Stories about "Maine and New England"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Tuesday, March 8, 2005 12:41 pm
The Bobcats will take on the University of Southern Maine in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday in Gorham. The winner will face the winner of Springfield-Wesleyan in the Elite 8 on Saturday, also in Gorham.
Friday, March 4, 2005 11:01 am
The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute's flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates College on Saturday and Sunday, March 12 and 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Thursday, March 3, 2005 10:09 am
Franklin Burroughs, author of the acclaimed books "Billy Watson's Croker Sack" and "The River Home: A Return to the Carolina Low Country," visits Bates College to give the eighth annual Otis Lecture Wednesday, March 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.