Archives for "Maine and New England"

Thursday

October 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Video: Garrand '79 analyzes TV ads in Maine's 2nd Congressional race

Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president of the Garrand communications firm, and fellow ad…

Wednesday

October 6, 2010 11:57 am

Maine Sunday Telegram notes emergence of Museum of Art’s Dan Mills as art leader

The Maine Sunday Telegram reports that Dan Mills’ appointment as director of the Bates College Museum of Art come with…

Monday

October 4, 2010 4:20 pm

Final MPBN live gubernatorial debate at Bates College Oct. 28

The final Maine Public Broadcasting Network debate of the 2010 Maine gubernatorial race takes place 8 p.m. Oct. 28 on…

Friday

September 17, 2010 11:30 am

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference’s nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.

Thursday

September 16, 2010 3:01 pm

Daily series: Newton '11 tells of shifting sands and attitudes

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Tuesday

August 31, 2010 3:00 pm

We're following the Class of 2014's AESOP trips

Over the next four days, student photographer Matt Baker-White ’13 of Williamstown, Mass., will follow Bates’ newest students as they head out on the 2010 edition of Bates’ Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program.

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Scene Again: Pirates at Popham Beach

Scene Again: Pirates at Popham Beach

With finals looming the next day, the Bates Outing Club clambake at Popham Beach on May 24, 1953, offered one…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Popham Beach vs. the Morse River

Indeed, while an idealized and immutable Popham Beach looms large in the alumni consciousness, the beach itself has rapidly eroded during the 2000s. These days, only a few feet remain at high tide.

Wednesday

June 9, 2010 2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

Thursday

June 3, 2010 4:50 pm

Lakes Region Weekly chats with MacMillan author Cowan '61

Lakes Region Weekly writer John Balentine talks with Mary Morton Cowan ’61 of Standish, author of the nonfiction children’s book,…