Archives for "Maine and New England"

Tuesday

March 10, 2009 12:52 pm

Fly through the woods on skis

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14. See a video preview of the Black Mountain Nordic course produced by H. Lincoln Benedict ’09

Wednesday

March 4, 2009 12:36 pm

Bates plays host to the NCAA Skiing Championships, March 11-14

Welcoming the best collegiate skiers in the nation, Bates College plays host to the 2009 NCAA Skiing Championships March 11-14 at its two home venues: Sunday River in Bethel, Maine (alpine) and Black Mountain in Rumford, Maine (Nordic).

Thursday

February 26, 2009 12:02 pm

Maine farmers find a friend in Rick Kersbergen '78

When a Maine dairy farmer ponders the move to organic production, Rick Kersbergen ’78 is there to ease the transition.

Sunday

February 15, 2009 4:08 pm

L.L.Bean CMO Stephen Fuller '82 named Bates trustee

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the appointment of Stephen M. Fuller ’82 of Freeport to the College’s Board of Trustees.

Friday

February 13, 2009 4:50 pm

Peaking for the 2009 NCAA skiing championships

Sam Evans-Brown ’09 completes a breakout weekend with his second consecutive fifth-place finish in the Bates Winter Carnival. In March, Bates hosts the 2009 NCAA National Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Skiing Championships and partners with two of Maine’s outstanding skiing venues: Sunday River in Bethel and Black Mountain in Rumford.

Thursday

February 12, 2009 4:17 pm

Bates psychology professor studies achievement of boys and young men

Professor of Psychology Georgia Nigro participates in the Maine Boys Network, a consortium of policy analysts, educators and youth-services professionals that sponsored a year-long study on the academic underachievement of 540 Maine boys and young men

Tuesday

February 10, 2009 11:41 am

Woodhead's coaching career celebrated with naming of throwing area

Pride and joy was evident in longtime Bates throwing coach Joe Woodhead’s words and, yes, on his face too, when the longtime Bates throwing coach was feted prior to the annual Maine Men’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Championships Saturday evening.

Thursday

February 5, 2009 2:38 pm

The Farmer's Father: Steve Hoad '72

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad was raised by a mother who “understood that children were children,” he says. “It was expected that I would do things children do.” His outdoors experiences as a child and a desire to conserve land solidified Hoad’s dream to one day live with his family on a farm.

Monday

January 26, 2009 12:00 pm

Glazer piano concerts celebrate remarkable anniversaries

Ninety-three-year-old pianist Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s best-known musicians, performs at Bates College in two concerts marking the anniversaries of important debuts in his long career.

Tuesday

January 13, 2009 10:09 am

Bates professor's play based on Mainer's WW II experiences opens in Damariscotta

“Manny’s War,” a play written by a Bates College theater professor about a Jewish American soldier taken prisoner by the Germans, opens this week in a Lincoln County Community Theater production.