanders, Bates chaplain open legislative session April 14

Friday, April 10, 2009 4:52 pm

The Merimanders, Bates all-female a cappella group, will perform in Augusta under...

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

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 10:53 am

When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled...

Joseph Hall's Wabanaki history course conveys hidden stories

Thursday, March 26, 2009 1:55 pm

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.

Former Maine governor to address role of leadership in environmentalism

Monday, March 23, 2009 10:27 am

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.

Eric Peters ’86 raises oysters for the raw bar

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:31 pm

In season, Peters and a part-time employee hand-harvest up to 8,000 shellfish weekly from the riverbed acreage that Peters leases from the state. Currently wholesaling through a distributor to restaurants in Boston and elsewhere, Peters will begin retailing in 2009 as Norumbega Oyster Inc. to diversify his clientele and boost revenues.

Alumni bring distinctive views to food-system issues

Thursday, March 19, 2009 12:57 pm

"I can see the world through food," said Kirsten Walter '00, perhaps speaking for all the participants in a wide-ranging Bates discussion of food-related topics on March 16. "I can see all these different issues," she said, "and how to approach them and how to engage people with them."

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