Stories about "Maine and New England"
Bates photographer captures sense of place

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 2:45 pm

As Bates College celebrates its sesquicentennial year, senior Alexander Verhave of Wellesley, Mass., has mounted an exhibit of black and white photographs titled Bates College 2005. On display in Chase Hall Lounge through May 22, the 20 photographs include contemporary landscape and still life compositions of Bates College taken by Verhave, a geology major and photography editor of The Bates Student, the campus newspaper. The photographic series "portrays the places and sights that have defined my four years at Bates," says Verhave. The exhibit is supported by funding from the Office of the Vice President for External Affairs.

Text of Maine Gov. John Baldacci's "Bates College Day" proclamation

Monday, May 2, 2005 3:59 pm

Text of Maine Gov. John E. Baldacci's "Bates College Day" proclamation, May 2, 2005, honoring the College's 150th anniversary of its founding.

Text of the joint resolution passed by the Maine Legislature

Monday, May 2, 2005 3:56 pm

Text of the Joint Resolution voted by the Maine Legislature, April 28, 2005, honoring the 150th anniversary of the founding of Bates College.

Maine governor, Legislature honor Bates' 150th anniversary

Monday, May 2, 2005 3:43 pm

The state of Maine's pivotal role in the founding of Bates College 150 years ago made Monday afternoon's Statehouse celebration, featuring a "Bates College Day" proclamation by Maine Gov. John Baldacci and a legislative joint resolution sponsored by State Sen. Peggy Rotundo, D-Androscoggin, a proud event for both college and state.

Short Term's a time for rigor, research…and Red Sox

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:04 am

Short Term at Bates is known among students for pressure-cooker courses like "Cellular and Molecular Biology," aka "Cell Hell," and "Introduction to Abstraction," better known as "Math Camp." But the academic offerings during these five weeks of spring have a reputation not only for rigor but for topicality, adventurousness and even, dare we say, for fun. And Short Term units new in 2005 are no exceptions.

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.

Phillips, Otis fellowships support research abroad for nine students

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:34 am

Thanks to two Bates College fellowship programs, nine Bates students will have the opportunity to pursue cultural and environmental research in countries around the globe this year.

Students, faculty and staff honored for service-learning

Thursday, March 31, 2005 11:24 am

Six members of the Bates College community -- four students, a psychology professor and a staffer for the chaplain's office -- were among a select group of individuals from campuses across the state to receive awards from the Maine Campus Compact in recognition of outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Noblitt is front and center during rescue at sea

Wednesday, March 23, 2005 3:40 pm

When a sailing ship carrying 22 college students on an educational voyage in early March rescued 49 Haitians from their disabled vessel, a Bates sophomore was right in the middle of the widely reported story.

Rhetorical fireworks fly as college team hosts debate tournament

Monday, March 14, 2005 9:58 am

As a warm-up for a Bates College-hosted national debate tournament, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council debated Harvard University on the issue "The United States has a moral obligation to spread democracy around the world."

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