Archives for "Maine/world"

Thursday

August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

For Monica Rodriguez ’12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Tuesday

August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.

Monday

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…

Tuesday

July 24, 2012 3:17 pm

Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Boston Globe’s McGrory ’84 tells lobster tale about Kingston ’88

Steve Kingston ’88, proprietor of The Clam Shack in Kennebunk, Maine, is the underdog winner of a New York City lobster roll contest.

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Monday

June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug on the front page of its Father’s Day…

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:13 pm

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites Lewiston-Auburn residents to a campus viewing of Tuesday’s highly anticipated transit of Venus.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:48 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

The June 16 Clean Sweep is a “garage sale” on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:31 pm

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

In a May 8 ceremony, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships honored 15 persons and organizations for their efforts to strengthen college-community ties.