Archives for "Maine and New England"


July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times Record of Brunswick, Maine, did not go unnoticed…


January 24, 2012 3:26 pm

‘In the Blood': Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

‘In the Blood': Bates presents Maine lumber industry documentary

Wiscasset resident Sumner McKane shows his new documentary on Maine logging history, In the Blood, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the Olin Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


January 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick start a Maine-based hard cider business with classmates…


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.


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


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.


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…


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…


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…


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…