Archives for "Maine and New England"

Saturday

October 29, 2011 9:53 pm

Video: Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell’s keynote to ‘Open to the World’

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell LL.D. ’85 used incidents from his own life to drive home higher education’s value to both personal growth and economic success.

Friday

October 7, 2011 2:19 pm

Meet the Translations 2011 poets

This year’s Translations international poetry festival celebrates cross-cultural communication with visiting poets from the Americas, Europe and Japan. The festival begins at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, with a welcome, readings and a reception in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. Readings continue in Chase at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 29, and at 7:30 Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27-28. For more information, please contact 207-786-8293 or gdumais@bates.edu.

Wednesday

October 5, 2011 10:04 am

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on a student’s Bates identity, like ID photos and…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 11:12 am

Getting ready: Christine Schwartz and Dining Services

For Bates Dining Services, summer’s a time for experimentation, with the results coming soon to a plate near you. Dining…

Tuesday

May 31, 2011 3:31 pm

Video: Looking back, Ben McCall '11 reflects on the Maine connection

Each Commencement season, we offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Ben McCall ’11 of…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 11:11 am

The Burlington Free Press profiles artists and cheesemakers Sessions '99 and Bernhardt '99

Burlington Free Press correspondent Melissa Pasanen profiles Hannah Sessions ’99 and Greg Bernhardt ’99, writing that “the to-do list of…

Friday

March 4, 2011 1:24 pm

The Boston Globe previews two Nordic races where Freeman '98 is defending champ

In its preview of two major Nordic races in New England, The Boston Globe focuses on Justin Freeman ’98, defending…

Friday

February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.