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The front page of the Lewiston Daily Sun (now the Sun Journal) on May 26, 1965. The fight story refers to Ali as "Cassius M.A. Clay," the media not quite agreeing to Ali's name change.
50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

Friday, May 22, 2015 9:47 am

Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.

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Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

While researching "The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn," historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

A scene from "Twelve O'Clock Boys," featured at the Emerge Film Festival.
Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 3:46 pm

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event's second year.

On a recent winter morning, the Bobcat carries a coat of snow. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
NESCAC Chill Poll for Feb. 24, 2015: Bates is the winner!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:03 pm

After finishing third in the first NESCAC Chill Poll of the year...

Bates men's lacrosse coach Peter Lasagna (with back to camera) works with fourth-graders at Martel School on Jan. 21, 2015, during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

With the cold comes moments of great beauty, too. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

Monday, January 12, 2015 11:55 am

During last week's Northeast cold snap, who had bragging rights as the coldest campus in the NESCAC?

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:51 am

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

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Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Friday, September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine's economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.

Michael Rocque, assistant professor of sociology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:46 am

New at Bates, criminologist Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to the sociology faculty.

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Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:00 am

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

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